PuppetVision Archives: giant puppets

24 Jul 2010 More Giant Marionettes

Just following up on my recent post about the giant Mayflower marionette commercial, above is the Australian TV spot that I referred to that also features a giant marionette. If, as they say, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then Royal DeLuxe should feel extremely flattered. Giant marionettes like theirs have been turning up...

22 Jul 2010 Haven’t we seen this girl before?

This is a new ad for Mayflower, a moving and storage company in the United States. While I do really like this ad conceptually, it might seem very familiar to you...and that's because it...

05 Sep 2008

Some unconventional street theatre is being created with a giant animatronic spider in the UK. Take a look at CNN’s report of the incredible 50 ft spider that’s currently on the loose in England. Don’t worry, there hasn’t been an invasion of giant radioactive insects (yet) it’s just an elaborate piece of free street theatre...

29 May 2007

Puppeteer Lexy Fridell poses with Dory, her puppet alter ego in Finding Nemo: The Musical at Disney World. If you like puppetry – and once again I ask, what are you doing reading this blog if you don’t? – you have got to drop what you’re doing and watch this terrific video about the Finding...

15 Apr 2007

These giant inflatable puppets are featured in a new Australian beer ad. Toohey’s Beer in Australia has a fun ad featuring giant puppets. You can read a little bit more about the ad here. Links via Spirits...

28 Sep 2006 Giant marionette attacks Reykjavik

This mysterious giant marionette was recently spotted on the streets of Reykjavik, Iceland. Incredible videos of a strange, multi-story tall marionette performed by helicopters have been popping up all over the `net since since this video was allegedly shot in Reykjavik, Iceland on September 18th. I have no idea what this was done for; some...

17 Jun 2005

Residents of Nantes, France woke to quite a site last month on the 100th anniversary of Jules Verne’s death…a space capsule crashed into a smoking pile of rubble in the central square of the city. Later that day, a giant animatronic elephant and entourage of the Sultan paraded into town to visit the mayor. As...

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