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    • POWER Book IV : FORCE - Season 1, 2, 3 - 20 Episodes - Television Series - January 2021 to Present - Client: Lionsgate / Starz - Kosart Studios did various Prosthetics and On-Set MUFX Applications for Season 1, and continuing on Season 2. Kosart Studios designed and created multiple character prosthetics for principal cast including Jenard's cauliflower ear and Liliana's facial scar, and also did many trauma makeups minimal to extreme throughout each season, various blood-rigged prosthetics, and countless tattoos for some of the main characters as well as the various gangs throughout each season. MUFX / Prosthetic Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup FX Artist: Anna Cali FX Lens Technician: Kimberly Boundas Additional MUFX Artists: Kacy Tatus, Lawrence Gant, Drew Sjervin Prosthetics & Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anthony Maggio, Lawrence Gant, Ethan Kamperman, & Kacy Tatus Beard Technician / Hair Ventilation: Lana McKinnan Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Tattoo Illustrators: J. Anthony Kosar, & Ali Cantarella _______________________________________________________________________________ • THE CHI - Season 6 - Episode 613 - Television Series - February 2024 - Client: Showtime / 20th Century TV - Kosart Studios provided various stock Trauma Prosthetics created by Kosart and supplied to production. Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • CHICAGO P.D. - Season 11 - Episodes 11007 & 11008 - Television Series - February 2024 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolfe Entertainment - Kosart Studios provided various stock Trauma Prosthetics created by Kosart and supplied to production. Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • EMPEROR OF OCEAN PARK - Season 1 - Television Series - January 2024 - Client: MGM+ - Kosart Studios created a prop for the production. More info when officially released.. Prop by: Kosart Studios Prop Designer / Sculptor / Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • DARK MATTER - Season 1 - 4 Episodes - Television Series - Sept 2022 to April 2023 - Client: Apple TV+ / Mesquite Productions - Kosart Studios did Lifecasting Labwork and created Tattoo FX, and J. Anthony Kosar was an On-Set Prosthetic Makeup FX Artist. More info when released. Prosthetic Makeup Artists: J. Anthony Kosar & Anna Cali Lifecasting Labwork & Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Lawrence Gant & Ethan Kamperman _______________________________________________________________________________ • POWER Book II : GHOST - Season 4 - Television Series - March 2023 to April 2023 - Client: Lionsgate / Stars - Kosart Studios made custom Tattoo FX Creation for various characters throughout the season. Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Tattoo Illustrators: J. Anthony Kosar & Ali Cantarella _______________________________________________________________________________ • NATIONAL TREASURE : Edge of History - Season 1 - 4 Episodes - Television Series - May 2022 to June 2022 - Client: Disney - Kosart Studios created Prosthetics Tattoo FX. More info when released. Prosthetics & Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • SHINING GIRLS - Season 1 - 8 Episodes - Television Series - April 2021 to October 2021 - Client: Apple TV+ / Appian Way - Kosart Studios did various Prosthetics and On-Set MUFX Applications. Kosart Studios also did various Prop Sculptures and Fabrication. Prosthetics included a swollen beat face on Kirby played by Elisabeth Moss along with several healing stages of her inverted cross stomach wound, a fresh cut and a stitched cut on Harper played by Jamie Bell that tracked through most the season, cuts on Dan played by Wagner Moura, countless victims of the serial killer with inverted cross stomach cuts, additional murder trauma of all kinds, and multiple WWI casualties and wounded soldiers, along with various props including a bloated dead body of character Julia Madrigal. SPFX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Special FX Makeup Artists: Kacy Tatus & Drew Sjervin Additional MUFX Artists: Lawrence Gant, Troy Holbrook, Ross Martucci, & David Ian Grant Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anthony Maggio, Lawrence Gant, Ryan Guenther, Ethan Kamperman, Megan Lanners, Madeline Bogathy _______________________________________________________________________________ • PAPER GIRLS - Season 1 - 3 Episodes - Television Series - April 2021 to September 2021 - Client: Legendary / Amazon / Plan B - Kosart Studios did various Prosthetics and On-Set MUFX Applications, as well as some work for the Art Department. Kosart Studios designed and created the facial character prosthetic makeups for the futuristic teens Heck and Naldo. Kosart also did some scenic work creating large flesh skins for the interior of the time capsule. SPFX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Special FX Makeup Artists: Lawrence Gant, Kacy Tatus, & Ross Martucci FX Lens Technician: Kimberly Boundas Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Digital Sculptor & Fabrication: Ryan Guenther Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anthony Maggio, Lawrence Gant, Ryan Guenther, Ethan Kamperman, Jeff Harris, Kenn Kooi, Lynda Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • 4400 - Season 1 - 9 Episodes - Television Series - June 2021 to December 2021 - Client: CBS Studios / The CW - Kosart Studios provided various stock Trauma Prosthetics created by Kosart and supplied to production. Kosart Studios also did custom Tattoo FX Creation for various characters. Prosthetics & Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic & Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anthony Maggio, Lawrence Gant, & Ethan Kamperman _______________________________________________________________________________ • THE BIG LEAP - Season 1 - Television Series - August 2021 to October 2021 - Client: FOX - Kosart Studios made custom Tattoo FX Creation for various characters. Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Tattoo Illustrators: J. Anthony Kosar & Ali Cantarella _______________________________________________________________________________ • POWER Book III : RAISING KANAN - Season 2 - Television Series - September 2021 - Client: Lionsgate / Stars - Kosart Studios made custom Tattoo FX Creation for various characters. Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Tattoo Illustrators: J. Anthony Kosar & Ali Cantarella _______________________________________________________________________________ • F A R G O - Season 4 - 11 Episodes - Television Series - September 2019 to September 2020 - Client: FX / MGM / 26 Keys Productions / The Littlefield Company - Kosart Studios did various MUFX Concept Designs, Prosthetics, Dental Appliances, and On-Set MUFX Applications, including Snowman, Bandaged Man, and various Trauma, Age, and Character make-ups, minimal to extreme for the entire season. Actors worked on include Chris Rock, Salvatore Esposito, Jason Schwartzman, Corey Hendrix, Jack Huston, Ben Wishaw, Matthew Elam, Stephen Spencer, Kelsey Asbille, Glynn Turman, Will Clinger, Gaetano Bruno, Jeremie Harris, Tommaso Ragno, Ira Amyx, Andrew Rothenberg, Aaron Lamm, Eric Slater, and others. - Kosart Studios also did various Prop Sculptures and Fabrication for Season 4 including Snowman's Wooden Nose, Gaetano's Souvenier Teeth, a Knife Replica, Severed Hands, Brain Chunks and Skull Fragments, and Character Dummy Bodies. SPFX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Special FX Makeup Artists: Lawrence Gant FX Lens Technician: Kimberly Boundas Additional MUFX Artists: Kacy Tatus, Troy Holbrook, Martina Sykes, Ross Martucci Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Digital Sculptor & Fabrication: Ryan Guenther Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anna Cali, Lawrence Gant, Anthony Maggio, Ryan Guenther, Megan Lanners, Kenn Kooi, Madeline Bogathy, Jim Schmid, Tiffany Caranci, & Jeff Harris _______________________________________________________________________________ • STATION ELEVEN - Season 1 - 3 Episodes - Limited Series - January 2020 - Client: Paramount / HBO - Kosart Studios designed and sculpted the Prosthetic Age Make-Up for Clark played by David Wilmot which consisted of 3 encapsulated silicone prosthetics for his face, an encapsulated silicone prosthetic for the back of each hand, and tinted dental veneers to age his teeth. Also designed and scultped the facial Pros-Aide Transfer Age Prosthetics for Jeevan played by Himesh Patel. Kosar did the initial prosthetic make-up test in Chicago for Clark. Production moved to Toronto due to