Muppet Guys Talking - Secrets Behind the Show the Whole World Watched

Mar 12, 2017

11:15am – 12:20pm CT

For the first time ever, five of the original Muppet performers come together to discuss the creation of their iconic characters under the visionary leadership of Jim Henson. With unexpected stories, rare behind-the-scenes footage, and important insights into how Jim led his team, this documentary gives a private glimpse into the true spirit of the Muppets and how a culture of innovation, hard work, and playfulness produced one of the most successful creative endeavors in history.

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Director

Credits

Director:

Frank Oz

Producer:

Frank Oz, Victoria Labalme, Leslie Converse

Cinematographer:

Oliver Curtis

Editor:

Zana Bochar

Principal Cast:

Jerry Nelson, Dave Goelz, Fran Brill, Bill Barretta, Frank Oz

Contact

Publicity Contact:

Ryan Werner
MuppetGuysTalking@gmail.com
917-254-7653

Details

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Format:

Documentary Feature

Type:

Screening

Track:

Documentary Spotlight

Premiere Status:

World Premiere

Genre:

Documentary

Screening Section:

Documentary Spotlight

Screening Category:

Documentary Feature

Country:

United States

Runtime:

65 mins