Puppet Design Studio fabricated over 15 puppets for Episode 5.07 of FOX’s hit show “Glee.” The episode, aptly called “The Puppet Master,” centered around Blaine (Darren Criss) imagining all of his friends as puppets. Not only did we design, build and coordinate the puppeteers for the shoot. we consulted with “Glee’s” production staff to help make the puppet shoot run smoothly.
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market uses our puppets to bring their unique commercials to life. We’ve done almost a dozen spots for them over the years, creating a brand that have jumped media to bobble heads and tote bags, among other things.
Not all of our puppets are made from Fleece and Foam, In fact, you may not be aware that some of the puppets we’ve built are puppets at all.
For Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios, we built hand puppet versions of Chucky from the “Child’s Play” and “Chucky” movies. Unlike his cinematic counterpart, who was complete animatronic, our version had to be able to interact in real time to visitors, meaning that a hand puppets the only option.
Made from silicon, his custom airbrushed paint job and hand-punched hair, we took great pains to match the movie version while creating a functional puppet. This level of detail continued down tot the rips on his signature “Good Guys” overalls and the red replica tennis shoes on his feet.