‘Day of the Dead’ Makeup Effects Artist Todd Masters On Being the ‘Monster Maker:’ ‘We Really Wrung Out Every Drop on This One’

‘Day of the Dead’ Makeup Effects Artist Todd Masters On Being the ‘Monster Maker:’ ‘We Really Wrung Out Every Drop on This One’
In accordance with its namesake, the new Syfy series“Day of the Dead” is jam-packed with the undead. Meet their maker: Emmy-award winning makeup effects artist Todd Masters.

Masters — who is known for his work on “Slither,” “Tales from the Crypt” and “True Blood” — and his company MastersFX were given the lead to head the special zombie makeup effects on the series. This ode to George A. Romero’s famous flesh-eaters reminds its audience that sometimes all it takes to bring people together is a horde of zombies trying to rip them apart. The series follows the story of six strangers trying to survive the first 24 hours of an undead invasion. “Day of the Dead” also marks the first time that Masters serves as an executive producer.

The team worked quickly, as they were in production during the pandemic, facing technical struggles with budget and time. Masters and his Vancouver-based
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