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Fresh Kill: Greg Nicotero

Greg Nicotero started his film career on set with iconic horror director George Romero, so it’s perhaps destiny that 30 years after breaking into Hollywood with Day of the Dead, he’s still in the business of keeping the undead looking fresh.

Grunt Work: Dave Brockie

It started with a simple question—what’s the best way for a motley crew of punk rock kids to force the music scene to take itself less seriously? The answer was obvious: make the biggest, baddest monster costumes imaginable, throw in some stage antics that would make Ron Jeremy blush, and rock the faces off of anyone and everyone down for some stone-cold, intergalactic mayhem.

Pierre’s Costumes

Founded as Pierre’s Uniforms Inc., in 1943, the uniform manufacturer transitioned into the entertainment industry as a costume fabrication and rental house with the purchase of Miller Costumier’s (active since 1876) inventory in 1961.

Key Makeup Artist

Everyone wears makeup in the movies. Seriously, everyone. The work of a makeup artist on a film or television show is not limited to glam-ing up the leading lady or turning a walk-on actor into a decaying dead body on the autopsy table, the job is also utilitarian and necessary to counteract the negative effects of intensely bright production lighting. Without makeup, all performers on screen would appear pale, washed out, and with facial expressions barely visible.

Optic Nerve Studios

Optic Nerve Studios is a special effects company founded by John Vulich and Everett Burrell and is now owned by special effects makeup artist Glenn Hetrick, judge on the debut season of the Syfy competition show Face Off.