Dyana Aives is an accomplished and creative makeup artist with experience in all aspects of media makeup: fashion, film, television, video and print. Her passion for makeup artistry began at an early age and she has been a professional in the industry since 1998. Dyana's talent is highly sought after by such celebrities as Anna Lynne McCord, Olivia Palermo, Parker Posey, Padma Lakshmi, Russel Crowe, and Andi MacDowell. Dyana Aives is based in New York and Los Angeles
Unique traits: 20 years industry experience, fast, reliable, personable, the Talent Whisperer
Automotive Landscape No. 1
Film (Short and Drama) Makeup Department Audrey Steele, a conventional 1960s housewife, undergoes experimental therapy in an attempt to recover her memories of the car accident that claimed her daughter's life.
Film (Drama, Romance and Thriller) Makeup Department A man must find his way after making a grave mistake. Tonio's loyalty to his long-time friend turned gangster, TC, leads to a series of events with deadly consequences. Tonio cannot save his lover, Cleo from herself. Diogo Morgado, Christine Evangelista, Wilson J. Heredia, and Laurence Mason star in this haunting tale of love and betrayal. Written by CGFC
Film (Comedy, Drama, Romance and Thriller) Makeup Department A passionate filmmaker decides to go behind his fiancee's back spending the wedding money on his film.
All the Beautiful Things
Film (Drama) Makeup Department John only believed in two things: it was always wrong to hit women, no matter what they do; he would always protect his best friend, no matter what he did. So when this girl told him that his best friend raped her, he needed to make a choice. He told her to go to the police. Only problem, she was lying. Written by John D. Harkrider
The Maid's Room
Film (Thriller) Makeup Department Set entirely on the posh east end of Long Island (where it was filmed), THE MAID'S ROOM centers around Drina, an attractive, intelligent immigrant who takes a job for the season as live-in maid to the Crawfords, a privileged New York family who maintain a splendid home in the Hamptons. The job could be worse, since Mr. and Mrs. Crawford spend most of their time in the city, but their teenage son, Brandon, who is starting Princeton in the fall, is summering at the beach, and Drina must look after him and his spoiled friends. Since the maid's room is next to the garage, Drina can't help noticing when Brandon returns late one night, noisily and obviously drunk. The next day, she sees that Brandon's car is battered and bloodied and, when she reads in the local paper that there has been a fatal hit and run, it's clear who's responsible. Knowing the Crawford's will do anything to protect their precious son, Drina realizes that, for once, she has some power over her employers. Though the ... Written by Anonymous
The Girl on the Train
Film (Thriller) Makeup Department A documentary filmmaker boards a train at Grand Central Terminal, heading to upstate New York to interview the subjects of his latest project. A chance encounter with a mysterious young woman leads him on a journey of a very different sort, and within the blink of an eye, Hart is forced to leave his complacent life behind for a world in which the line between fantasy and reality is blurred. As Hart tells his strange story to a police detective he finds himself being questioned as Martin tries to discover whether Hart is the victim or the suspect in the strange affair. Written by anonymous
Television Makeup Department Seth MacFarlane hosts the Acadamy Awards.
Film (Comedy and Horror) Makeup Department A clueless, flamboyant college kid discovers that the soul of a great vampire king resides within him. Now he must choose between his friends and his destiny.
Television (Comedy) Makeup Department A New York city writer and his friends traverse the gay world, exploring their ever-evolving sexuality, relationships, and what it means to be a true friend.
Film (Comedy and Drama) Makeup Department Pete Cozy is having trouble resolving a happy marriage and family life with rising debt and a job he hates. When his new boss, Susan, a human dynamo, shows up, Pete is pulled into the maelstrom that is her life and made to work harder than he ever has before. Suddenly, money and opportunities come his way, but at what price? Written by CA
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Film (Short, Comedy and Fantasy) Makeup Department I need to find a gift... It's for my boss' friend birthday. What are you looking for? Something Fun.
Film (Comedy and Drama) Makeup Department About a suburban high school teacher who loses his wife and his moorings during a summer break.
As Good as Dead
Film (Crime and Thriller) Makeup Department Seeking revenge for the murder of their religious leader, fundamental loyalists kidnap and torture the man they believe responsible, but the ensuing clash of right vs. left ideologies quickly reveals that they may have the wrong man, which puts them on a path toward a shocking twist. Written by AGAD
Film (Crime, Horror and Thriller) Makeup Department In 1989, the boy Martin Bristol has congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA), a rare neural disorder, in which the patient does not feel pain, heat or cold. He is abducted by the deranged serial-killer Graham Sutter (Brett Rickaby) and brought to the Sutter Meat & Poultry, an abandoned meat-packing plant in Minersville, Pennsylvania, where Graham slaughters young women that he kidnaps. Five years later, the stubborn seventeen year-old teenager Allison Miller loses her parents and moves to the house of her uncle Jonathan Miller that is located near to the decrepit plant. Jonathan, his wife Karen and their little daughter Wendy welcome Allison, but the teenager does not give much attention to her new family. Allison likes to run alone on the road and she passes by the meat-packing plant and then she meets the mechanic William "Billy" and has a crush on him. Jonathan advises Allison to avoid running near the old factory and Billy, who is a problematic teenager. Allison ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Film (Short and Sci-Fi) Makeup Department In a technological utopia, a man and woman depend on artificial means to determine their love for each other.
The Isolation of Subject #136
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Film (Short) Makeup Department A woman, neither young nor beautiful, dreams of a life of affirmation and social fulfillment, but instead finds herself listlessly passing her days with an ambition-less waiter. Covertly confined to a room of a world-hotel, she schemes to enter the History books by staging an act worthy of immortality. Written by Chicca Profumo
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Television (Reality-TV) Makeup Department Anyone can look and feel like a cover model, and each episode of Cover Shot proves it. All you need is supermodel Frederique and her team of industry experts to make it happen. In each episode, she'll have two days to transform one lucky woman into a sexy superstar. The supermodel-to-be then becomes the star of her very own fashion photo shoot. Each episode culminates in an amazing surprise reveal of epic proportions. Written by TLC
Germany's Next Topmodel
Television (Documentary and Reality-TV) Makeup Department Germany's Next Topmodel is a German reality television show, based on a concept that was introduced by Tyra Banks with America's Next Top Model. The competition is hosted by Heidi Klum.
Film (Drama) Makeup Department A teenage girl has a nervous breakdown and is sent by her parents to a mental hospital at age 16. While she is in the mental hospital her mother passes away of an unspecified illness. At age 18 her father takes her out of the hospital and sends her to college. In her first semester of college she takes an abnormal psychology class focussing on sexual addiction. She acts out her inner turmoils in a string of sexual encounters, involving some partial nudity and lots of angst. Her mother appears to her in visions to scold her occasionally. Written by Lars Ericson
The Concert for New York City
Television (Documentary and Music) Makeup Department This concert took place at Madison Square Garden, shortly after the 9/11 attacks. Highlights include "New York State Of Mind" by Billy Joel, "Won't Get Fooled Again" by the Who, "I Want Love" by Elton John, and "Freedom" by Paul McCartney.
VH1/Vogue Fashion Awards
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2000 MTV Movie Awards
Television (Documentary) Makeup Department The ninth annual MTV Movie Awards show. Hosted by Sarah Jessica Parker.
The Making of a Supermodel
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Joe Blasco Makeup Academy
Career Academy of Beauty (West Garden Grove, CA)