Kamanza Amihyia Hair & MakeUp , Hair & Make-Up Designer

Kamanza spent over 10 years touring with Stevie Wonder as his Personal MakeUp Artist, she originally trained in Fashion Design & Illustration at the London College of Fashion where an interest in Hair & MakeUp was sparked. Specialising in Afro / European texture hair and Media MakeUp, Kamanza is the go-to person for consultations on Afro hair textures & MakeUp for black ethnicity skin tones. Between filming projects, she teaches students as well as professionals working in Film, TV and Theatre. Her goal is to continue to create and develop positive training solutions which promote inclusion, equality and diversity within the Hair & MakeUp sector in our industry. Kamanza sits on the board of the British Beauty Council, and BAFTA crew member and is the Chief Hair Consultant & Educator for Lion King-Disney Theatrical Group Europe & CEO of her own company 'Kamanza - Afro Hair & Media MakeUp Essentials'.

DOCTOR WHO

Key Hair and Make-up Artist

Season XV
12x60'

Bad Wolf
BBC One

Exec Producer: Jane Tranter
Exec Producer:Julie Garder
Exec Producer: Russell T Davies
Exec Producer: Phil Collinson
Exec Producer: Joel Collins
Producer: Steffan Morris
Co-Producer: Sharon King
Director: Makalla Mcpherson
Hair and Makeup Designer: Julie Kendrick

BLACK MIRROR

Key Hair and Makeup Artist

Episode II

Broke and Bones
Netflix

Exec Producer: Charlie Brooker
Exec Producer: Jessica Rhoades.
Supervising Producer: Mark Kinsella
Producer: Russell Mclean
Director: David Slander
Line Producer: Kelly Duffer
Hair and Makeup Designer: Catherine Scoble

GLADIATOR 2

Stunt and Doubles Main Team Hair and Makeup Artist

Feature Film

Scott Free Productions
Paramount

Producer: Lucy Fisher
Producer: David Franzoni
Producer: Douglas Wick
Director: Ridley Scott
MakeUp Designer: Jana Carboni
Hair Designer: Giuliano Mariano

THE ACOLYTE

Key Hair & MakeUp Artist for Amandla Stenberg and Jodie Turner-Smith

8x60'

Lucasfilm
Disney+

Showrunner: Leslye Headland
Exec Producer: Leslye Headland
Exec Producer: Kathleen Kennedy
Exec Producer: Jeff King
Exec Producer: Charmaine Degrate
Exec Producer: Kor Adana
Exec Producer: Simon Emanuel
Producer: Rayne Roberts
Line Producer: Damian Anderson
Director: Leslye Headland
Director: Kogonada
Director: Hanelle M. Culpepper
Director: Alex Garcia Lopez
Hair and Makeup Designer: Jeremy Woodhead

MAGIC MIKE'S LAST DANCE

Main Team Hair and Makeup Artist

Feature Film

Warner Bros

Producer: Gregory Jacobs
Director: Steven Soderbergh
Designer: Frances Hounsom

FOUNDATION

Main Hair & MakeUp Artist for Cast 3

Season II
10x60'

Skydance
Apple TV+

Showrunner: David S Goyer
Producer: Laurie Borg
Director: Alex Graves
Director: Roxann Dawson
Director: Chris McLean
Designer: Nadine Prigge

MASTERS OF THE AIR

Main Team Dailie Hair and Makeup Artist

10x60'

Amblin Television
Apple TV+

Exec: Tom Hanks
Exec Producer: Steven Speilberg
Producer: David Coatsworth
Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Director: Anna Boden
Director: Ryan Fleck
Director: Dee Rees
Director: Tim Van Patten
Designer: Kirsten Chalmers

CHEVALIER

Personal Hair & MakeUp Cast 1

Feature Film

Fox Searchlight

Producer: Stefani Robinson
Director: Stephen Williams
MU Designer: Roo Maurice
Hair Designer: Francesco Pegoretti

ALL THE OLD KNIVES

Personal Key Hair & MakeUp

Feature Film

Amazon Studios

Producer: Mark Gordon
Producer: Matt Jackson
Producer: Paula Mae Schwartz
Producer: Steve Schwartz
Director: Janus Metz
Designer: Kisten Chalmers

ATLANTA

MakeUp Designer

Season III
6x60'

FX Networks
Disney

Exec Producer: Donald Glover
Exec Producer: Stefani Robinson
Director: Hiro Murai
Director: Ibra Ake

