Special effects make-up implies that there's something beyond beauty make-up. Special effects make-up really can be anything from a bruise or a slight cut all the way up to prosthetics, all the way into animatronics. We are typically called in when people need to look their worst. Todd Masters, Prosthetic Make-up Designer
Special Effects Make-Up Department is responsible for make-up that goes beyond the normal make-up of actors. Special Effects make-up includes the making of prosthetics "masks"
Positions discussed in this episode:
Prosthetic Make-Up Designer: Designs and creates the make-up special effects for a production
Special Effects Make-up Artist: Assists the designer as required. Responsible for application and
"touch-ups" on set.