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Haunting from Home with Tony Gardener
Haunting from Home with Tony Gardener

October 22, 2020

Known best for the films "127 Hours," "Zombieland Double Tap," "Hocus Pocus," and"Bad Grandpa," as well as his work with Daft Punk, Tony Gardner began his film career working on "Michael Jackson's Thriller" under the auspices of Rick Baker.

Tony, like most of our favourite ghouls, considers Halloween a big deal in his house hold. Decorating the entire house is a must and Tony even has a Halloween tree that goes up every year which him and his family dress together! Chucky and his Bride also make an appearance as permenant dinner table guests for the season! 

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Haunting from Home with Eryn Kreuger Mekash
Haunting from Home with Eryn Kreuger Mekash

October 15, 2020

Eryn Krueger Mekash has over 30 years of television and film industry experience as a makeup artist and is diversified in beauty, makeup effects and design. Her credits cover a wide range of productions. Eryn started her career in the special makeup effects field in Los Angeles.

And importantly for the purpose of this blog, Eryn is a huge halloween fan!
Eryn has even created a Halloween instagram to showcase her vast collection of memorabilia, along with the best decorations, treats and events available in the LA area. 

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Haunting from Home with Howard Berger
Haunting from Home with Howard Berger

October 09, 2020

As most of the world stays in lockdown throughout spooky season. We thought it might be fun to reminisce on Halloweens passed. We asked some of our favourite spooky fiends to share with us some of their most memorable Halloween experiences...

Academy Award Winning special effects makeup artist, monster maker & animatronic character creator, Howard Berger, grew up in Los Angeles loving movies, special effects makeup, monsters and Halloween.

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Our Top 5 SFX Makeup Documentaries
Our Top 5 SFX Makeup Documentaries

March 24, 2020

We are creative minds. Adapting and finding new ways to progress and succeed is what we do best.Take comfort in the fact we are all in this together. Keep busy, stay inspired and try not to dwell. 
Now, considering the current climate and the current government advise to stay indoors, there's no better time to get inspired!
So as a part of a continuing blog series we are listing some of our Top 5 SFX Makeup Documentaries, TV shows, Reference Books and even Magazines to keep y'all trucking. 

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