Covid-19, and continued filming using Kosar's prosthetics. Clark & Jeevan Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Clark & Jeevan Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anthony Maggio & Lawrence Gant _______________________________________________________________________________ • EMPIRE - Season 3, 4, 5, 6 - 19 Episodes - Television Series - June 2016 to 2020 - Client: FOX - Kosart Studios did various Prosthetics and On-Set SPFX Make-Up Applications for Seasons 3, 4, 5, & 6 including Age make-ups, and light to extreme Trauma, Healed Scars, and Fight Injury make-ups. Actors worked on include Taraji P. Henson, Demi Moore, Taye Diggs, Xzibit, Bre-Z, Grace Byers, Trai Byers, Terrell Carter, Amanda Detmer, James Colby, Da'Vine Joy Randolph, Kaitlin Doubleday, and others. - Kosart Studios also did various Props Sculptures and Fabrication for Season 3 including Babies, Severed Limbs, and Soft-Foam Replicas. MUFX Designer / Lead MUFX Artist: J. Anthony Kosar Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Lead Technician / Artist: Anna Cali Sculptors: Anna Cali & Nicholas Reinhard Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Lawrence Gant, Jeff Cox, Crystal Cox, & Maggie Nytko _______________________________________________________________________________ • NEXT - Season 1 - 9 Episodes - Television Series - October 2019 to February 2020 - Client: FOX - Kosart Studios made custom Tattoo FX Creation for various characters. Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Tattoo Illustrators: J. Anthony Kosar, Ali Cantarella, Ryan Guenther, Anthony Maggio, & Madeline Bogathy _______________________________________________________________________________ • SOMEBODY SOMEWHERE - Season 1 - Pilot Episode - Television Series - September 2019 - Client: HBO - Kosart Studios made custom Tattoo FX Creation. More info when released. Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • CHICAGO P.D. - Seasons 4, 5, & 6 - 54 Episodes - Television Series - July 2016 to Spring 2019 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolf Entertainment - Kosart Studios did various Prosthetics & On-Set MUFX Applications including light to extensive Trauma such as 2D bruises, scratches, and scrapes, to swollen beat-up looks, cuts and scars, bleeding entry and exit gun-shot-wounds, stab wounds and lacerations, throat slashes, mutilated faces, fresh burns minimal to extreme, healed burns, skin grafts, open and closed autopsies, dead looks, tattoo creation and application, tattoo cover-ups. Using everything from out-of-the-kit techniques to extreme custom prosthetics designed and created in-house at Kosart Studios. Kosart also did On-Set make-up artist covering actors for touch-ups of regular make-up. Actors worked on include Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush, Elias Koteas, Patrick Flueger, Marina Squerciati, Laroyce Hawkins, Mekhi Phiefer, Tracy Spiridakos, Jesse Lee Soffer, Laura Slade Wiggins, Amy Morton, Chelsie Ross, and many others. - Kosart Studios also did various Props Sculptures & Fabrication for Season 4-6 including Burned Bodies, Severed Heads, Severed Limbs, Corpses, Weapons, more. MUFX Designer / Lead MUFX Artist: J. Anthony Kosar Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Additional MUFX Artists: Ross Martucci, Lawrence Gant, Martina Sykes, & Randy Wilder Prosthetics, FX Props, & Tattoo FX by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Lead Technician / Artist: Anna Cali Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Lawrence Gant, Nicholas Reinhard, Madeline Bogathy, Cassandra Sychta, Jeff Harris, & Jim Schmid _______________________________________________________________________________ • LOVECRAFT COUNTRY - (EMMY® Nominated for OUTSTANDING PROSTHETIC MAKEUP) - Season 1 - Pilot Episode - Television Series - July to August 2018 - Client: HBO / Monkeypaw Productions / Bad Robot Productions - Kosart Studios did all Trauma Prosthetics on Sheriff Hunt (Jamie Harris) and Deputy Eastchurch (Matthew Alan), and Blood Work and Continuity on all Principal Cast (Jonathan Majors, Jurnee Smollett, Courtney B. Vance, and others) and Stunt Doubles. - Kosart Studios also did various FX Props Sculptures & Fabrication for Prop and SPFX Departments. Severed Arm Prop, and Lifecasting & Labrwork for Exploding Head. MUFX Designer / Lead MUFX Artist: J. Anthony Kosar Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Lead Technician / Artist: Anna Cali Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Lawrence Gant, Anthony Maggio, Madeline Bogathy, Jeff Harris, & Jim Schmid _______________________________________________________________________________ • SHAMELESS - Season 9 - 2 Episodes, 904 & 913 - Chicago Unit - Television Series - August & October 2018 - Client: SHOWTIME - Kosart Studios did On-Set Special FX Make-Up. Broken Leg Prosthetic Application to William H. Macy using ecapsulated silicone prosthetic provided by production for 913. Blood application to Ethan Cutkosky and Zachary Keller for 904. . Special FX Makeup Artist: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • PROVEN INNOCENT - Season 1 - 1 Episode 102 - Television Series - August 2018 - Client: FOX - Kosart Studios did custom Encapsulated Silicone Prosthetic Creation & Consultation. Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anna Cali & Lawrence Gant _______________________________________________________________________________ • CHICAGO JUSTICE - Season 1 - 5 Episodes - Television Series - Sept 2016 to Feb 2017 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolf Entertainment - Kosart Studios did the Prosthetics Design & Creation and On-Set SPFX Make-Up Applications including extensive Trauma, Burn, Corpse, & Autopsy make-ups. MUFX Designer / Lead MUFX Artist: J. Anthony Kosar Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anna Cali & Lawrence Gant _______________________________________________________________________________ • THE LEFTOVERS - Television Series - 2016 - Client: HBO - Kosart Studios did the Wig Fitting and Hair Wrap on actress Carrie Coon in Chicago for wig maker Peter Owen Bristol ltd in England. MUFX Technician: J. Anthony Kosar Wig Technician: Randy Wilder _______________________________________________________________________________ • *CHICAGO FIRE - Season 4 - 2 Episodes 419 & 422 - Television Series - 2016 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolf Entertainment - J. Anthony Kosar did On-Set Trauma Make-Up FX Applications. Special FX Makeup Artist: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • CHICAGO MED - Season 8 Episode 801; Season 7 Episodes 715, 717, 719, & 720; Season 1 Episode 113 - Television Series - 2016 - Client: NBC Universal / Wolf Entertainment - Kosart Studios did Custom Tattoo FX Creation for various characters in Seasons 7 & 8. Kosart Studios also did the Design, sculpture, and creation of Hero Icicle Prop used in Episode, along with multiple back-ups in Season 1. Tattoo FX & FX Props by: Kosart Studios FX Prop Designer / Lead Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Tattoo FX Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Tattoo Illustrators: J. Anthony Kosar & Ali Cantarella Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr Lab Technician: Anna Cali _______________________________________________________________________________ • *FACE OFF : Season 8 - Television - Coach on Reality Competition Show - 2015 - Produced by Mission Control Media for the SYFY Channel in 2014 - J. Anthony Kosar is brought back to Coach a team of new contestants, lending his knowledge, expertise, and experience of FX and Face Off. SFX Coach: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • *FACE OFF : Judge Match - Television - Contestant on Face Off Special Show - 2014 - Produced by Mission Control Media for the SYFY Channel - J. Anthony Kosar competed alongside Miranda Jory on judge Neville Page's team for charity; Team Neville wins. SFX Make-Up Artist / Competitor: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • *FACE OFF : Season 5 - Television - Guest Mentor on Reality Competition Show - 2013 - Produced by Mission Control Media for the SYFY Channel - J. Anthony Kosar is brought back as a Guest Mentor to introduce and give guidance to contestants on Season 5 Episode 5, Mother Earth Challenge. SFX Mentor: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • *DEFIANCE - Television - 2012 - Syfy / NBC Universal - J. Anthony Kosar assisted the Prosthetic Make-Up Department on set for an episode of Defiance under Allan Cooke and Shane Zander. MUFX Intern: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • *FACE OFF : Season 4 - Television - Contestant on Reality Competition Show - 2013 - Produced by Mission Control Media for SYFY Channel in 2012 - Season 4 CHAMPION: J. Anthony Kosar won 6 of 11 spotlight challenges and 1 of 4 foundation challenges - SFX Make-Up Artist / Contestant: 12 spotlight challenge make-up designs, creation, & applications, plus 4 foundation challenge make-ups - Many Records and Face Off firsts set by J. Anthony Kosar, visit AWARDS page to see Kosar's many victories on FACE OFF
