Creaturegeddon - the convention for fans of SFX make-up fans and creators - is almost upon us and they have some more exciting news.
As well as the amazing guest list already announced, they have now added the Master creature designer, sculptor and all round artist Jordu Schell. Jordu's work can be seen on a multitude of high profile creature films such as Men in Black, Avatar, and Alien versus Predator to name a few. Jordu will be with us on Saturday, August 20th to chat about his work and career. As well as this amazing artist we are also incredibly excited to be announcing Oscar-winning make-up and creature FX designer and co-founder of KNB EFX Group, Howard Berger. Howard has over 800 feature film and television credits including Inglourious Basterds, The Chronicles Of Narnia Trilogy, Kill Bill 1 and 2, Splice, The Green Mile, The Pacific, Dolphin Tale 1 and 2, The Grey to name a few. In 2006 Howard won the Academy Award for Best Make-up for The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe, as well as winning a British Academy Award for Best Achievement in Make-up for the film. Howard won an Emmy Award with his team from KNB for Best Prosthetic Makeup for the AMC hit television series The Walking Dead and was Emmy-nominated for his work on Bryan Cranston’s prosthetic age makeup for the final season of Breaking Bad. In 2012, Howard designed and created the portrait makeup of Alfred Hitchcock for Sir Anthony Hopkins for the FOX Searchlight feature Hitchcock, which earned him his second Academy Award Nomination. In 2013, Howard handled the Special Makeup for Jamie Foxx as Electro for The Amazing Spiderman 2. Lately, Howard has taken on the responsibilities as Makeup Department Head on films such as The Gambler starring Mark Wahlberg and John Goodman, Ted 2 for Seth McFarlane and begins Deepwater Horizon with Mark Wahlberg for Academy Award nominated Director J.C. Chandor. Howard will be joining us on Sunday to discuss his amazing career.
Don't miss these amazing guests at Creaturegeddon 2016, which takes place at The Langley Conference Suite in Watford on August 20th and 21st. Tickets are available now from www.ticketsource.co.uk/creaturegeddon. For more information, head over to http://www.creaturegeddon.net to find out more.
Check out the gallery of images of the work of Jordu and Howard. Click a photo to enlarge.
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