August 2020 Crafting Your Puppet Show for Video Workshop on Zoom

Aug 15th Zoom Meeting 3:30 – 5:30 PM PST

Join us for a workshop designed for puppeteers who want to learn more about video production! Whether you’re transitioning their live shows to video or want to create quality puppet videos for media, Alex will cover the basics of planning your shoot, using camera angles and framing to make your production more dynamic, and tips and tricks to add to your video skill set. 

Our Guild Meeting will take place from 3:30 to 4 pm. We’ll share the latest Guild news and also have some time to meet and greet our community of members, puppeteers and enthusiasts!

For the best experience, please register to attend via Zoom. Registration closes on August 14 at noon! Sign up here: 

The workshop portion of our meeting will be open to the public through Facebook Live, though questions and interaction will all take place on Zoom. Please visit to download the Zoom app. If you have never used Zoom before, please join this test meeting to set up your device: 

This event is open to non-Guild members. To become a guild member and enjoy a variety of benefits, including regular programs, newsletter, and more, join at

About our Speaker: Alex Griffin is a puppeteer and filmmaker currently based in Los Angeles, CA. He has performed in a number of films, commercials, digital shorts, and live performances covering a variety of performance styles. Alex is also the Film Coordinator for Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams film series, Vice President of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry, and a Director at Large for the Puppeteers of America. You can learn more about Alex (and watch his reels) by visiting