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Bizarre creatures, horrifying monsters and out-of-this-world aliens have been staples of motion pictures for decades. One of the most prolific companies that makes such creatures for the film industry is SOTA FX, which is a family business owned by Cleve Hall. Designing movie props since he was a teenager, Hall runs the shop with his ex-wife, Sonja Maddox-Hall, and daughters Constance and Elora. This series takes viewers behind the scenes at SOTA FX to see how the movie props are made and how the imaginative creatures come to life.

Latest episodes

aired 326 days ago
The team is asked to direct Devo's latest music video entitled, "Monster Man".
aired 333 days ago
The team must build a wee sized alien with a menacingly oversized brain and a pair of 12-foot tall boots for a Puss in Boots event.
aired 340 days ago
Indie director Mike Mendez stops in for his creature feature Mega Spider; Cleve fights to keep his handmade arachnids in the film.
aired 347 days ago
Creating a biomechanical pest; the team works to deliver devilish ants with some explosive personalities.
aired 354 days ago
A unique werewolf for the creature feature "Hallow Pointe"; makeup effects for director Richard Elfman's sequel to the cult classic "Forbidden Zone."
aired 361 days ago
Director Sean Cunningham challenges Cleve and his team to come up with conjoined twins that break apart for his next feature film; Cleve seeks inspiration in shark-infested waters when he is asked to build a terrifying two-headed shark.

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