Legends Makeup Academy Instructors 

faculty and visiting instructors

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Ve Neill

Faculty Instructor

Hunger Games series, Pirates of the Caribbean, Dead Man’s Chest and At World’s End, The Amazing Spiderman 1 and 2, Batman Forever, Ed Wood, Mrs. Doubtfire, Galaxy Quest, Hoffa, Edward Scissorhands, Hook, Beetlejuice, The Lost Boys, Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Dick Tracy, The A-Team

Lee Joyner

Faculty Instructor

Godzilla, The Orville, Star Trek Beyond, Guillermo del Toro’s Mimic, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Star Trek DS9, Star Trek Voyager, Spy Hard, Stargate SG1, Slipknot, Dark Skies, Spy Hard, The Arrival, Dark Skies, Alice Cooper, Usher, Walt Disney World/Land, CSI, Barnyard

Steve LaPorte

Visiting Instructor

Code Black, Longmire, The Call of the Wild, The Lost Boys, Hocus Pocus, Lost, X-Men: First Class, Galaxy Quest, Beetlejuice, The Goonies, Lost Boys, Buckaroo Bonzai, Oz the Great and Powerful, Alien Nation (TV), Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Swamp Thing, The Howling

Joel Harlow

Visiting Instructor

NOS4A2, A Quiet Place Part II, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Black Panther, Pirates of the Caribbean series, Logan, Black Mass, Battle Los Angeles, Dark Shadows, Star Trek and Star Trek Beyond, Hellboy, The Lone Ranger, Inception, Alice in Wonderland, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Planet of the Apes

Greg Cannom

Visiting Instructor

Vice, The Watchmen, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Ali, Hook, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Mrs. Doubtfire, Earth 2, Ali, Big Momma’s House, Bicentennial Man, Hannibal, Blade, The Mask, Hoffa, The Exorcist III, Cocoon, The Howling, Michael Jackson: Thriller

Selena Evans-Miller

Visiting Instructor

The Underground Railroad, Ford v Ferrari, 2Fast 2Furious, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Empire, Black Panther, The Vampire Diaries,  The Hunger Games series, Selma, Pirates of the Caribbean,  Edward Scissorhands, Hidden Figures

Shane Mahan

Visiting Instructor

Godzilla vs. Kong, The Mandalorian, Captain Marvel, The Shape of Water, Pacific Rim, The Avengers, Iron Man, Predator 1 and 2, Batman Returns, The Amazing Spiderman, Jurassic Park, Aliens, The Terminator

Brian Wade

Visiting Instructor

Army of the Dead, Swamp Thing, Vice, Aquaman, Westorld, American Gods, Teen Wolf, Batman v. Superman Dawn of Justice, Solomon Kane, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Van Helsing, The X-Files, Gremlins 2, The Blob, The Terminator, The Thing

Eryn Krueger Mekash

Visiting Instructor

American Horror Story, Hillbilly Elegy, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Hollywood, Scream Queens, 300: Rise of an Empire, Star Trek: Into Darkness, Glee, Nip/Tuck, Sabrina the Teenage Witch

 

Debbie Zoller

Visiting Instructor

Space Jam: A New Legacy, A Star is Born, Timeless, Twin Peaks, Kong: Skull Island, Get Shorty, Sinister 2, Pee Wee’s Big Holiday, The Hunger Games, Thor Dark World, Mad Men, The Tick, Men in Black

Howard Berger

Visiting Instructor

The Orville, The Walking Dead, Preacher, Legion, Alita: Battle Angel, Texas Chainsaw, Hitchcock, The Mist, The Hills Have Eyes 1 and 2, Kill Bill Vol. 1 and 2, Bride of Reanimator, Evil Dead 2, Army of Darkness

Bill Corso

Visiting Instructor

Sonic the Hedgehog 1 and 2, Bill and Ted Face the Music, Star Wars Episode VII and XI, Deadpool 1 and 2, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, A Series of Unfortunate Events

