Yana Stoyanova – part of CampOUT

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Yana Stoyanova is one of the best-established Bulgarian artists in the field of special cinema effects, prosthetic make-up, beauty make-up, and stage make-up.

She has worked with movie stars such as Andy Garcia, Sharon Stone, Christian Slater, Cuba Gooding Jr., Dolph Lundgren, Donald Sutherland, Ethan Hawke, Heather Graham, and others.

She worked in the main make-up team of the film "The Way Back", directed by Peter Weir, nominated for an Oscar in the category "Make-up" (2011). Yana is the only Bulgarian make-up artist with such an achievement.

She has worked as a personal make-up artist for Ethan Hawke and Kellan Lutz. She has participated in the productions Hellboy, Expendables 3, 300: Rise of an Empire, and many more.

Yana Stoyanova is also the winner of the Make-up Artist of the Year award for 2014. She is also the winner of the national make-up competition "Make-Up Competition Beauty Arena".


CampOUT 2020 is part of the three-year project "Empowering young LGBTI people through access to services, motivation and focused policy change", implemented with financial support, provided by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway under the EEA Financial Mechanism. The main objective of the project is to support and empower young LGBTI people and the professionals supporting them.

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