The Art of Fatherhood Podcast

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast

Phil Tippett Talks Fatherhood, Mad God, Movies, Special Effects & More 

August 21, 2023

Phil Tippett sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. Phil shares the values he looked to instill into his kids. In addition, Phil shares lessons that his kids have taught him. After that we talk about his film, Mad God and the toll it took on him to create that movie. I ask Phil about some of the toughest scenes he had to create for the iconic movies he worked on over the years. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five. 

About Phil Tippett

Phil Tippett is the founder and namesake of Tippett Studio. His varied career in visual effects has spanned more than 40 years and includes 2 Academy Awards, 6 Academy Award nominations, 1 BAFTA, 4 BAFTA nominations, 2 Emmys and the advent of modern digital effects in motion pictures. Follow Phil on Instagram at @madphilg and Twitter @PhilTippett.  In addition, to learn more about Phil, go to his website at

SABRE Is This Week’s Sponsor 

SABRE believes Personal Safety is Personal, and as the #1 brand trusted by law enforcement and consumers worldwide. They have empowered generations with a deep range of personal safety product solutions designed with you in mind to keep you and your loved ones safe. SABRE offers a variety of personal safety products, from pepper sprays and pepper gels, bear and dog sprays, and home security devices. In addition, all of them include innovative features designed with your safety in mind and to perform at the highest level at a moment’s notice. Therefore SABRE helps provide safety and peace of mind no matter where the day takes you. Check out their SABRE Back to School Safety Kit, available in black and lavender. Right now you can get 15% off select products now through 9/15/23. Learn more at 

About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast 

The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. You get a unique perspective on fatherhood from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.