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Face Off - Season 8 Episode 5

Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. ...

Genre: Reality

Country: USA

Episode: 5/160 eps

Duration: 44 min

Quality: HD

Release: 2011

IMDb: 8.2

Season 1 - Face Off
"The challenge is to create a new human\/animal hybrid based from 3 exotic animals that are brought into lab."
"A full-body makeup challenge for the contestants."
"Makeup artist Michael Westmore meets the contestants at Vasquez Rocks in Southern California, where episodes of \"Star Trek\" were shot, and the competitors learn that they must create an alien for a newly discovered world"
"\"Friday the 13th\" director Sean Cunningham serves as a guest judge for a challenge that has the contestants creating an original horror-movie villain along with an accompanying movie poster, title and tagline."
"In teams of two, the contestants turn brides into grooms and grooms into brides."
"Zombies take over as the seven remaining special effects artists must create an original zombie to avoid the dreaded double elimination on \u201cDancing Dead\u201d."
"The five remaining contestants must disguise themselves to fool their own family members at a Los Angeles wig shop."
"The last challenge has the three remaining contestants creating fairy-tale characters derived from \"The Three Little Pigs,\" \"Little Red Riding Hood\" and \"Hansel and Gretel\" for a cocktail-party setting in the first-season finale."
Season 2 - Face Off
"Fourteen aspiring makeup artists face off in the Season 2 premiere, which has them re-imagining characters from \"The Wonderful Wizard of Oz\"."
"The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach is visited ahead of a challenge in which the contestants must make waterproof creature makeup."
"A nude body painting challenge unfolds as the contestants try to make an album cover for hip-hop star (and guest judge) Asher Roth."
"A late-night call summons the contestants to an abandoned hospital in Los Angeles. When they arrive they each get to choose an obscure phobia to use as the basis for creating a monster."
"The team competes in a trauma wound foundation contest then return to the lab, which has been transformed into a jungle, and discover they'll be studying live animals to create something beautiful but deadly."
"For the foundation challenge, the contestants must debeautify attractive models,.make triplets appear to be at different stages of their elderly lives."
"This week, aliens are the artists' focus and guest judge Star Trek Next Generation's LeVar Burton helps out."
"Creating a new character from an ordinary occupation for a Tim Burton film."
"The five remaining contestants participate in a double-elimination event to create a human-dinosaur hybrid to determine which of them will go to the finale."
"The finalists must each create three original characters from a specific movie genre who will perform a choreographed-dance routine at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, CA."
Season 3 - Face Off
"Sean Astin greets the contestants, who are challenged to create original aliens for the \u201cStar Wars\u201d cantina scene in the Season 3 opener."
"The contestants must create an original pirate character \"who has become one with the sea\"."
"The Chinese New Year is the theme as the contestants create dragon makeup for performers doing an acrobatic dance routine."
"The contestants create zombie makeup for characters from \"Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.\" Director Paul W.S. Anderson serves as a guest judge."
"The contestants create makeup for superheroes and their sidekicks after getting inspiration from some astonishing vehicles. Kevin Smith is a guest judge."
"The artists take inspiration from the video game Dishonored when creating characters with exaggerated features for the challenge."
"The competing artists are tasked with creating original movie monsters based on sketches done by children."
"The competing artists use makeup to create looks inspired by Dr. Seuss' \"Sleep Book,\" which is celebrating its 50th anniversary."
"Material from a junkyard must be used in a cyborg challenge."
"The NBC series \"Grimm\" inspires the makeup created by the competing artists."
"The remaining three artists are tasked with creating Halloween-themed characters, which they then must have perform in a choreographed stunt show."
"Viewers choose the Season 3 winner, who will be announced during the finale in Los Angeles. Also: The eliminated artists reunite."
Season 4 - Face Off
"The artists create goblin kings and are judged by actor John Rhys-Davies."
"The artists compete for the chance to have their design featured in a DC Comic book; the contestants must create an original superhero."
"Contestants must create a sinister demon."
"The contestants must create a creature using candy that is found throughout the lab."
"The artists try to create a larger-than-life giant character based on an ancient fable."
"The contestants will choose images to be used for a creepy-crawly bug-themed challenge."
"The contestants must create planet-inspired alien werewolves."
