Sunday, December 30, 2012

Good-bye 2012!

Jon here:
As the year comes to a close I'm sitting here thinking of the past 12 months, and the nine of them that have been celebrating 10 Years Of Elmwood Productions...  We will be celebrating through March 2013 when we close out the ten year party with the premiere screening of "Animal Behavior" at Paris In Plantsville...
And thank you guys at PiP for all your support since we first teamed up in 2010!

What a year 2012 has been too.  Both wonderful and tragic, as any year can be...
The holiday season is also coming to a close with New Year's Eve celebrations tomorrow nite.  So we at Elmwood want to remind you (and ourselves) to be good to everyone when you can.  And if you can - do good for others too...

Monday, December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas!

Yesterday we saw what Mr. Universe and Don did last Christmas, today we check in with King Tiki Tiki and see what he's up to this year!

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Happy Holidays!

Let's see what Mr. Universe and Don did LAST YEAR on Christmas Eve... 


 Come back tomorrow for what they are doing THIS YEAR!!!

Saturday, December 08, 2012

Happy Hanukka!

We at Elmwood Productions 
hope you have a wonderful Hanukka!

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Holiday Party at Paris In Plantsville - And Munny Madness! And something with puppets!

Here's all the info for Paris In Plantsville - 
 
Join us December 8th to kick off the Holiday Season with a party at Paris In Plantsville, and the opening of Munny Madness II! Come on down, wear your ugliest Christmas sweater if you want, see some creative work on Munny dolls, and join us for some eggnog, holiday tunes and fun!

Last year we saw a ton of fun work on the Munny Dolls, and this year is looking great too!

We hope you join us!

For the show you still have time to drop off a submission:
Get A Munny & Make it your own!
This is a Call For Entry with only one requirement; your work must be on and/or involving a Kidrobot Munny World Figurine (including Trikky, Dunny, Rooz, etc)

It can be a portrait, something decorative, imaginary... That's up to you!
If you're not a 3D person, then create a painting or illustration; be as photo realistic or as painterly as you want!
We had a lot of fun with this show last year and we can't wait to see what amazing work comes in this year!

Drop Off Deadlines will be: Saturday 11/24- Friday 12/6 during normal gallery hours (8pm the latest, and arrangements can be made for other times ) Submission Fees : $10 for one submission, and additional submissions will be $5 each.

 
 And a bonus!!! On the 8th as the show winds down at 11 PM we're going to break out the ol' movies screen and projector for a screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol!


More info HERE!

Looks like a good time!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Update on Paris In Plantsville's MUNNY MADNESS 2!

Russ and Jon made Munny's!  Did yo?
Due to pending possibility of snow we've had some concerns about drop off dates, so -   
MUNNY MADNESS 2 will be postponed until Saturday, December 8th 7pm. This should also allow more entries!
Drop Off Deadlines will be: Saturday 11/24- Friday 12/6 during normal gallery hours (8pm the latest, and arrangements can be made for other times ) Submission Fees : $10 for one submission, and additional submissions will be $5 each.

Get A Munny &; Make it your own!

This is a Call For Entry with only one requirement; your work must be on and/or involving a Kidrobot Munny World Figurine.
It can be a portrait, something decorative, imaginary... That's up to you!
If you're not a 3D person, then create a painting or illustration; be as photo realistic or as painterly as you want!
We had a lot of fun with this show last year and we can't wait to see what amazing work comes in this year!

More info HERE: http://www.facebook.com/events/213126655484039/?ref=ts&fref=ts

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Coming to Paris In Plantsville -MUNNY MADNESS 2!

Due to pending possibility of snow we've had some concerns about drop off dates, so -  MUNNY MADNESS 2 will be postponed until Saturday, December 8th 7pm. This should also allow more entries!
Drop Off Deadlines will be: Saturday 11/24- Friday 12/6 during normal gallery hours (8pm the latest, and arrangements can be made for other times ) Submission Fees : $10 for one submission, and additional submissions will be $5 each.



