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Welcome to Working Class Hollywood, conversations with the people that make the Movies, TV Shows, and Entertainment you love. If you're looking to break into or move up in the entertainment industry OR you're just a fan of content and want to hear about how it's made, this is the podcast for you. 

Dec 17, 2018

Tom "Brooklyn" Bellissimo is a special effects engineer that has worked in film and television for the last 30 years. Some of Tom's biggest credits include The Mask, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, From Dusk Till Dawn, Charlie's Angels, Saw, Mad Men, and so many more. Tom does mechanical effects which are real, in camera effects not visual effects done on green screens or with computers. Tom tells his story of breaking in as a PA in music videos, transitioning into special effects, and building a career and reputation as the guy productions call when they want to blow things up. 

During the interview Tom tells several outstanding stories including how he partied with George Clooney and Harvey Keitel on the set of From Dusk Till Dawn, and how he got fired by Quentin Tarantino off of Kill Bill because of an argument over fake snow. Tom also spills a secret from the set of From Dusk Till Dawn that he thinks Quentin Tarantino will kill him for. 


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Tom's first production job was on this Madonna Music Video

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