Hydraulic Hippo Puppet

Although I was disappointed with how little you see the puppet in the finished film, I was amazed with the fabrication on the hydraulic hippopotamus and also with the painting of the fiberglass "floater hippos" that served as background for the river attack sequence in Frank Marshall's 'Congo.' STAN WINSTON STUDIO, 1995. Other artists involved in the creation of the puppets: Joey Orosco, Miles Teves, Paul Mejias, Christian Lau, Eric Ostroff, Kevin Hudson, Joe Reader, Jim Charmatz, Mike Harper, Lou Diaz, and Ian Stevenson.

Painting a Hippo
Fiberglass Hippos
Hippo in Action