Me and My Mates Vs the Zombie Apocalypes

January 20th, 2014 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments
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Sharp FX pty ltd takes a crew of 11 passed and present Sharp FX Advanced Makeup Effects students on location to Canberra for two weeks of make up effects applications.



Sharp FX pty ptd creates mirror ball makeup for The Aston Shuffle Video

December 10th, 2013 | Film | Russell | No Comments
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Sharp FX pty ltd creates human mirror ball makeup transformation for the new Aston Shuffle music video ‘Tear it Down’



2012 Advanced Special makeup effects course Melbourne

August 9th, 2013 | School | Russell | No Comments
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2012 Melbourne Advanced Special Makeup Effects course students major works.



Creating Malthouse & Buckley for Thrift Shop Parody

May 22nd, 2013 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

Malthouse Vs Buckley
Sharp FX pty ltd turns one person into both Malthouse and Buckley for the Thrift Shop Parody for Sports Bet.



The Hobbit

December 1st, 2012 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments


Sharp FX was excited to receive their invite to the cast and crew screening of ‘The Hobbit’ at the Embassy Theatre in Wellington New Zealand, but sad they were unable to go due to work commitments.
The Hobbit will be released in Australian theatres this December and Sharp FX is eagerly waiting for their chance to see what they had worked on over a year ago.



End of year student pics

November 23rd, 2012 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

2011 student Saara March finishes her end of year full head prosthetic makeup. Read more to see pictures.



Sharp Fx creates Minotaur prosthetic makeup for British India video clip

September 21st, 2012 | Film | Russell | No Comments

Sharp Fx creates Minotaur prosthetic for new ‘British India’ video clip.



Sharp FX creates creature puppet for ‘The Cairos’

May 6th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments


Sharp FX finishes work on ‘The Cairos’ new music video clip ‘Shame’, creating a blobby creature puppet and puppet arm.
The creature was puppeteered by Kirsty Dovey.



Sharp FX works on Elektra Opera in West Australia

May 6th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments


Sharp FX makes full silicone nude body suite that peals off on stage for the Agamemnon character in West Australia Opera’s ‘Elektra’



Sharp Fx works on independent student film

January 12th, 2012 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

Sharp FX designs and creates demon makeup for independent Canberra short film.To see photos click read more below.



2011 Students Work On Short Film With Sharp FX

December 3rd, 2011 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

2011 Advanced Makeup FX Students assist Sharp FX with Zombie prosthetic makeups for Canberra short film “The Philosophical Zombie”.



Sharp FX works on Peter Jacksons ‘The Hobbit’

November 10th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

From February until late October 2011 Russell Sharp, the director of Sharp FX, was working in Wellington New Zealand at Weta Workshop. During this time the majority of work was on Peter Jacksons new movie the prequel to Lord of the Rings , 'The Hobbit'.
"It was a great experience working with the multi award winning company, Weta, and has opened up the opportunity of more overseas work and valuable industry contacts".

The opportunity also arose for a student from the 2010 Advanced Makeup FX course to work at Weta and they were able to work on several projects in their 6 months of employ there.

The Hobbit is being released in two parts with the first due for release at the end of 2012.



Advanced Make-up FX Course Melbourne

October 20th, 2011 | School | Russell | No Comments


After having great success with their makeup fx course in Canberra and constant requests from people looking for a reputable fx course in melbourne Sharp FX has decided to branch out.

In 2012 Sharp FX will be also be running their advanced makeup fx course in Melbourne Victoria. The course will run for 40 weeks 9-5 every Sunday, course covers life casting, sculpting, mould making, all aspects of foam latex prosthetic make-up, acrylic teeth, fake eyes, bladder and blood pumping effects, the use of many different products plus much more. The cost of the course covers all materials and students also receive a starter kit.

For more information contact info@sharpfx.com.au



New Mannequin For Friend of RAAF Melbourne

July 5th, 2011 | Museum | Russell | No Comments

Mannequin by Sharp FX
Sharp FX creates new realistic Mannequin for the Friends of RAAF Melbourne.



Sharp FX Creates BHP Museum Mannequins

June 23rd, 2011 | Museum | Russell | No Comments


Sharp FX works with Phill Beadsmoore to create four fibreglass sculpted mannequins for the new BHP museum exhibition in Newcastle.



Sharp FX works at Weta Workshop

March 9th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

Russell Sharp is asked to work for Weta Workshop on Peter Jacksons new film ‘The Hobbit’.
Russell starts work in Wellington, New Zealand on the 21st of March 2011.



Sharp FX creates set piece for Australian War Memorial

February 20th, 2011 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

Sharp FX finishes new Tobruk set piece for The Australian War Memorial.



