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#41 – Richard Redlefsen

Richard Redlefsen is someone I saw for the first time a few years back at the UMAE where he was applying his demo makeup on the PPI stand. What was of note for me was how particular and precise everything … Continue reading

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#40 – Rick Baker

Rick Baker knows a thing or two about making stuff in rubber. It’s also fair to say he knows a thing or two about the digital world too, as he has been mixing the two for a while. In 2015, … Continue reading

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#39 – Halloween, Harm & Rubber Chickens

Something that Don talked about passionately in our interview was how (mostly) young, creative people can be in a position to get taken advantage of. When working starting out, you are not likely to be handed a position of massive … Continue reading

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Ep #38 – Don Lanning part 2

We are back with more Don! Even though I was there when we recorded, I still get a buzz hearing back what we spoke about. Simply put, Don will make you better and get you thinking about sculpting. Stream or … Continue reading

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The Monsterpalooza Trailer Chat

After the madness of Monsterpalooza 2018, we had the chance to grab the gang for a wind down chat to debrief about the trip and talk about what we got up to. It was a fun time, and I hope … Continue reading

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Ep #33 – Lenses with Cristina Patterson & Bob Smithson

Contact lenses are pretty easy to find nowadays. It wasn’t always so, and the increased use of lenses has meant an increase in opportunities to have problems with eyes caused by them. Movies have used lenses for a while, and … Continue reading

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Ep #32 – Allan Apone & Brad Look Respect The Craft!

Todd and I had a great morning chatting with Allan A. Apone and Brad Look at MEL headquarters (Makeup Effects Lab) based up in North Hollywood. MEL now occupies a huge area of workshops and produces effects for shows as … Continue reading

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Ep #31 – Steve Wang

One of the great things about Monsterpalooza, and other makeup FX heavy trade shows is you get to meet the people who make a life around doing the work, and who care enough to help others do it too. For … Continue reading

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Glasgow Film Festival 2018

Recently, I did a little demo of a vampire makeup application for BBC Arts at the Glasgow Film Festival. It was a fun afternoon of application demos, and this one was filmed, and we chatted about the nature of the … Continue reading

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#30 – Chris Lyons Fangs FX

Chris and Fangs FX is who we call when we need teeth, but there is a lot more to Fangs FX than just …well…fangs! This is the first of a series of interviews Todd and I did at Monsterpalooza 2018, … Continue reading

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