File puptcrit/puptcrit.0603, message 174


Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2006 13:56:13 -0800
To: puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Update on Newport CA film fest puppets onscreen


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Our DVD "AxTelevision" will also be featured on
April 23rd around 11.. I'll be talking about it
before and after.  It will be nice when the Film
Festival gets all the schedule listed on line.

Ax
Steve Axtell
http://www.axtelevision.com




At 11:26 PM 3/17/2006, you wrote:

>I hope Southern California puppeteers can
>reserve April 22 and 23 to attend puppet films at Newport Film Fest.
>
>Publicity for the festival tends to be slow, so
>an advance alert is appropriate.
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>Last year's all-day puppet films programs were outstanding.
>
>Sergei Obraztsov's Moscow Puppet Theater in Los
>Angeles April 3 MONDAY 7 pm as part of www.RussianNightsFest.com
>Tickets: www.ticketweb.com or www.TicketsR.com  or (323)874-8216  $30
>(The April 2 ALADDIN show cancelled because of shipping/cost/etc. factors)
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>The Russian puppets present UNUSUAL CONCERT,
>which I first saw in 1965 in Bucharest, Rumania at an UNIMA fest.
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>I last saw it in Hollywood CA, and at that time
>they sold ceramic figurines of the Emcee puppet.
>Fortunately they survived a major earthquake in
>Los Angeles. Perhaps they will bring more of these nifty souvenirs???
>
>ALAN COOK
>
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Lois Harmeyer
>Sent: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 17:58:28 -0800
>To: Tim Barns
>Subject: [Fwd: Phillip Huber Event in L.A.]
>
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>*ORANGE COUNTY PUPPETRY GUILD NEWS SPLASH*
>
>*Newport Beach Film Festival.*  (http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com/)
>Orange County, CA
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>April 22nd and 23rd. Puppets in Film.
>
>Heather Henson will present a selection of short puppet films by
>independent artists exploring their handmade craft specifically for the
>camera. Henson's goal is to nurture a new generation of puppeteers who
>will embrace film as a medium for their individual expressions. She
>looks for films that focus primarily on real-time performed puppetry,
>with an emphasis on character work. She has accumulated an eclectic
>collection of contemporary artists who carefully weave both the craft of
>filming and puppetry into their work. These films allow for artists to
>build their vision then breath life into their dreams. She hopes to help
>the filmmakers reexamine the relationship between the puppet art and the
>recorded media, encouraging artists to eschew puppet cliches and realize
>their unique visions.
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>_Proposed programming four Puppet Film events on April 22: (Subject to
>change, Check with festival for confirmation)_
>(Pending ) *Muppets Musician of Bremen* 10am
>with introduction by Heather Henson, showing examples of diversification
>in the Muppets' puppets. This show used marionettes, full body puppets,
>as well as traditional Muppets. Introduction would also highlight Don
>Sahlin's excellence in design in this show.
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>*Handmade Puppet Dreams* II 12:00
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>*From the Dream to the Screen* 2:30pm
>-the making of independent puppet films */Harker and Sammy & Sofa/*
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>*Being John Malkovich* 4:30pm
>We have chosen to screen Being John Malkovich as an example of
>excellence of puppetry on film. Following the screening, Phillip Huber
>and John Malkovich (not yet confirmed) will talk about the process of
>filming and performing the puppets for the movie. 2 puppets from the
>film, made by "Images in Motion", will be on display April 22nd & 23rd
>only. Fore more information on this film visit us at
>http://hubermarionettes.com/bjm/bjmintro.html.
>
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>Tillamook Treasure* **April 23rd - T**illamook Treasure Premiere*.
>Phillip Huber created, designed, and operated the marionettes for this
>film. Making his debut in the film is Valentine, one of  Taffy's pick of
>the litter. Like mother, like son, a show dog, it's in the bloodline.
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>The puppets from this film, made by Phillip Huber, will be on display
>April 22nd and 23rd only.
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>For a more information
>visit http://hubermarionettes.com/tillamook_treasure.htm and
>http://tillamooktreasure.com/.
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>David Alexander
>Representative
>www.HuberMarionettes.com <http://www.hubermarionettes.com/>
>(931) 520-1152
>
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Steve Axtell
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