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Ben Bornstein


Ben Bornstein is a New York City based Special Make-Up FX artist working in the film and television business for almost 20 years. A Massachusetts native, Bornstein cut his teeth in Los Angeles, learning and working on numerous high profile projects before setting his sights back on the East Coast. The state of the art, 2,200 square foot studio is ... See full bio »

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Known For

Prodigal Son Make-Up Department
(2019-2021)
Gotham Make-Up Department
(2015-2019)
300 Make-Up Department
(2006)
Black Mass Make-Up Department
(2015)

Filmography

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  Black Flies (Prosthetic Makeup Designer) (filming)
  Living Dead Presents: Fog City (special effects makeup designer) (post-production)
 2022 Nanny (Prosthetic Makeup Designer)
 2022 Resurrection (Prosthetic Makeup Designer)
  Prodigal Son (TV Series) (prosthetic makeup designer - 19 episodes, 2019 - 2020) (Prosthetic Makeup Designer - 13 episodes, 2021)
- The Last Weekend (2021) ... (Prosthetic Makeup Designer)
- Sun and Fun (2021) ... (Prosthetic Makeup Designer)
- You Can Run... (2021) ... (Prosthetic Makeup Designer)
- Exit Strategy (2021) ... (Prosthetic Makeup Designer)
- The Killabustas (2021) ... (Prosthetic Makeup Designer)
 2021 The Unholy (special makeup effects artist)
 2020 Castle Freak (prosthetic makeup department head)
 2020 Dead Reckoning (makeup department head)
 2019 The True Adventures of Wolfboy (special makeup fx artist: Legacy FX)
 2019 A Call to Spy (leg makeup)
 2019/I Vault (makeup department head)
 2019 The Code (TV Series) (prosthetic makeup designer - 1 episode)
- Above the Knee (2019) ... (prosthetic makeup designer)
  Gotham (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 38 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (prosthetic makeup designer - 12 episodes, 2019) (assistant makeup artist - 12 episodes, 2015 - 2017) (additional makeup artist - 12 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: The Beginning... (2019) ... (prosthetic makeup designer)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: They Did What? (2019) ... (prosthetic makeup designer)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: I Am Bane (2019) ... (prosthetic makeup designer)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: The Trial of Jim Gordon (2019) ... (prosthetic makeup designer)
- Legend of the Dark Knight: Nothing's Shocking (2019) ... (prosthetic makeup designer)
 2019 Zombie with a Shotgun (special makeup effects artist)
 2019 Daniel Isn't Real (prosthetic makeup department head)
 2019 Glass (prosthetics applicator)
 2018 The Possession of Hannah Grace (assistant special makeup fx artist)
 2018 FBI (TV Series) (prosthetic makeup designer - 1 episode)
- Doomsday (2018) ... (prosthetic makeup designer)
 2018 The House with a Clock in Its Walls (assistant special makeup fx artist)
 2018 If Beale Street Could Talk (assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
 2018 White Boy Rick (special makeup effects artist)
 2018 Slender Man (assistant special makeup fx artist)
  Instinct (TV Series) (assistant makeup artist - 2 episodes, 2018) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode, 2018)
- Live (2018) ... (assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
- Bad Actors (2018) ... (assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
- Secrets and Lies (2018) ... (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2018 Super Troopers 2 (assistant makeup artist - uncredited)
 2018 Chimera Strain (special makeup effects designer and supervisor)
 2017 Chappaquiddick (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2017 Power (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 2 episodes)
- We're in This Together (2017) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- The Kind of Man You Are (2017) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2017 The Path (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- Defiance (2017) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2016 Frequency (TV Series) (makeup department head - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2016) ... (makeup department head: NYC unit - uncredited)
 2016 The Night Of (TV Mini Series) (additional makeup artist - 4 episodes)
- The Call of the Wild (2016) ... (additional makeup artist - uncredited)
- Samson and Delilah (2016) ... (additional makeup artist - uncredited)
- The Season of the Witch (2016) ... (additional makeup artist - uncredited)
- The Art of War (2016) ... (additional makeup artist - uncredited)
 2016 The Purge: Election Year (special makeup effects artist - uncredited)
 2016 Urge (special makeup fx: Presto fx)
 2016 Like Lambs (makeup department head)
 2016 Madoff (TV Mini Series) (special makeup effects artist - 4 episodes)
- Redemptions (2016) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Fallout (2016) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Catch Me If You Cancer (2016) ... (special makeup effects artist)
- Millions to Billions (2016) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 Master of None (TV Series) (assistant makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Parents (2015) ... (assistant makeup artist)
 2015 Blindspot (TV Series) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode)
- A Stray Howl (2015) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2015 Jonah Lives (special effects makeup designer and creator)
 2015 Black Mass (key makeup artist)
 2015 Almost Mercy (makeup department head)
 2015/I Muck (special makeup effects design and creation)
  Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (key makeup artist - 1 episode, 2015) (special makeup effects artist - 1 episode, 2014)
- Undercover Mother (2015) ... (key makeup artist)
- Pattern Seventeen (2014) ... (special makeup effects artist)
 2015/II Exeter (key special makeup effects artist)
 2014 The Equalizer (additional makeup artist - uncredited)
 2013 Army of the Damned (special makeup effects designer and supervisor)
 2013 Above Average Presents (TV Series) (makeup artist - 1 episode)
- Sexy Monster Mash (2013) ... (makeup artist)
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie) (additional makeup artist)
 2013 Saint Hoods (TV Series documentary) (special make-up fx designer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2013) ... (special make-up fx designer)
 2013 Grown Ups 2 (additional makeup artist - uncredited)
 2013/I The Heat (additional makeup artist: crowd)
 2013 Caterwaul (Short) (makeup department head)
 2012 Here Comes the Boom (additional makeup artist)
 2012 Caterpillar (Short) (special effects makeup designer: Creative Initiative Makeup and FX Studio)
 2012 That's My Boy (makeup artist: crowd)
 2012 The Legends of Nethiah (special makeup effects artist)
 2011 The Clear (special makeup effects artist)
 2011 Zookeeper (additional makeup artist)
 2010/I The Fighter (additional makeup artist)
 2010 Knight and Day (makeup artist: second unit)
 2010 Acts of Violence (special effects makeup designer: Creative Initiative Makeup and FX Studio)
 2009 The Lightkeepers (additional makeup artist)
 2009 Life Blood (Video) (special effects makeup designer: Creative Initiative Makeup and FX Studio)
 2009 The Warrior and the Wolf (special makeup effects shop technician)
 2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (sculptor / lab tech - 1 episode)
- Lying Down with Dogs (2007) ... (sculptor / lab tech: W.M. Creations)
 2007 I Am Legend (mold maker: Creature Effects, Inc.)
 2007 Species: The Awakening (Video) (makeup effects painter: JML Film Corporation)
 2007 Unearthed (special makeup effects shop technician: VGP)
 2006 300 (special effects makeup lab technician: Smith FX / Creature Effects, Inc. - uncredited)
 2006 Driftwood (foam supervisor)
 2004-2005 Arrested Development (TV Series) (sculptor/painter - 3 episodes)
- Motherboy XXX (2005) ... (sculptor/painter: Creature Effects, Inc.)
- Hand to God (2005) ... (sculptor/painter: Creature Effects, Inc.)
- Afternoon Delight (2004) ... (sculptor/painter: Creature Effects, Inc.)
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