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Telefonica Red Puppets

Asylum Supervisor

Mark Ward

Three puppets were created for this campaign, with fluid and extreme articulation for comedic movements.

Different scales of puppet were produced, one for long distance and two for close-up. Careful attention was paid to making the puppets extremely light weight to aid extended hours of shooting.

The two large characters were hand controlled with fittings in the limbs to allow the easy attachment of rods when needed. The eyes were radio controlled with left and right movement and closing lids. The smaller puppet had a mechanical grip lever for the up and down movement of the arms.