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Nightmare Factory (2011)

Not Rated | | Documentary | TV Movie 5 October 2012
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An inside look at the world of Hollywood special effects and the company paving the way, KNB Effects.

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Donna Davies

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Donna Davies
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Credited cast:
Gabriel Bartalos Gabriel Bartalos ... Himself
Howard Berger ... Himself
Steve Biodrowski Steve Biodrowski ... Himself
Alex Brewer Alex Brewer ... Himself
Everett Burrell ... Himself
John Carpenter ... Himself
Gino Crognale Gino Crognale ... Himself
Frank Darabont ... Himself
Jake Garber ... Himself
Ian Grant Ian Grant
Laurie Holden ... Herself
Chela Johnson Chela Johnson ... Herself
Robert Kirkman ... Himself
John Landis ... Himself
Mike McCarty Mike McCarty ... Himself
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In 1989 Greg Nicotero quit medical school and headed for Hollywood to pursue a dream of making monsters. Together with gore masters Howard Berger and Robert Kurtzman, Nicotero went on to create KNB EFX Group, one of the most prolific makeup effects studios in the world. Written by Colin MacDonald

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Country:

Canada

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English

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5 October 2012 (USA) See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Ruby Tree Films See more »
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16:9 HD
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Ruby Tree Films was graciously given access to 200 hours of behind the scenes material from K.N.B.'s archive. See more »

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Features Land of the Dead (2005) See more »

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Gore, horror, zombies? Gotta watch this!
12 January 2012 | by mcc1134See all my reviews

I loved this flick! It's a great look inside the life of a special effects artist: how do you get there, the highs, the lows! I'd recommend this on to any gore or horror buffs for sure! Or even if you just love docs and are curious about how so much of the non-digital movie magic is done and how that blends with CGI to make the most impossible before your eyes! If you're a Greg Nicotero fan, you get some insight on his childhood and you can see how much he really loves his craft! It's like watching "best of" moments from various Making Of docs (lots of great Walking Dead behind the scenes!!) infused with Nicotero's story of his personal fight to accomplish his dreams of being an FX artist!


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