  • FILM
    • GOAT - Feature Film - Horror - 2024 - Client: Monkeypaw Productions / Universal - In Pre-Production. More Info when officially released. SPFX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • G(L)ory Days - Short Film - Horror - 2024 - Client: - Provided lifecasting Services for Chicago based Actors to Skull Asylum FX. Studio Consultant: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Director of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr FX Lab Technicians: Lawrence Gant & Anthony Maggio _______________________________________________________________________________ • ON FIRE - Feature Film - Drama - 2023 - Client: Branded Pictures Entertainment for Masters FX - In Production. More info when officially released. Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios for Masters FX Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Director of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • GANYMEDE - Feature Film - Horror - 2022 - Client: Neighborhood Pictures / Whiskey Stream Films - Kosart Studios did the Creature FX and Prosthetic Design, Creation, and Application. More info when released. Prosthetic Makeup FX Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Prosthetic Makeup FX Artist: Lawrence Gant Additional Prosthetic Makeup FX Artist: Troy Holbrook Prosthetics & Creature FX by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Additional Sculpting & Painting: Anthony Maggio Lead Fabrication: Ethan Kamperman Lead FX Lab Technician: Ryan Guenther FX Lab Technician: Lawrence Gant FX Contact Lens Consultant: Kimberly Boundas Kosart Studios Director of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr Kosart Studios Office Manager: Elizabeth Hernandez _______________________________________________________________________________ • PERPETRATOR - Feature Film - Horror - 2022 - Client: Shudder & Divide/Conquer - Kosart Studios did the Prosthetic Design, Creation, and Application. More info when released. SPFX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Lawrence Gant Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Lead Technician & Fabrication: Ethan Kamperman MUFX Lab Technicians: Lawrence Gant & Anthony Maggio Kosart Studios Director of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr Kosart Studios Office Manager: Elizabeth Hernandez _______________________________________________________________________________ • NIGHT'S END - Feature Film - Horror - 2021 - Client: Shudder / Crow Island Films - Kosart Studios did the Prosthetic Design, Creation, and Application of the Roberta Wellwood ghost played by Morgan Reesh and the Demon Creature version of Colin Albertson played by Lawrence Grimm. Kosart Studios also supplied various FX Props from our inventory. SPFX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Lawrence Gant Additional SPFX Makeup Artist: Madeline Bogathy Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Director of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Lawrence Gant, Anthony Maggio, Barrett McGivney, Madeline Bogathy, Ryan Guenther _______________________________________________________________________________ • START WITHOUT ME - Feature Film - 2021 - Client: 637 Scraper - Kosart Studios provided various stock Prosthetics created and supplied to production. More info when released. Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • CANDYMAN - Feature Film - Horror - 2019 to 2020 - Client: Monkeypaw Productions / MGM / Universal / Bron - Kosart Studios did the Prosthetic Designs, Creation, and Applications. Anthony McCoy's transformation from multiple Bee Sting stages to Honeycomb Rash stages, to final Candyman look on Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. Sherman Fields Candyman look on Michael Hargrove. Various Kill Scenes including: Jerrica's torn throat; Clive's pierced ankle, broken nose, and torn-open torso; Officer Rooney's slashed jaw and throat; Officer Jone's torn throat; Officer Smith's torn-open torso; Burke's eye stab; The Kid Candyman look; and Anne-Marie McCoy's healed scar from arm cut from 1992 movie. On-screen gags include scab-peel, fingernail removal, removing mirror shard from palm, hand getting sawn off, and inserting the hook in stump. Actors worked on include Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo, Vanessa Williams, Michael Hargrove, Brian King, Miriam Moss, Cassie Kramer, and others. - Kosart Studios also did Prop Designs including digital sculpt, print, and fabrication of the new Hook used for both Anthony and Sherman Candymen. Hero hooks and solf, stunt hooks were created, along with hooks sectioned. Full VFX Reference arm stumps with Hooks for both Anthony and Sherman. And hook/stump rigs to keep actor wrist from flexing, used with green sock for VFX hand removal in post. SPFX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Special FX Makeup Artist: Clare Ramsey FX Lens Technician: Kimberly Boundas Additional MUFX Artists: Lawrence Gant, Troy Holbrook, Ross Martucci, Christine Sciortino, & Kacy Tatus Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr Lead Lab Technician / Artist: Anna Cali Sculptor / Lead Technician: Ryan Guenther MUFX Lab Technicians: Madeline Bogathy, Lawrence Gant, Jeff Harris, Megan Lanners, Anthony Maggio, Clare Ramsey, & Jim Schmid _______________________________________________________________________________ • CLAP YOUR HANDS - Feature Film - Horror - 2019 - Currently in Pre-Production - Client: Spiff TV - Kosart Studios did the Creature / Prosthetic Design, Creation, and Application. More info when released. SPFX Makeup Department Head & Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anna Cali, Lawrence Gant, & Kenn Kooi _______________________________________________________________________________ • HUBIE HALLOWEEN - Feature Film - July 2019 - Client: Happy Madison Productions / Netflix - Kosart Studios did the Lifecast of actor Tim Meadows in Chicago for Louie Zakarian Make-Up FX in New York. MUFX Lab Technicians: J. Anthony Kosar, Anna Cali, Lawrence Gant, Madeline Bogathy Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • BEATS - Feature Film - June 2018 - Client: NETFLIX - Kosart Studios did the Prosthetic Creation and Temporary Tattoo Creation, and On-Set SPFX Make-Up Applications. More info when released. MUFX Prosthetics Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anna Cali & Lawrence Gant _______________________________________________________________________________ • NIGHT OF THE HATCHETMAN - Short Film - Horror - 2017 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Productions - Kosart Studios did the Hatchetman concept design, & Character prosthetic creations and applications, MUFX Tests. Special FX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Anna Cali & Lawrence Gant _______________________________________________________________________________ • PSYCHOGENIC FUGUE - Short Film, Advertisement & Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Sandro Films with David Lynch & Squarespace - Kosart Studios did the Sculpture and creation of Prosthetics & On-Set Make-Up FX Applications on actor John Malkovich of 7 Characters from the films of David Lynch. Characters include John Merrick from The Elephant Man, Henry Spencer and Lady in the Radiator from Eraserhead, Special Agent Dale Cooper and Log Lady from Twin Peaks, Mystery Man from Lost Highway, and Frank Booth from Blue Velvet. For the David Lynch Foundation. Special FX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technician: Anna Cali _______________________________________________________________________________ • THE ALIEN REPORT - Feature Film - 2016 - Client: Earths Dreamland - Kosart Studios did the Design and Make-Up Applications for multiple Aliens and Human/Alien Hybrid full body make-ups. Special FX Makeup Department Head & Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Key Special FX Makeup Artist: Anna Cali FX Lens Technician: Kimberly Boundas Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • ZOOBIQUITY - Television Pilot / TV Movie - 2016 - Client: FOX - Kosart Studios did the Design, sculpture, and creation of silicone prosthetics and pros-aide transfers, and on-set applications of SPFX MU. Kosart also did On-Set make-up artist for touch-ups under