Tag Archives: Frank Ippolito

Reboot CreatureGeek Go! – Episode 97 -9/5/19

Frank and Len return after an extended hiatus for a new show!  We talk about Frank's busy schedule, what has happened since we last recorded and all kinds of interesting tidbits about social media and working for a large scale project.  It's always interesting and we're glad to be back! Thanks for listening!

Miles Teves and Everett Burrell Talk Umbrella Academy – Episode 96 4/10/19

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 ››

Jamie Kelman Chats Vice – Episode 94 – 1/10/19

Frank and Len welcome the amazing Jamie Kelman.  Jamie has been part of the  FX industry for nearly 30 years and has worked on a many  shows including the critically acclaimed movie "Vice" where he transformed Sam Rockwell into Former President George W. Bush. There are a TON of great stories in this … Continue Reading ››

The Silent Time of Mark Viniello – Episode 93 12/19/18

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 ››

FX Portfolio Etiquette 101 with Frank Ippolito – Episode 90 – 7/9/18

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.

Mike Hill Takes On Werewolves – Episode 79 – 11/10/17

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 ››

Mid-October Pop Culture Wrap Up – Episode 78 -10/20/17

Frank and Len talk about all the awesome things happening in the Pop Culture world this month like Blade Runner 2029, Halloween, The Orville and IT.

Kevin McTurk and The Haunted Swordsman – Episode 77 -9/29/17

Kevin McTurk joins us tonight, a prolific special effects and creature technician who has worked for shops like Stan Winston, WETA and Jim Henson's Creature Shop and has lent to talents to projects like Peter Jackson's King Kong, Iron Man 1 and 2, Jurassic Park and last summer's runaway hit for Netflix, Stranger Things. He's … Continue Reading ››