Tania El Zahr


Tania El Zahr

IMH Agent

Professional Makeup Artist


Location: Edmonton

Tania El Zahr has been in the make-up industry for over 18 years. She graduated from the Blanche Macdonald Institute for Applied design in Vancouver and eventually made her way in to the Alberta Make-up industry. Following her dream to work in television and film and with her immense desire and skill she quickly developed a name for herself in the Alberta film industry, working on big budget films, videos, commercials, runways and made for television movies. Tania has compiled a wealth of experience in all aspects of make-up learning and working with Oscar and Emmy award winning make-up artists and being nominated for an Emmy herself in 2006. She is always educating herself with make-up workshops and learning from many talented Artists in the film industry. From Bridal, Fashion, Film, Print and Television Tania takes great pride in all the make-up she creates.



Tania7 EmmyCertScan_telzahr2014- CWIA Winner- Alberta Make-up Artist

2008- CWIA Winner- Alberta Make-up Artist

2006- Emmy Nomination


Film & Television Credits Include:

  • 2010 Fubar: Balls to the Wall (key makeup artist)
  • 2007 Snowglobe (TV Movie) (assistant makeup artist – uncredited)
  • 2007 Lost Holiday: The Jim & Suzanne Shemwell Story (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist)
  • 2007 Moondance Alexander (first assistant makeup artist)
  • 2007 Carolina Moon (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist – uncredited)
  • 2007 Blue Smoke (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist)
  • 2007 Montana Sky (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist)
  • 2007 Angels Fall (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist)
  • 2006 Broken Trail Part 1 & 2 (TV Mini-Series) (first assistant makeup artist – 2 episodes)
  • 2006 I Dream of Murder (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist)
  • 2005 Fugitives Run (assistant makeup artist)
  • 2005 Fighting the Odds: The Marilyn Gambrell Story (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist)
  • 2005 Selling Innocence (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist)
  • 2005 Lies My Mother Told Me (TV Movie) (first assistant makeup artist – uncredited)
  • 2004 Chicks with Sticks (assistant makeup artist)
  • 2004 Man in the Mirror: The Michael Jackson Story (TV Movie) ( Assistant makeup artist)
  • 2003 Dreamkeeper ( TV Movie) Make-up Assistant
  • 2003 Open Range (Feature Film) Assistant Make-up Artist
  • 2003 Shanghai Knights( Feature Film) Canadian Crew ( First Assistant make-up artist)

Independent Credits Include:

Make-up Department Head

  • 2015- FIFA Women’s World Cup Make-up for ( Sarah McLachlan,Chantal Petitclerc Hayley Wickenheiser)
  • 2015/2014- Edmonton Bridal Expo Runway Show
  • 2014/2013- Ultimate Grad & Teen Expo Runway Show
  • 2009 –Game Trailers TV
  • 2009-Roar of the Rings Live Web Feed
  • 2009-Johnny Reid Music Video
  • 2007- ET Canada-Make-up for Cheryl Hickey
  • 2006-Holly Cole Christmas Concert Mike -Make-up for Holly Cole
  • 2006-Treasure Seekers -Make-up for Host- Elyse Luray
  • 2006-Volkswagen “Pursuers” Television Commercial
  • 2006- Coors Light “Cold Truck” Television Commercial
  • 2006-Mac’s Convenient Store Television Commercials
  • 2006-Zoom Communications Tara Beaty Television Commercials
  • 2006-CIR Realtors Television Commercials
  • 2006-Alberta Pork Producers Television Commercials
  • 2005- Winter Olympics AT&T Television Commercial
  • 2005-Blue Ban Bread Television Commercial
  • 2005-Renault Car Television Commercial
  • 2005-“Top 10 Fierce Dogs” (Epi 1&3) Television Series-Make-up for Host- Matt Dunnagan
  • 2005- “Break Out” (Epi 5 &7) Television series-Make-up for Host – Zack Santiago
  • Make-up for guests- Swollen Member & Billy Talent