Napoleon Perdis partners with the 2009 AFI Awards

Napoleon Perdis is partnering with the Australian Film Institute as the official beauty sponsor of the 2009 Samsung Mobile AFI Awards, which will be held at the Regent Theatre in Melbourne, on December 12, 2009.

The Napoleon Perdis senior team of makeup artists will be styling high profile celebrities, including hosts, nominees, presenters and winners, before their entrances at the AFI Awards Ceremony.

The Napoleon Perdis brand will also have presence at the 2009 Samsung Mobile AFI Industry Awards presented by Digital Pictures on December 11. The brand will have a style suite area, where talent and guests will receive makeup touch-ups from the creative team for the two-day duration.

Napoleon Perdis said of the partnership:

“The AFI sponsorship is a manifest of our two core brand values: ‘Bring out the Celebrity in You’ and ‘Australia’s Leading Makeup Artist’. Be it red carpet to reality or runway to reality, my brand is all about making it real for my consumer.”

The AFI celebrates its 51st anniversary this year. The AFI Awards recognise and celebrate excellence in Australian film and television production and will be broadcast on the Nine Network at 9.30pm on Saturday December 12.

Prior to the event, Napoleon Perdis senior makeup artist, Kate Squires told Professional Beauty that when making up the celebrities backstage, some of that products she envisions using include Long Black Mascara in Double Black, Camera Finish and DeVine Goddess Lipstick in Calypso.

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