About Puppet Studio

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The Puppet Studio designs, builds and performs all kinds of puppets for film, TV, commercials, cruise lines, music videos, YouTube and other broadband platforms.

We’re sensible, fast and dependable.  Call us and we’ll work side by side with you to create the perfect puppet, walk-about or prop for your project.  We’ve made and performed every kind of puppet under the sun, from sock puppets to 14 foot tall animatronic gorillas.  So ask. We’re happy to help!

We are located at 10903 Chandler Blvd. in North Hollywood, CA 91601

Call for an appointment (818) 506-7374 or contact us by email steve[at]thepuppetstudio.com

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Gregory Paul “Greg” Williams

Gregory Paul Williams, The Puppet Studio

Greg Williams, Principal

Greg began his career at the age of 14 at the famous Bob Baker Marionette Theatre in Los Angeles, where he still manages the touring shows and performs regularly. Born and raised near the Hollywood sign, Greg attended UCLA where he earned his degree in Motion Pictures/Television.

He began his work in puppet animation with a series of award-winning educational films which he produced and directed. One of these was with legendary documentary producer Sy Wexler. Eventually his career path led him to the team of Sid & Marty Krofft (H.R. PufnStuff, The Barbara Mandrell Show, D.C. Follies). His career as a puppeteer, designer and puppet builder has included features, television, and stage. Movie credits include A Plumm Summer, Men in Black and Men in Black II, and Child’s Play 3. TV show credits include Beakman’s World, Pee-wee’s Playhouse, Primetime Glick, and more.

Greg co-directed the successful Puppet Mania 2000 festival at Cal State’s Luckman Fine Arts Complex in 2000 and in 2003 he served as co-director for “Puppets for Everyone” festival in Chandler, Arizona.

As a writer, his Fozzie Bear mystery, The Case of the Missing Hat, was a best seller for Random House/ Muppet Press. Greg’s latest book, The Story of Hollywood:An Illustrated History, is a critically acclaimed work of nonfiction that won a Best Book Award in 2007.

Steve Sherman

Steve Sherman Puppeteer

Steve Sherman Puppeteer

Steve got his start working as legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby’s assistant.  While with Jack at DC Comics, Steve wrote a number of stories for DC, including co-creating the character Kobra. With Kirby, he created and wrote two screenplays, Capt. Victory and the Galactic Rangers and Silver Star, both of which became comic book series.

His audition with Sid and Marty Krofft launched  his puppetry career. He was nominated for an Emmy for DC Follies.  His credits include Men in Black, Men in Black II, Mighty Joe Young, ABC Weekend Specials, Beakman’s World, Pee-wee’s Playhouse, Playtone and a variety of commercials from McDonald’s to laundry detergent.