Darren Longthorne has been creating professional work for Television, Film, Theatre and advertising for over 30 years and has been involved in many productions. Darren has a diverse range of skills and talents including prosthetic make-up (design, creation, application) , prop making/ fabrication, sculpture, painting, mould-making, casting, scenic art and has an extensive knowledge of products and materials utilised in these . Darren is also an experienced tutor and teaches at The Bath Academy of Media Makeup and the school of make-up in Manchester amongst others. Darren is self-educated in his chosen field, driven by his passion of the horror, sci-fi and fantasy genres he grew up with and has a genuine love for the work he creates.
Ryan Hamer shares a similar skill set to Darren Longthorne, both having worked together and collaborated on many successful projects and productions for Television, Film, Theatre and advertising over the years. Ryan has over 20 years of experience in the creative arts and holds qualifications in graphic design/ Illustration and lvl3 award in education & training and teaches Media make-up FX at the Manchester College.