Welcome to Blue Whale Studios Inc.

We are a full service Makeup and Special Makeup Effects facility located in Orlando, Florida. From exquisite beauty and fashion makeup, to the most elaborate and cutting edge special makeup effects, to foam puppet and mascot construction, we can handle a wide variety of projects!

We are determined to create a harmonic relationship with each client, and help bring whatever it is you imagine to life!

We realize that we are part of a larger team, on every single project, and our goal is to meet all of your requirements, staying on time and in budget, yet never sacrificing quality.  We do what we do because it is our passion, and we instill this passion into each and every project we take on.

Whether your budget is large or small, or your time severely limited, we are always willing to discuss your project with you!

Thank you for your consideration, and we look forward to working with you!

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OUR PHILOSOPHY

  • IMAGINE

    the limitless possibilities

  • CREATE

    a harmonic relationship

  • INSPIRE

    the world with our work

OUR CREW

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Jonah Levy

Owner of Blue Whale Studios Inc.
IATSE LOCAL 798

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Jonah Levy, owner of Blue Whale Studios Inc., has been passionate about makeup and special makeup fx for most of his life.   He has been working as a professional in the Makeup and Special F/X industry for over 22 years and has been part of makeup teams on such films as The Humgergames:Mockingjay, Get On Up, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The Butler, OZ: The Great and Powerful, Transformers 3, Green Lantern, & Zombieland as well as hit television shows such as The Walking Dead, Sleepy Hollow, Homeland, and Banshee to name a few.

His skills include everything from beauty makeup and body painting to advanced prosthetic and creature design.  He works and teaches nationally and internationally, and loves to share his passion with both amateurs and veterans alike.

Jonah and his team at Blue Whale Studios inc put their all into everything they do and strive to deliver the absolute best quality for each and every project they take on!

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Crystal Levy

Co-Owner & Lead Beauty Makeup Artist

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Crystal Levy has been obsessed with makeup for as long as she can remember.    She is an established Makeup Artist that has worked on a variety of film and television projects, as well as  commercials, photography shoots and weddings.

She is co-owner and Lead Beauty Makeup Artist for Blue Whale Studios inc where she also assists her husband, Jonah Levy, on film and television sets, as well as live, corporate and theatrical events.

Crystal  loves to share her passion with others and has taught seminars across the country to inspire others who share a love for makeup.

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Matt Sprunger

Shop Supervisor, Makeup & SPFX Artist

IATSE LOCAL 798

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Shop Supervisor at Blue Whale Studios, and member of the Local 798 Makeup Artist Union where he has worked on such films as “The Hunger Games,” and “Windwalkers” and television shows such as “Sleepy Hollow”, and has produced FX for “Banshee”, “Helene Alone” and many more.

After graduating in 2003 from the Tom Savini’s Special Makeup Effects Program, Matt and his soon-to-be wife moved to Florida, where he began his career at Universal Studios Makeup department as well as M.A.C. Pro, and a variety of freelance projects.

In 2011, Matt was hired on the Blue Whale Studios inc team full time and soon became Shop Supervisor where he has been instrumental in the creation of a wide variety of makeup fx, creature creations, prop fabrication, specialty costumes, and more.

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Luandra Whitehurst

Makeup & SPFX Artist
IATSE LOCAL 798

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Luandra Whitehurst is a member of the Local 798 with over 10 years of experience working in Theme Parks, on Commercials, and in Film and Television.  She has worked on films and shows such as “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay”, “The Walking Dead”, and “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children”.

She is a multifaceted artist with a broad skill set including beauty, corrective, and makeup effects with a strong passion for sculpting and creating realistic and elaborate character makeups.  She started her career by working on Independent films and in the Makeup Department at Universal Studios which is where she began working with Jonah Levy and Matt Sprunger.

As projects at Blue Whale Studios inc continued to grow, her skills were utilized in the shop and on set application.  In addition, LuAndra teaches at Cosmix, School of Make-up Artistry in South Florida and has written curriculum for their Special FX Program.

378543THINGS IMAGINED
112896THINGS CREATED
254633PEOPLE INSPIRED