On Episode 96 of Creaturegeek, Frank, and Len welcome Miles Teves and Everett Burrell for a little chat. Everett Burrell is the Production VFX Supervisor for Netflix's smash hit The Umbrella Academy. Hear all about how Thingergy and Frank's team including Miles Teves, created Pogo and the wizardry that fleshed out this amazing … Continue Reading ››
On this 95th episode of Creature Geek, Frank Ippolito and Len Peralta welcome FX Industry Veteran and incredible character and caricature artist Mark Tavares.
On this episode (our last of 2018), Frank and Len welcome back the incredible Mark Viniello. Mark is currently working on a ton of NDA stuff, but he's still able to talk about some of the incredible projects he's worked on in his illustrious career. We cover a lot of ground in this … Continue Reading ››
On this episode of Creature Geek Frank Ippolito and Len Peralta discuss the basics of presenting your portfolio to get help get a job in the special FX business.
It's a solo-cast with Frank and Len! On this episode, we chat about Frank's upcoming guest judge stint on the new season of Battle Bots on Discovery. We talk about how Thingergy is helping out with Pixelogic and Magic Wheelchair at San Diego Comic-Con. We spoil Avengers: Infinity War and Deadpool 2. Frank does his … Continue Reading ››
On this episode, we welcome Chat Zar - a sculptor, creature designer and fine artist who is known for his dark, visual style. His unique take on art and design has landed him work on such projects as Terminator Salvation, Hellboy, Men in Black 2 and Planet of the Apes, just to name a few. … Continue Reading ››
Creature Geeks special guest and Face Off Alumni, Ben Ploughman chats about memories from the show, the Oscars and how he got started in the biz.
Frank’s new shop, follow-up of Frank leaving Tested, Last Jedi spoilers, what large companies could do to fan-driven fabrication and how to get on our show.
Frank and Len close the classic monster trilogy of podcasts by covering one of our favorite topics, werewolves. And we've brought in werewolf expert and master sculptor Mike Hill to chat about lycanthropes. We also look at these lists of favorite werewolf film from Paste Magazine and Den of Geek and … Continue Reading ››
On this special episode of Creature Geek, Frank and I welcome the legendary Michael Westmore who reads sections of his new book Makeup Man. There are some great stories in this episode including ones about Star Trek, The Munsters and an infamous Pink Lady painting. Thanks to Mr. Westmore for coming in and reading from … Continue Reading ››