Tom Savini Tag

SAVINI SCHOOL GRAD WINS SYFY’S FACEOFF ALL-STARS

Tom Savini’s Special Make-up Effects program at Douglas Education Center (DEC) can officially put another feather in its cap this week after Cig Neutron, a 2009 graduate, took home top honors on the SyFy channel’s popular make-up challenge show FaceOff.  The eleventh season, titled “All...

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...

DEC Factory Graduates find Success in Acting

As children, we have many hopes and dreams of what we want to do when we get older - being a doctor, a police officer, a chef. Those hopes and dreams can change numerous times, until we have to really think about what it is...

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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