It is not often that Central Illinois is host to a FREE event featuring amazing talent from the art and film community, which is exactly the reason why you should join us on October 4th, when Heroic Age Studios presents “The Art of Fear.” Open to the public, the family event features a Halloween themed gallery showing, activities by Heroic Age artists, a silent auction, and panel discussions by celebrity guests – actress Michelle Helmeczy, Scott Mitchell, and James Betts.
Michelle Helmeczy (Atlanta, GA) – The Art of Fear In Film Acting
Three seasons “hero walker” on AMC’s hit series The Waking Dead, Additional accreditations include Scary Movie 5, Drop Dead Diva, Madea’s Witness Protection, Anna Nicole Smith Story, Being Mary Jane, and more.
Scott Mitchell (Chicago, IL) – The Art of Fear In Film Makeup & Special Effects
Member of Kosart FX Team and Face Off Season 7 contestant. Creator writer, art director, and publisher of the role playing game, The Seventh Seal.
James Betts (Springfield, IL via Hollywood) – The Art of Fear in Film Set Design
Over 30 years as scenic/art painter in movie industry/Paramount Pictures Dept. Head. Projects include, to name just a few, 48 Hours & Another 48 Hours, Addams Family Values, Beverly Hills Cop III, Face/Off, Fire in the Sky, Forrest Gump, Heaven Can Wait, Kiss the Girls, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, Mission Impossible 2, Patriot Games, Pretty In Pink, Star Trek II, V, Nemesis, Voyager, DS9, Enterprise, The Informant, Wayne’s World 2.
The event is being held 10am-6pm at the newly renovated Heroic Age Art Art Center, 135 South Henderson, Mt. Zion. Visit The Art of Fear Website for more information.