Tuesday, April 22, 2014

'Face Off' Returns This July For Season 7

It's no surprise that Syfy's very successful reality competition series, "Face Off" was renewed for a seventh season. The sixth "extreme" season concludes tonight at 9 p.m. ET with the final three artists; George Schminky, Rashaad Santiago, and Tyler Green vying for huge prizes which include $100k and a new car. The release reveals that, "For their final challenge, they will each create a pair of rival alien races, all of whom will be performing in an electrifying dance performance for world famous music producer and DJ, Rusko."

Here is the remainder of the press release confirming the seventh season and the introduction of a new judge:

Syfy also confirms that the critically-acclaimed series will return in July 2014 for a high-stakes 7th season themed “Life and Death.” Each week the contestants will face creative challenges designed to inspire them to explore life, death, rebirth and mortality. Season 7 will also introduce new judge, Lois Burwell, a renowned Academy-Award winning makeup artist known for her work on Lincoln, Braveheart, Saving Private Ryan, War Horse and War of the Worlds.

Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art. As a member of the multi-generational family dynasty whose name is synonymous with the make-up effects field, actress McKenzie Westmore brings expertise to her role as host of the series. Some of SFX world’s most celebrated figures judge the competition – multiple Academy-Award winner Ve Neill (The Hunger Games, Pirates of the Caribbean), industry veteran Glenn Hetrick (CSI: New York, Heroes, Legion), and creature designer Neville Page (Avatar, Prometheus). World-renowned Hollywood makeup artist Michael Westmore (Star Trek) serves as the contestant mentor.

Face Off is a production of Mission Control Media with Dwight D. Smith, Michael Agbabian and Derek Atherton serving as executive producers.

Check back here tomorrow for a recap of the Season Six finale.

-Larissa Mrykalo

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