Matthew Smith |Prosthetics Designer

Matthew has designed and created prosthetics and special makeup effects and applied prosthetic makeup to some of the world’s leading actors. He has worked in all genres worldwide from Hollywood and Chinese blockbusters to small independent films. The considerable expertise and passion Matthew brings to every project, along with his hands-on working methods, have earned him wide recognition in the industry. His workshop and team are located close to Shepperton and Longcross Film Studios. 


Season 6 
Special Makeup Effects / Animatronics Designer 
Broke and Bones | Directed by Various
Produced by Charlie Brooker 
C. B. STRIKE Prosthetic Makeup Designer for Tom Burke 
BBC One | Directed by Susan Tully, Michael Keillor, Kieron Hawkes & Charles Sturridge
Produced by Jackie Larkin & Alex Rendell
GOOD OMENS Prosthetic and Special Makeup Effects Designer
Amazon Studios | Directed by Douglas Mackinnon
Produced by Tim Bradley, Phil Collinson, Josh Dynevor & Paul Frift
KILLING EVE Prosthetic Makeup Designer
Sid Gentle Films | Directed by Damon Thomas, Jon East, Harry Bradbeer, Lisa Brühlmann & Francesca Gregorini
MCMAFIA Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Cuba Pictures | Directed by James Watkins
Produced by Paul Ritchie & Justin Kramer
INSIDE NO. 9  Prosthetic Makeup Designer
BBC | Directed by Jim O'Hanlon, Greame Harper & David Kerr
Produced by Adam Tandy
USS Callister
Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Zeppotron | Directed by Toby Haynes
Produced by Charlie Brooker & Louise Sutton
SS-GB Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Sid Gentle Films | Directed by Philipp Kadelbach
Produced by Patrick Schweitzer 
JEKYLL AND HYDE Prosthetics and Special Makeup Effects Designer 
ITV Studios | Directed by Stewart Svaasand, Colin Teague, Joss Agnew & Robert Quinn
Produced by Foz Allan & Louise Sutton
CINEMANIACS Prosthetic Makeup Designer for Michael Sheen 
Novel Entertainment Productions | Directed by Julian Kemp
Produced by Hugh Lawton, Michael Sheen & Lucinda Whiteley
SHERLOCK  Lifelike prosthetic face of Benedict Cumberbatch 
Hartswood Films | Directed by Jeremy Lovering, Colm McCarthy & Nick Hurran
Produced by Steven Moffat, Sue Vertue & Susie Liggat
Series 2 & 3
Prosthetic Makeup Designer
Zeppotron | Directed by Jim O'Hanlon
Produced by Mat Chaplin & Adam Tandy
DEAD SET Special Makeup Effects Designer
Zeppotron | Directed by Yann Demange
Winner of the Televisual Bulldog Award for Best Special Effects
 BAND OF BROTHERS Special Makeup Effects Artist
DreamWorks | Directed by Various
Produced by Erik Jendresen & Mary Richards
Nominated for Emmy Award 2001-2002 - Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Mini-Series