MUNNY MADNESS 2!!!
Get A Munny &; Make it your own!


This is a Call For Entry with only one requirement; your work must be on and/or involving a Kidrobot Munny World Figurine. 
It can be a portrait, something decorative, imaginary... That's up to you!
If you're not a 3D person, then create a painting or illustration; be as photo realistic or as painterly as you want!

We had a lot of fun with this show last year and we can't wait to see what amazing work comes in this year!


Drop Off Deadlines will be: Thursday, November 22 - Wednesday, November 28 during normal gallery hours (8pm the latest, and arrangements can be made for other times ) Submission Fees : $10 for one submission, and additional submissions will be $5 each.



Thursday, November 08, 2012

OPENING THIS SATURDAY AT PARIS IN PLANTSVILLE!

Paris In Plantsville is proud to host
 "Abandoned and Restored: New Photographic Work by Jacquelyn Etling"
Opening November 10, 2012 at 7:00 PM.
Jacquelyn Etling is an award winning photographer who has traveled extensively in both Europe and the United States photographing the natural and man made worlds. She is a member of the Pleiades Gallery in Chelsea N, New York and numerous arts organizations including the Salmagundi Club. Her work has been exhibited throughout the US including in the New Britian Museum of Art in CT, the Edward Hopper House in Nyack, NY, and the New York Hall of Science.

The show will be on view from November 10th through November 30. We will be having an opening reception November 10th from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM.
JACKIE (AS WE AT ELMWOOD KNOW HERE) HAS BEEN A HUGE SUPPORTER OF THE MADNESS WE CREATE, AND WE CAN'T WAIT TO SEE HERE SHOW!
We hope you will join us then!

Saturday, November 03, 2012

G@mrz - First Episode of Our New Series!



So here it is!
"G@MRZ: Episode 1 - The New Guy"



Thanks for watching!  And make sure to go over you YouTube and give it a Thumbs Up!

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Happy Halloween from Steve the Vampire and Friends!

Catch up on all the "Steve the Vampire" adventures here!


Happy Halloween!

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Steve the Vampire, Mom Elopes!!!


HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM 
ELMWOOD PRODUCTIONS

See all of Steve's adventures HERE!

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Spring Awakens... In the Fall

Jim Williams (co-director of "Josh and Todd" and Resident Elmwood Puppeteer/Writer/Punchline) is currently directing a show for live theater!
Jim's been hard at work with The Hole In The Wall Theater of New Britain Connecticut for their production of "Spring Awakening"

Opens November 9th.
For tickets and more info please use THIS LINK

Sunday, September 30, 2012

Are you friends with Todd?


Have you met the star of "Josh and Todd: The Story of a Man and His Puppet"?

If you did was your picture taken with him?
If so - Yay!!!!
Email it to us at fanmail@elmwoodproductions.com and we'll add it to:

Monday, September 24, 2012

G@mrz! This Saturday!

Saturday Nite at Paris In Plantsville!
For more info use the link below!


Friday, September 14, 2012

Mind The G.A.A.P.E.

Who is The G.A.A.P.E. ?
And why do they hate puppets!?!?!?!
This secret society must be stopped!

Monday, September 03, 2012

G@mrz! Premire 9/29 at Paris In Plantsville!

Join us at Paris In Plantsville September 29th 2012 for the World Premier of G@mrz, our new Web Series! Doors open at 7:00 PM and the screening begins at 8:00.
"G@mrz" is a series that chronicles the weekly attempts of four friends to sit down and run a role-playing game, often with disastrous results. Written and Directed by Jim Williams

Fore more information on the screening please CLICK HERE!-
And check out the trailer

As with all Paris In Plantsville's screenings it's free! 
But we do appreciate donations to Paris in Plantsville. Your donations help events like this keep happening!

And before the screening From 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM Elmwood Productions and Jim Williams are hosting a day of gaming!
Board Games, Card Games, and more will be available, and we invite you to bring a game of your own.

