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Brian Penikas

Brian Penikas is known for his work on Interstellar (2014), Jeepers Creepers II (2003) and Guardians of the Galaxy (2014). See full bio »
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 2014 Sons of Anarchy (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Papa's Goods (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2014 Stalker (TV Series) (makeup artist - 5 episodes)
- Crazy for You (2014) ... (makeup artist)
- Skin (2014) ... (makeup artist)
- Fanatic (2014) ... (makeup artist)
- Love Is a Battlefield (2014) ... (makeup artist)
- The Haunting (2014) ... (makeup artist)
 2014 NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) (makeup artist - 2 episodes)
- Traitor (2014) ... (makeup artist)
- Black Budget (2014) ... (makeup artist)
 2014 NCIS (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 4 episodes)
- Semper Fortis (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- The Searchers (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Parental Guidance Suggested (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- The San Dominick (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2014 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (makeup supervisor)
 2014 Interstellar (prosthetic body lifecasting: under Andrew Clement)
 2014 Guardians of the Galaxy (special makeup effects artist: Disney Studios Unit)
 2014 World Premiere (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- The Bridge: Season 2 (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2014/IV Dark House (department head special effects makeup)
 2013 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (makeup artist)
 2013 Thor: The Dark World (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 The Lone Ranger (additional make-up)
 2013 Oz the Great and Powerful (prosthetic makeup artist)
 2011 Rosewood Lane (special makeup effects artist)
 2011 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (special makeup effects artist: Oahu and Universal units)
 2010 Beneath the Dark (special makeup effects artist)
 2009 Don't Let Her Pull You Down (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2009 The Soloist (makeup supervisor)
 2009 The Perfect Sleep (special makeup effects artist)
 2008 Seven Pounds (makeup artist)
  Mad Men (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 4 episodes, 2007 - 2008) (special effects makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2007)
- The Benefactor (2008) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
- The Wheel (2007) ... (special effects makeup artist - as Brian Penkis)
- Nixon vs. Kennedy (2007) ... (special effects makeup artist - as Brian Penkis)
- Indian Summer (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist - as Brian Penkis)
- Red in the Face (2007) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2008 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2008 Day of the Dead (special makeup effects artist)
 2007 Charlie Wilson's War (special makeup effects artist: refugee casualty makeups - uncredited)
 2007 Shoot 'Em Up (special effects makeup department head: pick-ups and reshoots - uncredited)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (additional makeup artist)
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (additional makeup artist)
 2006 TV Watercooler (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 Jeepers Creepers II (creature & makeup effects supervisor) / (key makeup effects artist) / (special effects makeup department head)
 2003 Love Object (department supervisor & sculptor) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2002 Primetime Glick (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 10 episodes)
- Cheri Oteri/Dennis Miller (2002) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Catherine O'Hara/Ray Romano (2002) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Jon Lovitz/Rob Reiner (2002) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Tim Allen/Edie Falco (2002) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Andy Richter/Alec Baldwin (2002) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2001 Jeepers Creepers (creature & makeup effects supervisor) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2000 Rules of Engagement (prosthetic makeup artist - uncredited)
 1999 Carlo's Wake (makeup artist)
 1999 Galaxy Quest (masks) / (prosthetics)
 1999 Man on the Moon (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1999 Any Given Sunday (prosthetics designer - uncredited) / (tattoo designer - uncredited)
 1999 Stigmata (special makeup effects)
 1999 The General's Daughter (special makeup effects)
 1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (makeup artist: prosthetics)
 1999 A Memory in My Heart (TV Movie) (special makeup effects)
 1998 A Tribute to John Chambers (Video documentary short) (makeup department head)
 1997 Amistad (makeup artist: prosthetics - uncredited)
 1997 Gattaca (prosthetic makeup artist)
 1997 Face/Off (makeup artist)
 1997 Batman & Robin (makeup artist)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (prosthetic makeup artist - uncredited)
 1996 The Crow: City of Angels (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1996 Jack (makeup artist: prosthetics - uncredited)
 1996 Matilda (gelatin prosthetics - uncredited)
 1996 The Frighteners (special makeup effects)
 1996 The Nutty Professor (prosthetic makeup artist - uncredited)
 1995 Tank Girl (makeup artist)
 1995 Murder in the First (makeup lab technician)
 1994 Cabin Boy (special makeup effects artist: Chocki, Alterian Studios, Inc.)
 1993 Body Snatchers (special makeup effects artist)
 1992 American Playhouse (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Mrs. Cage (1992) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 1991 The Addams Family (makeup artist - uncredited)
 1990 Psycho IV: The Beginning (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist: Olivia Hussey lifecast)
 1990 Demon Wind (special makeup effects technician)
 1990 Far Out Man (hair stylist: second unit) / (makeup artist: second unit)
 1989 Call from Space (Short) (makeup artist)
 1989 Mutant on the Bounty (makeup artist: mutants)
 1988 Alien Nation (alien makeup effects)
 1987 A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (special makeup effects artist)
 1986 Trick or Treat (special makeup assistant)
 1985 Cocoon (special makeup effects artist)
 1985 Mask (test prosthetics)
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