MU Dept Head Essie Cha. MUFX Designer / Lead SPFX Makeup Artist: J. Anthony Kosar Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technician: Anna Cali _______________________________________________________________________________ • AURORA - Short Film - 2016 - Client: Century Guild - Kosart Studios did the Concept Design of "Pango" creature. Creature Design by: Kosart Studios Creature Designer: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • BLACK LULLABY - Short Film & Fine Art Horror Photograph - 2013 - Client: Joshua Hoffine - Kosart Studios did the Boogeyman concept design; lifecasts; face prosthetic, partial cowl, finger extensions, dental appliance; on set make-up application. Special FX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Special FX Makeup Assistant: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Prosthetic Designer / Lead Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr MUFX Lab Technicians: Kosart Crew _______________________________________________________________________________ • BLOOD ON THE PLAIN - Short Film - 2011 - Client: Water Cooler Productions - Kosart Studios did the concept design: actor life-cast; 3 different silicone creature head appliances; 3 full-body creature on set make-up applications. Creature FX Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Creature FX Assistant: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr Creature FX Prosthetics by: Kosart Studios Creature Prosthetic Designer / Sculptor: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • LEX TALIONIS - Short Film - 2010 - Client: Kos For Three Productions - Kosart Studios did the Trauma make-ups. Special FX Makeup Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • SATANIC PANIC - Feature Film - 2007 to 2008 - Client: Marc Selz Productions, LLC - Kosart Studios did the Creature Design & Maquette; life-casts; silicone creature suit: head, chest, arms, hands, legs, feet, teeth, costume - Kosart Studios also did Prop Design and Fabrication of 2 sacrificed dogs, sacrificed cat, 3 sacrificial daggers, 2 hearts, meat hooks, & foam hunting knife. Creature FX Department Head: J. Anthony Kosar Creature FX Assistants: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr & Chris Hernandez Creature FX Prosthetics & FX Props by: Kosart Studios Creature Prosthetic Designer / Prop Designer / Lead Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr _______________________________________________________________________________ • *AVATAR - Feature Film - 2007 - Twentieth Century Fox directed by James Cameron - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - J. Anthony Kosar helped build A.M.P. Power Suit; large silicone with fiberglass matrix molds, & fiberglass castings of pieces, all in shop while interning at Stan Winston Studio. SPFX Artist & Lab Tech / Intern: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • *INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL - Feature Film - 2007 - Universal Studios - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - J. Anthony Kosar helped create the snake epoxy-resin mold & silicone castings; skeleton, mummy, bone fabrication, casting, & painting; stunt double life-cast; mummy foam-latex run; conquistador sarcophagus polish/finishing, molding, & casting; alien silicone casting; crystal skeleton polish/finishing & casting; All in shop while interning at Stan Winston Studio. SPFX Artist & Lab Tech / Intern: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • *BLACK HOLE - Short Film - 2007 - Directed by Rupert Sanders - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - J. Anthony Kosar did special effects make-up fabrication in shop and on set make-up applications while interning at Stan Winston Studio. Special FX Makeup Artist / Lab Tech / Intern: J. Anthony Kosar _______________________________________________________________________________ • THE DARK - Short Film - 2005 - Client: Showcase Entertainment - Kosart Studios did the design & fabrication of severed head jack-o-lantern prop sculpt, mold, cast, and paint. FX Prop by: Kosart Studios FX Prop Designer / Sculptor & Painter: J. Anthony Kosar Kosart Studios Manager of Operations: Joseph J. Kosar, Jr
  • COMMERCIALS
    • REGAL COMMERCIAL SPOTS - 3 Commercial Advertisement Spots - 2023 - Client: Story / Regal Cinemas - Directed by Andy Richter - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: More info when released. _______________________________________________________________________________ • GOOGLE CHROME COMMERCIAL - Commercial Advertisement - 2022 - Client: Google Chrome / Imperial Woodpecker Productions - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: Created a custom Alien character, including concept design, sculpture, and on-set application of Alien's full head and hands. _______________________________________________________________________________ • HEART MEDICATION COMMERCIAL - Commercial Advertisement - 2018 - Client: Story / Edwards Lifesciences - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: Hyper-realistic old age make-up on-set application aging a 60-year-old African American into his later 70s. _______________________________________________________________________________ • NOX : FRIGHT FEST OVERLORD - Commercial & Print Advertisement & LIVE Performances - 2015 - Client: Six Flags - Creature FX Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor: concept design, sculpture, & creation of full-head Nox Prosthetic, hands, dental appliance; commercial make-up application & make-up application consultation to Six Flags Great America make-up department _______________________________________________________________________________ • IVAN THE CYCLOPS - Commercial Advertisement - 2013 - Client: Fizz City Films / Floor & Decor - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: cyclops design; life-cast of actor; custom cowl and full face prosthetic; make-up applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • *GO BIG OR GO HOME CLUB - Commercial Advertisement - 2013 - Client: MTV / Wendy's - With MH ARTISTRY - Make-Up Artist: wig stylings and natural make-up applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • MUSIC CHOICE ZOMBIES - Commercial Advertisement - 2013 - Client: Music Choice - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: 3 Kosart zombie prosthetics and on set make-up application for commercial _______________________________________________________________________________ • SEARS ZOMBIES - 8 Spots & LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2011 - Client: Sears Holdings Corporation for Sears and Craftsman - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: 3 custom foam latex Kosart zombie prosthetics; 13 zombie make-up designs and applications total _______________________________________________________________________________ • Z.E.O. : ZOMBIE EXECUTIVE OFFICER - Book Commercial Advertisement - 2009 - Client: AXIOM Megamedia LLC - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: zombie special effects make-up design and application for commercial promoting Scott Kenemore’s spoof self-help book _______________________________________________________________________________ • CONTAGIOUS - Book Commercial Advertisement - 2008 - Client: Curious Three Film Production - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: SFX Make-Up Designer: special effects make-up design & applications for commercial promoting best-selling author Scott Sigler’s novel _______________________________________________________________________________ • *AXE BODY SPRAY: THE CHOCOLATE MAN - Commercial Advertisement - 2007 - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - SFX Artist / Lab Tech / Intern: chocolate man silicone & fiberglass matrix mold making, foam latex casting _______________________________________________________________________________ • *HALO 3 : BELEIVE Campaign - Commercial Advertisement Series - 2007 - Directed by Rupert Sanders - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - FX Artist / Lab Tech / Intern: Halo action figure casting, Halo background life-size gun prop fabrication _______________________________________________________________________________ • *DODGE GRAND CARAVAN : THE CRASH TEST KID - Commercial Advertisement – 2007 - with STAN WINSTON STUDIO - SFX Artist / Lab Tech / Intern: crash test dummy finishing & silicone molding _______________________________________________________________________________ • NINGXIA RED - Commercial Advertisement - 2005 - Client: Iconic Memory Productions - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: design and on-set make-up and beard application of The Grandmaster character.