Sharp FX creates Tree Man Prosthetic Makeup FX

November 20th, 2010 | Film | Russell | No Comments

Sharp FX creates ‘Brave Bark’ a tree man prosthetic makeup for short film ‘The Winter War Tree’ in Sydney.
Two students from our Advanced Makeup FX Course were makeup assistance on set.



Independent film ‘Axed’ wins awards for FX

October 10th, 2010 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

Independent film ‘Axed’ which Sharp FX created Zombie and gore makeup effects for wins awards:

‘Best Special FX’ at the Bram Stoker International Film Festival 2010
‘The Mile High Gore Award’ at Mile High Horror Film Festival 2010

The film also won the ‘Independent spirit award’ at A Night Of Horror International Film Festival 2011
Three students from the special makeup effects course in 2007 assisted with the makeup effects for the film.



Prosthetic Make-up FX Course

September 21st, 2010 | School | Russell | No Comments

The Sharp FX 2011 prosthetic makeup fx course is now open for enrolments. Sharp FX  runs a part time Advanced Special Effects Makeup Course held every Saturday from 9.00 to 5.00

 The course covers life casting , sculpting, mould making, all aspects of foam latex prosthetic make-up, acrylic teeth, fake eyes, bladder and blood pumping effects and the use of many different products plus more. For more information check out the course section of this site or email us at info@sharpfx.com.au



Sharp FX makes Sculptures For Variety Car Bash

August 3rd, 2010 | Uncategorized | Russell | No Comments

Sharp FX has just completed work on three penguin sculptures for one of the cars in the Variety Car Bash.



Sharp FX in Fangoria magazine

July 22nd, 2010 | Film | Russell | No Comments

There is a new interview with Sharp FX about the feature film they created make-up FX for called “The Outback” in Fangoria magazine #295



New Rock Wall Set

July 11th, 2010 | Museum | Russell | No Comments


Sharp FX has just completed work on two new sets for the Australian Mar Memorial, they’re being installed this week.



The Dark Lurking Australian Cinema Release

June 5th, 2010 | Film | Russell | No Comments

The Dark Lurking - Cinema Release

The Dark Lurking (Aussie Sci-Fi Horror Feature Film that Sharp FX created makeup FX for) is finally coming to NSW with Supanova Pop Culture Expo (www.supanova.com.au).

Tickets are on sale now at www.thedarklurkingmovie.com

SPECIAL SESSION – 6:30 – 20th June in conjuction
with Sydney Supanova @ Hoyts
Entertainment Quarter – Bent
Street, Moorepark – Sydney



Scariacs TV series

May 19th, 2010 | Tv Series | Russell | No Comments

Scariacs - Pilot screening

We are excited to announce that the Scariacs pilot has been selected to screen at the Dungog Film Festival this month.

It’s going to be a great festival so if you feel like a trip out to Dungog, we’d love to see you there!
Screening Friday 28 May 2010
1:30PM, Dungog Film Festival, Movie Theatre, Dungog

Details here: http://www.dungogfilmfestival.org/_webapp_468723/Kids_Pix



Leonardo Da Vinci ‘Anatomy to Robots’

January 14th, 2010 | Museum | Russell | No Comments

Leonardo Da Vinici - Sydney

Sharp FX recently finished work on an ultra realistic mannequin of world famous historical artist Leonardo Da Vinci, created for a new showing of the artists work. The mannequin can be seen at the world premier of the Leonardo Da Vinci ‘ANATOMY to ROBOTS’ exhibition running from 17th of October 2009 – 31st of January 2010 in Melbourne. The exhibition will then travel to Sydney and then around the world.



Prey Premieres

April 21st, 2009 | Film | Russell | No Comments

Prey premiere

Sharp FX created all of the Prosthetic make-up FX for ‘ PREY ‘ which is due to premieres in Melbourne and Sydney in May ’09 at invitation-only events. The movie will then continue to run for a strictly limited season at selected cinemas throughout Australia, ahead of the film’s DVD release.

Following the Australian launch, Prey will premiere in the US to select cinemas in July ’09. Xenon Pictures (USA) has acquired all North American rights for theatrical distribution in the USA through Lionsgate Films and in Canada through Universal. A VIP premiere is planned in Las Vegas.



Scariacs TV Series Puppet

March 14th, 2009 | Tv Series | Russell | No Comments

Scariacs - Chewie

Sharp FX has just completed work on a creature puppet called ‘Chewie’ for the pilot episode of the children’s TV series ‘Scariacs’.



THE DARK LURKING

March 10th, 2009 | Film | Russell | No Comments

The Dark Lurking

Sharp FX created all of the creature & prosthetic make-up FX for ‘ THE DARK LURKING ‘ which just had its North American premiere at the FANGORIA LA WEEKEND OF HORRORS



Realistic War Museum Mannequins

December 5th, 2007 | Museum | Russell | No Comments


Sharp FX has just completed work on 16 new realistic lifelike soldier mannequins for the Australian War Memorial post 1945 display