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'Halloween' prosthetics designer Christopher Nelson will be at The Prosthetics Event!

Posted: 25 October 2018

'Halloween' prosthetics designer Christopher Nelson will be at The Prosthetics Event!

The new ‘Halloween’ is smashing all kinds of box office records and was the second biggest horror movie opening EVER. We are extremely excited that Halloween’s Academy Award winning prosthetics designer and the man tasked with re-creating the iconic Michael Myers’ mask, Christopher Nelson, will be at The Prosthetics Event on November 17th!

Academy Award winner and 2-time Emmy winner Christopher is one of the top makeup-FX artists and personalities in the film and television industry, His career spans almost 3 decades, earning him one of the most versatile, well-rounded, and respected artist reputations today. He started his career working for leading FX makeup shops including Rick Baker, KNB, Tom Burman, Optic Nerve, and Steve Johnson’s XFX. 

Christopher has worked on and created some of the most iconic characters throughout 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) from Blumhouse and director David Gordon Green, in 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). 

As well as making $77.5 million in its opening weekend, ‘Halloween’ was the biggest horror movie opening with a female lead, the biggest movie opening with a female lead over 55, the second biggest October movie opening ever. and the biggest ‘Halloween’ opening ever.

We’re also excited that issue 13 of Prosthetics Magazine will feature a major article on Christopher and Vincent’s work on ‘Halloween’, becoming part of the Halloween legacy and their approach to creating the all-important, controversial mask.

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