Nick Maley- Save Yoda

  The guest this episode is the Yoda Guy, Nick Maley. Nick was a part of Stuart Freeborn’s team on  Star Wars & The Empire Strikes Back. Nick played an integral part on Stuart’s team in the creation & realization of Yoda.  Nick is leading the charge in the Save Continue with the brain picking…

Bart Mixon: Pennywise, Rick Baker, & Freddy

  The guest this episode is makeup fx artist, Bart Mixon. Bart has been a part of some classic films. From his work  on the Nightmare on Elm Street series to working with Rick Baker and also creating the makeup for Pennywise the clown in the TV miniseries IT. Bart Continue with the brain picking…

Sandy Collora & Eric Dow: Behind The Mask, Shallow Water & Troy Duffy.

  The guests this episode are filmmaker’s  Sandy Collora & Eric Dow. Sandy created the short film Batman:Dead End which is hailed as the greatest fan film ever made. Sandy & Eric have made a documentary entitled Behind The Mask that details Sandy’s making of the film as well as Continue with the brain picking…

Steve Johnson: From out of the jungle the makeup god returns!

The guest this episode is one whose works both terrified & inspired me in my youth. Makeup artist, Steve Johnson is one of those people who has left a mark on generations of people. From Ghostbusters, Fright Night, Species, The Abyss, and countless other films Steve has a body of Continue with the brain picking…

Paul Jones: Nightbreed , Werewolves, and What is needed to succeed in the makeup industry!

This episode the guest is makeup artist, Paul Jones. Paul started off his career at Image. He worked on Nightbreed, Waxwork, Hellraiser 2 & 3, Hardware, and countless other projects while there. He then branched out on his own and continued his success. His works since have included Ginger Snaps, Continue with the brain picking…

Rob Fitz: Almost Human, God of Vampires, & Conquest Pictures FX!

The guest this episode is Makeup FX artist, Rob Fitz. Rob’s work can currently be seen in the awesome practical FX driven film, ‘Almost Human’. Rob and I discuss what inspired him to get into the makeup field, his works on both independent and big budget films, ‘Almost Human’ and Continue with the brain picking…

Paul Hyett: A Director That Deserves Your Attention!

  The guest this episode is Makeup FX wizard and director, Paul Hyett. Paul absolutely blew me away with all of his makeup creations over the years and when I saw his directorial debut, ‘The Seasoning House’ my jaw was on the floor. Paul has done what many in the Continue with the brain picking…

Todd Masters: Tales, Slither, & Mary!

The guest this episode is Makeup FX guru, Todd Masters. Todd has a laundry list of amazing work to his credit including Tales From The Crypt, Slither, American Mary, True Blood and countless others. Todd and I discuss his career in the industry, projects that stand out to him, working Continue with the brain picking…

Stuart Conran: Image, Dead Alive, & Shaun!

  The guest this episode is makeup fx artist, Stuart Conran. Stuart began his career at Image Animation and worked on the first two installments of Hellraiser. He has also been a part of great teams working on films such as Batman, Saving Private Ryan, Dead Alive, The Descent, The Continue with the brain picking…

Geoff Portass: Hellraiser, Nightbreed, & Image

The guest this episode is makeup fx artist, Geoff Portass. Geoff was an instrumental part in many genre classics. From designing and applying the Pinhead makeup on the original ‘Hellraiser’ to his work on ‘Nightbreed’, ‘Highlander’, ‘Lair of the White Worm’ and many other films. In the interview Geoff and Continue with the brain picking…