Two special effects shops of six contestants began the season & one member of each shop would be named their foreperson.
Twisted Six Effects: Al Tuskes (CLE, OH), Jill Burgner (CLE, OH), KC Mussman, Laura McCormick (Marlow, OK), Nick Fischer (Wildwood, IL) & Phil Harrah (Galloway Township, NJ)
Ethereal Effects: Andrew Freeman (Glendora), Faina Rudshteyn (BKN), Joseph Drobezko (NYC), Kierstin Lapatka (BAL, MD), Nelson Cooper (Ventura) & Suzanne Bostwick (Stevens Point, WI)
Forepeople: Andrew & Al
SC: Two werewolf packs, incl. an Alpha, Beta & Omega