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Brian Wade is an Award Winning Special Makeup Effects Artist turned character/creature designer and sculptor. On Februrary 24th, 2019 his creative contributions to Christian Bale's prosthetic makeups for the film "VICE" applied by Multi-Academy Award winning makeup artist Greg Cannom, won the Academy Award for Best Makeup, during the 2019 Oscars. ... See full bio »

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Vice Makeup Department
Aquaman Makeup Department
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 2019 Doom: Annihilation (creature designer/sculptor: Autonomous F/X, Inc.) (completed)
 2019 Beast Mode (special makeup effects sculptor)
 2019 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (creature effects sculptor: Spectral Motion)
 2019 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (special makeup effects sculptor - 2 episodes)
- Loose Ends (2019) ... (special makeup effects sculptor)
- The Anatomy Lesson (2019) ... (special makeup effects sculptor)
 2019 The Wretched (special makeup effects sculptor)
 2018/I Vice (prosthetic and makeup effects sculptor: Christian Bale and Amy Adams)
 2018 Aquaman (special makeup effects and creature sculptor)
 2018/I Driven (special effects makeup sculptor)
 2018 Strange Angel (TV Series) (special makeup effects sculptor - 1 episode)
- The Sage (2018) ... (special makeup effects sculptor - uncredited)
 2018 Westworld (TV Series) (special makeup effects sculptor - 10 episodes)
- The Passenger (2018) ... (special makeup effects sculptor: Fractured Fx, )
- Vanishing Point (2018) ... (special makeup effects sculptor: Fractured Fx, )
- Kiksuya (2018) ... (special makeup effects sculptor: Fractured Fx, )
- Les Écorchés (2018) ... (special makeup effects sculptor: Fractured Fx, )
- Phase Space (2018) ... (special makeup effects sculptor: Fractured Fx, )
 2018 The Monkey King 3 (special makeup effects sculptor: Smith FX)
 2017 American Gods (TV Series) (special makeup effects sculptor - 3 episodes)
- Come to Jesus (2017) ... (special makeup effects sculptor - uncredited)
- A Prayer for Mad Sweeney (2017) ... (special makeup effects sculptor - uncredited)
- A Murder of Gods (2017) ... (special makeup effects sculptor - uncredited)
  Teen Wolf (TV Series) (special makeup effects sculptor - 11 episodes, 2013 - 2017) (special makeup effects sculptor Darach - 1 episode, 2013)
- Riders on the Storm (2017) ... (special makeup effects sculptor)
- Memory Found (2017) ... (special makeup effects sculptor)
- Blitzkrieg (2017) ... (special makeup effects sculptor)
- Heartless (2017) ... (special makeup effects sculptor)
- Ghosted (2017) ... (special makeup effects sculptor)
 2016 Welcome to Willits (creature effects sculptor)
 2016 Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (nightmare creature sculptor)
 2014 Beauty and the Beast (On Set Creature Supervisor "Beast")
 2010 Resident Evil: Afterlife (special makeup effects sculptor: Paul Jones FX Studio)
 2010 Psych:9 (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2009 3 Idiots (special animatronic baby effects designer and creator)
 2009 Head to Love (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 2009 And Me for Myself (Short) (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2009 Solomon Kane (special effects makeup artist)
 2009 The Pagan Queen (special makeup effects designer)
 2008 The Wrong Mr. Johnson (makeup supervisor)
 2008 Bathory: Countess of Blood (special makeup effects artist)
 2008 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (prosthetic makeup artist: KNB EFX Group Inc.)
 2007 Imagination (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2007 Flight of the Living Dead (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2006 Loretta (Short) (makeup artist)
 2006 The Omen (special effects makeup artist)
 2004 Van Helsing (special makeup effects artist)
 2003 Alien Hunter (creature effects supervisor)
 2003 Basic (special makeup effects crew - uncredited)
 2002 Sabretooth (TV Movie) (special makeup effects supervisor)
 2002 xXx (co-designer/sculptor: Samuel Jackson's prosthetic makeup - uncredited)
 1998-2001 The X-Files (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 28 episodes)
- Per Manum (2001) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
- Salvage (2001) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
- Surekill (2001) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
- Via Negativa (2000) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
- Redrum (2000) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2000 Grosse Pointe (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2000 Bless the Child (special makeup effects artist)
 2000 Hollow Man (special makeup effects: ADI - uncredited)
 2000 Big Momma's House (special effects makeup sculptor)
 1999 Bicentennial Man (conceptual artist: pre-production - uncredited)
 1999 Angel (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist)
 1999 Roswell (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist)
