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An Interview With – Production Designer Ray Ball

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Pre Production and Production, Resources | 0 comments

Runway (Ian Power)Since working in the design department at The Abbey, Ray Ball has worked as the production designer for countless productions for film and TV. Ray won an IFTA for Best Production Design in 2011 for his design of Ian Power’s feature film The Runway. Other credits include Saving the Titanic, Moone Boy and Roy. Conor McMahon, for Film Ireland, talked to Ray about why he loves being in charge.

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Gory SFX Recipes – by Terri Pinnell and Conor McMahon

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Pre Production and Production, Resources | 0 comments

Resources_PrePro_132 Bloody HeadSFX makeup artists, Terri Pinnell and Conor McMahon share some of their favourite recipes for creating fake blood, zombie flesh, brains and blood spray.

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Top Tips for SFX Makeup – by Terri Pinnell

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in Pre Production and Production, Resources | 0 comments

Terri FaceBased in Dublin, Terri Pinnell is a fully qualified makeup artist and beautician who specialises in special effects makeup. She has worked on a number of features, shorts and series, including Portrait of a Zombie, Stitches and the RTÉ Storylands Winner, Zombie Bashers. Here she shares her top tips for special effects makeup for film.

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