Andy Shoneberg

Andy Shoneberg is a two-timeAndy Shoneberg Emmy Award winning special-effects makeup artist, painter, FX sculpter and teacher at Stan Winston School of Character Arts. Shoneberg was born July 17, 1956 in Casper, Wyoming and grew up and in Billings, Montana. At the age of fourteen, Shoneberg began carving foam body parts in his parents’ basement. He studied art in high school and eventually attended Montana State University Billings where was part of the art program. Shoneberg eventually received an invitation to Los Angeles from legendary makeup artist, Dick Smith to attend his course. His first job was creating the feet for the dwarfs in the 1987 film, Snow White. He has since worked at numerous studios including Stan Winston Studio, Rick Baker’s Cinovation, and KNB.

Shoneberg has won two Emmys for his effects work on The Walking Dead. He currently also composes music for Shannon Shea’s webcast, Phantom Harbor

Selected Filmography

  • Snow white (1987)
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Dream Child (1989)
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)
  • Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
  • Batman Returns (1992)
  • Jurassic Park (1993)
  • Mortal Kombat (1995)
  • Jumanji (1995)
  • Alien: Resurrection (1997)
  • The X-Files (1998)
  • Jurassic Park III (2001)
  • AVP: Aliens vs. Predator (2004)
  • Predators (2010)
  • The Walking Dead (2011)

Works Cited- Stan Winston School of Character Arts (2013)