Special Make-Up Effects Tag

Meet Laura Mushenheim – Douglas Education Graduate

Douglas Education Center Student Matters Laura Mushenheim Douglas Education Center 2005 Graduate of Tom Savini Special Make-Up Effects Program 2009 Graduate of Esthetics Program 2010 Graduate of General Cosmetology The saying goes that, “The third time is a charm!”  Just ask Laura Mushenheim about that saying and she would probably concur, with a bit...

Meet Brittany Fontaine – Mold and Silicon Technician on Deadpool

Douglas Education Center Student Matters Brittany Fontaine Tom Savini Special Make-Up Effects Program Graduate - September 2011 Dorian’s Fantasy Art Program Graduate - May 2012 [caption id="attachment_4014" align="alignright" width="300"] Brittany Fontaine[/caption] Have you seen Suicide Squad?  How about Deadpool? Surely you’ve seen the American epic fantasy war film 300: Rise of...

Savini and Factory Graduate Finding Success in Many Ways!

2015 was quite a year for Douglas Education Center graduate Jason Baker. He had his creative hand in so many projects that the list seems never ending. From editing movies, touring with a rock band, and producing a movie, he has been so busy, but...

Make-Up Effects Student Allyson Mae Works on Indie Pilot

  Recently 2nd semester Tom Savini Special Make-up Effects student Allyson Mae had the opportunity to work on the set of a See No Evil Pictures production of their Indie pilot titled “Ad Astra”. Ali arrived on scene ready to do make-up but also ended...

DEC Graduate Finishes in Second Place on SyFy’s ‘Face Off’

From DEC graduate to reality star, Tyler Green unleashed his passion and creativity in special make-up effects, finishing second in the SyFy channel's breakout reality competition series, Face Off. Face Off showcases some of the best special make-up effects talent in the country. Competitors prove they’ve got the skills to...

Community on Campus: State Senator Tim Solobay

DEC welcomed State Senator Tim Solobay to campus. The senator met and interviewed with students from Tom Savini's Special Make-Up Effects Program, including Alexandra Ley, Matthew Stahura, and Ricky Brennan. Tom Savini also stopped in! Special thanks to students Matthew, Ricky and Alexandra who were...

How It All Began…

Sometimes it's nice to reminisce. The story of how Tom Savini's Special Make-Up Effects Program began is one often talked about amongst the staff here at DEC. Now in it's 14th year, the Program was launched in October 2000. Check out the first class! There's a...

Savini Link Continues on SyFy Channel’s “Face Off”

From TLC's Cake Boss (Ralph Attanasia) to the Food Network's Sugar Dome  (Melissa Coulter), there's no denying that DEC graduates take command of the screen - enthusiastically. If the names Michael Westmore and Greg Nicotero mean anything to you, odds are you're either a Trekkie, a Walking Dead fan, or a special make-up effects...

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