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Laika Presenting World Class Puppets At Maker Faire 2014

Laika has announced via their blog that Georgina Hayns, Creative Supervisor for Puppet Fabrication at Laika, will discuss the process of making a puppet, from initial sketch to final execution at Maker Faire-Bay Area on May 18th at 11:30 on the Live Stage.

"Georgina will discuss the complex details — and inter-departmental collaboration — involved with making puppets.  The weekend event will take place at the San Mateo County Event Center."
Maker Faire official website: http://makerfaire.com/bay-area-2014/schedule/

"GEORGINA HAYNS has been involved in all aspects of puppet fabrication for stop-motion films for over twenty years. Her career began in the UK, working for Cosgrove Hall Films, Mackinnon and Saunders and Warner Bros.
In 1993, Georgina joined Mackinnon and Saunders as an armaturist where she supervised children’s television series and commercials, including BBC Television’s Noddy, HIT Entertainment’s Bob the Builder, Lipton® Brisk® Tea and Puffs Tissues. She also worked on animated feature films and shorts such asMars Attacks! and the Academy Award®-nominated Periwig Maker.
Prior to joining LAIKA in 2006, Georgina worked on Corpse Bride and most recently served as Supervisor of the Puppet Fabrication Department onParaNorman and Coraline."


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