Gotham FX Makeup Artist

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Model Mayhem #:
1848421
Last Activity:
Feb 10, 2020
Experience:
Very Experienced
Compensation:
Paid Assignments Only
Joined:
Sep 13, 2010

About Me

Gotham FX is a metro area based full service makeup/FX makeup/prosthesis/prop shop. We have over 15 years of experience, and vast previous familiarity with makeup, makeup effects, and prosthetics. We would like to offer our expertise for all your makeup/FX needs. We have more experience than most of our competitors, we have a full service and well staffed shop that can fill every FX based need (as well as suits, props, bodies, body parts, etc), we can give you a look that you feel best accents your scene, we are used to working within (sometimes extremely) strict time limits, and we always strive to work within the confines of your budget.

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Professional Experience

TELEVISION SHOWS/SERIES:

COMPANY F
Weathering makeups and numerous blood effects for Civil War recreation TV Pilot.

THE MOMENT OF DEATH
Created/applied a series of death makeups for a National Geographic special.

“CLASH OF THE CAVEMEN”
Fabricated and applied a series of prosthetic makeups (hair, teeth, etc.) to create two species of cavemen- Neanderthal and Cro-Magnon. Traveled to Romania and supervised full crew for History Channel special.

"30 ROCK"
Working with the on staff makeup artist’ sculpture, molded/casted/finished a prosthetic silicone gel filled appliance for a main character's flabby/overweight belly prosthetic.

"LAW AND ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT"
Fabrication of a pair of silicone young girl legs for the TV series.


TELEVISION COMMERCIALS/INTERSTITIALS/ONLINE:

COLLEGE HUMOR (.com) “Oddskillz”
Stop motion animated project featuring College Humor

COLLEGE HUMOR (.com) “Nazi Zombies”
Application of a group of zombie makeups: including Nazi and Jewish Zombies, Vampire Zombies, and a Werewolf Zombie for online sketch.

NAIJA BOYZ “African Thriller”
Fabrication and application of zombie makeups for a group recreating “Thriller” for online and Nigerian Television showcasing.

COLLEGE HUMOR (.com) “End of the World”
Application of zombie makeups for ‘End of the World’ sketch, for online website.

SWIFFER
Fabrication of two silicone frog puppets to stand in for live animals for television commercial.

MTV "TOTAL REQUEST LIVE" / ACCUVUE
Fabrication of five sports balls (football, dodgeball, soccer ball, basketball, and volleyball) in soft polyurethane foam fitted to safely hit
actors in the face, for MTV TRL/Accuvue TV interstitial.

VERIZON
Fabrication and application of stitched slash prosthetic for Verizon TV Commercial.

BLACK AND DECKER
Application, wrangling, and custom fitting of hairpieces and wig for Santa character, for Black and Decker TV commercial.

GUINNESS BEER
Fabricated a set of rod controlled puppet 'break dancing cucumbers' for Guinness beer commercial.

ESPN SPORTSCENTER
Application, wrangling, and custom fitting of wigs and hairpieces for retro spot for ESPN interstitials.

FED EX: "LOBSTAH MEN"
Fabrication and application of prosthetic 'skin pulls' on actor with prop lobsters hanging from him in various places for TV commercial.

JEEP COMMANDO: "THE MUDDS"
Formulation of silicone 'mud' for principals and some extras, as well as wardrobe, consistently over a four episode shoot.
Webisode for Jeep Commando.

TV LAND
Fabrication of three celebrity caricatures, molded, and casted in dog food, attached to retro fitted doll bodies. TV interstitial.

FOXWOODS CASINO
Fabrication and application of nine pairs of prosthetic ears, and nine different styles of prosthetic noses; styling and application
of multiple hairpieces and wigs, for leprechaun characters in commercial spot.

NY STATE LOTTERY
Fabrication of three pairs of silicone arms and legs for commercial spot.

VERIZON WIRELESS "ZOMBIES"
Fabrication of three prosthetic sets and on set construction of 12 zombies for nationwide aired Verizon Wireless commercial.

