Costume Contest with judges Tom Savini, Face Off judges Ve Neill and Glenn Hetrick

By: Denna Beena
Contributing Writer

Spooky Empire hits Orlando for it's annual Ultimate Horror Weekend this coming Friday and continues through Sunday ending with the ultimate Costume Contest. Spooky's costume contest will not only hand out $1,000 in cash but the winners will also receive custom
painted guitars from Dean Guitars.  Judges for the contest are movie legend Tom Savini 
the "Godfather of Gore", Ve Neill, winner of 3 Academy Awards for special effects make up and Glenn Hetrick, costume designer for Lady Gaga and movies such as The Hunger Games and X-files. Both Ve Neill and Glenn Hetrick are judges for the SyFy show Face Off. 

Talk about having MAJOR bragging rights!

The costume contest will be held at the Double-tree at Universal Studios as part of Spooky Empire's Ultimate Horror Weekend programming. Registration will be held through out the weekend and will end at 3pm on Sunday. Contestants must have a ticket to Spooky Empire's event to participate. 

Tom Savini, Glenn Hetrick and Ve Neill will aslo be doing Q&As/ panels at the event. Check out the full schedule here:

Former winners with their custom painted Dean Guitar
In addition to working on, Denna Beena is owner of 
Pink Hair Productions, assistant producer with Spooky Empire and is everything Halloween as seen on thedailycity's Halloween Guide