Heather Benson

Prosthetic & SFX Makeup Designer


IATSE local #798

Heather is dedicated, driven, and determined to create unique characters. She has trained at the Stan Winston school of Character Arts and studied sculpture and creature effect under the mentorship of Don Lanning (master sculptor) at D3 Studios in Burbank, California. Fresh out of school, Heather received two awards for ‘Best Special Effects’ for her worked as a designer on ‘Party Night’. In recent years, she has worked as an SFX makeup artist on film sets of the highest scale including ‘Spider-Man No Way Home’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy V.3’, and ‘Haunted Mansion’, to name a few. Based in Atlanta, Heather is available for work worldwide.