Barrie Gower

Keynote Speaker

Barrie Gower

Barrie Gower graduated from the London College of Fashion, where he studied specialist make-up. His first job was at the BBC Visual Effects department, followed by his first major film, Saving Private Ryan. He has worked for industry leaders such as Weta Workshop and Rick Baker. He contributed to the prosthetics for Oscar-winning films The Wolfman and The Iron Lady.  Gower was prosthetics designer for HBO’s Game of Thrones for Seasons 4-8, which earned him three Primetime Emmys and a MUAHS Guild Award.  His work can currently be seen in HBO’s Chernobyl and the upcoming Rocketman.

Sun. 12 - 1 p.m.

Interview with Barrie Gower

(South Stage)

Sat. 10:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Barrie Gower Re-creates a Game of Thrones Zombie

(Museum Demo Stage)

Barrie Gower graduated from the London College of Fashion, where he studied specialist make-up. His first job was at the BBC Visual Effects department, followed by his first major film, Saving Private Ryan. He has worked for industry leaders such as Weta Workshop and Rick Baker. He contributed to the prosthetics for Oscar-winning films The Wolfman and The Iron Lady.  Gower was prosthetics designer for HBO’s Game of Thrones for Seasons 4-8, which earned him three Primetime Emmys and a MUAHS Guild Award.  His work can currently be seen in HBO’s Chernobyl and the upcoming Rocketman.