“ABC MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL”
Fabrication of costumes, prosthetic masks, props, and makeup for Raiders vs. Titans segment.

VICTORIA’S SECRET “ANGELS 2000”
Fabrication and application of prosthetic appliances for Victoria’s Secret commercial, and for VS private party.

CUERVO GOLD “PARTY MIX”
Fabrication and wrangling of full body lizard costume with mechanical RC mask for Cuervo drink mix commercial.

NINTENDO “BOMBERMAN 64”
Fabrication and wrangling of full body ‘Bomberman’ costume for ‘Bomberman 64’ commercial spot.


FEATURE FILMS:

A Serious Man (2009 Joel-Ethan Cohen dir.)
Creation of a beard template from which a custom beard was made on lead actor Fyvish Finkel for feature film.

Plague Town (2007 David Gregory dir.)
Working with Ill Willed FX, application of numerous silicone appliances of main 'Plague Kid' characters for feature film.

Pretty Bird (2007 Paul Schneider dir.)
Fabrication of a prop arm with an adjustable armature inside, to simulate a characters twisted and broken arm for feature film.

The Ascension (2007 Robert Stock dir.)
Multiple effects for feature film: blood effects, construction makeups, a prop half, and creation and application of a full set of prosthetic appliances in filled silicone gels, for feature film.

Holocaust Holocaust (2007 Sofian Khan dir.)
Fabrication of a silicone shark fin, attached to a rig so that a diver can wear and swim with it, for feature film.

The Sickness (2007 Carl Paolino dir.)
Designed and applied all prosthetic/FX makeups simulating radical disease advancement. Produced and Art Directed all sets, props, wardrobe, and makeups for feature film.

Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (2007 John Krasinski dir.)
Silicone prosthetic stump/birth defect arm that applies to actor, with mechanical up/down movement, for feature film.

Across The Universe (2005, Julie Taymor, dir.)
Application of Prosthetics on dancers to make them all look similar, working with Lou Zakarian and team, for feature film.

Distress (2003, Blue Kraning, dir.)
Design for time lapsed ‘weathering’ effects on two main characters, various blood effects, time lapsed dead character, for feature film.

Personal Velocity (2002, Rebecca Miller, dir.)
Special effects makeup and prosthetics on leads (Kira Segewick, Lou Pucci) for feature film.

Queen of the Damned (2002, Michael Rymer, dir.)
Full body lifecast for Lena Olin as base for sculpture sent to Australia.

In God’s Hands (2002, working title)
Multiple character skin legions, special effects makeup on various characters for feature film.

Once Upon a Time (2001, Seongsoo Park, dir.)
Fabrication of various animatronic puppets for Korean feature film.

Box Marley (2000, Chris Cherot, dir.)
Prosthetics and character makeups of various characters for feature film.

The Good Book (1997, Matthew Giaquinto, dir.)
Prosthetics and special effects makeup for multiple ‘zombie’ characters and devil character, for feature film.


LIVE EVENTS:

WEBSTER HALL HALLOWEEN SHOW ‘09

Makeup and generic prosthetic application for live Halloween show at the NYC club venue, Webster Hall. Various characters for a 'Virgin Sacrifice' featured segment.

DUVET HALLOWEEN SHOW ‘08
Airbrushed makeup and generic prosthetic application for live Halloween show at the NYC club venue, Duvet.

HEINEKEN
Creation and fabrication of full face prosthetic piece in silicone gel appliances to age a CEO for the company substantially, also the fabrication of a slip mask that resembles him in the present.

JONATHAN GREEN - COMMERCE CORPORATION TRADE SHOW
Application of bald cap, aging makeup, and various hair pieces to create the (based on real) character Jonathan Green, for commercial and live performances
at 2 trade shows.

NEW YORK INNER CIRCLE 07
Application of straight stage makeups on TV News personalities for live performance.

WEBSTER HALL HALLOWEEN SHOW 06
Makeup and generic prosthetic application for live Halloween show at the NYC club venue, Webster Hall. Various characters for ''Rocky Horror' segment, and for a 'Virgin Sacrifice' segment directly following.

"THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE"
Fabrication of three prop 'dead' cats, one in two phases, three prop heads/hands for dead bodies that are cut up and sectioned for off Broadway theatre show.

GOOD YEAR "INNOVATIONS" DEALER CONFERENCE 06
Full prosthetic makeup on actor impersonating Good Year companies CEO for live corporate event, dealer conference.

"AMC's 'MONSTERFEST' "
Two day live event: day one consisting of 41 zombie makeups and 8 werewolf retro fit masks, and day two consisting of 8 zombies, one
Dracula makeup, and one constructed Frankenstein makeup. For live promotional event.

“MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS 2000”
Construction of mechanical puppet for host (Jimmy Fallon) for Video Awards ceremony.

“KING HEDLEY II”
Design, fabrication, application of prosthetic scar (and 200 copies) for lead (Brian Stokes Mitchell) in Tony Award winning Broadway play.

EDWARD ALBEE’S “THE GOAT”
Fabrication of actual sized prop goat, weighted to simulate dead weight, for Tony Award winning Broadway play.

“JEKYLL AND HYDE, THE MUSICAL”
Prosthetic scar (and copies) for lead actress, for Westchester Broadway Theatre revival directed by Robert Cuccioli.

“MADISON SCARE GARDEN ‘97/’98”
Special effects makeup and prosthesis for all performers in live haunted house (60-70 performers/shift x 2 shifts/day), two years concurrently.

“GOOSEBUMPS, THE MUSICAL”
Fabrication of full body suit, one life size animatronic puppet for Goosebumps stage event.

OPTIMUM CABLEVISION “HAUNTED HOUSE”
Design and construction of 5000 square foot haunted house complete with costumed characters, special effects makeup, prosthesis, and props.


MUSIC VIDEO:

Circa Survive: "The Difference Between Medicine and Poison is in the Dose"
Fabrication of multiple generic prosthesis in foamed gelatin to simulate entry points for thick rubber hosing, also rigging scenes where the hosing is pulled from the entry points, for music video.

Fallout Boy: "Down, Down"
Fabrication of deer antlers for main character for music video.

Dave Navarro “Hungry (Empty Girl)”
Operation and wrangling of puppets, props and multiple effects in music video.

David Bowie/Trent Reznor: “I’m Afraid of Americans’
Special effects makeup on various characters in procession scene for music video.

Charlie Baltimore: “For the Love of Money”
Slip mask for morph scene (side character to talent, aided with CG) in music video.


PRINT:

HD DVD
Two full makeups for the promotion of HD DVD Technology and players: one Kung Fu Master makeup with extensive hair pieces and
FX Makeup, and one fully prosthetic zombie made with silicone gel filled prosthetic appliances.

WWE Magazine
Small prosthesis and FX Makeup on wrestler Triple H to simulate metallic skull under the skin, for print layout.

ID Magazine
Series of silicone body parts (hand, leg, and face section) to accompany print article on slasher films.

Esquire: "Paparazzi"
Shot by Norman Jean Ray, 'beat up' makeup for photo special section.


Marie Claire “Get Noticed Naked”
Working with Joanne Gair; prosthesis and full body painting of clothes on nude model for print article.


Teaching Resume

Education

2004–Present School of Visual Arts NYC, NY

§ ‘Makeup for Film and Television’: instructing undergraduate film, photo, and fine arts students the art of makeup in a full spectrum- straight makeup, special effects, character creation, etc.

§ ‘Advanced Makeup for Film and Television’ (Started ’09): instructing undergraduate film, photo, and fine arts students the art of prosthetic makeup.

2004–Present Neighborhood Playhouse School NYC, NY

· ‘Stage Makeup’: instructing acting students the art of stage makeup.

2004 - Present

· Dick Smith’s Advanced Professional Makeup Course: In-depth study of prosthetic fabrication and application.


1994 – 1996

· Special Effects Workshop School: Basic course in special effects makeup, prosthetic fabrication/application, basic puppetry, and fabrication of body parts.

1994 – 1996

· New York University School of Continuing Education: Film making course encompassing film techniques and technologies.