Arjen Tuiten

Visiting Instructor

Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, The Highwaymen, LBJ, Rings, World War Z, Thor, Terminator Salvation, Iron Man 2, Hellboy 2 Golden Army, Pan’s Labyrinth, Big Fish, The Time Machine

Robin Beauchesne

Visiting Instructor

American Crime Story, Captain America: Civil War, Agent Carter, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Oz The Great and Powerful, True Blood, National Treasure, Bill and Ted’s Bogus Journey, Master and Commander

 

Patrick Tatopoulos

Visiting Instructor

Zack Snyder’s Justice League, 300 Rise of an Empire, Total Recall, I Robot, Godzilla, Pitch Black, Spawn, Independence Day, Dark City, Underworld series, Alien vs. Predator, The Chronicles of Riddick

Nikoletta Skarlatos

Nikoletta Skarlatos

Visiting Instructor

Free State Of Jones, The Hunger Games Series, Immortals, Flight, Nappily Ever After, Pirates of the Caribbean: 2,3, and 4, The Amazing Spiderman, Halloween 2, Future Man, Entourage, Siegfried and Roy : The Magic Box, Miami Vice, Lee Daniel’s Star

Ken Diaz

Visiting Instructor

Top Gun: Maverick, The Tax Collector, Westworld, Honey Boy, Bird Box, Black Panther, Logan, The Men Who Stare at Goats, Spaceballs, Legend, Fright Night, The Thing, Alien Nation (TV),  Wild Wild West, Red Dragon

Kim Kimble

Visiting Instructor

A Wrinkle in Time, Zoe Ever After, Beonce: Pretty Hurts, The X Factor, Rock of Ages, Cadillac Records, Dreamgirls, Something New, The Pink Panther, Johnson Family Vacation, Austin Powers in Goldmember, The Bernie Mac Show, The Jamie Foxx Show, Moesha

Candace Neal

Visiting Instructor

Westworld, Suicide Squad, The Host, Nightcrawler, X-Men: The Last Stand, Constantine, Minority Report, Zoolander, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, The Cell, Twilight, Mars Attacks, Blow, Date Movie

Scott Essman

Visiting Instructor

Makeup historian, writer, director and Creative Director of Visionary Media. His books include Creature People: Behind-the-Scenes, Jack Pierce: The Man Behind the Monsters, Bride of Frankenstein: 75th Anniversary. 

Neville Page

Neville Page

Visiting Instructor

Star Trek: Discovery and Picard, Shazam!, Star Trek Beyond, The Terror, Garfield,  Goosebumps, Oblivion, Super 8, Piranha 3D, Prometheus, Green Lantern, Tron: Legacy, Avatar, Watchmen, Cloverfield, Face Off

Tym Buacharern

Visiting Instructor

Americanah, Star Trek: Picard, L.A.’s Finest,  Captain Marvel, Us, Hit the Floor, American Crime Story, Black Panther, Girlboss, Grease Live!, The Hunger Games series, Californication, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, Pirates of the Caribbean series.

Mike Mekash

Visiting Instructor

American Horror Story, The Mandalorian, Ratched, Peppermint, Avengers: Infinity War, Ghost in the Shell, Scream Queens, Mad Max: Fury Road, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 300: Rise of an Empire, Valkyrie, Prison Break, The 40-Year-Old-Virgin

John Blake

Visiting Instructor

Avengers: Endgame and Infinity War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Captain America: Civil War, Fast & Furious 5, 6 & Tokyo Drift, Iron Man 2 and 3, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, There Will Be Blood, Fargo, Hoffa, Tropic Thunder, Men in Black II, Amistad

James MacKinnon

Visiting Instructor

The Mandalorian,  Star Trek: Picard, Mulan, Star Trek: Discovery, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV), Scream Queens, American Horror Story, The Exorcist (TV), Ant-Man, Space: Above and Beyond, Priest, Thor, A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010), Legion, Sons of Anarchy, The Tick (2001), Glee, Parks and Recreation