  • MUSIC VIDEOS
    • NF - 'IF YOU WANT LOVE' - Music Video - 2018 - Client: Tohill Productions for Capitol Records - SFX Make-Up & Prosthetics Designer: design, sculpture, creation, and application of Character Age Make-Ups. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Chris Brown - 'HIGH END' - Music Video - 2017 - Client: Mendez Entertainment LLC for RCA Records by Chris Brown and Spiff TV - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Prosthetics Designer: design, sculpture, creation, and application of more than 25 prosthetic make-ups for Chris Brown, Young Thug, Fabolous, Teyana Taylor, Trey Songz, Jermaine Dupre, Brian Cage, Rey Mysterio Jr, Chris Brown's Dancers, and Background Actors / Dancers. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Aeraco - 'BAPTIZED BY FIRE' - Music Video - 2017 - Client: Aeraco - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Prosthetics Designer: design, sculpture, creation, and application of broken wing prosthetics and fallen stone angel body painting.
  • WEB & MEDIA
    • BABY ANIMAL BATTLE PATROL - Short Film - 2015 - Client: Nerdist Productions / Verizon Wireless - Creature FX Department Head & Designer: Mutant Kitty, Puppy, & Chick concepts, sculpture, & creation of 3 full-head masks & 3 sets of animal hands; on-set applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • MRS. RUBY TIPS - 18 Webisodes - 2014 to 2015 - Client: Celebrity Chef Jon Ashton - Make-Up Department Head / Prosthetic Designer & Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Old-Age / Gender Change Character design; lifecast; 8 piece encapsulated silicone prosthetic, dental veneers, fingernails; all on-set make-up applications turning a 40-year-old man into a 68-year-old woman. _______________________________________________________________________________ • *WINNER TELLS ALL - FACE OFF : Season 5 - 7 Webisodes - 2014 - Produced by Mission Control Media for the SYFY Channel - Commentator / Season 4 Champion: J. Anthony Kosar reviews every other episode of FACE OFF Season 5, giving his thoughts and insights to the episode's challenges, artistry, designs, work, contestants, judges, and outcomes. _______________________________________________________________________________ • MODERN ZOMBIE - Til Death do us Part / Zombie Therapy - Short Film - 2013 - Funny or Die - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: 2 Kosart Zombie face prosthetics & on set make-up applications _______________________________________________________________________________ • SEARS ZOMBIES - 8 Spots & LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2011 - Client: Sears Holdings Corporation for Sears and Craftsman - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: 3 custom foam latex Kosart zombie prosthetics; 13 zombie make-up designs and applications total
  • PRINT & PHOTOGRAPHY
    • FANTA MUMMY - Advertisement Photo Campaign - 2017 - Client: A Zaffarano Productions / Coca-Cola / Fanta / Universal's The Mummy - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: Re-Creation of Ahmanet from Universal Picture's 2017 film The Mummy for Fanta Ad Campaign. _______________________________________________________________________________ • EIGHT LEGENDARY WOMEN - Editorial Photography Series - 2017 - Client: Sandro Productions / New York Magazine - February 6-19, 2017 issue - SFX Make-Up Department Head / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Sculpture and creation of Prosthetics & On-Set Make-Up FX Applications on actor Jessica Lange turning her into 8 legendary and historical women: Gloria Steinem, Diana Vreeland, Frida Khalo, Simone De Beauvoir, Mae West, Georgia O'Keeffe, Janis Joplin, and Marlene Dietrich. _______________________________________________________________________________ • PLAYING LYNCH : PSYCHOGENIC FUGUE - Short Film, Advertisement & Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Sandro Films / David Lynch Foundation / Squarespace - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Designer & Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Sculpture and creation of Prosthetics & On-Set Make-Up FX Applications on actor John Malkovich of 7 Characters from the films of David Lynch. Characters include John Merrick from The Elephant Man, Henry Spencer and Lady in the Radiator from Eraserhead, Special Agent Dale Cooper and Log Lady from Twin Peaks, Mystery Man from Lost Highway, and Frank Booth from Blue Velvet. _______________________________________________________________________________ • ADOBE ALIENS - Live at Conference and Photography - 2016 - Client: Adobe - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Male & Female Alien prosthetic heads and hands, full space suit fabrication, and live on-set make-up applications at the Adobe Max Conference in San Diego, CA. _______________________________________________________________________________ • DEVIL'S MUGSHOT Fine Art Horror Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Devil mask and finger extensions, and on-set make-up applications. _______________________________________________________________________________ • NOSFERATU - Fine Art Horror Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Nosferatu face & cowl prosthetics, dental appliances, and finger extensions, and female victim make-up and neck bite prosthetic, and on-set make-up applications. _______________________________________________________________________________ • JEKYLL & HYDE - Fine Art Horror Photography Series - 2016 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Prosthetics and Dental Appliances, and on-set make-up and hair applications. _______________________________________________________________________________ • INNSMOUTH - Fine Art Horror Photography Series - 2015 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - Make-Up Department Head & Creature Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: concept design, sculpture, & fabrication of different stage Deep-Ones through full-head masks, face masks, hands, chests, & facial prosthetics; on-set applications of Deep Ones; character make-up & hair application on actor Doug Jones _______________________________________________________________________________ • MONSTER PROM - Commercial Advertisement / Horror Photography Series - 2014 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography for Sony UK - FX Department Head & Designer / Character Sculptor: concept design, sculpture, & fabrication of life-size teenage nerdy monster boys including Frankenstein, Dracula, & Wolf-Boy _______________________________________________________________________________ • BLACK LULLABY - Short Film & Fine Art Horror Photograph - 2013 - Client: Joshua Hoffine - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Boogeyman concept design; lifecasts; face prosthetic, partial cowl, finger extensions, dental appliance; on set make-up application _______________________________________________________________________________ • LAST STAND - Fine Art Horror Photograph - 2013 - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: 4 new custom foam latex KFX zombie prosthetics; 12 zombie make-up designs and applications total
  • THEATER
