Two time Emmy nominated make-up artist Michael Burnett has been creating special makeup effects in the film, television, and the haunt industries for more than 30 years.
Michael has worked with Academy Award winning make-up artists Rick Baker, Greg Cannom and Michael Westmore. Some of Michael’s film and television credits include, The Ben Stiller Show, Universal Soldier, The Forsaken, Star Trek Enterprise, Passions and Mad TV.
Between the years of 1997-2016 Michael designed and managed the makeup Department for Halloween Horror Nights Orlando and Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood 17 times, more than any other makeup person. Michael was responsible for designing the Icons The Story Teller, Bloody Mary, Lady Luck, The Usher and Chance. Michael also twice redesigning the most recognized Icon, Jack. First as the Ringmaster for The Carnival of Carnage and in 2015 for Halloween Horror Nights 25. Michael continues to design and create effects and props for Halloween Horror Nights as a vendor.
Currently, Michael is the Director of design & development for FrightNight Studios, a Florida based company that creates makeup and effects for motion pictures, Television and Theme Parks including Bush Gardens, Universal Studios and Disney. You can find Michael at www.michaelburnett.com