How to Perform on Camera with a Hand Puppet - FREE CHAPTER

Learn on-camera hand puppet performance techniques with master puppeteer Bill Diamond (SESAME STREET, THE DARK CRYSTAL, MONSTER TV NETWORK).

Jun 16, 2017

In this course excerpt, master puppet performer Bill Diamond instructs novice puppeteers (Stan Winston's granddaughter Pheona Litoff & SWSCA co-founder Matt Winston) in the Art of On-Camera Hand Puppet Performance. Topics covered include: how to stay hidden on a film set, using video monitors, blocking a scene with multiple puppets, and knowing your puppet's sight lines.


  • Rehearsing with more than one puppet
  • Tips for staying hidden on set
  • Understanding puppet sight lines


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