Scheduled Games include:
Talisman
Apples to Apples
Munchkin
The Jim Williams Star Wars Trivial Pursuit Challenge
Magic the Gathering
and many more...

There will be raffles, refreshments, and a lot of general frivolity involved. Bring a friend!
for more information on the gaming please use this link -
http://www.facebook.com/events/343693829050403/

We hope to see you 9/29!

Sunday, September 02, 2012

MDA SHOW of STRENGTH tonite!


Jon here...
Don't forget to support the MDA tonite, and as often as you can!
Thanks!

Saturday, September 01, 2012

Rocket Time!

We've posted here about the film "Rocket Time" here on our blog before. 
It's one of our short films that came out so bad we decided to never shopw it anywhere, ever... 
UNTIL NOW! 
That's right!   In honor of our Tenth Anniversary, and in honor of the sixth anniversary of shooting "Rocket Time" we are posting it here!!! 
Well, sort of.  After the director (Pete "Tricky" Lucco) wisely decided to abandon the film, Russ and Jon decided to have some fun and dub it with different dialog.  The footage was never finished, so it really makes no sence at all, but that's half the fun!   So here for the first time anywhere is 
PETE LUCCO'S MASTERPIECE: ROCKET TIME 
video
Did you spot the cameo from the original Johnnie Sojive puppet?!
Labor Day weekend has never been the same since for us!

For more on the wild weekend spent shooting this and "The Girl With The Afro" click HERE! 

And in case you haven't seen this, here's the making of "Rocket Time" - 
"FIRE IN THE HOLE!"
 


Thursday, August 23, 2012

G@mrz Screening 9/29!

We've had a great year, and we're going to continue with it!
Our association with Paris In Plantsville has led to some amazing screenings and events, and we're proud to announce our next one!

G@MRZ
Four friends who love role-playing games, pizza, and energy drinks are just looking to play one night a week, and add a fifth player to the game to even things out...  But it never works!

This new web-series will premiere at Paris In Plantsville September 29th!
Doors open at 7:00 PM and the show starts at 8:00!  We can't wait to see you there!


Sunday, August 19, 2012


Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Josh's Glass Heart...

Elmwood Productions is proud to be co-sponsoring and art show featuring art from our good friend Josh Blumenthal.
"My Glass heART" opens August 11 at Paris In Plantsville....
We hope you come out and see some amazing art!

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Steve The Vampire Meets Dracula




Steve the Vampire Meets Dracula
 The Sixth Part in Steve's Adventures!!!

Friday, July 13, 2012

Ten Years!!! Happy Friday the 13th!

It's still our Ten Year Anniversary...
So we found a video of our first project, "It's Late Enough With Plink!", which was a failed cable access show that parodied late night talk shows.
 So we're sharing that video with you...  It's a demo reel for the show.  
Don't be too harsh on us!  We were younger and just finding our bearings and laughing a lot...  To be honest we're still laughing a lot!
Enjoy!!
video

Sunday, July 08, 2012

Josh's Glass heART

"Come and view new and recent works of Joshua Blumenthal. Experience the beauty and expression that mosaic has to offer. You will see how craft can be as expressive as other forms. My works are often connected to music and own personal experiences that are often universal. I hope you enjoy what I've worked so hard one for the past 5 years. See you there. - Josh"


Our buddy Josh is having a solo art show at Paris In Plantsville!!!
"My glass heART"

My solo Exhibition: My glass heART is sponsored by:

Community Central &
Elmwood Productions - that's us!!!

Friday, June 22, 2012

Saturday, June 02, 2012

We The People: People's Choice Juried Show




We The People: People's Choice Juried Show

How It Works:
Every Man, Woman & Child entering the Gallery on July 7th will be handed a voting ballot. Voting will take place all day or their favorite work of art. The vote's will be tallied and the winner will be announced at 10 p.m. July 7th as the Presidential winner, and take home a cash prize.

