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D’Nelle Almanza | EI, School of Professional Makeup

D’Nelle Almanza worked on Kill the Noise’s award winning music video.

D’Nelle Almanza (‘10) recently worked as an assistant makeup artist for the “Kill the Noise” video by electro DJ and producer Kill the Noise.The video has received much attention, recently winning MTV Clubland’s electronic music video of the year, for its portrayal of a post apocalyptic, zombie infested future.

D’Nelle has also worked on many music videos, such as the YouTube music video sensation “Friday” by Rebecca Black and “Crush on You” by Abby Victor. D’Nelle worked with singer-songwriter Kate Nash for her “Death Proof” video, which premiered on the Spin Magazine website. She also assisted the celebrity hairstylist Julie Rea with styling Michael Angelakos, Taryn Manning, and Analeigh Tipton for indie rock band Passion Pit’s latest music video “Constant Conversations”.

Most recently, D’Nelle has had the opportunity to work alongside celebrity makeup artist David Hernandez on the high profile feature film “The Canyons”(2013) written by Bret Easton Ellis, directed by acclaimed, Academy Award nominated writer/director Paul Schrader, and starring Lindsay Lohan.


Pictured above at the La Femme Film Festival (L to R) Hair Stylist, Tim Ou, Model, Renee and D’Nelle Almanza