Internationally renowned hairstylist, Paul Edmonds is an authority within the hair industry and unbeknown to most, Paul is the visionary and talent behind some of the most iconic hair transformations seen in film and television over the last 30 years.
As a voting member of BAFTA, Paul’s relationship with the Academy is time honoured, and it is with great pride that in 2018 Paul and the eponymous Paul Edmonds salon has been chosen as the Official Hair Partner of the EE British Academy Film Awards.
A star in his own right, Paul’s regular client roster is a who’s who of talent from both the big and small screens, to music, fashion and the social scene. They include Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Sam Smith, Lady Kitty Spencer, Emily Berrington, Margot Robbie, Millie Brady, Ophelia Lovibond, Lottie Moss, Lilah Parsons, Nell Hudson, Anya Taylor-Joy and Jude Law to name a few. As well as creating timeless red carpet styles and every day cuts, his screen credits include Mission Impossible 6, The Legend of Tarzan, Game of Thrones, Downton Abbey and most recently, Britain’s Next Top Model (BNTM) series 11 and 12. With a passion for film and nurturing breakthrough British talent, Paul has his finger on the pulse when it comes to championing fresh and innovative emerging artists. Whether it is supporting their latest show, immersing himself in their new movie or simply sitting them in front of him for a trim, Paul is devoted to the arts and his announcement as the Official Hair Partner of the EE British Academy Film Awards is a natural synergy.
Paul Edmonds has been a driver of learning and development within the hair industry for decades. This expertise has cascaded to the Paul Edmonds London team through his extensive training and education and continues for all Paul Edmonds clients. Aside from mentoring and starting the careers of many stars within the hair industry; Errol Douglas, Richard Ward and Umberto Giannini to name a few, Paul has been responsible for training endless internationally recognised and award-winning make-up artists, expanding their skill set from not only make-up artistry, but to master hairstyling too. A format that has transformed the film and television world.
Paul Edmonds explains,
Having been a voting member of BAFTA for many years, following my work in film and television, I am over the moon to be the Official Hair Partner of the EE British Academy Film Awards. The academy is part of my heritage and I am looking forward to sharing my knowledge in education and training with BAFTA members and new talent in the industry.
BAFTA and Paul Edmonds London are both strong brands committed to nurturing new talent with a creative flare. There is a true synergy between the two institutions celebrating a rich history in all things authentically British.