    • Siegfried : Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle 3 of 4) - Theater - 2018 - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Consultant: design, sculpture, and creation of the giant Fafner face and cowl prosthetics, and hand prosthetics, design, sculpture, and creation of Wotan missing eye prosthetic, and make-up application test / consultation. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Die Walküre : Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle 2 of 4) - Theater - 2017 - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Consultant: design, sculpture, and creation of Wotan missing eye prosthetic, and make-up application test / consultation. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Das Rheingold : Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring Cycle 1 of 4) - Theater - 2016 - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Consultant: design, sculpture, and creation of the giants Fafner and Fasolt face and cowl prosthetics, design, sculpture, and creation of Wotan missing eye prosthetic, and make-up application test / consultation. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Don Giovanni - Theater - 2014 - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - SFX Make-Up Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / Consultant: design and creation of Il Commentadore patinated bronze statue prosthetics, & make-up application test / consultation _______________________________________________________________________________ • Disney’s Beauty & the Beast : The Broadway Musical - Theater - 2005 - Client: Jedlicka Performing Arts Center at Morton College - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: design and creation of Beast prosthetics and application to Beast actor & Beast stunt double, & make-up design and application for M. D’Arque _______________________________________________________________________________ • Disney’s Beauty & the Beast : The Broadway Musical - Theater - 2005 - Client: Boling Brook High School - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: design and creation and application of Beast prosthetics - FX Prop Designer & Sculptor: design & fabrication of Chip tea-cup headpiece worn by actor and Beast horns _______________________________________________________________________________ • Disney’s Beauty & the Beast : The Broadway Musical - Theater - 2005 - Client: Curtain Call Community Theater - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: design and fcreation and application of Beast prosthetics, & make-up design and application for M. D’Arque - FX Prop Designer & Sculptor: design & fabrication of Chip tea-cup headpiece worn by actor and Beast horns _______________________________________________________________________________ • Oliver! - Theater - 2004 - Client: Theater-on-the-Hill / WMC Productions - Make-Up Designer: design and application of Bill Sykes, and creation of Faigan's beard _______________________________________________________________________________ • Vairous Children's Plays - Theater - 2002 to 2004 - Client: Wheaton Park District Playhouse - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Assistant Director: design and application of children's make-ups for Spring and Fall plays. Plays include: Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the Beast, The Nutcracker, Hansel & Grettel, The Little Mermaid _______________________________________________________________________________ • Annie - Theater - 2003 - Client: Theater-on-the-Hill / WMC Productions - Make-Up Designer: design and application of Rooster _______________________________________________________________________________ • Oklahoma! - Theater - 2002 - Client: Acorn Community Theater / WMC Productions - Make-Up Designer: design and application of Ali Hakim
  • LIVE EVENTS
    • NOX : Fright Fest Overlord - LIVE Performances - 2018 - Client: Six Flags - Creature FX Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor: New Sculpture of NOX Hands created for foam-latex gloves in 2018 and a new casting of NOX's head originally created by KOSART in 2015 that originally included concept design, sculpture, & creation of full-head Nox Prosthetic, hands, dental appliance. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Game of Zones - LIVE Marketing Campaign - 2018 - Client: Bleacher Report / Turner Broadcasting - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Created the Night King and a White Walker foam-latex prosthetics based off the real Game of Thrones, and on-location make-up FX applications in San Antonio for the NCAA 2018 Championship on 4/2/18. Also created 2 Basketball Knights encapsulated silicone prosthetics and on-location make-up FX applications in Oklahoma City for the Thunder vs the Warriors NBA Game on 4/3/18. _______________________________________________________________________________ • US Olympic Heroes - LIVE Marketing Campaign / Public Displays - 2018 - Client: Chicago Scenic Studios / United Airlines / US Olympic Team - Mannequin Head Sculptor & FX Painter: Sculpture of Nathan Chen likeness, & painting mannequin heads & hair application for 7 US Olympic Athletes for display at airports across the US during the 2018 Winter Olympics. Nathan Chen, Gus Kenworthy, Erin Hamlin, Jamie Anderson, J.R. Celski, Nikko Landeros. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Chris Brown - Heartbreak on a Full Moon - Halloween / Album Release Party - Event - 2017 - Client: Chris Brown - Make-Up Department Head / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Make-up application on Chris Brown's Dancers for Party Performance at Universal Studios Hollywood Back Lot in Chicago, IL. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Adobe Aliens - Live at Conference and Photography - 2016 - Client: Adobe - SFX Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: Design, sculpture, and creation of Male & Female Alien prosthetic heads and hands, full space suit fabrication, and live on-set make-up applications at the Adobe Max Conference in San Diego, CA. _______________________________________________________________________________ • NOX : Fright Fest Overlord - Commercial & Print Advertisement & LIVE Performances - 2015 - Client: Six Flags - Creature FX Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor: concept design, sculpture, & creation of full-head Nox Prosthetic, hands, dental appliance; commercial make-up application & make-up application consultation to Six Flags Great America make-up department _______________________________________________________________________________ • Syfy Halloween Party - LIVE Make-Up Applications - 2015 - Client: Syfy / NBC Universal - SFX Make-Up Artist: Live make-up application at Halloween Party for Syfy clients in Chicago, IL. _______________________________________________________________________________ • Syfy / Chiller Halloween Parties - LIVE Make-Up Demonstration - 2013 - Client: Syfy / NBC Universal - SFX Make-Up Artist: Live make-up application & demonstration at Halloween Party for Syfy / Chiller clients in New York, NY & again in Chicago, IL. _______________________________________________________________________________ • 2nd Street Creamery - LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2012 - Client: Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide for 2nd Street Creamery - FX Mask Designer & Sculptor: design and fabrication of 8 Custom cow masks based on 2nd Street Creamery logo _______________________________________________________________________________ • Sears Zombies - 8 Spots & LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2011 - Client: Sears Holdings Corporation for Sears and Craftsman - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / Prosthetic Sculptor / SFX Make-Up Artist: 3 custom foam latex Kosart zombie prosthetics; 13 zombie make-up designs and applications total _______________________________________________________________________________ • Blue Bunny Ice Cream - LIVE Marketing Campaign / Advertisement - 2011 - Client: Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide for Blue Bunny - Make-Up Department Head & Designer / SFX Make-Up Artist: 8 face-paintings on actors' faces to match large ice cream carton costume heads
