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Vincent J. Guastini

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Vincent James Guastini started his own Special Make-up effects company at the age of 22, in New Jersey and New York for 15 years, and then later in Hollywood for 19 years. Specializing in prosthetics, creature effects, design, and animatronics. Vincent is mostly known for in his 30 plus years in the business in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »


Known For

The Dark Tapes Makeup Department
The Last of the Mohicans Makeup Department
Requiem for a Dream Makeup Department
Super Mario Bros. Makeup Department


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  Last Blood (special makeup effects creator and designer) (announced)
  Megafoot (creature effects) (announced)
  Devilwood (special makeup effects & creature designer) / (special makeup effects artist) (pre-production)
  Hellevator Man (special makeup effects) (filming)
  My Jurassic Place (dinosaur creator designer & supply and construction - usa) (filming)
  Geisting (TV Series) (prosthetic characters & special make-up effects creation and design - 1 episode) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 ... (prosthetic characters & special make-up effects creation and design)
 2020 The Retaliators (special makeup effects artist) (post-production)
 2020 Attack of the Unknown (special makeup effects & creature designer)
 2020 Desert Moon (special makeup effects & creature designer)
 2020 Hunter's Moon (special makeup & creature effects)
 2020 A Dark Foe (special makeup effects & prosthetic designer)
 2019 Art of the Dead (special makeup effects & creature designer)
 2019 Devil's Revenge (special makeup effects & creature designer)
 2019 Spitting Image (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2019 Verotika (special makeup effects & creature designer segment "The Albino Spider of Dajette")
 2019 Blood Craft (body fabrication and painting)
 2018 One Must Fall (special makeup effects artist) / (special makeup effects designer)
 2018 Behind the Walls (special creature fx makeup)
 2017 SockMonster (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2017 Dead Ant (prosthetics and fake body fabrication)
 2017/IV Aftermath (makeup effects: silicone body victim)
  Renegades (TV Series) (makeup and prosthetic design - 1 episode, 2017) (makeup and prosthetic supervisor - 1 episode, 2017)
- The Requiem: Part 1 (2017) ... (makeup and prosthetic design - as Vincent Gaustini) / (makeup and prosthetic supervisor - as Vincent Gaustini)
 2016 Cozmo's (TV Movie) (prosthetic makeup effect design and creation)
 2016 It Watches (prosthetics creator and designer)
 2016 She Rises (special effects makeup & prosthetics)
 2016 Havenhurst (make-up effects: designer and supervisor)
 2016 The Dark Tapes (creature suit fabricators) / (make-up and creature special effects) / (painters & additional main creature fabrication) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2016 Alleluia! The Devil's Carnival (special makeup & prosthetic character effects by)
 2015 Ms. Long Legs (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 The Thing in the Apartment (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 Re-Kill (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2015 Ominous (TV Movie) (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2015 Sea Change (Short) (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 The Black Room (Short) (special makeup effects & creature designer)
 2015 Gorgeous Vortex (Short) (creature effects supervisor) / (puppeteer) / (special makeup effects artist)
 2014 Hidden in the Woods (special makeup effects artist - as Vincent Guastini)
 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/I Inner Demons (prosthetic makeup designer)
 2014 Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2014 I, Frankenstein (early concept designer: Patrick Tatopoulos Studios) / (early conept designer: Patrick Tatopoulos Studios)
 2013 Agent 88 (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2013 World War Z (additional pickup shots and special makeup effects la shoot)
 2013 The Employer (prosthetic designer)
 2013 Hansel & Gretel Get Baked (special makeup effects creator and designer)
 2012/I Silent Night (special effects makeup design: supervisor)
 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/I The Thing (early concept designer: )
 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 Neighbor (special make up effects created and designed by - as Vincent Guastini)
 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 Urban Decay (special makeup effects artist) / (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)
 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 concept designer: United States) / (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 Mini-Series) (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)
 1988 Doom Asylum (special makeup effects artist)
 1987 Mindkiller (special makeup effects artist)
 1986 Spookies (special makeup effects - as Vincent Guastini)
Show Show Special effects (89 credits)
Show Show Producer (8 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (4 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (4 credits)
Show Show Director (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Art department (1 credit)
Show Show Editor (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Self (8 credits)

Personal Details

Other Works:

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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Alternate Names:

VIncent Gaustini | Vincent Gaustini | 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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