Competition – Maneater DVD Giveaway!

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maneaterIn conjunction with 101 Films, Creature Feature Corner is giving you the chance to win a DVD copy of the killer Polar Bear movie, Maneater aka Unnatural!

“Global climate change prompts a scientific corporation to genetically modify Alaskan polar bears with horrific and deadly results.”

To enter the competition, just answer this simple question:

Where do polar bears live?
a) Artic
b) Antartic
c) Rainforest

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Competition – Sharktopus vs Pteracuda DVD Giveaway!

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sharktopusvspteracudaIn conjunction with High Fliers Films, Creature Feature Corner is giving you the chance to win a DVD copy of the hot new release Jurassic Wars: Sharktopus vs Pteracuda!

“When a rogue scientist accidentally unleashes a hideous monster on the world, a brand new Sharktopus is released to combat this threat. Will humanity be saved or will the human race just become collateral damage in the epic showdown of Sharktopus vs Pteracuda?!”

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Kevin O’Neill interview

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Creature Feature Interviews

Kevin O’Neill
(Sharktopus vs Whalewolf, Sharktopus vs Pteracuda, Dinocroc, Dinoshark & Dracano)

ONEILL_01Over the years, I have profiled writers, directors, actors, producers and composers but today, I’m adding a new profession to that list.

I spoke with Kevin O’Neill, one of the best VFX Supervisor in the industry, about his career and the big transition that he went through in becoming a top tier creature feature director for Roger Corman. With directing credits include Dinocroc and the two Sharktopus sequels and VFX credits include Piranha 3D and Crocodile, Kevin has amassed a wealth of experience which he generously took time from his busy schedule to talk to me about.

Read on to discover the day-to-day business of a VFX Supervisor, what it’s really like to work for Roger Corman, what really happened to Sharktopus vs Mermantula and an exclusive scoop on his next project, Intergalactic Shark Attack…

[JS] How did you get started in Visual Effects/ the film industry?

[KO] Well, I grew up on the East End of Long Island during the 60’s/70’s, when the local TV stations and Cinema would run everything from King Kong (1933) to Godzilla to of course, Ray Harryhausen films. I developed and early fascination with Ray H. and Willis O’Brien’s work, and soon found myself immersed in all things related to the process and equipment necessary to produce short experimental films. I was lucky to have taken up this interest at the same time a small but very informative collection of books and magazines dedicated to the technical and art of visual effects films, both professional and amateur were starting to publish on a regular basis.

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