In an October Scare-A-Day post last week, we mentioned Tom Savini for his work on Dawn of the Dead (1978).

Dawn of the Dead film poster Savini working on Bub zombie from Dawn of the Dead (1978)

Tom Savini is a master of movie makeup, gore, special effects, and visual effects. You have also seen him acting in several spooky/gorey flicks such as From Dusk Till Dawn, Planet Terror, and even in a special cameo of the Dawn of the Dead remake in 2004. Savini as Sheriff in Dawn of the Dead (2004) cameo

Did you catch the reference?

Take a look behind the scenes and gore, fake blood, and latex as Savini himself talks about his gruesome craft in this Video on Demand available through the UNT Media Library, “Horror Effects Hosted By Tom Savini“. Horror Effects Hosted by Tom Savini still image   If you want a little more, “I Heart Monster Movies” is also available for online viewing and features an interview with Tom Savini along with other big horror buffs, including Sid Haig, Doug Bradley, Bill Moseley, Dee Wallace, and many others. I Heart Monster Movies title still image   Don’t be scared to check out the online videos available through the UNT Media Library. There’s something for everyone!  

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