99 episodes

This is the SFX Makeup podcast from a fan and pro perspective! Len Peralta is the fan, an artist with a keen interest in makeup and special effects. Frank Ippolito is the pro, a working professional in the FX industry with movies and TV under his belt. Together they cover a variety of topics, interview guests and geek out in general about makeup.

CreatureGeek Len Peralta, Frank Ippolito

    • TV & Film

This is the SFX Makeup podcast from a fan and pro perspective! Len Peralta is the fan, an artist with a keen interest in makeup and special effects. Frank Ippolito is the pro, a working professional in the FX industry with movies and TV under his belt. Together they cover a variety of topics, interview guests and geek out in general about makeup.

    Jeff Jingle's Little Miracle - Episode 98 1/26/20

    Jeff Jingle's Little Miracle - Episode 98 1/26/20

    Frank and Len creep ever so closer to show 100. On show 98, the first episode of 2020, we welcome Jeff Jingle. Jeff is a freelance writer/director and Animatronic FX Designer who has worked for Rick Baker's Cinovation, Henson Studio, Steve Johnson's XFX, Legacy FX among many others. Jeff talks about getting the movie  he co-wrote 10 Minutes Gone starring Bruce Willis and Michael Chiklis and how it's a little miracle just to get it produced. Thanks for listening!

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Reboot CreatureGeek Go! - Episode 97 -9/5/19

    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!

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Miles Teves and Everett Burrell Talk Umbrella Academy - Episode 96 4/10/19

    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 who created the VFX for Netflix's smash hit The Umbrella Academy. Hear all about the creation of Pogo (which was helped brought to life by Frank and his shop Thingery) and the amazing wizardry that fleshed out this amazing character. It's a must listen for anyone interested in the behind the scenes of making an big budget Netflix show.

    • 56 min
    Doodlin' For The Devil: Mark Tavares - Episode 95 -1/29/19

    Doodlin' For The Devil: Mark Tavares - Episode 95 -1/29/19

    On this 95th episode of CreatureGeek, Frank and Len welcome FX Industry Veteran and incredible character and caricature artist Mark Tavares.  Mark has worked at many notable shops including Rick Lazzarini's Character Shop, KNB FX and Don Post Studios.  His artwork is now on display in Altadena, CA in an exhibition based around Rod Serling's Night Gallery.  It's a great listen and thank you for your continued support!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Jamie Kelman Chats Vice - Episode 94 - 1/10/19

    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 bunch of 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 episode so don't miss a second. Thanks for your continued support!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Silent Time of Mark Viniello - Episode 93 12/19/18

    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 incredible stuff he's worked on in his illustrious career. We cover a lot of ground in this episode and it's always great to hear Mark's stories. Thank you for listening and thank you for your continued support!

    • 1 hr 20 min

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Can’t get enough CREATURES!!!

This helps me get my creature fix and keep up with industry news.
Frank, love watching any video clip you put out there, always so informative!

Vinnie "Da Squid" ,

love it!!

This is an excellent podcast aimed at fans and pros of Make-up fx. Every episode is awesome!! I can't wait for the next!!

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