Sunday, July 26, 2015
Bigfoot Movie Magic
#bigfootisreal MAKING MOVIE MAGIC WITH EFFECTS & COSTUMING
"Effects artist Doug Hudson explains what it’s like working in the Pacific Northwest, including creating the ultimate regional icon, Bigfoot, for the new horror film Valley of the Sasquatch.
Article and photos courtesy of Doug Hudson
I have always been fascinated by movie magic, even at a young age. I spent countless hours watching sci-fi and horror movies, followed by scrounging and digging up any information on how special effects were created. The internet didn’t exist, so it wasn’t that easy. But there were a few books and magazines that I read religiously, and I made home movies with my friends and produced haunted houses for the neighborhood, which helped me hone my craft at a very young age. Thinking back, my parents must have thought I was really weird! I always knew that I wanted to be a special effects makeup artist, I just wasn’t sure on how to go about it. Growing up in Ohio, that world was foreign to me—Hollywood was so far away and seemed unreal."
Fantastic look into the life of a special effects creator our friends Doug gives is the low down.
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