mdm012 Michael Del Rossa

We talk make-up effects, drive-in movies, and the film business with Michael Del Rossa of Multivision FX. This episode was recorded in January of 2013, shortly after the apocalypse didn’t happen and before the Evil Dead remake was released. Length: 1:06:46 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download: mdm012-michael-del-rossa.mp3 Links: Michael Del Rossa on … Continue reading mdm012 Michael Del Rossa

mdm004c REPOST FOR IPOD Special Make-Up FX Video 2

I recently discovered that our video episodes haven’t been playing nice on the iPod and iPhone. After trying MOV and MP4 formats, I’m now reposting as M4V. So here’s episode 4c again. Enjoy! Download: mdm004c-special-make-up-fx-2-iPhone.m4v John Vincent of Philrose Productions sculpts and casts a corpse mask, then begins work on mechanical elements. This is a … Continue reading mdm004c REPOST FOR IPOD Special Make-Up FX Video 2

mdm004b REPOST FOR IPOD Special Make-Up FX Video 1

I recently discovered that our video episodes haven’t been playing nice on the iPod and iPhone. After trying MOV and MP4 formats, I’m now reposting as M4V. So here’s episode 4b again. Enjoy! Download: mdm004b-special-make-up-fx-1-iPhone.m4v The crew at Philrose Productions make a head casting. This is a video supplemental to episode 004 of The MAD … Continue reading mdm004b REPOST FOR IPOD Special Make-Up FX Video 1

mdm010 Midnight Movies

Is now the time to recapture the glory days of midnight movies? Plus, is Hellboy II the latest film in a trend of eco-horror? Divine(?) greets Mike at the High Falls film fest fundraiser. Length: 30:11 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download: mdm010-midnight-movies.mp3

mdm007 Ballyhoo

We interviewed H.G. Lewis at the Buffalo-Niagara Film Festival, so we discuss his films and the marketing of exploitation fare. John reminisces about Full Moon productions from Charlie Band, no stranger to big marketing on a small budget. Length: 29:03 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download: mdm007-ballyhoo.mp3 Things discussed in this episode:

mdm006 Storyboards and Zombies

A listener question sparks a discussion about storyboard software and creating animatics. Next we turn to the latest Romero zombie film, Diary of the Dead. Is the current zombie trend nearing its end, or are there more gems on the horizon? Length: 19:53 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download: mdm006-storyboards-and-zombies.mp3 Links: Toonboom Storyboard … Continue reading mdm006 Storyboards and Zombies

mdm005 Smoking Laws

We discuss production, distribution, and music rights with writer/director Matt Ehlers. His new feature film, SMOKING LAWS, will be screening at the 2008 Rochester High Falls International Film Festival. Visit www.smokinglawsmovie.com to find out more, or go to www.eggwork.com for some side-splitting shorts. Length: 23:50 [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Download: mdm005-smoking-laws.mp3