Category: World Puppetry Videos

Jiri Trnka · Puppet Animation Master (documentary, 1967)

Jiří Trnka was a Czech puppet-maker, illustrator, motion-picture animator and film director. In addition to his extensive career as an illustrator, especially of children’s books, he is best known for his work in animation with puppets, which began in 1946. Wikipedia

ISLE OF DOGS | “Making of: Puppets” Featurette (2018)

Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his dog. Some of the best and most funniest movie moments happen behind the scenes. FilmIsNow Movie Bloopers & Extras channel gives you the latest and best behind the scenes footage, gag reel, vfx breakdown, interviews, featurettes and deleted/alternate scenes. We give you the before, during and after that goes into making movies.

The amazing David Strassman with Kevin the Alien (not 4 kids)

Strassman’s amazing alien puppet, Kevin, crash lands on stage, then proceeds to analyze human’s strengths and weaknesses. He gives astrological readings to the audience with hilarious results. He predicts the future demise of mankind with a surprising twist.

A short doc on the making of Tim Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’

When young Victor’s pet dog Sparky (who stars in Victor’s home-made monster movies) is hit by a car, Victor decides to bring him back to life the only way he knows how. But when the bolt-necked “monster” wreaks havoc and terror in the hearts of Victor’s neighbors, he has to convince them (and his parents) that despite his appearance, Sparky’s still the good loyal friend he’s always been.