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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...

Alumni Success: Johnny Bones

Walt Disney. Jim Henson. Tim Burton. Guillermo Del Toro. Peter Jackson. These are some of the world’s greatest directors, and all are inspiration for DEC alumnus Johnny Bones. “I have a relentless need to live in a fantasy world and these guys changed my life....

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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