PuppetVision Blog Archives: Canadian Puppetry
Following up on the image released last month, here’s another still from PuppetVision: The Movie the feature length documentary I’m producing that is loosely based on, well, the blog you’re reading. Look for more updates here soon!
Beloved Canadian folksinger Rita MacNeil passed away last week and was laid to rest yesterday in her hometown of Big Pond, Nova Scotia. She had no real connection to puppetry, but her music has been a staple in the act … Continue reading
Canadian puppeteer Grant Harding (see previous post) purchased an old rubber Kasperle puppet (left) and transformed him in to a traditional-looking Punch puppet (right). You can learn how he did it on Grant’s web site. Via Open Door Designs.
A Puppeteer’s Story is a short documentary about puppeteer Mike Harding by Toronto film student Brian Vendiola. It’s a nice profile of Mike, who’s easily one of city’s funniest and most entertaining puppeteers as well as the President of the Ontario … Continue reading
Here are some interesting puppet video experiments by Canuck puppeteer Grant Harding. Neat stuff, especially Sepiatone’s Song (pictured), likely inspired by a very similar sketch the Muppets used for TV variety shows in the `60s called XX. 15/02/06 Update: Grant’s … Continue reading