Court of the Dead & Ve Neill Partner to Create SFX Makeup Cosplay at SDCC!

Living legends in the world of SFX make-up, Ve Neill and Lee Joyner join host Anna Van Slee in the Sideshow studio to discuss their latest endeavor: an SFX make-up cosplay of Court of the Dead character Cleopsis: Eater of the Dead! Their design will premiere at San Diego Comic Con 2019.

Ve Neill and Lee Joyner are Academy Award Winning make-up artists known for their work on films such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, and Godzilla!

Neill and Joyner currently serve as Director of Education and Director of Admissions, respectively, at Cinema Makeup School, a leading education institute for aspiring SFX make-up artists, in Hollywood, CA.

Presently, the two are leading a team of artists creating an SFX make-up cosplay of Court of the Dead character Cleopsis!

To learn more about their partnership with Sideshow and Court of the Dead, watch their interview with Sideshow Originals Brand Director Anna van Slee:

In addition to this SDCC partnership, COTD and CMS are hosting a contest for which the prize is a $2500 tuition scholarship to Cinema Makeup School, as well as a Cleopsis: Eater of the Dead Premium Format Figure! Head here to enter!

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