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A native of Queens, New York, film production and especially stop motion animation has always held a special interest for him. While still attending 'School of Visual Arts' in Manhattan, he landed his first professional assignment as the Assistant Animator on the feature film, Simon (1980). He animated one comical scene of several sperm puppets ... See full bio »
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 2014 The Talisman (Short) (special effects director)
 2011/I The Ascension (special effects makeup)
 2009 Fishboy (Short) (special effects makeup)
 2009 Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (prosthetics)
 2008 Destined to Be Ingested (specialty props)
 2008 Pretty Bird (prosthetics)
 2005 Delirium and the Dollman (Short) (special effects makeup)
 2005 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) (prosthetics creator - 1 episode)
- 911 (2005) ... (prosthetics creator)
 2005 Puzzlehead (prosthetic effects)
 2002 Temple Street Blues (Short) (special effects)
 2000 Box Marley (special effects makeup)
 2000 Warmth (Short) (special effects makeup)
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Carl Philip Paolino

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Just last year I screened The Sickness for a few distributors at the Warner Bros. screening room in Burbank. It was the first time I got to see my film projected in a large theater from the original DigiBeta master. My DP, Peter Schmitt, was on hand, and we were both amazed how well our image held up. As much as I hate to admit it, since I love the chemical look of motion pictures, film is dead. ... See more »


In 2003 he met one of his idols, Stan Lee, the creator of Spiderman. He showed Stan a stop motion animated spoof of Spiderman that he was producing for his animated feature film, "Celebrity Face Off", where the character of Spiderman had the alter ego of Woody Allen. Stan was amazed. See more »

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