Speaker Bios

Craig Reardon

Make-up artist Craig Reardon worked with Rick Baker on projects including The Incredible Shrinking Woman, The Funhouse and An American Werewolf in London.  Reardon worked with his idol and mentor Dick Smith on Altered States. Reardon’s additional film credits include Poltergeist, Dreamscape, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Weird Science and The Goonies.  He did TV movies including The Dreamer of Oz and ’90s TV shows including Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and The X Files.  

Mike Hill

Mike Hill is an award-winning sculptor from the north of England. His credits include The Wolfman, Men in Black 3 and American Horror Story. Hill’s skill in capturing likenesses began at the age of 4, when he started digging clay from a riverbank. He is known primarily for his highly realistic silicone sculptures and portraits. His work is sought by collectors such as Guillermo del Toro, Peter Jackson and Greg Nicotero.