COBWEB

Personal Key Hair & MakeUp

Feature Film

Lionsgate

Director: Samuel Bodin
Designer: Yana Stoyanova

THE WHEEL OF TIME

Personal Key Hair / Crowd MakeUp Artist

Season I
6x60'

Amazon Studios
Sony Pictures

Producer: Rafe Judkins
Producer: Lauren Selig
Designer: Kirstin Chalmers

ENTERPRICE

MakeUp Supervisor

Season II
Episode 1

Fudge Park
BBC Three

Producer: Phil Gilbert
Director: Ella Jones
Designer: Mariella Spoto

BRIDGERTON

Crowd Hair & MakeUp / Afro Hair Expert

Season I
8x60'

Shondaland
Netflix

Producer: Sarada McDermott
Director: Alrick Riley
Director: Julie Anne Robinson
Director: Sheree Folkson
Director: Tom Verica
Designer: Marc Pilcher

SMALL AXE

Crowd Hair & MakeUp / Afro Hair Expert

Episode 1: Mangrove
Episode 2: Lovers Rock

Bluebeat Productions
BBC One

Producer: Anita Overland
Producer: Michael Elliott
Director: Steve McQueen
Designer: Jojo Williams

IN THE LONG RUN

Crowd Hair & MakeUp

Season II
6x30'

Green Door Pictures
Sky One

Producer: Idris Elba
Producer: Gina Carter
Producer: Alex Walsh-Taylor
Director: Sandy Johnson
Designer: Maxine Dallas

CATS

Crowd Hair & MakeUp

Feature Film

Working Title

Producer: Tim Bevan
Director: Tom Hooper
Designer: Sharon Martin

HOW TO BUILD A GIRL

Crowd Hair & MakeUp

Feature Film

Monumental Pictures

Producer: Alison Owen
Producer: Debra Hayward
Director: Coky Giedroyc
Designer: Maxine Dallas

TURN UP CHARLIE

Crowd Hair & MakeUp

8x30'

Green Door Pictures
Sky One

Producer: Idris Elba
Producer: Gill Isles
Director: Matt Lipsey
Director: Tristram Shapeero
Designer: Jojo Williams

47 METERS DOWN: UNCAGED

Hair Technician

Feature Film

Entertainment Studios

Producer: Mark Lane
Producer: James Harris
Director: Johannes Roberts
Designer: My Alehammar

STEPHEN: THE MURDER THAT CHANGED A NATION

Hair & MakeUp Designer

3x60' Documentary

On the Corner
BBC One

Producer: Jessica Winteringham
Director: Steve Leavesley

MY KITCHEN RULES UK

Hair & MakeUp Designer

TV Series

Fremantle Media
Channel 4

Producer: Jo McDiarmid
Producer: Emma Peach
Director: Francois Gandolfi

STEVIE WONDER 2009 - 2019

Personal MakeUp Artist

Hyde Park Festival
Prince's Trust, Buckingham Palace
World Tour
The Grammys
Obama Inauguration
The Queen's Diamond Jubilee
Hollywood Christmas Parade
Athens Opening Olympic Ceremony

AVA DUVERNAY

Personal MakeUp Artist

Selma UK Launch

SERENA WILLIAMS

Personal MakeUp Artist

London Olympics

BIG SEAN

Personal MakeUp Artist

London Fashion Week

KELLY HOLMES

Personal MakeUp Artist

MBE from the Queen

HANNAH COCKCROFT

Personal MakeUp Artist

MBE from the Queen

ADE ADEPITAN

Personal MakeUp Artist

MBE from the Queen

LI NALL

Personal MakeUp Artist

Wimbledon Champions

JAY SHAUN & BIRDMAN

Personal MakeUp Artist

Music Videos

KELLY ROLAND

Personal MakeUp Artist

Album Cover

KERI HILSON

Personal MakeUp Artist

Album Launch

LABYRINTH & EMILIE SANDE

Personal MakeUp Artist

Music Video

LION KING-DISNEY THEATRICAL GROUP

Chief Hair Consultant & Educator

PORGY & BESS: ENGLISH NATIONAL OPERA

Hair & MakeUp Artist

CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

MakeUp Designer

MISS COMMONWEALTH

MakeUp Designer

MISS UK

MakeUp Designer

PAKISTAN FASHION WEEK

MakeUp Designer