  • TEACHING EXPERIENCE
    • KOSART SCHOOL FOR ENTERTAINMENT ARTS - Special FX Classes & Workshops - April 2011 to Present - J. Anthony Kosar is Owner & Operator, & Head Instructor in Westmont, IL. - Kosar and his Kosart Studios artists created curriculum & teach all classes and workshops. - Classes are focused on Special Effects, Make-Up, and Sculpture Training, and are based on Character & Creature creation. - Kosart also has held Classes and Seminars for various groups and organizations, including for make-up artists of the I.A.T.S.E. Local 476 Studio Mechanics Chicago. _______________________________________________________________________________ • AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ART - Chicago, IL - Fall 2020 Semester - J. Anthony Kosar Co-Taught the Concept Art Illustration Course with Illustration Professor Rich Kryzcka. _______________________________________________________________________________ • FRENCH PASTRY SCHOOL - Chicago, IL - Fall 2013 to Winter 2015 - J. Anthony Kosar was the Airbrush Instructor, teaching airbrushing techniques and fundamentals to Cake Decorators. _______________________________________________________________________________ • MISCELLANEOUS - J. Anthony Kosar / Kosart Studios Taught Special Effects Make-Up & Sculpting Seminars, Demonstrations, Lectures, & Panels 2005 to Present at: - WGN Morning News - Chicago, IL - CBS Morning News - Chicago, IL - CNBC Fast Money Halftime Report - Englewood Cliffs, NJ - Fox Morning News - Kansas City, MO - The Make-Up Show Chicago - Chicago, IL - Film Scape Chicago - Chicago, IL - I.A.T.S.E. Local 476 Studio Mechanics Chicago - at Kosart in Westmont, IL - IMATS NY : International Make-up Artist Trade Show - New York, NY - Illinois High School Theater Festival - Urbana, IL & Normal, IL - Make-Up For Ever Academy - New York, NY - The Powder Group / On Make-Up Magazine / Kryolan - Chicago, IL - Monsterpalooza - Burbank, CA & Pasadena, CA - Son of Monsterpalooza - Burbank, CA - Adobe Max - San Diego, CA - Mask Fest / Horror Hound Weekend - Indianapolis, IN - Morbido Film Festival - Michoacan, Mexico - Transworld Haunt & Attractions Show - St. Louis, MO - San Diego Comic Con - San Diego, CA - C2E2 Chicago Comic And Entertainment Expo - Chicago, IL - Midwest Haunters Convention - Columbus, OH - IlluXCon - Allentown, PA & Reading, PA - Spectrum Fantastic Art Live - Kansas City, MO - Walker Stalker Con Chicago - Chicago, IL & Rosemont, IL - Chicago Frights - Lisle, IL - Wizard World Chicago - Rosemont, IL - Fangoria Weekend of Horrors - Rosemont, IL - Fangoria Trinity of Terrors - Las Vegas, NV - Flashback Weekend - Rosemont, IL - WildClaw Theatre - Chicago, IL - American Academy of Art - Chicago, IL - Heroic Age Art Center Presents “Art of Horror” - Mount Zion, IL - CECE Chicagoland Entertainment Collectors Expo - Carol Stream, IL - Blick Art Materials - Wheaton, IL - and Various Colleges, High Schools, and Grade Schools throughout IL
  • SCULPTING
    This is a listing of sculpture by Kosart Studios for masks, props, prototypes, displays, and more for projects other than MUFX prosthetics. For sculpture specifically for MUFX and prosthetics, please visit the other tabs above. • SHINING GIRLS - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication. - Client: Apple TV+ / Appian Way - 2021 • FARGO - Season 4 - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication. - Client: FX / MGM / 26 Keys Productions / The Littlefield Company - 2019 to 2020 • Candyman - Horror Film - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication, more info once film is released - Client: Monkeypaw / MGM - 2019 • Abominable Snowman - Halloween Mask, Hands & Feet - Client: Fun.com - 2019 • LUDO : Labyrinyth - Halloween Mask, Hands & Feet - Client: Fun.com - 2019 • Jester - Halloween Mask - Client: Fun.com - 2019 • Chicago P.D. - Season 4, 5, & 6 - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication. - Client: NBC Universal - July 2016 to 2019 • Lovecraft Country - Season 1 Pilot - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication, more info once episodes air - Client: HBO - 2018 • Nox: Fright Fest Overlord - New Hands for Mascot of Fright Fest that Kosart originally created in 2015 - Client: Six Flags - 2018 • EMPIRE - Season 3 - Various FX Prop Sculptures & Creation & Fabrication - Client: FOX - 2016-2017 • Spectrum Fantastic Art Awards - Award Sculpture Design & Creation - Client: Spectrum Fantastic Art - 2017 • Adobe Aliens - Male & Female Alien Masks and Hands, Armor Suit Fabrication - 2016 - Client: Adobe for Adobe Max 2016 in San Diego, CA • Chicago Med - Ep 114 - Icicle Props - Client: NBC Universal - 2016 • Baby Animal Battle Patrol - Puppy, Kitty, Chick Full-Head Mask Sculptures, & Hands - Client: Nerdist Productions for Verizon - 2015 • Three Dots and a Dash - 2016 Tiki Mug Collection - 5 Tiki Mug Sculptures designed by Darick Maasen - Client: Lettuce Entertain You - 2015 • Nox: Fright Fest Overlord - Mascot Face of Fright Fest Mask, Teeth, & Hands - Client: Six Flags - 2015 • Greyson Alien Baby - Collectible Alien Baby Doll - Client: The Ashton-Drake Galleries - 2015 • Bomb Pop Cooler - 6 ft Tall Bomb Pop Cooler Cover for Display - Client: Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide for Blue Bunny - 2015 • Innsmouth - Deep-One Full-Head Mask, Face Mask, Hands, Chest, & Mini-Bust Sculptures - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - 2015 • Baron Von Raschke's THE CLAW - Product Design, Sculpt & Production - Client: Mears Auctions - 2015 • Monster Prom - Nerdy Monster Boy Head Sculptures - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography for Sony UK - 2014 • Bite Your Tongue - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - Chicago, IL - 2012 • 2nd Street Creamery Cow - Mascot Mask - Client: Blue Chip Marketing Worldwide for 2nd Street Creamery - 2012 • Medical Lung Models - Medical Anatomical Model - Client: Denoyer Geppert Science Company - 2011 • Ghoul - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2011 • Fall Fairy - Halloween Head Piece / Imaetion Series - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2011 • Bone Cross-Section Model - Medical Anatomical Model - Client: Denoyer Geppert Science Company - 2011 • Killer Bee - Halloween Head Piece / Imaetion Series - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2011 • RAHM-bo - Halloween Mask of Caricatured Rahm Emanuel - Client: Zagone Studios LLC for Fantasy Costumes - 2011 • Brain Stem Model - Medical Anatomical Model - Client: Denoyer Geppert Science Company - 2011 • Lion / Black Panther - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2010 • Squiddles - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2010 • Half-Vamp - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2010 • Ex-Gov BLAGO - Halloween Mask of Caricatured Rod Blagojevich - Client: Zagone Studios LLC for Fantasy Costumes - 2010 • Flaming Skull Guitar - Guitar Game Controller - Client: Kik Axe Guitars for Guitar Hero & Rock Band- 2010 • Little Puff Dragon - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2010 • LINK - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2009 • Clownin' Around - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2009 • BUMP Logo Plate & Base - For Bump Maquette - Client: The Scream Factory - 2009 • Satanic Panic Mask - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2008 • Venusian - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2008 • Satanic Panic Creature - Full Silicone Creature Suit and Creature Maquette - Client: Marc Selz Productions LLC - 2008 • Gargoyle - Halloween Mask - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2008 • Satanic Panic Props - Satanic Ritual Dagger, Human Hearts, 2 Sacrificed Dogs & 1 Cat - Client: Marc Selz Productions LLC - 2006 • The Dark - Severed Head Prop - Client: Showcase Entertainment - 2005 • Chip - Tea Cup Character Head Prop / Costume for Beauty and the Beast Musical - Client: Curtain Call Community Theater - 2005
  • ILLUSTRATION & CONCEPT DESIGN
    This is a listing of Illustration and Concept Art by Kosart Studios for comic books and novellas, comic and novel covers, toys, collectibles, masks, props, prototypes, and more for projects other than MUFX prosthetics. For Concept Art specifically for MUFX design and prosthetics, please visit the other tabs above. • Halloween Mask Designs - Concept Designs - Client: Zagone Studios LLC - 2007 to Present • Collectibles Concept Designs - Concept Designs - Client: Bradford Exchange- 2006 to Present • Siegfried : The Ring Cycle 3 of 4 - Giant Fafner Character Concept Design - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - 2016 • Adobe Aliens - Male & Female Alien Creature Concept Designs - Client: Adobe for Adobe Max - 2016 • Das Rheingold : The Ring Cycle 1 of 4 - Giants Fafner and Fasolt, and Wotan Character Concept Designs - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - 2016 • Night of the Hatchetman - Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Productions - 2016 • Nosferatu - Photo & Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - 2016 • Devil's Mugshot - Photo & Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - 2016 • Aurora - Pango Creature Concept Design - Client: Century Guild - 2016 • Mutant Baby Animal Battle Patrol - Mutant Kitty, Puppy, Chick Concept Designs - Client: Nerdist Productions for Verizon Wireless - 2015 • Nox: Fright Fest Overlord - Demon Concept Designs - Client: Six Flags - 2015 • Innsmouth - Photo & Deep One Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography - 2015 • Il Commentadore - Bronze Statue Character Concept Designs - Client: Lyric Opera of Chicago - 2014 • Paasche VISION Airbrush - 2014 - Box Package Art - Airbrush - Client: Paasche Airbrush Company • Monster Prom - Nerdy Monster Boy Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Photography for Sony UK - 2014 • Black Lullaby Boogeyman - Creature Concept Designs - Client: Joshua Hoffine Productions - 2013 • Presidential Monsters - 10 Action Figure Concept Designs - Client: Heroes in Action Toys - 2011 to 2012 • Blood on the Plain - Creature Concept Designs for Film - Client: Water Cooler Productions - 2011 • Monster from Watergate Lagoon: Nixon - 2011 - Character Package Art - Presidential Monster Action Figure - Client: Heroes in Action Toys • The Phantom of the Whitehouse: JFK - 2011 - Character Package Art - Presidential Monster Action Figure - Client: Heroes in Action Toys • ZOM-Bush - 2011 - Character Package Art - Presidential Monster Action Figure - Client: Heroes in Action Toys • The SPIDER: Shadow of Evil - 2011 - Front Wrap Cover - Novel - Client: Moonstone Books • The SPIDER: Judge, Jury, Executioner - 2011 - Front Cover for Paperback - Spider Anthology - Client: Moonstone Books • Raven Diablo - 9 Character Concept Designs for IP - Client: Author Miko Montgomery - 2010 to 2011 • Kik Axe Guitars - Concept Designs for Sculpted Guitar Game Controllers - Client: Kik Axe Guitars - 2010 to 2011 • BUMP: A Novel of Extreme Horror - 2010 - Front & Back Covers for Hardcover & Paperback - Horror Novel - Client: The Scream Factory • The SPIDER: Iron Man War - 2009 to 2011 - Front & Back Covers / 30 Interiors - Trade Paper Back Novella - Client: Moonstone • The PHANTOM: Julie Walker - Race Against Death - 2009 - Cover - Comicbook - Client: Moonstone Books • Buckaroo Banzai: Hardest of the Hard (Part 2) - 2009 - Cover - Comicbook - Client: Moonstone Books • Buckaroo Banzai: Hardest of the Hard (Part 1) - 2009 - Cover - Comicbook - Client: Moonstone Books • The SPIDER: Judgement Knight #1 (Blood of the Innocent) - 2008 to 2009 - 10 Interiors - Novella - Client: Moonstone Books • Satanic Panic - Toby Creature Concept Designs - Client: Marc Selz Productions - 2006
  • GRAPHIC DESIGN
    • KOSART SCHOOL for Entertainment Arts - Company Logo, Web, Promo Postcards, Brochures, Marketing Design - Client: Self - 2011 to Present • KOSART GALLERY - Company Logo, Web, Exhibition Postcards, Marketing Design - Client: Self - 2011 to Present • KOSART STUDIOS - Company Logo Redesign, Web, Promo, Postcards, Merchandise, Marketing Design - Client: Self - 2009 to Present • Dynamic Perception Dance Company - Logo Refinement & Banner Design - Client: Dynamic Perception Dance Company - 2016 • Imagine This - Company Logo Design - Client: Imagine This - 2014 • Pig Foot - Layout and Art for Drawstring Bag - Client: Melissa Kosar for RAISING HOPE on FOX - 2014 • Kosart PHANTOM Pro - Product Logo & Package Design - Client: Kosart Studios - 2014 • Paasche MADE IN USA - Product Logo Design - Client: Paasche Airbrush Company - 2014 • Paasche VISION Airbrush - Magazine Full Page Ad Design - Client: Paasche Airbrush Company - 2014 • Paasche VISION Airbrush - Product Logo & Package Design - Client: Paasche Airbrush Company - 2013 • REEL COMEDY - Film & Comedy Festival Logo Design - Client: Comedian Carlos Gonzalez - 2013 • TEAM NICHOLAS - Foundation Logo Design - Client: Team Nicholas Foundation - 2012 • LEX TALIONIS - Movie Title & Poster Design - Client: Kos For Three Productions - 2011 • KOS FOR THREE Productions - Company Logo Design - Client: Kos For Three Productions - 2007 • PERILOUS TIES - Movie Title & Poster Design - Client: Chi-Town Films, LLC - 2006 • CHI-TOWN FILMS - Company Logo Design - Client: Chi-Town Films, LLC - 2006 • HAMMER'd Productions - Company Logo Design - Client: Hammer'd Productions - 2006 • HONEYBEE FILM Productions - Company Logo Redesign - Client: Honeybee Film Productions - 2006 • KOSART EFFECTS - Company Logo, Web, Promo Postcards, Marketing Design - Client: Self - 2005 • HONEYBEE FILM Productions - Company Logo Design - Client: Honeybee Film Productions - 2004

CREDITS

Below is a list of projects by category that Kosart Studios has worked on.

Projects marked with ( * ) indicate contributions made by J. Anthony Kosar as a freelance artist working on behalf of a company other than Kosart Studios.  Click arrows to expand each category.

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