Tony Gardner

Born in September 25th, 1965

From Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Tony Gardner Biography

Tony Gardner is an American makeup designer, special effects designer and puppeteer. He has designed and created effects for many feature films, including the films Zombieland, 127 Hours, Smokin' Aces, Hairspray, Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, The Addams Family, Seed of Chucky, Shallow Hal and There's Something About Mary. Gardner helped create the signature helmets for Daft Punk, as well as an animatronic robot for their "Technologic" music video.

He wrote and directed Daft Punk's music video for the song "The Prime Time of Your Life" and associate produced and populated a world full of robots for the duo's feature-length directorial debut, Daft Punk's Electroma. Beyond the film-making arena, Gardner's special effects company Alterian, Inc. has also designed and created the popular GEICO Cavemen characters as well as the current iteration of Smokey Bear.

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Tony Gardner Filmography

Hocus Pocus 2 Poster
September 30, 2022
Studio 666 Poster
February 25, 2022
Jackass Forever Poster
February 4, 2022
Old Poster
July 23, 2021
Freaky Poster
November 13, 2020
Hell Fest Poster
September 28, 2018
Cult of Chucky Poster
October 3, 2017