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APR 2024
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Bill Rude works professionally as a designer, animator, and effects expert with a penchant for retro horror. Work of his has been created for over 100 movies and TV shows, including True Blood, Ghost Whisperer, King Kong: Skull Island, Conjuring 2, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them I & II, and the Science of Fear (where he even makes a personal appearance). Horror work of his has even been created for the legendary restaurant In-N-Out Burger, as well as for various other clients.


When not drawing monsters or building tiki rooms, Rude is also lecturer on the historical influences of Horror and genre on popular culture. He has lectured at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Art Center College of Art & Design, University of Southern California (USC), Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD), the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM), Tiki Oasis, and Midsummer Scream Halloween Festival.

More information can be found at his professional website,


Bill Rude

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