Ever dreamed about being a big time Hollywood special effects make-up artist? If so, you’re probably aware of Syfy’s recent show Face Off, which highlighted a contest between several make-up people with the winner getting $100 K and a potential career in Hollywood.
What you might not be aware of is that the show was a hit for Syfy and will be getting a second season. But wait, there’s more. The network will be holding an open casting call looking for a new crop of contestants for season two and that is all happening this weekend in Los Angeles and New York.
Who knows, it could be your big break. If you have any desire at all, it could be worth it. Besides, what have you got to lose?
Click through for all the details directly from Syfy:
WHO: Syfy’s Face Off, the hit competition reality series that celebrates the incredible artistry of special FX make-up, exploring the world of these pros and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. The series incorporates effects make-up, as well as a a wide range of skill sets including prosthetics, sculpting, casting and molding.
Each episode involves incredible reveals of the competitors’ finished work, and the drama of one contestant being sent home by the panel of expert and celebrity judges. It all culminates in one winner and one $100,000 grand prize that will launch a career.
WHAT: Casting men and women, both professionals and novices to the art of special FX make-up. Must be 18 years or older and proficient in beautifying, prosthetics and special FX. Interested participants can obtain an application by sending an email to: www.syfy.com/faceoff.
WHERE: LOS ANGELES MARRIOTT – MONSTERPALOOZA CONVENTION
2500 Hollywood Way
Burbank, CA 91505
NEW YORK – IMATS CONVENTION (downstairs)
82 Mercer Building
82 Mercer Street
New York, NY
WHEN: Sunday, April 10, 2011
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. pacific in Los Angeles
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. eastern in New York