Artist Profile: A Deep Dive into the Hair and Make-Up of Mulan with Designer Denise Kum

Edward Douglas

March 5, 2021

When Filmmaker Niki Caro (Whale Rider) took on her most ambitious project, attempting to bring Disney’s beloved animated film Mulan into a live action setting, she called upon one of her longest collaborators, Hair, Make-Up and Prosthetic Designer Denise Kum, who had worked with Caro going back to their student film days.

When Filmmaker Niki Caro (Whale Rider) took on her most ambitious project, attempting to bring Disney’s beloved animated film Mulan into a live action setting, she called upon one of her longest collaborators, Hair, Make-Up and Prosthetic Designer Denise Kum, who had worked with Caro going back to their student film days.