via press release:
CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF AMC’S “THE WALKING DEAD”
SPECIAL EFFECTS MAKE-UP GURU INKS
OVERALL DEVELOPMENT DEAL
NICOTERO-DIRECTS WEBISODES HITTING AMCTV.COM ON OCTOBER 3rd
New York, NY- September 15, 2011 - AMC announced today that Emmy Award-winning make-up effects artist Greg Nicotero has been a named co-executive producer of “The Walking Dead.” Nicotero has also inked a first-look deal with the network, which gives him the opportunity to bring his own passion projects to AMC. At Saturday’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards, Nicotero won Best Prosthetic Make-up for AMC’s “The Walking Dead.” Nicotero directs a series of webisodes this season and is also set to direct an episode.