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Gabe Bartalos is a prosthetic makeup effects artist, specializing in character effects and explicit gore. He has handled the prosthetic makeup effects for Matthew Barney since 1991, with works including Cremaster 1-5 (1995-2002), March of the Anal Sadistic Warrior (1998), De Lama Lamina (2007), Drawing Restraint 9 (2005), and the 2008 Los Angeles live performance of Ren. He is best known for his special make-up effects artistry for films including Leprechaun (1993), Sometimes They Come Back (1991), Sideshow, and The Hollow (2004). Early in his career Bartalos left his mark in the horror genre by teaming up with director Frank Henenlotter on horror classics such as Brain Damage (1998), Frankenhooker (1990), Basket Case 2 (1990), and Basket Case 3 (1992). He made his directorial debut in 2004 with the critically acclaimed surrealistic feature film Skinned Deep, which he also wrote and produced. He lives and works in Los Angeles.