Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith
This Discovery Channel Movie Magic program unveils the techniques that bring scary monsters to life in films. Dracula and Frankenstein characters are used to show how facial structures and makeup are employed with spectacular effect. Actors must sit for hours during the application of prosthetics and makeup that are necessary for their gruesome transformations. Also shown are the creation of lighting and sound effects, as well as the sets of creepy lagoons and terrifying laboratories.
behind-the-scenes, film-industry, filmmaker, makeup