Mike Stringer

Makeup & Prosthetic Effects Designer

Hybrid Fx was set up by Mike Bates and Mike Stringer in 1997.

They created SFX Makeup effects for Film, TV and the Media sectors, and also branched out into other media areas including teaching...

Mike Stringer is the Tutor at the School and runs Hybrid's Prosthetic Makeup department and is responsible for overseeing every aspect of Prosthetic & Makeup Design.

Creator of Hybrid's in house developed Silicone Prosthetic Material back in 1999, the 1st translucent prosthetic material to be effectively and consistenly used in the entertainment industry, his knowledge of the material is unmatched in the industry to date.

With extensive Silicone creation and application experience, Mike has created some of the most memorable disguise makeups from the original 'Saturday Night Takeaway' TV show with Ant & Dec to the long running Irish celebrity undercover TV show 'Anonymous'.

From the Lord of the Rings Movies to the Opening Ceremony of the 'Athens 2004 Olympics' and the Bollywood blockbuster 'Dhoom 2', Mike has constantly pushed the boundaries of materials research and possibilities to make every effect that is applied as perfect as possible.

Slightly more recent projects of note include 'Krrish 3', a very high budget Bollywood sci-fi production out in India starring Hrithik Roshan, and Mad Max 'Fury Road' starring Tom Hardy in Namibia.

2010 Royal Television Society Award Makeup Design Nom 
2010 Royal Television Society Award Team of the Year Nom 
2008 Royal Television Society Award Makeup Design Winner 
2007 Royal Television Society Award Makeup Design Nom 

Previous BAFTA Member
- Makeup & Hair Design BAFTA Chapter Member
Previous Fellow of the RSA
CRB Enhanced Checked May 2010

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