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80's Monster Music Video

Started this discussion. Last reply by Peter Ellis Oct 16, 2018. 8 Replies

I recently got an opportunity to do VFX work on a music video for a local filmmaker (in my area), for the band Superdivorce.He wanted to do an 80's style video -- complete with animated lightning and…Continue

Tags: creature, foam latex, animation, practical effects, music video

Crypto Documentary to Use Stop-Motion Cut-Scenes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Inky Wellsworth Apr 10, 2018. 9 Replies

Hello all,It's been a while since my last post here, but I've been hard at work on lots of new things.To the point, I got an opportunity to supply some VFX for a new documentary titled "Flatwoods…Continue

Tags: UFO, Harryhausen, Old School Effects

Monster w/ Live Action (Blob-Rat Finished)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Santino Vitale Jul 18, 2016. 7 Replies

So after about four months of production (15 hours of that being the actual animation of the creature) my film is finished.Here is the VFX breakdown for the monster scene:…Continue

Tags: stop, motion, practical, action, live

Orson Baby Finished! -- "F For Formula"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greyguy Jan 22, 2016. 20 Replies

After a long production fraught with error and comfort chocolate, the short is finally done!Little Orson Welles is being rather uncooperative in these "outtakes" from a commercial shoot. A tribute,…Continue

Tags: flicker, animation, lip-synch, baby, Formula

 

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Peter Ellis replied to Santino Vitale's discussion 80's Monster Music Video
"That's fantastic, lovely puppet, well animated and great concept. Thee whole thing works very well indeed "
Oct 16, 2018
Scottie D. replied to Santino Vitale's discussion 80's Monster Music Video
"Great work! The design, animation, and VFX all work well together."
Oct 12, 2018
Geoff Clark replied to Santino Vitale's discussion 80's Monster Music Video
"Totally Tubular!  I love it, such high production values. Excellent monster design and animation. Congrats!"
Oct 11, 2018
Santino Vitale replied to Santino Vitale's discussion 80's Monster Music Video
"Thanks Nick! :) "
Oct 11, 2018
StopmoNick replied to Santino Vitale's discussion 80's Monster Music Video
"A well crafted video with a good story, and the monster is great!  "
Oct 10, 2018
Santino Vitale replied to Santino Vitale's discussion 80's Monster Music Video
"Today is the official release for the video! You can watch below (the monster stuff doesn't happen till min. mark 1:34, if you want to skip ahead). Superdivorce // The Predator from Zach Daulton on Vimeo. It was an incredibly fast shoot -- I…"
Oct 4, 2018
Santino Vitale replied to Santino Vitale's discussion 80's Monster Music Video
"Thanks man! "
Aug 14, 2018
Angus Lamont replied to Santino Vitale's discussion 80's Monster Music Video
"That's a beautiful looking puppet! Look forward to seeing it in action!"
Aug 13, 2018
Santino Vitale posted a discussion

80's Monster Music Video

I recently got an opportunity to do VFX work on a music video for a local filmmaker (in my area), for the band Superdivorce.He wanted to do an 80's style video -- complete with animated lightning and a stop-motion monster.   We're still doing post work on it, but the finished video will most-likely premiere online sometime this fall.Here's a few pics of the monster puppet. He's foam latex, with a wire and epoxy armature. I cast him in a three part mold, with an additional mold for the little…See More
Aug 12, 2018
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Jul 23, 2018
Santino Vitale replied to David Braga's discussion What goes under silicone?
"You can use upholstery foam, but you need to put a barrier between it and the silicone, otherwise it will soak in as you said. I've not had a ton of experience with silicone -- just a few castings -- but I'd imagine you could use plastic…"
May 6, 2018
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"Very cool!"
May 6, 2018
Santino Vitale replied to Jerry's discussion Foam latex alternative?
"Interesting find. I remember Michael Davy has had this method available on his website for a while (he may have invented it -- of that I'm unsure). https://youtu.be/u4rxnovwN_0?t=5m46s I've never used this process for puppets, but…"
May 6, 2018
Inky Wellsworth replied to Santino Vitale's discussion Crypto Documentary to Use Stop-Motion Cut-Scenes
"Very cool project, overall retro look is right on! Dennis is right: Who doesn't need more of this?!"
Apr 10, 2018
Santino Vitale replied to Sean McAnulty's discussion Making fog for a graveyard scene
"It can be done on-set, as I believe most of the Were-Rabbit scenes were done -- but it's very time consuming.  I think you can see a very fleeting glimpse of fog on set in this clip:https://youtu.be/DLVSEVQlXPA?t=1m21s First, you'd…"
Feb 7, 2018

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At 2:30pm on June 12, 2012, Anthony Scott said…

Very impressive film.  Great work!

At 3:20pm on June 12, 2012, Santino Vitale said…

Thank you

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