Special Guest: Co Host, Monica Rosales of DocMiami.org
Derek Garcia and his twin brother Eric grew up loving Halloween and as kids they were influenced by their father and his stories of how he would make his own Halloween costumes. Also Their first trip to Universal Studios Orlando was a major influence and seeing the live “Horror Makeup Show” which explained a lot on the Special FX makeup industry. The show had a big impact on them and help them further grow their interest in movie FX makeup. From then on they grew up making monster makeup creations every Halloween.
With expertise in airbrushing, painting, sculpting and concept design, Derek and Eric have worked alongside each other on numerous projects, including seasonal work at Universal Studio’s Halloween Horror Nights, Grinchmas and Beetlejuice Graveyard Review, a live stage show in Orlando Florida.
Derek went on to also work at Horror Nights at Europa Park in Germany, and working on Commercials and TV shows filmed in Miami like “Burn Notice”, “The Glades”, and “Graceland”. Eric has also worked 3 years as a seasonal makeup artist at Halloween Bash at Ocean Park in Hong Kong.
Derek And Eric Garcia were also contestants in the SyFy channel’s hit reality Makeup FX competition series “Face Off” season 3.