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TOM SAVINI’S SPECIAL MAKE-UP EFFECTS PROGRAMASSOCIATE IN SPECIALIZED BUSINESS DEGREE

Perhaps there is no program in the world more defined by the people inside it, or by the spirit, energy, and imagination that they embody. Take your imagination where it’s never gone before! Join the thousands of students from all over the world who have embarked on the journey that is… Tom Savini’s Special Make-Up Effects Program.

You always knew you were different. And you’re finally listening to the little voice inside of you – the voice of creative reason. Now let us help you hone your skills as we teach you how to bring your drawings to life and nightmares to reality. This is your life. This is your dream. OWN IT.

  • Sculpting
  • Creature Design
  • Painting Techniques
  • Appliance Prosthetics
  • Hair & Beard Application
  • Airbrush Illustration
  • Budgets
  • Character Make-Up

 

  • Cosmetic Make-Up
  • Eyes & Teeth
  • Animatronics
  • Life Casting
  • Mold Making
  • Anatomy
  • Props
  • ZBrush
The Godfather of Gore. The Sultan of Splatter. Tom Savini is a legend in the world of special make-up effects. His work revolutionized the horror genre. His filmography of special make-up effects is impressive, including the following:

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Tom Savini’s Make-Up Credits Include:

  • Friday the 13th
  • Friday the 13th IV
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Day of the Dead
  • Creepshow
  • Texas Chainsaw Massacre II
  • Monkey Shines
  • The Burning
  • Killing Zoe
  • Invasion USA
  • Martin
  • Red Scorpion
  • Trauma
  • Two Evil Eyes
  • Maniac

IMDB Profile

“If you’re thinking about coming to Tom Savini’s Special Make-Up Effects Program just STOP. Stop THINKING about it and just DO it. Aren’t we talking about making your dreams come true? Our students’ attitude is ‘This is school?’… because they are having so much fun every day doing what they love… and… they get a degree!”Tom Savini 
EMPLOYERS OF DEC ALUMNI INCLUDE:

  • Burman Industries
  • KNB Effects Group
  • Maverick Dental Laboratory
  • McFarlane Toys
  • MTV / BET
  • Saturday Night Live
  • Smithsonian Institute
  • Spector Studios
  • Touch Bionics Living Skin (Prosthetics Lab)
  • Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights

FACULTY
Jerry Gergely

Jerry Gergely // Technical Director

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William Ritter

William Ritter // Instructor

A.S.B. Douglas Education Center

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Shawn Ronzio

Shawn Ronzio // Instructor

A.S.T. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

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Jesse Lechok

Jesse Lechok // Instructor

A.S.T. The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

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Donna Koltash

Donna Koltash // Instructor

B.S. Maranatha Baptist Bible College | R.N. Southside Hospital School of Nursing | A.S.B. Douglas Education Center

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Dejah Gilgour

Dejah Gilgour // Instructor

A.S.B. Douglas Education Center

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TECHNOLOGY / MATERIALS
Students receive:

  • Digital Camera
  • Start-Up Kit
  • Make-Up Kit

PORTFOLIO AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT CENTER
DEC recognizes the importance of students developing professional portfolios. The Portfolio and Career Development Center was created to give students in the art and entertainment disciplines a professional area for portfolio foundation. The Center is open to all students and they are encouraged to utilize it frequently so that their portfolios contain their absolute best work.

Services at The Center include Professional photographs of student work, information on how to light pieces for photography purposes, how to use social media, and assistance with layout and design to be able to create a comprehensive and compelling portfolio. More info HERE.

 

Tom Savini’s Special Make-Up Effects Program Disclosure Page HERE

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