INDUSTRY NEWS: MONSTERPALOOZA 2017!


Monsterpalooza back for another year in celebration of The Art of Monsters and Movie Magic! Taking place on April 7-9, 2017 in Pasadena, CA, Monsterpalooza brings together professionals of film, makeup, special effects, aficionados, collectors, art and most importantly Monsters! Since it’s inception in 2009 Monsterpalooza has become internationally known, and the event to meet the award winning masterminds behind some of the most memorable creatures featured in film, television and the haunt industry.

The three day event features over 250 exhibitors, live makeup demos, a monster museum and celebrity guests from the world of Horror, Science Fiction and Fantasy. Each year at Monsterpalooza unique panels and presentations are featured all weekend, spotlighting fan favorite films from the past and future. This year’s guests include Robert Englund of A Nightmare on Elm Street, Cassandra Peterson aka Elvira, Academy Award and Emmy Award winning makeup artist Ve Neill, Academy Award Winning Makeup Artist Michael Westmore and many, many more.

Aside from the presentation, demos and guests, there will also be a 30th anniversary Makeup Tribute to The Lost Boys, featuring three of the original Oscar Winning makeup artist, Ve Neill, Greg Cannon, and Steve La Porte and joining them is Bill Corso. This tribute will be hosted and curated by Eryn Krueger Mekash, and take place on Saturday April 8 at the PPI Premiere Products, INC booth.

Some of this year’s exhibitors include PPI Premiere Products, INC.  Makeup Designory (MUD), and Frends Beauty Supply. Tickets are $30 per day of $70 for all three days. For more information about Monsterpalooza and to purchase tickets, visit: www.monsterpalooza.com