Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy Easter!

We hope the bunny filled your basket with all the good stuff!
And thank you to everyone who helped us celebrate the National Day of Puppetry and came out to see 'Josh and Todd" this weekend!

Friday, April 22, 2011

Poetry Corner!

And don't forget to come see Johnnie tonite and tomorrow nite at Paris In Plantsville for the screenings of "Josh and Todd" The Story of A Man and His Puppet"!

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Josh and Todd Screening in 5 Days!

April 22 and 23 at Paris In Plantsville!
Doors open at 7 PM, the movie starts at 8 PM!
Don't miss it!

Everyone who comes and makes a five dollar donation to the gallery will be entered in a raffle to win a one of a kind Elmwood puppet made by Jon Bristol!
The shows on two nites, so there will be two puppets!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Elmwood People - Gabe Finkenstein

Up next in the profiles of
The Elmwood People

Gabe Finkenstein (Gabe as Hunter in "Josh and Todd")

Gabe came to Elmwood Productions as an all around helping hand in 2006 and has since moved his way up the ranks... He designs set, puppets, puppeteers, writes, and even acts!
In "Steve the Vampire"he plays The Vampire Hunter's assistant, Raoul, and in "Josh and Todd: The Story of A Man And His Puppet" he played the rhyming Hunter.
Gabe has also puppeteered in"Animal Behavior" and a variety of other shorts.
Currently he's running the production of "Grimrod" a new web series from Elmwood. Gabe graduated in 2006 from Paer College .

Gabe also has helped to restore carousels with W.R.F designs since 2002.
Gabe has experience with sculpting, cartooning, painting, and carving, His work has been featured in the New Haven Register, Bristol Press and Hartford Courant, along with an article in Southern Living magazine and multiple articles in the Carousel News Trader magazine, Gabe recently illustrated a children's book "Gabrielle and the Extraordinary Man". He has participated in New Britain Museum of American Art's MAD Art Auctions and has taught cartooning classes/demonstrations in Plainville, Southington, Cheshire and Hamden.
His other works can be viewed on his website at or you can e-mail him for commissioned work at .

Friday, April 01, 2011

No Foolin'!

Happy April Fool's Day!

This is no joke!
We're showing "Josh and Todd" again at Paris In Plantsville!
As we gear up to screen the movie everywhere we can this summer, from galleries, to coffee shops, to tattoo shops, to living rooms, to the sides of moving vehicles...
We want to do one more at Paris In Plantsville as a thanks to the gallery and to the audience who made the February 19th screening so successful!
We had a packed house and everyone was laughing!
So if you missed it or just want to see it again, now is your chance!
We're having the weekend screenings on the National Day Of Puppetry too!  So what better time to see a puppet flick!
April 22, and April 23. The doors open at 7:00 PM and the film starts at 8:00PM
$5.00 donation to the gallery is requested to get in (where else can you go to see 
a movie for five bucks!), and Paris In Plantsville Members get in free!