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Nightmare Factory (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary | TV Movie 5 October 2012
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An inside look at the world of Hollywood special effects and the company paving the way, KNB Effects.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Gabriel Bartalos Gabriel Bartalos ... Himself
Howard Berger ... Himself
Steve Biodrowski Steve Biodrowski ... Himself
Alex Brewer Alex Brewer ... Himself
Everett Burrell ... Himself
John Carpenter ... Himself
Gino Crognale Gino Crognale ... Himself
Frank Darabont ... Himself
Jake Garber ... Himself
Ian Grant Ian Grant
Laurie Holden ... Herself
Chela Johnson Chela Johnson ... Herself
Robert Kirkman ... Himself
John Landis ... Himself
Mike McCarty Mike McCarty ... Himself
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In 1989 Greg Nicotero quit medical school and headed for Hollywood to pursue a dream of making monsters. Together with gore masters Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman, Nicotero went on to create KNB EFX Group, one of the most prolific makeup effects studios in the world. Written by Colin MacDonald

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Canada

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English

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5 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Ruby Tree Films See more »
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16:9 HD
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Ruby Tree Films was graciously given access to 200 hours of behind the scenes material from K.N.B.'s archive. See more »

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Features Inglourious Basterds (2009) See more »

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Behind the gore with a special effects make up legend
27 November 2014 | by juneebuggySee all my reviews

This documentary offers a behind the scenes look at the life of Greg Nicotero, a celebrated special effects makeup artist in Hollywood who I know of solely from The Walking Dead but was surprised to learn how many other movies he's been involved with. His Oscar award winning production team (KNB Effects) is basically responsible for any make up and creature effects seen in the last 25 years.

Greg himself tells his story here in a "Behind The Music" kind of way. Starting at the beginning with teenage home (monster) movies, his childhood influences, how he got started in the business, the 80's metal-hair days and including tons of behind the scenes footage from movies he's worked on and interviews with assorted directors and actors. Horror, fantasy, zombie, gore and animatronics, If your a horror fan than you'll love this, actually even if your not, its super interesting seeing behind the scenes into so many popular movies. 07.13


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