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Yesterday I had a blast watching David Herzog's Marionette show and so did the rest of his audience. Colorful and beautiful crafted puppets, great music, and fun audience interaction.
And what a friendly and generous person he is. After his show he took the time to share many stories of his life in puppetry and took time to look at my marionettes and give me good advise in learning to perform with them.
I have now become a Dave Herzog groupie!
This strikes me more like a radio drama than a video. The movements of this style of puppet are too limited to convey any emotion. A sock-style puppet, like the Muppets, whose face could be altered by finger movement into conveying emotion might work better.
There's a lot of repetition in the monologue, and long periods of silence. At times I thought the script might head into different directions, like perhaps the protagonist might actually stumble into…
Added by Gary Chan on July 29, 2011 at 12:05am — No Comments
UNIMA - Kenya, the national centre for puppetry in Kenya, in partnership with the Kenya Cultural Centre, is holding an international puppetry platform 2011 as from 11th-13th November, in Nairobi, Kenya. It will be the first time this event will be held. 100 puppets Gallery will take place in this forum. The aim of 100 puppets Gallery is to gather a hundred puppets from diverse performing backgrounds spaces in one place; Puppets are to…Continue
Added by kyalo on July 28, 2011 at 11:04am — No Comments
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This screenplay is an interesting case study because it was originally written for…Continue
Added by Gary Chan on July 25, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments
John Porter, a California screenwriter, collaborates trans-continentally with Gary Chan, a New York filmmaker-hobbyist to produce a green-screen puppet short. The film was produced within 24 hours of initial contact on no budget. The original script titled "Thanks, Lucinda!" is a first puppet narrative for both creative artists, and is an interesting case study in several respects. The script had to undergo major revisions from its original intention as a live-action piece. Further, there…Continue
Added by Gary Chan on July 24, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments
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