Sonic Composer, Alan Howarth, started his major credits in 1979 when Alan met the sound effects team for Star Trek-The Motion Picture, launching him as a sound designer for 6 Star Trek feature films. Alan's next milestone was the film "Escape From New York" where he collaborated on music scoring with the director and composer, John Carpenter, and continued to work on scores for "Halloween 2-6", "Christine", "Big Trouble in Little China", "Prince of Darkness" and "They Live". His award-winning Sound Design work placed him on the Oscar-winning sound effects teams for "The Hunt for Red October" and "Dracula" directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
32' Camera Crane was made by
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS "Leviathan" was used by the Horror master himself,
Alfred Hitchcock. "Leviathan" was used on many of his films,
"PSYCHO", "THE BIRDS"...
The Vintage Crane is still working today and you can catch a crane demo (weather permitting) in the parking lot.
Charlie Sheens kids ride
Camera Crane Operator
and Hollywood Producer
plan the next shot
Tony Buck Studios has made masks for Movies, TV's GAME OF THRONES and bands like Slipknot.
Ever wanted to make your
own scary mask,
learn the basics of
mask making. How and
what you need to make
your own mask. Tony Buck EFX
Studios shows you how. Tony will give you the basics of Hollywood style Mask Making in this one hour seminar
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Get ready to dive into the world of movies, monsters, and mayhem with our lineup of industry professionals. In this exciting series, we bring you insider knowledge DIY and step-by-step tutorials from the masters themselves.
VENDORS AREA CLOSES AT 10:00pm
CLASSES Sat Nov 4th & 5th at VAPORS 2nd stage
Sat Nov 4th at 2:00pm Cheap Blood Guts N Gore
with John L Burton. John was awarded a “Lifetime Achievement” award at Transworld’s Haunters Convention in 2022 for his extensive work in design, building & operating over 150 haunted amusements across the USA. Sometimes it is difficult to create the bloody gory scenes in that haunted attraction or dark amusement on a limited budget. John has been called the Gore-Meister, the Gore-Man and RA “Leatherface” Mihailoff said that John is a true Master of Horror, not to mention one sick dude. His gory work has been compared to Roger Corman, Charles Band and even Clive Barker movies. John will teach and show you how to “Gore It Up”, on a tight budget. From techniques on splattering blood to presentation of the Guts N’ Gore. John will bring his 50+ years of experience to this seminar and teach you how to save some money and still shock them with creative blood guts n gore.
Sat Nov 4th at 3:30pm Monster Mask Making with Tony Buck,
Unleash your inner artist and learn the art of monster making with Tony Buck Studios. Recently Tony has been making multiple masks for a Warner Bros. TV series. In this workshop, you'll discover the techniques behind creating realistic monster masks. Tony will share his expertise and guide you through the process, from sculpting to painting, so you can bring your own monstrous creations to life. Get ready to be amazed by your newfound skills!
Sat Nov 4th at 5:00pm Movie MakeUp, Mayhem & Magic
Learn tricks of the trade in Movies MakeUp, Mayhem, Magic with Scareologist John Burton. Delve into the thrilling world of scareology with renowned expert John L Burton. From movie special effects to all things scary, John will take you on a spine-chilling journey through the art of creating mayhem in amusements and movies.
SUN Nov 5th
SUN Nov 5th at 2:00pm Dark Demented Set Distressing
with John L Burton. Most haunted and horror project themes are in an old building of some type or at least some scenes. It could be an old factory, old store, an old laboratory or most commonly an old haunted house. But not all buildings that you can get for your project are ugly enough to fit your theme of an old nasty place. John will discuss how you can make it look old, dirty, nasty, sticky, gory, and down right creepy. John will bring his 50 plus years of experience, techniques and knowledge to this seminar. The image presentation in this seminar will include photo examples of set distressing. This seminar will cover everything from the where, what, why and how of haunted and horror distressing. Topics included are weathering, corrosion, household stains, moss and mildew stains, smoke and heat stains and drips. Also included is cracked coatings, dirt and dust, and some even battle damage.
Sun Nov 5th at 3:30pm Alan Howarth Sonic Composer/Sound Guru.
Step into the world of movie soundtracks with renowned composer Alan Howarth. Discover the secrets behind creating captivating sonic experiences for films. From understanding sound resonance to crafting unforgettable tracks, Alan will share his wealth of knowledge and take you on a musical journey like no other. Get ready to explore the power of sound in the world of cinema.
Sun Nov 5th at 5:00pm with Gayle Krahn Wounds and Gore
Discussion and demonstration of wounds and gore using latex, silicone, and wax. We will discuss types of application such as free building, prosthetic and transfers. We will also touch on time management, color theory, upkeep, and lifespan of effects.
Sat and Sun Nov 4th -5th Various times
Camera Cranes: Uncovering the Origins with Bill Volland. Before Chapman and Fisher, the big studios like UNIVERSAL had to design and build their own specialty camera cranes. In this captivating session, we'll take a closer look at the camera crane "Leviathan" built by UNIVERSAL STUDIOS and used by none other than the Horror Master himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Discover the history behind this iconic piece of equipment and gain insights into scenes using camera movement, discuss drones, jibs & camera dollies, Get ready to be transported back in time to Hollywood's golden age.
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