Savini at Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend 2014, held in Orlando, Florida.
Theatrical release poster
Tom Savini in 2007
Several screenshots from the film, demonstrating the way comic-book imagery and effects were used extensively by director George A. Romero to recreate the feel of classic 1950s EC horror comics, such as ''Tales from the Crypt

He is known for his makeup and special effects work on many films directed by George A. Romero, including Martin, Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead, Creepshow and Monkey Shines; he also created the special effects and makeup for many cult classics like Friday the 13th (parts I and IV), Maniac, The Burning, The Prowler and The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2.

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In order for the film to give viewers a comic book feel, Romero hired long-time effects specialist Tom Savini to replicate comic-like effects.

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Savini at Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend 2014, held in Orlando, Florida.

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Romero at the 2009 Venice Film Festival

George A. Romero

American-Canadian filmmaker, writer, and editor.

American-Canadian filmmaker, writer, and editor.

Romero at the 2009 Venice Film Festival
Romero on the set of Knightriders
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Romero in 2016

Aside from this series, his works include The Crazies (1973), Martin (1978), Knightriders (1981), Creepshow (1982), Monkey Shines (1988), The Dark Half (1993), and Bruiser (2000).

Romero updated his original screenplay and executive-produced the 1990 remake of Night of the Living Dead directed by Tom Savini for Columbia/TriStar.