Moviemaker Dialogue: Special Effects Makeup with Eric Zapata

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Date and Time

Thu, Mar 22
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Austin Public Studio 1
1143 Northwestern Ave

Come join us for an in depth discussion on what it takes to become a Special Effects Makeup artist! Come learn from an industry professional on how to create prosthetics and how to navigate the business side of the film and makeup industry. Also, we’ll have a live demonstration covering the application and painting of a silicone trauma prosthetic on a live model.


Eric Zapata is a Special Effects Makeup Artist, Fabricator and Puppeteer, based out of Austin, TX. He his most know for being a two time contestant on the reality competition show Face Off Seasons 4 & 5.

Originally from Victoria Texas, Eric started his career in Ohio working for FX Legend Robert Kurtzman (From Dusk till Dawn, Wishmaster), where he acquired credits on indie horror hits such as “John Dies At the End” and “The Woman”.

Eric has worked on several Texas film productions, while also running his own art studio for commission and personal projects. His recent credits include Alita: Battle Angel, Fear The Walking Dead, The Son, Day 5, and the upcoming Puppet Master reboot.


$10 General Admission | $7 for Watch Members | Free for Make, Love and Premiere Members

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