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Event Type: Talk

Digital Puppetry

There is a growing use of digital puppetry within film, TV, theatre and settings such a s theme parks, and puppeteers are increasingly using digital interfaces in their work. In these talks, we highlight the skills and processes of the top professionals working on high-profile productions.

Speakers include: Rob Tynger, Stephen Mottram

Rob Tynger, puppeteer and teacher at the National Film School. Film, theatre and TV credits include Jim Henson’s Labyrinth, Little Shop of Horrors and Spitting Image. He also directs Optical Motion Capture and works as a CG Performance animator.

Stephen Mottram, English puppeteer and teacher of animation whose film work includes seminal puppetry film Strings.

This talk is free but please book your ticket in advance.


Hosted by Nottingham Trent University who celebrate their 175th anniversary year in 2018, this is part of a series of specialist talks focusing on puppetry’s use and practice in a variety of fields, both within the creative sector and beyond. Through these talks we hope to create a greater advocacy and understanding of the richness of puppetry as a discipline and its ability to connect people and communities.

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Access features:

  • FREE
  • Hearing Loop Installed
  • Wheelchair Access


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