urx unit loader In 'Face Off' Season Five, It's Newcomers Versus Veterans
face off mckenzie westmore syfy In 'Face Off' Season Five, It's Newcomers Versus Veterans

“Face Off” returns for season five, debuting Tuesday, Aug. 13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT, with eight talented up-and-coming special effects make-up artists competing against eight past contestants hungry for a chance at redemption.
Unexpected twists and turns await in Los Angeles and the stakes are higher than ever. Michael Westmore, an Oscar-winning makeup artist and father of host McKenzie Westmore, returns as a mentor. 
The first Foundation Challenge requires the makeup and special-effects artists to complete the looks of costumed partygoers for an elaborate costume ball attended by members from Syfy’s new docu-series “Heroes of Cosplay.”
Other challenges facing contestants this season include: creating a futuristic Frankenstein and his bride; a Morlock-inspired subterranean humanoid beast; an original living art character inspired by Cubism, Surrealism, Pop Art, Expressionism and Constructivism; a stylized alien for an out-of-this-world performance on the Reveal Stage with world-renown circus troupe Cirque Berzerk; a grim character inspired by one of the seven deadly sins; and an exotic flying creature/human-hybrid. 
See whose design skills and talents will be up to the task of creating fully-realized character: Tune in Tuesday, Aug.  13, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Syfy.