Face Off (season 3)
|Face Off Season 3|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||12|
|Original release||August 21– October 31, 2012|
The third season of the Syfy reality television series Face Off premiered on August 21, 2012 and ended October 31, 2012. The season featured twelve prosthetic makeup artists competing against each other to create makeup effects. In the finale, they were voted on by the public in a live broadcast on Halloween. The grand prize for the third season was a position as a guest lecturer at the Make Up for Ever Academies in New York and Paris, a 2012 Toyota Prius v, and US$100,000.
It was won by Nicole Chilelli of Sacramento, California, who holds two Face Off records for being the first female to win and the first and only contestant to be eliminated and come back in the same season (then win).
|Joe Castro||41||Helotes, Texas||12th (disqualified)|
|Carpucine "C.C." Childs||30||Atlanta, Georgia||11th|
|Eric Garcia||31||Miami, Florida||10th|
|Jason Milani||25||Hopewell Junction, New York||9th|
|Thomas "Tommy" Pietch||27||Columbus, Ohio||8th|
|Rod Maxwell||46||West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California||7th|
|Alana Rose Schiro||20||Staten Island, New York City, New York||6th|
|Sarah Elizabeth Miller||29||Goshen, Indiana||5th|
|Roy Wooley||46||Tucker, Georgia||4th|
|Laura Tyler||27||Orlando, Florida||Runner-up|
|Derek Garcia||31||Miami, Florida||Runner-up|
|Nicole Chilelli||28||Sacramento, California||9th/Winner|
Season 1 and 2 judge Patrick Tatopoulos stepped down from his position after the first episode in order to work on 300: Rise of an Empire, but later returned as a guest judge for the foundation challenge in episode 7 and in the final two episodes of the season. He is replaced by concept designer Neville Page, who has previously worked on Avatar as lead creature designer, Prometheus as character designer and Star Trek as lead creature and character designer. Ve Neill and Glenn Hetrick remain as judges, with McKenzie Westmore remaining as the show's host. A pair of fraternal twins will compete against each other this season.
- The contestant won Face Off.
- The contestant was a runner-up.
- The contestant won a Spotlight Challenge.
- The contestant was part of a team that won the Spotlight Challenge.
- The contestant was in the top in the Spotlight Challenge.
- The contestant was in the bottom in the Spotlight Challenge.
- The contestant was eliminated.
- The contestant was disqualified from the competition.
- The contestant returned to the competition.
- ‡ The contestant won the Foundation Challenge.
|Title||Original air date||U.S. viewers
|19||1||"A Force to Be Reckoned With"||August 21, 2012||1.837||0.8|
|20||2||"Pirate Treasure"||August 28, 2012||1.583||0.7|
|21||3||"Year of the Dragon"||September 4, 2012||1.759||0.8|
|22||4||"Alice in Zombieland"||September 11, 2012||1.410||0.7|
|23||5||"Supermobile"||September 18, 2012||1.799||0.9|
|24||6||"Dishonorable Proportions"||September 25, 2012||1.491||0.7|
|25||7||"Monster Twist"||October 2, 2012||1.668||0.8|
|26||8||"Who's the New Who?"||October 9, 2012||1.799||0.8|
|27||9||"Junkyard Cyborg"||October 16, 2012||1.792||0.9|
|28||10||"Scene of the Crime"||October 23, 2012||1.715||0.8|
|29||11||"Immortal Enemies"||October 30, 2012||2.096||1.2|
|30||12||"Live Finale"||October 31, 2012||1.613||0.8|
A live reunion of the contestants with a review of the current season and preview of the next before the winner of Face Off as voted by the fans is announced. Judge Ve Neil made an appearance via satellite in a pre-recorded message to the final three by wishing them good luck as she is busy working on The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. After winning the season, Nicole is the first Face Off winner to have been eliminated, come back, and win.
- ^ Following the judging on the Face Off Reveal Stage, Joe left the set entirely before the Spotlight Challenge's final results were announced. As a result, he was disqualified from the competition with the elimination of the remaining bottom three not needed. Since then, Joe made no return appearances in the season, including for the Foundation Challenge to bring somebody back to the competition.
- ^ Not chosen: Lamborghini Gallardo or Space Mole
- ^ Not chosen: Biffer-Baum Bird or Hoop-Soup-Snoop
- ^ First of a two-part finale. The winner was chosen in the second half.
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