Screen Brum – Special Makeup Effects

Ever wondered how they make zombies look so terrifying? Did you know there is a job on movie sets for “contact lens technician”?

We explore the magical world of special makeup effects with FX wizards Laura and Ben from the Father Phantom studio here in Birmingham.

They reveal tricks of the trade, such as the need for a “panic word” and what actors are like when getting covered in latex.

With our picks for the greatest makeup on screen, we’d be made up* if you could join us.


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