File puptcrit/puptcrit.0904, message 15

Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 11:09:55 -0400
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Its Finished!

Good point.  Wait till tomorrow. It is already moving though.  I just
got a note from Scotland from someone not on pupcrit.

On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 11:08 AM, Mary Robinette Kowal
<> wrote:
> Don't post it today! People will think it's an April Fool's joke.
> But tomorrow, go crazy.
> On Apr 1, 2009 10:53 AM, "Hobey Ford" <> wrote:
> So go ahead and start videotaping. =A0Have your puppets read the whole
> thing. Leave some pauses between sentences for ease of editing. =A0Do a
> litlle adlib if you want after the read through. Use a tripod. =A0The
> better the quality the better this will turn out spread the word to
> other s as well. =A0We aree not all on pupcrit. =A0They don't have to sign
> up, just get the tape to me by the deadline. =A0Please send mini DV
> format tapes to
> Hobey Ford
> 62 Ballard Branch Rd.
> Weaverville NC 28787
> or send digital files (mp4 and jpg files) to
> The deadline is April 20th
> Again send an additional skits, interview with a puppeteer, a quick
> "how to" or promo clip under 5 minutes and imbed your contact info.
> All entries must be your owned by you and copyright free. =A0Stay under
> 5 minutes with these aditional add ons. =A0I will tack these onto the
> letter on a DVD and offer them for sale at the National Festival or by
> mail. =A0Profits will go to the International Museum of Puppetery in
> Pasadena and you can buy them at wholesale and resell them yourselves
> at retail or use to as you will.
> The finished letter portion will be aired at the National Festival in
> Atlanta. DVDs will be available then too. =A0The Youtube spot will air (
> the letter only) May 1st. =A0(I hope)
> We did it together! =A0Now start spreading the letter be sure to use the
> most recent draft. =A0It has been chaotic so there are lots of drafts
> running around be sure to have the one posted today which includes
> website references and "Kukla" spelled correctly as it is here. =A0Lets
> make it go viral! (spread it like gangbusters)
> MAny of you had great suggestions which I value, but they didn't all
> get into the letter. =A0Writing by committee is hard, but all things
> considered , chaos and all, it is a better letter for all your input.
> Thanks
> Hobey
> On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 10:24 AM, Hobey Ford <> wrote:
>> Yikes two excellent points so here is the correct Kukla spelling and
>> websites for reference:
>> > An open letter to our President, and all Americans > > > Our business
> sector probably hasn't com...
>> We are the animating soul of Howdy Doody, Kukla, Fran and Ollie, E.T.
>> and Kermit the Frog. We are the balloon characters at the Macy's >
> Thanksgiving Day Parade. We are...
>> PS We have a national organization called Puppeteers of America. =A0And
>> we have our own united nations of puppetry called UNIMA (Union
>> Internationale de la Marionette) To learn more about us please visit
>> these websites
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