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Vincent J. Guastini

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey he started his own Special Make-up effects company at the age of 22, specializing in prosthetics and creature effects, design, and animatronics. The films that was a big influence on his life were Ray Harryhausen effects epics like, The Golden Voyage Of Sinbad and Jason and the Argonauts, horror films including The ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Cozmo's (TV Movie) (prosthetic makeup effect design and creation) (completed)
 2015 Havenhurst (make-up effects: designer and supervisor) (post-production)
 2015 Hellevator Man (special makeup effects) (filming)
 2015 She Rises (special effects makeup & prosthetics) (post-production)
 2015 The Thing in the Apartment (Short) (special makeup effects artist) (completed)
 2015 Sea Change (Short) (special makeup effects artist) (completed)
  Behind the Walls (special creature fx makeup) (post-production)
  Fembot (special makeup effects artist) (pre-production)
  Last Blood (special makeup effects creator and designer) (announced)
  Megafoot (creature effects) (announced)
 2015 Re-Kill (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2015 Ominous (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 The Curse of Downers Grove (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2015 Flowers in December (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival (special makeup & prosthetic character effects by)
 2015 Gorgeous Vortex (creature effects supervisor) / (puppeteer) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2014 Killing Floor: Uncovered (Short) (special makeup effects artist - as Vince Guastini)
 2014 The Taking of Deborah Logan (special makeup designer and creator)
 2014 V/H/S: Viral (on-set makeup applications - segment "Bonestorm") / (on-set makeup artist - segment "Bonestorm", as Vincent Guastini)
 2014 Inner Demons (prosthetic makeup designer)
 2014 Cabin Fever: Patient Zero (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2014 I, Frankenstein (early concept designer: Patrick Tatopoulos Studios) / (early conept designer: Patrick Tatopoulos Studios)
 2014 ColdWater (prosthetics creator and designer)
 2013 Agent 88 (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 The Employer (prosthetic designer)
 2013 Hansel & Gretel Get Baked (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2012/I Silent Night (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2012 Cut/Print (prosthetics designer)
 2012/II 1,000 Times More Brutal (special makeup effects artist)
 2012 Sushi Girl (special makeup effects designer)
 2012/I Under the Bed (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2012 Hirokin: The Last Samurai (special makeup & creature effects designer and supervisor)
 2012 The Devil's Carnival (special makeup & prosthetic character effects by)
 2011 Scream of the Banshee (TV Movie) (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2011 51 (special effects makeup coordinator - as Vincent Guastini) / (special makeup effects artist - as Vincent Guastini)
 2011 Seconds Apart (additional makeup effects)
  Lost Tapes (TV Series) (prosthetics designer - 5 episodes, 2009 - 2010) (prosthetic designer - 3 episodes, 2008 - 2010) (creature effects supervisor - 2 episodes, 2009)
- Beast of Bray Road (2010) ... (prosthetic designer)
- Yeti (2010) ... (prosthetic designer)
- Devil Monkey (2010) ... (prosthetics designer)
- Zombie (2010) ... (prosthetics designer)
- Dover Demon (2009) ... (creature effects supervisor)
 2009 The Pig People (makeup effects creator & designer: pig creature)
 2009 Splatter (TV Series) (special makeup effects designer - 2009) / (special makeup effects supervisor - 2009)
 2009 The Beacon (special effects makeup designer)
 2009 Dark Room Theater (special makeup effects artist)
 2008 Humanzee! (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2008 Audie & the Wolf (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2007 I Am Legend (early make-up design - uncredited)
 2007 Devil's Trade (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist & designer - 7 episodes)
- An Awful Truth (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist & designer)
- Sell It (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist & designer)
- The Burning Tree (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist & designer)
- Anna's Plan (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist & designer)
- Hanging (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist & designer)
 2007 Unearthed (additional special makeup effects designer and creator)
 2007 In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale (creature effects supervisor and designer: Krug - as Vincent Guastini)
 2007 Urban Decay (special makeup effects artist) / (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2006 Letters from Iwo Jima (burn effects)
 2006 Driftwood (special makeup effects designer and supervisor - as Vincent Guastini)
 2006 Flags of Our Fathers (burn effects - uncredited)
 2006 Hood of Horror (makeup effects designer) / (special makeup effects designer and supervisor)
 2006 Red Riding Hood (special effects makeup) / (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2006 Scary Movie 4 (makeup effects artist: Tiffany Stone - as Vincent Guastini) / (prosthetic makeup application: Oprah)
 2005 Doom (early creature concept design)
 2004 Rottweiler (special effects supervisor: makeup effects, VGP - as Vincent Guastini)
 2002 Infested (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (special makeup supervisor)
 2001 Children of the Living Dead (Video) (special makeup effects artist)
 2000 Requiem for a Dream (special makeup and prosthetic effects)
 1999 Man on the Moon (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1999 Dogma (special makeup effects creator and designer - as Vincent Guastini)
 1999 Saturday Night Live (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Brendan Fraser/The Roots (1999) ... (makeup artist)
 1999 Virus (special makeup effects: second unit) / (special makeup effects supervisor: second unit)
 1997 Traveller (special makeup effects - as Vincent Guastini)
 1996 Thinner (application and special makeup effects supervisor and designer for end sequence)
 1995 Vampire Vixens from Venus (makeup effects)
 1994 Regenerated Man (makeup artist) / (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 1994 Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All (TV Movie) (prosthetic makeup creator: Donald Sutherland)
 1993 Super Mario Bros. (prosthetic makeup)
 1992 The Last of the Mohicans (prosthetic makeup artist - as Vincent Guastini) / (special make-up effects supervisor)
 1991 Child's Play 3 (studio technician: Kevin Yagher Productions)
 1990 Metamorphosis: The Alien Factor (special makeup effects designer and supervisor)
 1989-1990 Monsters (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 4 episodes)
- Bug House (1990) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Mr. Swlabr (1990) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Bed and Boar (1990) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Satan in the Suburbs (1989) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 1989 Blades (special makeup effects artist - as Vincent Guastini)
 1988 Lone Wolf (special makeup effects artist)
 1987 Doom Asylum (special makeup effects artist)
 1987 Mindkiller (special makeup effects artist)
 1986 Spookies (special makeup effects - as Vincent Guastini)
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Vincent was also Will Ferrell's steady make-up man on Saturday Night Live working on that show he was nominated for an Emmy for best make-up.

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Vincent Guastini | Vince Guastini

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Known to have created the wings in Dogma & created one of the best prosthetic transformations seen for an independent film for Ellen Burstyn in the film Requiem for a Dream. See more »



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