FX legend Robert Kurtzman (Producer of The Dead Matter, From Dusk Till Dawn, co-founder KNB FX) has just announced the opening of The Kurtzman Institute. From their website: “Robert is opening the doors to his state-of-the-art facility and giving students first hand access to decades of genuine Hollywood experience. courses covering all aspects of the make-up effects industry, including: Sculpture, Mold Making and Casting, Life Drawing, Hair and Beards, Airbrush Techniques, Human and Animal Replicas, Suit Fabrication, Animatronics, and Special FX Props. In addition, students get real world experience, working alongside respected professionals, in a fully functional film and effects studio during the course of their instruction, providing a truly unique educational experience.”
Robert Kurtzman opens Kurtzman Institute
ABOUT MIDNIGHT SYNDICATE
For over two decades, composers Edward Douglas and Gavin Goszka have been known as Midnight Syndicate, creating symphonic soundtracks to imaginary films that facilitate a transcendental and adventurous escape into the secret dimensions of the mind’s eye. To many of their fans, they are horror music pioneers brewing a signature blend of instrumental orchestral gothic music and movie-style sound effects. To others, they remain the first “haunted house band” that forever changed the Halloween music genre and became a staple of the October holiday season. Still others, know them for their contributions to the use of music in the roleplaying and board game industries.