Make-Up & Hair Designer
Erika Okvist
Make-Up & Hair, Make-Up & Hair Artist

Erika has very quickly become a World renowned Make-Up & Hair Designer, working with some of the highest acclaimed Directors. She runs a tight department and is loved and respected by the actors and crew alike, for her easy going and can-do attitude. Erika has worked Worldwide and can speak several languages and amongst her many skills can make large prosthetic pieces ( and small, of course), along with complicated special effects, which sometimes have to be knocked up within a moment's notice.


Winner of Guild Award 2015 for Best Period Make-Up Artist at Downton Abbey 
 

Recent credits

Feature Films

BATES OF THE AMAZON Make-Up, Hair  & Prosthetics Designer
SK Films | Directed by Mike Slee
Myles Connolly
TYRANT  Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
20th Century Fox | Directed by David Yates
Produced by Ron Bozman | TV Movie 
THE GREATEST
LIVING ENGLISHMAN
Make-Up & Hair Designer
Marathon Films | Directed by Justin Hardy
Produced by Paula Prynn | Featuring Warren Brown 
CAMERA TRAP Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Written & Directed by Alex Verner
Produced by Steve Christian & Jason Newmark
Featuring Mark Bonner, Ana Ularo & Ross Marquand
IN SECRET  Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Liddell Entertainment | Directed by Charlie Stratton
Produced by Mickey Liddell | Featuring Tom Felton & Elizabeth Olsen
Starring Jessica Lange
DEMENTAMANIA Make-Up & Hair Designer
Gloucester Place Films | Directed by Kit Ryan
Produced by Terry Ryan | Featuring Sam Robertson,
Vincent Regan, Kal Penn & Geoff Bell
THE TORMENT Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Authentic Films | Directed by Andy Cull
Starring Zoe Richardson
LITHIUM Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Caravan Films | Directed by David Flamholc
Produced by Leon Flamholc
NIGHT BUS 108 Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Caravan Films | Directed by David Flamholc
Produced by Leon Flamholc
SUMMER TIME Make-Up & Hair Designer
Caravan Films | Directed by David Flamholc
Produced by Leon Flamholc
SHERDIL Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Caravan Films | Directed by Gita Mallik
Produced By Leon Flamholc
THE CONSTANT GARDENER FX Body Maker
Potboiler Productions | Directed by Fernando Meirelles
Produced by Simon Channing Williams
 

TV

CROSSING THE BORDER Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Heel Stone Pictures Ltd | Directed by Peter Kosminsky
Produced by Steve Clark Hall
TABOO Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Hardy, Son & Baker | Directed by Kristoffer Nyholm
Produced by Tim Bricknell | Starring Tom Hardy
HOMELAND  Make-Up & Hair Designer
Showtime & 20th Century Fox 
Featuring Claire Danes & Damien Lewis 
MR SELFRIDGE (SEASON 4) Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
ITV Studios | Directors include Robert Del Maestro, Rob Evans & Lawrence Till
Produced by Dominic Barlow
THE GO BETWEEN Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
BBC | Directed by Pete Travis | Produced by Claire Bennett
Featuring Jim Broadbent, Vanessa Redgrave & Lesley Manville
Bafta Winner for Best Signle Drama
24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY  Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Fox Network | Directed by Jon Cassar
Produced by Ian Smith 
DOWNTON ABBEY
 
Make-Up & Hair Supervisor
Carnival Films | Make-Up Designer Magi Vaughn
Art Directors Guild: Nomindated for Excellence in Production Design Award 2016
PARADES END Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Mammoth Screen for HBO | Directed by Susanna White
Produced by David Parfitt & Selwyn Roberts
Featuring Rupert Everett, Miranda Richardson,
Rebecca Hall & Benedict Cumberbatch
WHAT THE NAZI'S
REALLY THOUGHT
Make-Up & Hair Designer
Channel 4 | Directed by Cris Spencer
Featuring Nicholas Farrell, Rupert Frazer,
David Barrass, Valentine Pelka, Clive Merrison,
Peter Harding & Thomas Wheatley
BRITAINS GREATEST 
CODE BREAKER
Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Furnace TV for Ch 4 | Directed by Clair Beavan
Produced by Caroline Turner | Featuring Ed Stoppard
DARK MATTERS Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Wide Eyed Entertainment for Discovery Channel
Directed by Crispin Reece | Produced by Dan Gold
BISHASH Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
BBC World Series Trust | Directed by Indra Bush
Produced by Mare Hare & Richi Sanchar | 24-part series
FORGOTTEN FALLEN Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Hardy Pictures | Directed by Justin Hardy
TRUE HORRORS Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
Hardy Pictures | Produced by Justin Hardy
(Wolfman, Frankenstein & Vlad the Impaler)
THE JESUS PROJECT Make-Up & Hair Designer
Renegade Pictures | Directed by Emma Parsons
Produced by Alex Merengo
SILENT WITNESS Make-Up, Hair & Prosthetics Designer
BBC | Directed by Dudy Appleton,
Sue Tully, Alex Pillai & Diarmuid Lawrence
Featuring Emilia Fox & William Gaminara
COMING UP Make-Up & Hair Designer
Channel 4 | Produced by Jim Spencer
Featuring Jim Carter & Imelda Staunton
MR LOVEDAYS LITTLE OUTING Make-Up & Hair Designer
BBC | Directed by Sam Hopkins
Produced by Theresa Lyndon
JIMMY CARR SKETCH SHOW Make-Up & Hair Designer
Bwark Productions | Produced & Directed by Ian Morris
THE SCUM ALSO RISES Make-Up & Hair Designer
Bwark Productions | Directed by Tim Kirkby
Produced by Ian Morris
WHO KILLED MRS DE ROPP Make-Up & Hair Designer
BBC | Directed by Sam Hopkins
Produced by Angie Duvall
SAS Make-Up & Hair Designer
Dangerous Films | Directed by Nick Green
Production Manager Vanessa Tovell | Docu-drama
BECKONING SILENCE Make-Up & Hair Designer
Darlow Smithson | Directed by Loise Osmond
Produced by Emma Parsons | Docu-drama
ROUGH CROSSINGS Make-Up & Hair Designer
BBC | Directed by Steve Condie
Produced by Michael Clinton | Docu-drama
PETER ACKROYD'S ROMANTICS Make-Up & Hair Designer
BBC | Directed by Sam Hopkins
Produced by Michael Clinton | Featuring David Threlfall,
David Tennant & Dudley Sutton | Docu-drama
E=MC2 Make-Up & Hair Designer
Darlow Smithson | Directed by Gary Johnstone
Produced by Vanessa Tovell | Docu-drama
EINSTEINS UNFINISHED SYMPHONY Make-Up & Hair Designer
BBC | Directed by Richard Green | Docu-drama
THE MIGHTY BOOSH Make-up and Hair Supervisor &
Prosthetic, Fabrication & FX Maker

Baby Cow Productions | Directed by Paul King
Produced by Spencer Milliman
Featuring Noel Fielding & Julian Barret
VARIOUS FX Make-Up & Body Maker
BBC | Several BBC Productions including;
Vic & Bob, Casualty & The Human Body
 

Commercials

VIRGIN  Make-Up & Hair Artist
AIRBAG Make-Up & Hair Artist
NRK PROMO'S Make-Up & Hair Artist
HAPPY TUMMY Make-Up & Hair Artist
MAYURI SUITINGS Make-Up & Hair Artist
BBC RADIO Make-Up & Hair Artist
VIRGIN MOBILE Make-Up & Hair Artist
 
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