FASCINATING DOCUMENTARY “MAKING APES: THE ARTISTS WHO CHANGED FILM”

Are you a fan of PLANET OF THE APES? Well we highly recommend checking out MAKING APES: THE ARTISTS WHO CHANGED FILM, a fascinating documentary about a group of ambitious makeup artists. 50 years ago, John Chambers and Tom Burman changed the future of cinema by their groundbreaking work on PLANET OF THE APES.

Directed by William Conlin and written by Thomas R. Burman, William Conlin, the film stars Tom Burman, Guillermo del Toro, John Landis, Rick Baker, Leonard Maltin, and Matt Winston.

 

Synopsis:

For over a century, make-up artists have dazzled audiences by creating extraordinary characters and creatures on screen. 50 years ago, a group of ambitious make-up artists led by John Chambers and Tom Burman ushered in a new era of cinema with their groundbreaking work on Planet of the Apes. Featuring interviews with the original make-up team along with artists who were influenced by them, actors who wore the make-up, filmmakers, historians and more, Making Apes tells the emotional and thrilling story of how Hollywood was changed forever.

 

Gravitas Ventures will release MAKING APES: THE ARTISTS WHO CHANGED FILM on VOD and Digital HD on 28th January 2020.

iTunes Preorder Link: https://apple.co/37KyUV2

 

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1 thought on “FASCINATING DOCUMENTARY “MAKING APES: THE ARTISTS WHO CHANGED FILM””

  1. I “guarantee” any Planet of the Apes fan or budding make-up artist will absolutely love this superb documentary ! I was fortunate to attend the premiere showing of the documentary earlier last year @ the Santa Barbara Film Festival !! Thoroughly recommended !!

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