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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...

Alumni Success: Carl Lyon

For DEC Alumnus Carl Lyon, it began when he had reached the point of age crisis. He was roughly 20 years old, staring at the ugly head of a soul-sucking job at a local factory smack dab in a boring town. Each day was the...

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