The FX Shop | Fx Artist Interviews

Movie FX talent and artists in Horror!

The FX Shop: Frank Ippolito (Frank FX / Chiodo Bros Studio)

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Good DAY my bloody fiendish friends…Today i bring you another special FX man thats done make-up work on such Hollywood Blockbuster films like Pirates of the Carribean 2 & 3, The Chronicles of Ridd*ck, and many others! Hes Also works with the famous Chiodo Bros. FX team who have done amazing work on such cult favorites such as Killer Klowns From Outer Space! Lets get this MOVING!

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The FX Shop: Robert Kurtzman (P13 Studios)

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Hello Boils and Crazy back stabbing fiends today i bring you an FX legend who’s done amazing work on some of our favorite horror movies from the early 1980′s to present and his name is non other then Robert Kurtzman and he owns/operates Precinct 13 Productions. He’s made Fx make-up/prosthetic work for such classics as Tremors, From Beyond, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Jason Alvino (Wicked EFX Studios)

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Good Day Boils and Creepy horse humping fiends, today i bring you an FX man named Jason Alvino who has done so many projects in horror FX and Sculpting, and his recent efforts can be seen in the horror short COTTONMOUTH on www.cottonmouth.tv Also he works for Wicked EFX! Lets Fire away now!

Dr. Gorehound: When did you first encounter the art of make-up FX and prosthetics before you got … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Jack Pierce – Makeup Legend

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The Doctor had to run out for spare parts…yours maybe! So once again we are joined by the company of horror aficionado Scott Essman who has the goods on Makeup Artist Jack Piere.

“I don’t use masks or any appliances whatsoever,” proclaimed Jack Pierce about the development of his famous monster characters. The one exception to Pierce’s rule occurred with his striking initial realization of The Wolf Man in 1941. “The only appliances I used was the … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Bart Butler (aka Spoils the Clown)

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Good evening maggot infested corpse munchers and puss drinking fiends..today i bringyou a real boogieman of horror/fx man and his name is Bart Butler also known as SPOILS The CLOWN! Hes been in the fx business for years and now operates his own hauntedattraction and he can be currently seen in the upcoming film SPOILS.

Dr. Gorehound: When did you first enter make-up/props/prosthetics carrer, and what do you find most fascinating … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Graham C. Schofield (Bloodlust Unlimited FX)

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Graham C. Schofield is not a chap to f*ck with. He can slice, skin, stab, and scalp you with the greatest of ease. Oh yeah, and he does gore FX too. Special makeup FX artist, creature creator, and founder of Bloodlust Unlimited FX, if you’re looking for shocking on a shoestring GCS can pull it off. Let’s pick the brain of a madman, and get soaked in sanguine as we kick it with Graham C. … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Alec Gillis (ADI)

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Alec Gillis knows his Monsters. The creator of Pumpkinhead, the Graboids from Tremors, and the Aliens and Predators for the last 20 years, Gillis has been busy. He came up in the school of Special Effects hard knocks, and now he’s calling the shots as co owner of Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. Having worked for ADI, I know the pains of being under the shadow of his iron fist. Let’s talk some sh*t with a dude that’s … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Tom Devlin (1313FX)

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Good evening my bloody good flesh eating fiends and corpse grinders, today i bring you a man who is a true Fx fanatic and absolutely loves creature features and Troma films, as does yours truly. His name is Tom Devlin and he owns and operates 1313FX studios and he’s done make-up/Prosthetics Fx for such films as Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfeild, Freakshow, Poultrygeist: Night of the chicken Dead,Punch,Joshua,ZMD: Zombies of Mass … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Ozzy Alvarez (Quatum Creations)

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Interview: fx artist OZZY ALVAREZ of (Quantum Creations FX, Creature Design) 11.03.08

While the Doctor is off sawing up patients for bit parts, we received this special FX interview from Scott Essman of Visionary Media who interviewed FX Artist Ozzy Alvarez…………

One of Hollywood’s most respected and in demand ‘creature and makeup effect’ houses, the team at Quantum Creations FX has been responsible for some of the scariest creatures in movie history, including: I Am … Continue reading

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The FX Shop: Interview – Kristi Boul (Rancid House)

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Good evening Ghouls and Maggot eaters today i bring you one of the best female FX artist in the indie filmmaking world named Kristi Boul and she works for Rancid House FX and her gorie work can be seen in upcoming films such as SWEATSHOP,CLOSET SPACE, and SWAY! Lets get started!

When did you first become fascinated with the world of special FX and makeup?

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The FX Shop: Interview – Joe Castro

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Hello there Mr. Joe Castro.
Good evening bloodie fiends my name is Dr. Gorehound and im here to take you behind the screams with some of the best horror special Fx artist’s in the business. Today we have Joe Castro who is famous for his horriying monster/gorie FX in such films as TERROR TOONS, THE JACKHAMMER MASSACRE, THE HAZING,BLOOD SISTERS,FEAST 2: ALL YOU CAN EAT, AND DRILLER.

When did you … Continue reading

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