David Schoelen co-founded Reel Guise FX with his husband, Paul Baum. Together, they have created makeup and costume effects, portrayed on-screen creatures, and have been featured in promotions for AMC, Skybound, Scopely Games, Omaze Charity, and Gamblit Gaming. Their Walking Dead cosplay has been highlighted on The Talking Dead and...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Buster Balloon is an international award-winning balloon artist and children’s entertainer who has performed in almost every type of kid friendly and family entertainment venue, and for almost every type of kid and family audience imaginable. From the tinniest of venues, to a two thousand seat amphitheater, to the biggest...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Shawn is a lifelong Halloween fan that enjoys all aspects of the season, but particularly, haunts. As co-owner of Parks and Cons with his wife, Carmelle, the integration of haunted attractions was a natural fit in their coverage of the best in pop culture and themed entertainment. With a goal...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Two-time Academy Award-winner Bill Kopp has been making funny cartoons for nearly 30 years. He is the co-creator of EEK! THE CAT and voiced the beloved title character.  Kopp directed the animation in the feature films ONE CRAZY SUMMER and BETTER OFF DEAD and was one of 3 animators on...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jason Thompson created multiple successful haunts and themed experiences growing up in the Central Valley. When he moved to LA in 1994, Jason learned additional skills in the feature film business with knowledge of set decor, set building, audio theming, digital effects, and film editing. In 2007 he joined up...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Shannon Tyra is an artist with a specific interest in faux painting and foam working. She donates her time and talents to epic home haunters in Southern California. Shannon is a member of CalHauntS, and currently serves as an Organizing Committee Member for the group.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner full_width="" full_height="" columns_placement="middle" video_bg="" video_bg_url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMJXxhRFO1k"...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Greg Packard is veteran home haunter with more than 15 years of experience, progressing from a small display to a large-scale, highly-themed walk-through attraction called Restless Souls Manor. He learned much of the basics of technical theater in his high school years. Greg developed a love for Halloween in the...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Guy Myers has been a home haunter for over 25 years. During that time, he has designed and built yard displays and full-blown walk-through haunted attractions, featuring new themes each year. He is a long-standing member of CalHauntS, and has spoken and instructed classes at various conventions.[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner full_width="" full_height="" columns_placement="middle"...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Preston has been running haunts for 29 years. Rotten Apple 907 has developed into an iconic Burbank haunt that draws people from all over Southern California, and is highly-rated for both the amount of scares, and for the quality of set design. Preston has tackled animatronics, pneumatics, electronics, mini-processors, AC/DC...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Diane has been running the Rotten Apple 907 haunt for 29 years. She is an artist with a deep passion for decorative painting, which started when her daughter was young, and turned into a career teaching all over the states and publishing over 13 books. Diane’s love for both Halloween...