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Norman Cabrera

Norman Cabrera is a Special Effects Make-Up Artist, Sculptor, and Director with over 37 years of Motion Picture experience. For over three decades he’s lent his talents to some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters including Hellboy, The Walking Dead, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, From Dusk till Dawn and more. His passion for movies and making monsters started early.  At the age of 20 he began his career working for Rick Baker on films that include Harry and The Hendersons, Coming to America, Gremlins 2, and Gorillas in the Mist.


In addition to film work, Cabrera also immersed himself in the world of music videos since the late 80's, creating wild visuals, costume and stage design for Rob Zombie, Danzig, The Misfits, The Ramones and more and directed highly stylized music videos for Municipal Waste, Bat, Ottto and others.


Based in Los Angeles, Norman's recent projects include creature and makeup FX design and creation for Guillermo Del Toro's, Cabinet of Curiosities, Jason Reitman's Ghostbusters 2020 and James Wan's Malignant.

Norman Cabrera Monsters provides all aspects of creature and character design from the hyper real to the wildly outlandish to suit your needs.  Feel free to contact with inquires and pricing.


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