Nicholas Thompson

    • Special Effects Artist
    • Make-up Artist

    London

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2018Comic Scout.
Live Event
The Edinburgh Comedy Awards (formerly the Perrier Awards)
Nice Burns.
EBP
2018MUA
Live Event
Smash Fest- Flood 2018
DR Lindsay Keith
Refinery TV
2017Panel Judge
Live Event
The Edinburgh Comedy Awards (formerly the Perrier Awards)
Nica Burns
EBP
2017SFX MUA
Commercial
WALKING DEAD with Bugzy Malone.NOW TV & SKY & FOX & FEVER PR
2016Comic Scout
Live Event
The Edinburgh Comedy Awards (formerly the Perrier Awards)
Nica Burns
EBP
2015 - 2016Guest SFX Make-up tutor covering advanced prosthetic creation techniques.
Education
West Thames College.West Thames College
2016SFX MUA and historical lecture.
Live Event
SmashFest Sameul Peyps Fire and Plague
Lindsay Keith
Refinery TV
2016SFX MUA
Commercial
WALKING DEAD with John CleeseNOW TV & SKY & FOX & FEVER PR
2015Comic Scout.
Live Event
The Edinburgh Comedy Awards (formerly the Perrier Awards)
Nice Burns.
EBP Productions.
2015SFX MUA for the 'Zombie Generation Unit'
Live Event
Smash Fest
Dr Lindsay Keith
Refinery TV
2015Joke writer
Radio
NewsJack Episode One Series Thirteen.BBC
2015SFX MUA
Commercial
WALKING DEAD with Harry JuddNOW TV & SKY & FOX & FEVER PR
2015SFX MUA
Film (Short)
Brandy and Pep
TIM POPE
TRUNDLE FILMS
2014SFX MUA
Commercial
WALKING DEAD with Millie Mackintosh
Sophia Dryden
NOW TV & SKY & FOX & FEVER PR
2014SFX MUA
Television / TV
MONSTER HUNTERS
BRIGITTA SZASZFAI
NFTS
2014PYROTECHNICIAN
Film (Feature)
The hybrid
BILLY OBRIEN
Liquid Noise Films
2014SFX ARTIST
Film (Feature)
Containment
NEIL WEST
CONTAINMENT FILM LTD
2014SFX MUA
Film (Feature)
The Carrier
ANTHONY WOODLEY
MEGATOPIA
2013SFX SUPERVISOR
Film (Short)
All Good ThingsLondon Metropolitan University
2013SFX MUA
Live Event
MAX BROOKS WORLD WAR Z SIGNINGWATERSTONES BOOKSHOP
2013Stage Crew
Live Event
Global Smurfs Day
Steven Moffett
Everybody Engage
2013SFX MUA
Film (Short)
Pounce
Keith.R. Robinson
Other Dimension Films
2013SFX SUPERVISOR
Music Video
IWAN RHEON / BANG BANG
MAHALIA BELO
FEEL FILMS LTD
2013SFX SUPERVISOR
Film (Short)
Orbit Ever After
JAIME STONE
NO LOGO FILMS
2012SFX Facilitator
Film (Short)
Broken Eternity
Devika Ponnambalam
Blankslate Films Ltd.
2012SFX MUA
Film (Short)
No Human Present
Bill Baylis
Baylis
2012SFX Prosthetic Props
Film (Short)
An Extra Sunday
Rob Savage
Savage films
2012Head of SFX (Prosthetics & Props)
Live Event
Zed events @ the Mall Reading
Lee Fields
Zed Events
2012SFX Supervisor.
Film (Feature)
Confine
Tobias Tobbell
Two Bells
2012SFX Practicals
Commercial
The Worst Thing About My Sister
Anna Lavelle
Random House Children's Books
2011Lifecast of Ian McShane
Film (Feature)
Jack the Giant Slayer
Bryan Singer
Lifecast
2011SFX Practicals
Commercial
ZAGGORA LOVE
SUNNY MIDHA
STRIKE
2011SFX Supervisor.
Film (Short)
The Ellington Kid
Dan Sully
Love
2011SFX Supervisor (Workshop)
Music Video
Bogdan Titomir / Drunk
Al White
Bokeh Pictctures
2011SFX MUA
Film (Short)
First Date
Andreas Beltzer
UPL Films
2011SFX MUA
Film (Short)
Love Bug
Ben Kent
Fidget Films
2011SFX MUA
Film (Short)
Shelter
MARKUS MEEDT & PATRICK GATHER
New Art Productions
2011SFX Practicals
Commercial
Hetty Feather' and 'Sapphire Battersea'
Anna Lavelle
NFTS (Graduates)
2011SFX Practicals
Film (Short)
Rufus Stone
Josh Appignanesi
Parkville Pictures
2011SFX Prosthetics (workshop)
Television / TV
Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters
Ben Steele
Lifecast
2010SFX assistant
Film (Short)
Strays
Robert McKillop
NFTS
2010Prosthetics/Practicals
Commercial
BLOOD HARVEST
Nele Hecht
NFTS
2010Director/Prosthetics
Film (Short)
Flesh Art
Nicholas Thompson/Chris Goodman
NFTS
2010SFX makeup effects
Commercial
1010 Campaign
Dougal Wilson
Spanner Films/Blink
2010SUPER 8 DOP
Live Event
Swimminhg Horses
sienna miller
TWENTY8TWELVE
2010SFX Practicals
Film (Student)
Sparks
Nele Hecht
NFTS
2010SFX Supervisor
Film (Student)
Abuelas
Afarin Eghbal
NFTS
2010SFX Practicals
Film (Student)
The Pride of Wade Ellison
Seán Branigan
NFTS
2009Practical makeup fx
Television / TV
The Rough Cut
Klaus Kloerman
NFTS
2009SFX lifecast assist
Commercial
Cha'mone Mo'Fo'Selecta! A Tribute to Michael Jackson
James De Frond
Millennium fx
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2011SFX/VFX MANational Film and Televison School
    2010Make-Up FX and Prosthetics CreationNeil Gorton School Chesham
    2008Film and Television BA (Hons)Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth University

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Sony PD170, various Super 8 Cameras, various High 8 cameras, Make up set box- brushes, pallates, etc, Mac with Final Cut Pro

    About me

    Nicholas Thompson is a freelance SFX MUA with experience in practical, digital and physical make up effects. He works on Features, Shorts, Promos & ads, He has worked on campaigns for brands such as Hendrix Gin, Sienna Miller, Zaggora and with companies such as FOX, Random House, NOW TV & Waterstones. Simply put he makes the images from your head appear on screen.

    Additional Information

    Specialties:

    Prosthetic make up effects

    Practical FX

    Shooting on Super 8

    Editing on Final Cut Pro

    Adobe Photoshop

    Referees

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 6+ years
    Experienced in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Digital/Online Campaigns
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music Promo
    Interested in
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Film (Feature)
    • Music
    • Television
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Organization/Union Membership
    • BECTU (UK)

    Professional Recommendations

    Ern Herrmann Cinematographer

    Nick is a competent and enthusiastic SFX artist with passion for all that geeky/gory stuff that good films are made of. Hire him today.