CHARACTERS & CREATURES
Malik is a German actor, Creature Performer and Mime.
He is an innovator of character creation, constantly inventing outlandish personalities for both live performance as well as film and TV productions.
His passion for his work and his extensive training in Physical Theatre, Mime, Yoga and Aerial Circus has led to him gaining years of experience performing under prosthetics and creature suits.
Malik's recent credits include The Stone Strider for the V/H/S series, RB29 in Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams, Don't go Down to Wildor for FOX, The Demon for the ads and VR experience of Derren Brown’s Ghost Train, the Flukeman for X-Files: Cold Cases by Audible, as well as BBC's Silent Witness.
"A gifted physical performer."
FILM & TELEVISION
MAKEUP FX & BODY PAINT
Malik is an experienced makeup FX model and has worked with many award winning makeup artists and photographers. Premiering at London Lumiere Festival, stopmotion animation film ADAM had artist Emma Allen paint Malik's face over 1300 times.He has modelled at IMATS, UMAExpo, The Prosthetics Event, MFX Warehouse and KM Effects, collaborating with leading professionals such as Kristyan Mallett, Adrian Rigby and Mona Turnbull.
"Jack Skellington meets Doctor Who"
This is Cabaret
COSTUME & MAKEUP
Malik is a prolific costume creator and makeup artist. With over ten years of design experience, he has created a menagerie of characters that spans from adorably funny to darkly ghoulish: His work is saturated with his love for circus, horror films and comic books.
Malik is as an associate artist with award winning company Theatre Re, has created characters for Chivaree Circus and performed for Jo Malone and J.K. Rowling.
"...Recalls the darkly humorous illustrations of Edward Gorey with a quirky commedia dell'arte flavor in an imaginary world portrayed with a winning blend of movement, art, and technology."
La République Internationale Des Arts