Greg Cannom does fx for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

First published in 2010, ready for theatrical release this June

While munching on tasty Valentine’s Day, Lindor chocolate truffles and applying for a few makeup jobs online, I ran across the recently released trailer,  Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (2012). The movie is based on the popular book of the same name by Seth Grahame-Smith which was first published only 2 years ago.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter was produced by Tim Burton and directed by Timur Bekmambetov  (he directed Wanted, Day Watch and Night Watch, all favs of mine) and staring Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell and Dominic Cooper.

But on to the important stuff, like who did the makeup for this film.  Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter has a huge makeup department, including the incomparable Greg Cannom.  While I am very interested in seeing the work of this great crew of artist, (whom I have listed below) the trailer isn’t very promising, I actually laughed at the end of it. The featurette is much more interesting than the trailer. I have embedded both below for your viewing pleasure.

Maybe I will try to contact some of the makeup artist to find out what we can expect? Wish me luck!

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter Trailer from TrailerAddict

Abe Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Secret Life Featurette HD from firstshowingtv

List of makeup department, courtesy of
Denise Adams …. contact lens technician
Joe Badiali …. special makeup effects technician
Greg Cannom …. special makeup creator and applicator
Gloria Pasqua Casny …. hair department head
Gloria Pasqua Casny …. hair designer
Trent Cotner …. makeup artist
Gabriel De Cunto …. special makeup effects artist
Erica Dewey …. special makeup effects artist
Kris Evans …. makeup artist
André Freitas …. special makeup effects artist
Mark Garbarino …. special makeup effects artist
Marcos Gonzales …. assistant hair stylist
Elizabeth Hoel …. makeup artist
Jules Holdren …. assistant hair department head
Will Huff …. special makeup effects supervisor
Elvis Jones …. special makeup effects artist: Autonomous FX South
Jamie Kelman …. additional makeup artist
Kevin Kirkpatrick …. prosthetic makeup artist
Jack Lazzaro …. special makeup effects artist
Dee Leveque …. assistant hair stylist
Darryl Lucas …. makeup artist
Jessica Nelson …. contact lens technician
Mark Nieman …. special makeup effects artist
Cristina Patterson Ceret …. contact lens designer/painter
Kim Perrodin …. additional makeup
Kent Richard …. additional hair
Melizah Schmidt …. hair stylist
Anthony M. Scott …. makeup and hair production assistant
Geordie Sheffer …. key hair stylist
Donna Spahn …. hair stylist
Randa Squillacote …. hair stylist
Miles Teves …. makeup designer
Anne Morgan …. hair department head: reshoots (uncredited)

Please feel free to leave comments and let me know what you are thinking. I would love to hear from you!

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