Puppetry Tag Archive

Live Action, Premiere

A Pair of Arctic Explorers Resort to Desperate Measures in Ben Pearce’s Perilous Comedy ‘A Few Miles South’

Ben Pearce unpacks the process of crafting a dialogue free comedy narrative about two arctic explorers through production design, performance and editing.

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Live Action

Kayla in 1A

Travis Wood’s 'Kayla in 1A' charmingly recreates the time the director spent living with a mysterious and decidedly strange, bone boiling housemate.

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Animation, Asides

Stems

Ainslie Henderson reveals how he turns ‘stuff’ into stop motion characters, eager to play out their one off animated roles in 'Stems'.

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Animation, Music

Heather Colbert Recreates a Legendary Tale From the World of Music with Puppets in ‘Dolly Said No To Elvis’

Animator Heather Colbert joins us to discuss how she created puppets of Dolly Parton and Colonel Tom Parker for her Mark Nevin music video.

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Live Action

A Lovelorn Man Struggles Against Time, Memory & Oblivion in Carlos Lascano’s Wistful Short ‘The Puppeteer’

DN speaks to Argentinian filmmaker Carlos Lascano about his dark tale of a puppeteer who finds himself trapped in a labyrinth of memory and fantasy.

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Documentary

Gruff Rhys Journeys into the Transmedia Landscape of the ‘American Interior’

The latest adventure by sonic explorer Gruff Rhys is an exceptional example of cross-platform storytelling where each individual element adds something unique

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Animation

Conor Finnegan Blends Puppetry & Animation in Short ‘Fear of Flying’

Described as "like stop-motion but feels a bit more wonky and analogue" Irish filmmaker Conor Finnegan joins us to talk about animated short film Fear of

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Asides, Music

Prolyphic & Buddy Peace: Go Green

If like me you think there just aren’t enough rapping marionettes in hip hop these days, then you’re gonna love Aaron Lampert’s Go Green

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Animation, Music

Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Swim and Sleep (Like A Shark)

Having already showcased their skills as part of the THIS IS IT collective on the insanely inventive Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared, creative duo Becky

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Live Action

In the Blackout

Love is complicated, especially when two inanimate objects, lost in an underground car park, find each other. This film tells the unlikely love story between

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Asides, Music

Advanced Base: Summer Music

Writer/Director Philip Hodges brings some puppetry magic to the music promo for Advance Base track Summer Music.

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Music

Herman Dune: Tell Me Something I Don't Know

Don’t worry, your coffee hasn’t been spiked…that is Jon Hamm (aka Don Draper from Mad Men) hanging out with what looks like a miniature blue

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