Space Knights Television Series
An all puppet show, with most characters drawn, modelled, cast and painted by Slane, Marian Fountain and Dia Curtis. Eye mechanisms by Andrew Turney - Gyro Constructivists. Produced by South Pacific Pictures. 22 half-hour episode children's series (1989). Sculpting Sir Lancelot.
Crew photo, Slane at bottom right. Next photo: on set puppeteering.
( L to R: Ron Hilekema, Roger ?, & Slane ) Youtube video
Model-making for a Toilet Duck TVC. Germy-jims and ducks sculpted/cast by Slane, Plane & rigs by Gyro Constructivists.>
Photos by Andrew Turney
Political cartoons with photographs. Puppets used satirically in New Outlook Magazine. ( 1984?) Here, David Lange ( Labour Party PM ), drives free-market reforms over the aged, workers(?) & drinkers. The "Hands Up Puppets" featured fortnightly on TVNZ's Tonight Show and monthly in New Outlook Magazine.
Left Photo : Sally Tagg. Below: Lange V's Lange, and "Jimbo"
|Canon Copiers TVC
Created and operated puppets of world leaders for Canon Copiers. The TVCs won two gold clio awards in the US.
Left: Phil Parker, Reagan, Thatcher, Slane. Below: Lods, Jackie Gilmore,Khomeni, Malcom Walker, Hawke, Thatcher, Slane, Reagan, Rob Gillies.
|Sesqui Costume Character
Originally created by Cameron Chittock. New costumes built by Slane.
Wizard Storyteller for video book.
|Chef Cat TVC
Built & puppeteered cat.