The PuppetVision Blog is all about puppeteers and the art of puppetry. Founded in 2004, its mission to discover and share great puppetry from around the world and across the web.
Here’s some of the most recent stories featured on the blog…
- Finger Puppets for SportsNet New York - Production Studio Buck NY turns to the talented fingers of two New York puppeteers to create a series of ads for SNY.
- Remembering Haruo Nakajima, the man who was Godzilla (1929 – 2017) - Haruo Nakajima was the most famous Japanese performer that you've never heard of. During a twenty years period at Toho Studios he helped create some of the most iconic movie monsters of all time.
- Monday Morning Inspiration: Hand Sewn Heads - Montreal artist Ian Langohr is making a name for himself by making giant monster heads.
- War Horse: The Final Farewell - Before the curtain came down on the final performance of War Horse in the West End last year, the National Theatre brought the show's original creative team back together for a special post-performance discussion.
- Patrick Stewart’s Amnesty International Audition - Sometimes it’s best to keep it simple. Such is the case with The Audition, a PSA produced for Amnesty International last year. Produced by Aardman Nathan Love – the New York Studio affiliated with Oscar-winning Aardman Animation – simple hand manipulation techniques and clever direction were used to craft a simple, powerful spot highlighting how domestic […]
- Puppetry News Round-up: Gone too long edition - The Weekly Puppetry News Round-Up makes its return after being gone far, far too long.
- This Ape wants you to grow a garden - Belgian puppeteer/animators Marc & Emma create a Garden Ape to encourage home gardening in Belgium with this charming public service announcement.
- Just a couple of puppets selling paint - Legacy Effects builds two puppets named Bruce and Carl to star in a new advertising campaign for Benjamin Moore Paint.
- Weekly Puppetry News Round-Up: Puppetry Institute Edition - Your weekly look at new opportunities, events and what's happening in the art of puppetry around the world.
- This is your brain on puppetry - Mervyn Millar explores why audiences identify with puppets in an TEDx talk from London, England.