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Monsterpalooza Looms in May

MonsterpaloozaMonsterpalooza is set to stomp the Marriott Burbank Convention Center during the weekend of May 29-31. The convention features special effects artists from the horror industry along with their many works. Highlights include a walk-thru museum of horror monsters and artwork, guest artist celebrities, and a slew of vendors selling original artwork, collectibles, illustrations, masks, props, resin kits, and much more!

A partial list of guests and attending special effects companies are listed below, in no particular order. For a complete and up-to-date listing, visit the Monsterpalooza home page!

  • KNB EFX: Award winning FX company, Sin City, Grindhouse, Narnia, From Dusk Till Dawn
  • ADI: Alien vs Predator, Race to Witch Mountain, X-Men Origins
  • Chiodo Brothers: Critters, Killer Klowns from Outer Space, Gremlins
  • Bernie Wrightson: Legendary 2D artist
  • Jordu Schell: Creature designer for major motion pictures.
  • William Malone: Director – Masters of Horror, House on Haunted Hill
  • Sandy Collora: Batman Dead End, soon to be released Hunter Prey
  • Basil Gogos: Versatile painter and cover artist for Famous Monsters of Filmland
  • James Warren: Warren Publications, Creepy and Eerie, Famous Monsters of Filmland
  • William Stout: Conceptual artist
  • Lon Chaney Entertainment
  • Don Post Studios
  • Vern Langdon: Makeup artist, music producer
  • Michael Rooker: Henry-Portrait of a Serial Killer, Cliff Hanger, Slither
  • Leslie Easterbrook: Rob Zombie’s Halloween, Police Academy, Devil’s Rejects
  • Walter Phelan: Devils Reject’s, From Dusk Till Dawn
  • Marshell Bell: Starship Troopers, Total Recall
  • Lou Wagner: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek, Planet of the Apes
  • Tom Morga: Friday the 13th V, Halloween 4
  • Leslie Hoffman: A Nightmare on Elm Street, Star Trek
  • James Duval: Donnie Darko, Independence Day
  • Chris Durand: Halloween H2O, Resident Evil 3
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    • HorrorMaven

      Cool! Thanks for the heads up. Even though L.A. is horror central, we never get any good cons! That needs to be rectified ASAP. Maybe this will help a bit.