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Monster Makeup (with Frank Ippolito) GCS050

Today we discuss “Monster Makeup” with special effects makeup artist Frank Ippolito. Frank shares stories from his work on films, television shows and his production company Ghost Works LLC. Frank also shares his techniques and what inspires him to create unique movie monsters. Then Matt Allard, ACS joins us to discuss all the latest industry news stories on NewsShooter.com

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Spotlight: Frank Ippolito

Frank Ippolito is a special effects makeup artist with over a decade in the industry. Frank has built an incredible portfolio of work for film, television and more. We discuss Franks work on Pirates of the Caribbean and his two seasons as a contestant on the SyFy Channel’s hit competition show “Face Off”. Frank shares his techniques, his sources of inspiration and how he keeps his monsters looking fresh and unique. Frank Ippolito has been making monsters since age 10 and is here today to share his story with the Go Creative Show audience.

  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Hollywood is a social scene
  • Joining the union
  • Designing a vampire in a new way
  • the differences and similarities of fashion and special effects makeup
  • How does his directing experience influence his makeup career.
  • His experiences on FACE OFF season 1 and 5
  • Frank’s work on Tested.com
  • His podcast CreatureGeeks
  • and more…

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Production Audio (with Kevin Parker) GCS044

Today we speak with Kevin Parker, production sound mixer for feature films, television, documentaries and more. Kevin and I discuss his techniques for capturing sound on set and in the field, proper mic placement, how to hide the lav, and some tips that will help you capture better sound. Plus Dan Chung from NewsShooter.com joins us to discuss the latest industry news.

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From 13 years old, Kevin Parker has been fully immersed in sound. Since then Kevin has captured sound for countless feature films, television series, documentaries, commercials and more including the Showtime series “Brotherhood” and the new film “The Judge”. Kevin and I talk about his career, the differences between mixing sound for news vs feature films and his thoughts on the film industry as a whole. We also discuss his gear package, techniques for capturing the best sound, proper placement of a lavaliere microphone, and simple tips that will help you capture better sound.

  • Kevin’s remarkable shift from news to motion picture
  • What is a production audio engineer?
  • What is the creative side to capturing audio
  • Proper lav placement
  • Kevin’s tips and tricks for optimum sound in not-so-optimum locations
  • Building the relationship with the DOP and director
  • How to make the best use of your location scout
  • Kevin’s favorite gear and why he uses it.
  • Sanken RM-10
  • Schoeps Shotgun Microphone
  • Sanken CUB microphone
  • and more…

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