"The artists must create a never-before-seen creature that glows in the dark."
"The artists must create an Egyptian god mummy inspired by the Evil Dead franchise."
"The artists visit the set of the new Syfy series \"Defiance\" to inspire original alien creations."
"The three finalists must create a waterproof makeup for the show \"Le Reve: The Dream\" at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas."
Season 5 - Face Off
"Eight newcomers take on eight former contestants as each team creates a series of hyper-stylized fantasy characters."
"The contestants must make a far-future monster."
"After a demon-based foundation challenge with guest judges James Wan and Lin Shaye, the remaining contestants take on classic Mother Goose characters for a double-elimination with instructions to put a modern spin on them."
"Artists explore tunnels in search of clues."
"Artists use elements from an arboretum and their own mothers to create Mother Nature goddesses."
"The artists are asked to incorporate a gag element to their designs."
"The artists must create characters that could live within iconic art movements."
"Artists are faced with creating dark and sexy alien circus characters for an out-of-this-world performance."
"The artists learn they must each create a character that embodies one of the seven deadly sins."
"Arriving at the famous Laugh Factory comedy club, the artists are tasked with creating an original ghost character that is funny and scary."
"At Kenneth Hahn Park, the artists are asked to choose magical Norse runes to inspire a dark elf warrior character."
"The contestants create original human-bird hybrids for the penultimate Spotlight Challenge."
"The artists must create a sorcerer and swan for a special performance."
"The art of body painting is demonstrated and explored during an hour hosted by McKenzie Westmore and featuring commentary by the cast of \"Naked Vegas\" and former \"Face Off\" contestants."
"Judges Ve Neill, Glenn Hetrick and Neville Page recall the best creations from five seasons of \"Face Off\" as they count down the Top 20 make ups from the show, as well as reveal their picks for the funniest, most surprising and ambitious designs."
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Season 6 - Face Off
"An extreme new season of Face Off starts with a bang as 15 new artists work in teams of two to reinvent one of the most classic fairy tale characters of all time - Beast from Beauty and the Beast."
"The 14 remaining artists create out-of-this-world alien creatures suffering from an array of interplanetary ailments."
"For their first individual Spotlight Challenge, the 13 remaining artists face the monumental task of creating original dragon makeups."
"The artists get ready to roll 'n rock as they team together to build an original rock star character who has truly become one with an electric guitar."
"The remaining artists take a walk on the dark side as they're tasked with creating supernatural entities based on mysterious silhouettes."
"The artists arrive at a beautiful yet mysterious swamp and learn that they'll be making some famously fabled creatures unknown to science - Cryptids."
"The artists arrive at the mysterious Magic Castle in Hollywood where they learn they'll create unique wizards characters."
"The artists embark on a trip of a lifetime to Tokyo where they'll gather inspiration for two extreme challenges inspired by the ancient culture of Japan."
"Things take a dark turn as the artists play the part of mad scientist and create human guinea pig makeups inspired by bizarre medical devices."
"The artists delve into the whimsical world of children's author Roald Dahl and must create never before seen characters. Screenwriter, author, and Roald Dahl's daughter Lucy Dahl guest judges."
"The six remaining artists head to the prestigious Gnomon School of Visual Effects and learn that they will be working with visual effects artists to create original mutants."
"The artists head to Union Station and discover that they'll be heading into the future to create original robots tailored to a specific profession."
"Pressure mounts as the four remaining artists create legendary vampires from around the world in order to earn a spot in the finale."
"In the dramatic conclusion to Face Off's first ever two-part challenge, the four remaining artists compete for their spot in the finale by creating werewolf rivals for the legendary vampires they created in the prior episode."
"After a season-long battle, the final three artists must create two rival aliens that can survive a rigorous dance performance."
Season 7 - Face Off
"Sixteen new contestants learn they aren't officially on the show until they survive one final audition."
"The artists must create over-the-top makeup for crime bosses in the world of Dick Tracy."
"The artists explore the world's wonders and ancient aliens who may have contributed to their creation."
"A superhero foundation challenge; the artists must create twisted tree characters after becoming one with nature."
"The artists have to successfully mash-up two animals to create a new species in an individual challenge."
