SEEKING SPECIAL EFFECTS ARTISTS AND PROFESSIONALS (who are within driving distance to Los Angeles) to participate in a fun, new series called Cake Masters,
featuring Duff Goldman from Ace of Cakes.

Do you have wonderful practical special effects skills?

Can you do amazing work with miniatures?

Are you great with animatronics, lighting, smoke, sculpting, 3D mapping, etc?

Now… Can you use those great skills (and more!) to help create a show-stopping, high-end cake?!

We’re looking for amazing SFX artists to work with Duff and his team to bring their amazing cake creations to the next show-stopping level.

If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please create a short video telling us about your amazing talents.


  • Tell us your name (and spelling so we don’t screw it up) your age and your position/title.
  • How long have you been a special effect’s artist? What is your specialty? Please elaborate.
  • Do you work professionally? In what capacity? Please explain/list a couple of your credits.
  • Tell us a little bit about your training/background.
  • What do you love about being a special effect’s artist?
  • What is your favorite/best creation/effect to date? Please give a brief description and/or show a visual.
  • What’s the most creatively challenging effect you’ve ever made?
  • What’s the worst experience you ever had? Were you able to salvage it or creatively transform it and make it work well, or even better?
  • Have you ever worked with food or cakes as an artist? If so, please explain.
  • What special talents or creativity do you think you could bring to this type of show?
  • In this show, you will need to work with Duff and his team. Have you ever worked in a collaborative effort before? If so, please explain.
  • Why do you think you would be a great fit for this show?
  • Go ahead, be confident don’t be afraid to brag!


**Please remember to do a quick practice test to make sure everything is working properly and we can see and hear you clearly.


Also, please feel free to include 5-10 photos of your best work/creations, especially if it is one that you mention while answering questions in your video.


  • Shoot your videos landscape (horizontal).
  • Try to limit your videos to around 5-7 minutes.
  • Files cannot be submitted directly from phones regardless of mobile OS.  It might seem like it will work, but nothing will come through.  Make sure to get your videos from your phone to your computer, then use this link below to submit.
  • Include your name and email address in the provided fields.
  • If you are submitting multiple files, please make a single zip file and submit once.
  • Upload your photos and videos to