Feature Films

ANIMAL Prosthetic and Special Makeup Effects Designer 
T-Street | Directed by Barnaby Roper 
Produced by Leopold Hughes & Ben LeClair
HAVOC Prosthetic Dummy Body Supply 
One More One Production / Netflix | Directed by Gareth Evans 
Produced by Gareth Evans, Tom Hardy, Ed Talfan & Aram Tertzakian
MOTHER TERESA & ME Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Zariya Foundation | Directed by Kamal Musale
Produced by Kamal Musale
LAST TRAIN TO CHRISTMAS Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Future Artists | Directed by Julian Kemp
Produced by Matthew James Wilkinson & Matt Williams
THE WHITE TIGER Special Makeup Effects Designer 
Lava Media | Directed by Ramin Bahrani 
Produced by Ramin Bahrani & Mukul Deora
SULPHUR AND WHITE  Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
AMG International Film | Directed by Julian Jarrold
Produced by Michael Elliott 
LEAP  Special Makeup Ageing Consultant 
Alibaba Pictures | Directed by Peter Ho-Sun Chan
Produced by Yuet-Jan Hui
THE RESCUE  Special Makeup Effects and Prothetics Designer 
China Modern Film and Television Development | Directed by Dante Lam 
Produced by Candy Leung
WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS  Prosthetic Makeup Designer
Iervolino & Lady Bacardi | Directed by Ciro Guerra 
Produced by Monika Bacardi, Michael Fitzgerald, Andrea Iervolino & Olga Segura
SO LONG, MY SON Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Dongchun Films | Directed by Xiaoshuai Wang 
Produced by Xuan Liu, Jianv Han, Junyi He, Hai Wang, Jingchun Wang, Xiaoshuai Wang, Wei Yang & Dong Yu
OPERATION RED SEA Special Makeup Effects and Prosthetics Designer 
Bona Film Group | Directed by Dante Lam 
Produced by Candy Leung
CAUTIONARY TALES Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Directed by Christopher Barrett & Luke Taylor
Produced by Medb Riordan 
Directed by James Bobin 
Produced by Tim Burton, Joe Roth, Jennifer Todd & Suzanne Todd
CRIMINAL Special Makeup Effects and Prosthetics Designer 
Summit Entertainment | Directed by Ariel Vromen 
Produced by Christa Campbell, Denis Chobanov, Mark Gill, Matthew O'Toole, J. C. Spink & Jake Weiner
INTO THE WOODS Prosthetic Makeup Design and Application for Meryl Streep
BBL Motion Picture Studios | Directed by Rob Marshall 
Produced by John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Callum McDougall & Marc Platt
BLACK SEA Prosthetic Makeup Designer
Focus Features | Directed by Kevin MacDonald 
Produced by Kevin MacDonald & Charles Steel
GOOD PEOPLE  Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Millennium Films | Directed by Henrik Ruben Genz
Produced by Ed Cathell III, Benjamin Forkner, Thomas Gammeltoft, Eric Kranzler, Avi Lerner & Tobey Maguire
FRANK Prosthetic Supply for Michael Fassbender 
Element Pictures | Directed by Lenny Abrahamson
Produced by David Barron, Ed Guiney, Stevie Lee & Andrew Lowe
CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Prosthetic Supply for Tom Hanks 
Scott Rudin Productions | Directed by Paul Greengrass
Produced by Diana Brunetti, Michael De Luca & Scott Rudin
WORLD WAR Z Key Prosthetic Makeup Artist and Prosthetic Supply for Brad Pitt 
Paramount Pictures | Directed by Marc Foster
Produced by Ian Bryce, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner & Brad Pitt
ZERO DARK THIRTY Prosthetic Sculptor
Columbia Pictures | Directed by Kathryn Bigelow 
Produced by Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal & Megan Ellison
Entertainment Motion | Directed by Jonathan Newman
Produced by Peter Bevan, Ibon Cormenzana, Ignasi Estapé, Karl Richards & Ignacio Salazar-Simpson

SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Warner Bros. | Directed by Guy Ritchie
Produced by Susan Downey, Dan Lin, Joel Silver & Lionel Wigram
ONE DAY Prosthetic Makeup Designer
Focus Features | Directed by Lone Scherfig 
Produced by Nina Jacobson
HANNA Prosthetic Makeup Designer 
Focus Features | Directed by Joe Wright 
Produced by Marty Adelstein, Leslie Holleran & Scott Nemes
ANONYMOUS  Prosthetic Makeup Design and Application for Vanessa Redgrave 
Columbia Pictures | Directed by Roland Emmerich 
Produced by Roland Emmerich, Larry Franco & Robert Leger
BRIGHTON ROCK Prosthetic Makeup Design and Application
StudioCanal | Directed by Rowan Joffee
Produced by Paul Webster
LONDON BOULEVARD Prosthetic Makeup Designer
GK Films | Directed by William Monahan
Produced by Quentin Curtis, Tim Headington, Graham King & William Monahan
NANNY MCPHEE RETURNS Prosthetic Sculptor for Emma Thompson
Universal Pictures | Directed by Susanna White 
Produced by Tim Bevan, Lindsay Doran & Eric Fullner
IT'S A WONDERFUL AFTERLIFE  Prosthetic Makeup Artist 
Bend It Films | Directed by Gurinder Chada 
Produced by Gurinder Chada
SHERLOCK HOLMES Prosthetic Makeup Design and Application and Robert Downey Jr, Jude Law & 'Dredger' 
Warner Bros | Directed by Guy Ritchie
Produced by Susan Downey, Dan Lin, Joel Silver & Lionel Wigram 
THE READER Prosthetic Makeup Design and Application for Kate Winslet, Lena Olin & Susan Lothar 
The Weinstein Company | Directed by Stephen Daldry 
Produced Donna Gigliotti, Anthony Minghella, Redmond Morris & Sydney Pollack
SLEUTH Prosthetic Makeup Design for Jude Law 
Sony Pictures Classics | Directed by Kenneth Branagh 
Produced by Kenneth Branagh, Simon Halfonm Jude Law, Simon Moseley, Marion Pilowsky & Tom Sternberg
STARDUST Key Prosthetic Makeup Artist, Design and Application for Sarah Alexander, Charlie Cox & Rupert Everett 
Paramount Pictures | Directed by Matthew Vaughn
Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Michael Dreyer, Neil Gaiman & Matthew Vaughn
ATONEMENT Prosthetic Makeup Artist 
Univesal Pictures | Directed by Joe Wright
Produced by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner & Paul Webster
LA VIE EN ROSE Prosthetic Makeup Application for Marion Cotillard
Légende Films | Directed by Olivier Dahan 
Produced by Alain Goldman 
THE CONSTANT GARDENER Prosthetic Design and Application for Rachel Weisz
Focus Features | Directed by Fernando Meirelles
Produced by Simon Channing Williams 
Touchstone Pictures | Directed by Garth Jennings 
Produced by Gary Barber, Roger Birnbaum, Jonathan Glickman, Nick Goldsmith & Jay Roach
DOOM Prosthetic Makeup Design and Application & Special Effects 
John Wells Productions | Directed by Andrzej Bartkowaik
Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura & John Wells
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Prosthetic Makeup Design and Application for Gerard Butler 
Warner Bros. | Directed by Joel Schumacher
Produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber
THE LAST SAMURAI Prosthetic Makeup Artist
Warner Bros. | Directed by Edward Zwick
Produced by Tom Cruise, Tom Engelman, Marshall Herskovitz, Scott Kroopf & Paula Wagner
LD 50 LETHAL DOSE Prosthetic Makeup Designer for Mel B 
Four Horsemen Films | Directed by Simon De Selva 
Produced by Alistair MacLean-Clark & Basil Stephens
COLD MOUNTAIN Prosthetic Makeup Artist 
Miramax | Directed by Anthony Minghella
Produced by Albert Berger, William Horberg, Sydney Pollack & Ron Yerxa
TO KILL A KING Special Makeup Effects Artist 
FilmFour | Directed by Mike Barker
Produced by Kevin Loader
DIRTY PRETTY THINGS Prosthetic Makeup Artist 
BBC Films | Directed by Stephen Frears
Produced by Robert Jones & Tracey Seaward
THE GATHERING  Prosthetic Makeup Artist
Granada Film Productions | Directed by Brian Gilbert
Produced by Pippa Cross, Marc Samuelson & Peter Samuelson
RESIDENT EVIL Prosthetic Makeup Artist & Creature Crew 
Constantin Film | Paul W.S. Anderson
Produced by Paul W.S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt, Bernd Eichinger & Samuel Hadida 
HIGHLANDER: ENDGAME Prosthetic Makeup Effects 
Davis-Panzer Productions | Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski 
Produced by Peter S. Davis, Brian Gordon & William N. Panzer
GLADIATOR Special Makeup Effects and Prosthetics Artist
Dreamworks Pictures | Directed by Ridley Scott
Produced by David Franzoni, Branko Lustig & Douglas Wick
THE MUMMY Special Makeup Effects Artist
Universal Pictures | Directed by Stephen Sommers
Produced by Sean Daniel & James Jacks
STAR WARS EPISODE 1 -  THE PHANTOM MENACE Prosthetics and Special Makeup Effects Artist 
Lucasfilm | Directed by George Lucas 
Produced by Rick McCallum

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