 1999 Wild Wild West (makeup artist: living picture sequence - uncredited)
 1999 Idle Hands (special makeup effects artist: Captive Audience - uncredited)
 1998 Beauty (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist: Cannom Creations - uncredited)
 1998 Charmed (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 2 episodes)
- Thank You for Not Morphing (1998) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- I've Got You Under My Skin (1998) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1998 Blade (makeup effects designer/key sculptor: "Frosts' death")
 1997 Home Alone 3 (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1997 House of Frankenstein (TV Mini-Series) (special makeup effects artist - 2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... (special makeup effects artist: Cannom Creations)
- Episode #1.1 (1997) ... (special makeup effects artist: Cannom Creations)
 1997 Kull the Conqueror (special makeup effects artist: Captive Audience)
 1995 Amazing Discoveries - Der Geschmacksverstärker (Short) (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1994 Guyver: Dark Hero (creature effects) / (special makeup effects artist)
 1991 Dolly Dearest (special makeup effects artist)
 1990 The Godfather: Part III (makeup effects technician - uncredited)
 1990 The Exorcist III (crew: Cannom Creations) / (on-set special makeup effects supervisor - uncredited) / (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (special makeup effects artist: Rick Baker/Cinovation)
 1990 Back to the Future Part III (makeup effects technician - uncredited)
 1990 Tales from the Darkside: The Movie (special makeup effects crew)
 1990 Monsters (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Far Below (1990) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 1989 America's Funniest Home Videos (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist)
 1989 Bride of Re-Animator (special makeup effects artist shop supervisor: K.N.B. Effects Group)
 1989 Gross Anatomy (special effects makeup artist: cadavors)
 1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1989 Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (Klingon and Vulcan prosthetics)
 1989 Police Academy 6: City Under Siege (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1988 Beauty and the Beast (Short) (special makeup effects artist: Rick Baker/Cinovation)
 1988 Mystery Science Theater 3000 (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1988 Fright Night Part 2 (special makeup effects artist)
 1988 Gorillas in the Mist (Rick Baker's gorilla crew - uncredited)
 1988 A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (special makeup effects artist)
 1988 The Blob (makeup effects key sculptor: makeup effects crew) / (special makeup effects artist)
 1987 Beauty and the Beast (TV Series) (Beast crew. Rick Baker. - 10 episodes)
- An Impossible Silence (1987) ... (Beast crew. Rick Baker.)
- A Children's Story (1987) ... (Beast crew. Rick Baker.)
- Dark Spirit (1987) ... (Beast crew. Rick Baker.)
- Song of Orpheus (1987) ... (Beast crew. Rick Baker.)
- Nor Iron Bars a Cage (1987) ... (Beast crew. Rick Baker.)
 1987 Stranded (special makeup effects artist)
 1987 Harry and the Hendersons (special makeup effects artist: Rick Baker/Cinovation)
 1987 The Outing (special makeup effects artist)
 1987 Project X (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (Klingon and Vulcan prosthetics designer)
 1986 Captain EO (Short) (special makeup effects artist)
 1985 Enemy Mine (special makeup effects artist)
 1985 House (special makeup effects artist)
 1985 Radioactive Dreams (additional makeup effects designer) / (additional makeup effects supervisor) / (special makeup effects artist)
 1984 Starman (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 1984 The Terminator (special makeup effects artist: Stan Winston Studios - uncredited)
 1984 Who's the Boss? (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist: KD 151 Productions)
 1984 Dreamscape (special makeup effects artist)
 1984 The Last Starfighter (makeup effects technician: Greg Cannom - uncredited)
 1983 Strange Invaders (special makeup effects artist)
 1983 Wishman (TV Movie) (special makeup effects artist: Stan Winston Studios)
 1983 Psycho II (makeup effects artist: Norman Bates mother - uncredited)
 1982 The Thing (crew: special makeup effects unit - as Brian G. Wade)
 1981 Piranha II: The Spawning (piranaha sculptor) / (special makeup effects artist)
 1981 Galaxy of Terror (prosthetics fabrication)
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Brian G. Wade

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Academy Award Best Makeup (2019) - Sculpted the Academy Award Oscar nominated Makeup on Christian Bale for the film "VICE" AWARDS: 2015 - FINEST CRAFTSMANSHIP (2ND PLACE) - STATUE FORUM AWARD - X LARGE SCALE Men In Black, Rosenberg 1:1 Scale Statue (For Elite Creature Collectibles) AWARDS: 2007 - CREATIVE CONTRIBUTIONS IN CINEMA - Independent International Festival F/X Con (For excellence of work... See more »

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