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JOÃO RAPAZ

BBRAPAZ200x200JOÃO RAPAZ (Make-up Artist and Special Effects) was born in Lisbon, in 1975. He first studied Industrial Design, but later went to study in Malaga with Colin H. Arthur, Master of Characterization and Special Effects, the legendary name behind 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY. He studied prosthetic make-up with Neil Gorton in London, acquiring new techniques he practices in his own company OLDSKULL FX - today, the leading name for special effects and make-up effects in Portugal. João also studied Animated Film in CIEAM the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon and Bunraku, the art of Japanese Puppet Making with the Tarumba Puppet Theatre. In the last few years João has worked in several feature films and television series : CAPITÃO FALCÃO (2015), VERSAILLES (2013), ODISSEIA (2013) and many other projects. As an artist, João Rapaz is constantly evolving and training himself. The experience accumulated in different areas makes him a versatile and complete professional who is always sharing, learning and making better and better Art. João Rapaz is on Facebook.