In addition to the live stage productions that are the cornerstone of our programming, Puppet Network has begun to develop live-action media properties for multi-platform programming. Whether interstitial or long-form, educational or pure spectacle - our productions have one thing in common - they are down right fun. Contact John for more info.
Puppet Network is currently developing thepuppetnetwork.com™ as the "you-tube of puppetry ". This site is a free community and open to everyone who wants to post Puppet, Mask, Stop Motion Animation or any kind of Object Theatre video. Check out what's out there - Imagination galore!
Financial literacy/musical/short form
When Ginger, a bling obsessed dog, Sly, a fast money cat, and D'Rib, a totally fly parakeet, trap themselves in outrageous get-rich-quick-schemes, shop owner, Mr. B helps them discover their own innovative ways out of financial predicaments. Music Videos introducing Financial Literacy to kids is the cornerstone of PET SHOP.
A series of 3 minute shorts that help fight the stress of standardized tests (like the FCAT) with standardized laughter. Language Arts concepts, test-taking skills and stress management techniques are covered in this iParenting award winning series. Forty spots are in the can and ready to air. They’ve received rave reviews from schools throughout Florida, and several of the shorts have aired on PBS stations nationwide.
UtensilTown™-Inside a media world run by Utensils!
Comedy/short form/mobile content
In these 3 minute mobile entertainment shorts, Movie & Pop Stars are spoofed like nowhere else - They are made fools.. by being called out as... kitchen tools...
Motion Potion™ - Inspiringyoung minds
Activating bodies through stories!
MOTION POTION is an interactive pre-school show that combines the magic of storytelling with the fun of physical activity. Both the kids on-screen and the home audience become so immersed in unique “movement stories,” they don’t realize they’re getting a workout for their bodies, minds and imagination.
Lost Luggage™ Where do your bags go when they are... Lost?
A young knapsack and her grandfather, an ancient well-traveled, suitcase, search the world for a way back to where they started. These funny shorts explore world cultures from a kid's point of view.
The Second Story™ Storytelling for a new generation!
“The Second Story” is based on the “Improv” and other classic comedy clubs. But instead of stand-up comics, stand-up storytellers spin fantastic multicultural tales.
Gym Shorts™ Who knew exercise could be so much fun?
This series designed to address the problem of childhood obesity through vignettes that get kids up and moving, teach them about good nutrition and the benefits of physical activity.
Diary of a Sock Puppet™ Teen Generated Content
Viewer generated/short form
In "Diary Of A Sock Puppet", kid's tell their hilarious, poignant and real stories through a little piece of foot fabric everyone uses every day. Teen generated content stems out of a workshops training kids to tell their day-in-the-life stories through puppets they design.
Half Baked Ideas™ Kids cooking up comedy!
11 year old Will Cook figures, with a name like his, he’s destined to be a great chef, so he decides to host his own cooking webshow. All of his recipes are things that kids can make with limited or no adult supervision. Will uses his 9 year old brother and 7 year old sister as taste-test guinea pigs and gauges their enthusiasm in the “Vomitometer.”
In conjunction with Paul Louis' Tomorrow's Child Productions, the creator of the nationally syndicated production "Jelly Bean Jungle", Little Nice Mice shows children how empathy makes the world a lot nicer.
Tomorrow's Child Productions is also proud to announce the launch of ... "Make Money With Puppets", the new eBook by Internet Puppetry Expert, Paul Louis.
The Perils of Page Turner™
Comic Adventurers on a quest for thrilling stories!
Intrepid Storyologist Page Turner is on a quest to save the world’s myths and legends from the clutches of G.R.O.S.S., a hilariously diabolical organization bent on story stoppage. With the help of her band of comic adventurers and some brave kids, Page will endeavor to save all of our tales!
One Little Tiki Saving the Seven Seas!
Puppetiki is a little guy carved of wood living in the giant Pacific garbage dump. Evil Nurdles (poisonous hunks of plastic) try to turn take over the world. Puppetiki must stop them! With help from his Sea Turtle and Albatross sidekicks, Puppetiki teaches kids about important environmental issues like pollution, over-fishing and reef relief, while the slimy Nurdles and their flock of plastic flamingoes will sink to the deepest depths to thwart them.
Acme Academy™ Where regular kids train to be REAL cartoons!
Here’s the biggest secret in television: Cartoons are actually REAL people in animated costumes. So, where do the networks find actors that can bulge out their eyes, get hit by trains and fall off cliffs without getting hurt? They go to ACME Academy, a high school where regular kids train to be REAL cartoons!
DOWNsized™ Adults become kids - modern style!
Zack and Zoe are adults who hate their jobs until they’re downsized…literally! When the weird HR person at their company turns them back into teens, Zack and Zoe have to try out a bunch of cool professions to discover what careers really make them happy before they can “grow up.”
Comedy Programming For Adults
In addition to PUPPET NETWORK's long list of Kid's and Teen Media Properties, we have begun to develop "ADULT SWIM" styled entertainment for young adults. Under the PUPPET RAMPAGE moniker - this will be some of the most bizarre live-action stuff ready for cable, mobile and web platforms. Contact us for details.
PUPPET RAMPAGE also comes in a "Live Edition". We can produce a theatre version of our insane puppet visions in your venue or at your festival. Check out our 2010 PUPPET RAMPAGE PUPPET SLAM Program from Wilmington NC. More on the way!