Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film  (2020)

Making Apes: The Artists Who Changed Film (2020)

For over a century, make-up artists have dazzled audiences by creating extraordinary characters and creatures on screen. 50 years ago, a group of ambitious make-up artists led by John Chambers and Tom Burman ushered in a new era of cinema with their groundbreaking work on Planet of the Apes. Featuring interviews with the original make-up team along with artists who were influenced by them, actors who wore the make-up, filmmakers, historians and more, Making Apes tells the emotional and thrilling story of how Hollywood was changed forever.

Genre: Documentary

Director: William Conlin

Producer: Thomas R. Burman, Bari Dreiband-Burman, Harlene Conlin


Cast: Thomas R. Burman, Guillermo del Toro, John Landis, Rick Baker, Leonard Maltin, Matt Winston