Doug Sakmann

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

About Me

www.dougsakmann.com for portfolio, photos and video

Doug Sakmann is an award-winning FX Artist, production designer, producer and director. Over the last twenty years Sakmann has produced over forty feature films as well as many TV projects, music videos, short films & commercials. As an accomplished SPFX Artist and FX Supervisor, Doug is skilled at creating monsters and horrific blood & gore FX for all types of projects around the world.

Doug also founded the NYC Zombie Crawl – an organization which sets up zombie themed events in the NY Area as well as provides zombie SFX makeup for movies, TV and nationally touring acts. Sakmann has personally created & coordinated zombie makeup and events for clients including Sony Pictures, AMC, The Walking Dead, Sega, the Tribeca Film Festival, NBC, Bravo Networks, the Travel Channel, Troma Entertainment, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Sailor Jerry Rum and much more. The group’s bi-annual events are going into their thirteenth successful year, with massive zombie crawl events planned for 2019.

Most recently released, Sakmann produced and coordinated FX for the feature horror film from director Michael Walker ‘’Cut Shoot Kill‘ now available on all VOD and streaming platforms including Amazon Prime. Upcoming SPFX projects for Sakmann include the psychological thriller ‘The Honeymoon Phase’ as well as the creature feature ‘D-Railed’. Sakmann also directed a new music video for Cannibal Corpse which will be released in conjunction with their Spring 2019 tour with Slayer.

I have been in the industry since 1998.

Doug Sakmann Special Effects Reel
Added on 11/18/2015
Check out Doug Sakmann’s FX demo reel featuring some of his goriest work up to 2014 - See more recent work at www.dougsakmann.com - dougsakmann@gmail.com

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