PuppetVision Blog Archives: Australian Puppetry

King Kong Live on Stage

King Kong Live set model

A really big show – literally – is about to debut in Melbourne, Australia. King Kong is a live stage adaptation of the 1933 Hollywood classic. It features an incredible life-size animatronic King Kong designed and built by The Creature … Continue reading

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Greg McKee’s Wild Things

Work by effects artist Greg McKee

I was doing some animatronics research the other day and I came across the YouTube channel of veteran FX artist Greg McKee, who has lots of great videos posted on YouTube. This video of a Mon Camamari from Star Wars: Revenge of … Continue reading

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How To Make A Beat

How to Make A Beat

I’m not really musically inclined whatsoever and so I actually learned something watching How To Make A Beat, a clever little short film in which a puppet explains how to create music. It’s by an Australian company called Isore Productions and sort … Continue reading

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