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Due this summer, the new season of the Syfy reality special-effects make-up competition series will feature contestants facing creative challenges designed to inspire them to explore life, death, rebirth and mortality.



George Schminky Face Off
April 18, 2014

NEW YORK, NY — After a bold and extreme season of competition, three artists remain in the fight for the title of season 6 "Face Off" champion — George Schminky of Walnut Creek, California, by way of Puerto Rico; Rashaad Santiago of Bronx, New York; and Tyler Green of Litchfield, Connecticut. For their final challenge, they will each create a pair of rival alien races, all of whom will be performing in an electrifying dance performance for world famous music producer and DJ, Rusko. The season 6 finale episode of "Face Off" airs Tuesday, April 22 at 9PM ET/PT on Syfy.

Syfy also confirms that the critically-acclaimed series will return in July 2014 for a high-stakes 7th season themed "Life and Death." Each week the contestants will face creative challenges designed to inspire them to explore life, death, rebirth and mortality. Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on "Lincoln," "Braveheart," "Saving Private Ryan," "War Horse" and "War of the Worlds."

"Face Off" is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art. As a member of the multi-generational family dynasty whose name is synonymous with the make-up effects field, actress McKenzie Westmore brings expertise to her role as host of the series. Some of SFX world's most celebrated figures judge the competition — multiple Academy-Award winner Ve Neill ("The Hunger Games," "Pirates of the Caribbean"), industry veteran Glenn Hetrick ("CSI: NY," "Heroes," "Legion"), and creature designer Neville Page ("Avatar," "Prometheus"). World-renowned Hollywood makeup artist Michael Westmore ("Star Trek") serves as the contestant mentor.

"Face Off" is a production of Mission Control Media with Dwight D. Smith, Michael Agbabian and Derek Atherton serving as executive producers.
 



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