Bill “Splat” Johnson has been working in the film industry for over 20 years. He began his make up skills working in super eight features back in the late seventies. He then moved on to creating effects for student films at UGA. After graduating from college with a BFA in graphic design, he was accepted in Dick Smith’s Advanced Professional Make Up Course. It was during his enrollment that he got his first major make up effects job, doing “Sleepaway Camps 2 & 3”. He has now worked on over 30 movies including “The Patriot”, “Eight Legged Freaks”, “Hoodlum”, “In Dreams, and “October Sky”. Aside from his Make Up Effects duties, he is also a graphic designer with the and has moved into directing some of his own horror projects.
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