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  1. Prop Showcase: The Nightmare Before Christmas

    Halloween Props
    I decided to do The Nightmare Before Christmas as my theme this year, for the 25th anniversary of the movie. There is so much material there to work with. In hindsight, I should have started building in June. I did not get as many characters as I wanted, but it still turned out pretty good. I...
  2. New User: Showers - Season's Greetings

    Member Introduction
    Greetings HalloweenForum.com Users and Staff, My name is Showers and I come before you, presumably at your favorite time of year! About me: California, US. When not working, I volunteer my time with one of the best film and costume prop makers in my area. I will make your mannequins blush...
  3. Electronic/Software: Flash cracker question

    Halloween Props
    Putting together an electric chair and wanted to use a couple flash crackers on the chair uprights near area where the TOT's upper arms/shoulders are. Before doing so, I wanted to make sure there was no danger of shock or hearing damage with the crackers within several inches of the TOT's...I...
  4. Weird, Brilliant Make-Up Artist

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Just saw a video on youtube by Mimi Choi, she has quite few so I would suggest searching her name to see them, but she uses cosmetics to create some amazing, terrifying effects on faces. I'm still in shock so I'll lust leave this here.
  5. HAUNTED RADIO: house of shock, midnight syndicate, it, and more!!

    Announcements / Press Releases
    This week on Haunted Radio, we are featuring news on The House Of Shock, the Midnight Syndicate, Stephen King's It, and more!! Then, the Freek returns with the tale of a rich young woman who vows to return to her secretly cheating hubby after death in a tale titled, "Too Many Women Can Kill...
  6. Other: What do we know about how e-firecrackers work?

    Halloween Props
    E-firecrackers are the hot ticket, so has anyone tore one down to get to the science behind them? After searching the forums and coming up empty, is there anyone who knows how they work?
  7. SHOCKING electric chair costume

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    I would like to be an electric chair for Halloween. Yes, the chair itself. I think I can pull together the chair, straps, head gear part, but I'm open to any suggestions. I'd REALLY like to be able to SHOCK willing participants and I'm looking for ideas how to do so. The old magic trick w/ the...
  8. Electric Chair Prop

    General Halloween
    I am in the process of building an electric chair prop and I need some suggestions on how to make this work. Here's my idea....we have built a regular electric chair out of wood and I have purchased a small sensor mat to be placed in the seat of the chair. When someone sits on the sensor mat I...