"Teams must re-imagine characters from \"The Wonderful World of Oz,\" as if they were in \"Alice's Wonderland.\""
"The judges pair up with two team members, a former all-star contestant and former champion, to create a pair of living chess pieces in a special competition for charity."
"In partnership with Universal Studios' Halloween Horror Nights, the artists' mission is to create a horror villain inspired by original movie posters and their tag lines."
"Working for the G.I. Joe franchise, the artists use their talents to create snake-inspired super soldiers."
"The artists turn their worst childhood fears into terrifying evil clowns who will perform a nightmarish circus routine."
"It's back to high school for the remaining artists as they are tasked with creating fun mythical fantasy characters based on classic high school stereotypes."
"The artists are faced with the challenge of creating a Greek God and also the severed head of a beast they have slain."
"With the semifinals around the corner, the artists must take inspiration from disaster scenarios and craft elemental fairies born from each one."
"The four semifinalists conquer giant city-crushing monstrosities in order to crush their way straight into the finale."
"The season of life and death concludes as the artists tackle the fantastical world of knights in an effort to win the crown."
Season 8 - Face Off
"Season 8 begins with three returning champions joining the competition as coaches. "
"Oscar winner Rick Baker is the guest judge for the first Spotlight Challenge, which finds the artists working in teams to create two original alien characters, plus a primate leader. "
"The remaining 14 artists take part in a deadly predator challenge featuring guest judge Josh Hutcherson (\"The Hunger Games\")."
"The thirteen remaining artists must make playing cards come to life in the whimsical style of Tim Burton for their first individual Spotlight Challenge of the competition"
"The artists have to design creatures based on unique sound effects created by sound designer Erik Aadahl."
"The remaining artists and their coaches feel the stress of a challenge where they must create trolls inspired by iconic bridges."
"The artists learn that for their challenge, they will be body-painting nude models in the middle of the woods."
"The artists create their own stylish horror villain inspired by the work of Clive Barker (Hellraiser, Nightbreed)."
"The contestants must take inspiration from the planets in the solar system to create alien queens who compete in a intergalactic beauty pageant."
"The Artists must make their Imaginary Friends from their childhood as a film character or creature."
"The artists must create serial killer doll characters"
"The artists must create western steampunk cyborgs, in order to make it into the finals at the Vinpearl Land Amphitheater in Nha Trang, Vietnam."
"The final three artists must each create four original characters worthy of starring in their own film franchise, at the Vinpearl Land Amphitheater in Nha Trang, Vietnam."
Season 9 - Face Off
"Season 9 begins with the 16 artists working in pairs to construct original alien animals that incorporate two models into one massive creation. Later, a surprise announcement from the judges keeps everyone on edge."
"The artists arrive at the Port of Long Beach and board the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter U.S.S. George Cobb, which is where they learn they'll be making beautiful but deadly sirens based on unique sea creatures. Working in teams of two, one group feels compelled to start from scratch on Day 2. At the same time, another duo struggles with streamlining different visions into one makeup."
"The reality competition celebrates its 100th episode in style when the artists turn real-life couples into whimsically undead duos. Following the challenge, host McKenzie Westmore, who recently became an ordained minster, will perform a marriage ceremony attended by friends and family."
"The artists must create a mashup character from famous works of genre literature."
"The artists paired up to create the gatekeeper to an alternate dimension ... and the creature he or she guards."
"Retro-style alien characters created for a Foundation Challenge come into play when the artists receive their Spotlight Challenge."
"The artists face the challenge of taking a male model and turning him into a female character from a classic Shakespearean play."
"The remaining artists add their own twist to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse."
"A \"barbaric\" Foundation Challenge is judged by Oscar-winning makeup artist Robin Matthews. That's followed by a trip to the circus as the seven remaining artists compete to dazzle the judges with their freak show-inspired makeups."
"Inspired by Syfy's The Expanse, the artists must create a character that represents the next stage in human evolution."
Season 10 - Face Off
"Season 10 begins with the 14 competing artists working in teams of two to create alien bounty hunters."
"Paul Reubens appears when the artists work in teams to create a whimsical makeup based on an oversized toy."
