Back-to-back education sessions on the Main Stage and Education Stage, demos, retail stands, the Monster Mash Exhibition, Application Station, Body Art Zone, Prize Draws and Portfolio Surgery! Please follow the announcements on our Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date with this years 5th anniversary event!!
These are just a few of the senior industry professionals who will be involved in demonstrations, seminars, discussions and one-to-one advice all day, please visit the Educators page for the full line-up!
David Marti and Montse Ribé
David Marti founded Efectos Especiales DDT in 1991, where he was joined by Montse Ribé a few years later. They have had the honour of working with some of the world’s top directors like Guillermo del Toro on ’The Devil’s Backbone’, ‘Hellboy’, ‘Hellboy II: The Golden Army’ and ‘Crimson Peak’. Their creations for ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ earned them the Oscar for best achievement in makeup in 2007, and they have also worked with the likes of Pedro Almodovar on ’Talk to Her’ and ’The Skin I Live In’, and J.A. Bayona in ‘The Impossible’ and ‘A Monster Calls’.Efectos Especiales DDT
Academy Award winner and 2-time Emmy winner Christopher’s career spans almost 3 decades. He began working for leading FX shops including Rick Baker, KNB, Tom Burman, Optic Nerve, and Steve Johnson’s XFX, and has worked on and created some of the most iconic characters in film…from Marvel and DC to horror and sci-fi. His credits include ‘Sin City’, ‘Kill Bill’, ‘American Horror Story’, ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Suicide Squad’, ‘Deadpool’, ‘Bright’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ as well as the new ‘Halloween’ (2018), for which he designed and created the FX along with FX makeup co-designer Vincent Van Dyke, and was thrilled to create the return of Michael Myers (The Shape).IMDB
Neill holds multiple awards and co-directs industry-leading company Millennium FX. His career started in 1987 on ‘Waxwork’, since which he’s worked constantly – 2018 film projects include ‘A Private War’ starring Rosamund Pike and Jamie Dornan and ‘Flarsky’ starring Alexander Skarsgård, Charlize Theron and Andy Serkis. He continually adds to his hundreds of TV credits with shows such as ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Red Dwarf’ and publishes Prosthetics Magazine, which goes from strength to strength and maintains his ethos of promoting continual learning. Photo by Leon Csernohlavek.MillenniuM FX
Rob has over 20 years’ industry experience and is a co-owner and director of multi-award winning company Millennium FX. Recently he was prosthetics & practical creature FX designer for new release ‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’, and his other recent prosthetics design credits include movies ‘London Fields’ and ‘The Titan’ and TV shows ‘Call the Midwife’ and ‘Curfew’ starring Sean Bean, due to air in 2019. For Millennium FX, Rob has been prosthetics designer on over 30 different productions and designed/supervised over 150 episodes of ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Torchwood’ and ‘The Sarah Jane Adventures’.Millennium FX
Stuart has 25 years’ industry experience, starting out running foam latex and gradually working his way through to become skilled in the many aspects of prosthetics. This generated a real love for the craft of creating. Now teaching as well as writing articles, tutorials and producing the podcast ‘Battels With Bits Of Rubber’ with long-time FX colleague and author Todd Debreceni, Stuart still works on productions today. His credits include ‘Game of Thrones’, ‘Men in Black 4’ and ‘The Crown’.Website
Don Lanning is one of the industry’s best-known sculptors. His credits include the smash hit ‘Lost in Space’ remake, ‘Star Trek Beyond’, ‘Into the Woods’. ‘Batman vs. Superman’, ‘Oblivion’, ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’, ‘The Avengers’, ‘Dark Shadows’, ‘Battleship’, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 4: On Stranger Tides’, ‘Green Lantern’, ‘H2: Halloween 2’, ‘Quarantine’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Superman Returns’, ‘Silent Hill’, ‘Fantastic Four’, ‘‘Blade 3’, ‘Alien vs. Predator’ and ‘Hellboy’. Don will be on the Main Stage and in the Exhibitors’ Rooms.Facebook