"The remaining 12 artists team up to create a member of a long-lost race inspired by unique languages created by \"Game of Thrones\" linguist David Peterson."
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"It's back. Three rounds of foundation challenges. Who will survive?"
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"Unique vessels provide the inspiration when the artists face the challenge of creating mischievous genie characters."
"The artists create unique Cyclops characters in the Focus Challenge; guest judge Douglas Smith."
"Characters from the World of Warcraft game come to life by the remaining artists who create realistic characters for the 2016 film adaptation, which stars guest judge Robert Kazinsky."
"Artists create an indigenous species that would live on King Kong's Skull Island."
Season 11 - Face Off
"A group of returning all-stars compete in Season 11, which begins with the artists having to incorporate green screen technology when creating unique alien creatures."
"The teams work to create angel and devil characters in the first elimination challenge of the season."
"The artists arrive at Mattel headquarters in El Segundo, Cal., where they learn they will be creating film-ready versions of \"Monster High\" characters in this immunity challenge."
"In the second elimination challenge of the season, the All-Star teams work to create beautiful snow queens inspired by a series of unique snowflakes."
"The competition takes a monstrous turn as the All-Star teams create two makeups themed after Jekyll and Hyde in the elimination challenge for guest judge John Landis."
"The All-Stars create dystopian characters inspired by post-apocalyptic vehicles for the elimination challenge."
"The conclusion from last week's elimination challenge; the immunity challenge has the teams create magical marionette characters."
"The five remaining All-Star teams create comedic fantasy duos in the elimination challenge."
"The competition is turned on its head as the eight remaining all-stars are combined into a pair of super teams that must each create a frightening family of three mutated characters."
"The two teams must create a coven of warlocks or witches at war with each other."
"The remaining artists, competing individually, must create an alien delegate for an intergalactic congress"
"The final five must create a representation of a Hawaiian god or goddess."
"The last four must create a gargoyle inspired by a different style of architecture"
"The final three must create animalistic kung-fu masters for an actual fight scene in hopes of being declared the winner in the Season 11 finale..."
Season 12 - Face Off
"In a first, the artists are divided into two make-up effects shops, and the first assignment is to design a werewolf pack."
"Inspired by hive-minded insects, the artists must create queen, worker and drone aliens."
"A twist with the teams, and an assignment to create fairy tale characters. Elizabeth Mitchell guest judges."
"The artists must create a demon that would oversee a specific circle of Dante's version of Hell."
"The artists bring the four seasons to life for a dance choreographed by Travis Wall."
"The artists create looks for the owners of possessed objects; Cheyenne Jackson guest judges."
"The six remaining artists create victims of a fungal virus that turns people into zombies."
"The legendary Rick Baker guest judges the artists' alien creations, inspired by real recordings from space."
"The final three must create creatures for a haunted house conceptualized by series judge Glenn Hetrick."
"Twists abound for the final three's haunted house challenge before crowning a winner."
Season 13 - Face Off
"Twelve most favorite artists return to the competition with a twist; they will battle head-to-head each week."
"In the first elimination challenge of the season, the artists battle it out as they create fun and lighthearted monsters inspired by real life day jobs."
"The artists create ancient aliens that could have been the inspiration for Aztec gods."
"In this week's elimination challenge, the artists battle head-to-head as they create the quirky and ghostly staff of a haunted hotel."
"Fortune favors the bold this week, as the artists and their battle partners create makeups based on actual tarot card readings."
"The artists battle it out as they create dryad protectors of real life forests in this week\u2019s elimination challenge, with two more artists heading home."
"The competition intensifies as the six remaining artists create original sea monsters in this week's battles, with the help of an industry expert in next week's elimination challenge on the line."
"It's the semifinals and the artists engage in an all out battle royale as they create vampires based on real life bats with just three finale spots on the line."
"It's part one of the finale, as the finalists learn that they will be creating characters for an original short film based on the book, \"Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There.\""
"The artists and their teams create their short film, and one is crowned champion, in part two of the finale."