Submission Info:
-$10 per entry
-As many entries as you want!
-Work will be submitted June 28,29,30 during regular gallery hours 12-8 p.m.
-At the closing of the show, work must be picked up Aug 1,2,3

Celebrate Democracy at it's finest! Every vote matters! and everyone has a chance to have a voice! Hope you can join us!


For more info use this LINK!

Friday, May 25, 2012

Miss us?

Cuz we're coming back!

Monday, May 07, 2012

G@mrz

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

"Beyond Dreamland"


Our own Jon Bristol is hosting a monthly film series at Paris In Plantsville (which has already included "Josh and Todd" and "Steve the Vampire"!) and in April there will be a special film screened.

Virtually everyone in the world is affected by cancer. There is no escaping that.
What you make of your experiences with the disease is important.
Brian Smith AKA The Weapon has turned his battles with cancer into a surprisingly fun film, and Jon and PiP are proud to be screening is film.

"Beyond Dreamland"
- Join Jon, Brian Weapon, and Director Alex Fuller for the screening, and a post screening Q&A session

The screening is on April 21, doors open at 7:00 PM, with the film starting at 8:00 PM. As with all the PiP screenings it is a free event, but donations to the gallery are appreciated. The donations keep events like this happening!

We still have a few slots open for films to be booked...
If you have a film or a suggestion please contact Paris In Plantsville Resident Artist Jon Bristol at the gallery or via email - jon(at)elmwoodproductions(dot)com

We hope you join us 4/21/12!

Check out the Facebook Event Page for more info!

Thursday, April 05, 2012

G@mrz Trailer!



A sneak peek at our upcoming webseries:
"G@MRZ"

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Thank you!

We'd like to thank everyone who came out during March to Paris In Plantsville to see the 10th Anniversary Exhibit of Elmwood Productions and to see the screenings of "Steve the Vampire" and "Josh and Todd: The Story of A Man and His Puppet"!




This is just the start of the madness!


More to come very soon!

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Tonight!!! The End of the Show!!!

"Josh and Todd" Screening Tonite and Tenth Anniversary Exhibition Closing Event

Thank you to everyone who came out 3/3 for the opening reception and to see

"The Complete Steve the Vampire"!

Tonite we'll be closing the Exhibition with a screening of

"Josh and Todd: The Story of A Man And His Puppet"!

The doors will open at 7:00 PM and the screening starts at 8:00 PM.

We had a SOLD OUT crowd on 3/3! Thank you so much for making it a huge success!


Sunday, March 25, 2012

"Josh & Todd" Screening!



To close out the Elmwood Puppets Exhibition at Paris In Plantsville we're doing a screening "Josh and Todd: The Story o His Man and His Puppet"!

We hope to see you there 3/31!!!

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

WOW! Thank you! AND AN ENCORE!

We had a SOLD OUT MAXIMUM CAPACITY audience at Paris In Plantsville on March 3rd for our screening of "The Complete Steve the Vampire" and Opening Reception for The Ten Years of Elmwood Puppets Exhibition!

Thank you to everyone who came out!
Don't forget - The exhibition runs through 3/31, and ends with a screening of "Josh and Todd: The Story of A Man and His Puppet"!

And did you miss "Steve the Vampire"?
DON'T WORRY!
WE GOT YOUR BACK!

Here we are, doing a hit and run screening this coming Friday Nite!

IN THREE DAYS MARCH 16th -
At PARIS IN PLANTSVILLE!
Doors open at 7:00 PM, and the movie will start at 8:00 PM...


This time, bring your favorite cushion or blanket to sit on, we're gonna keep it laid back and silly, and bring your camera and get pics with Steve and the Elmwood Puppets!


For info on the rest of the event, and the March 31st Closing Party and "Josh and Todd" screening use this link - http://www.facebook.com/events/308812515821145/

We can't wait to see ya!

Friday, March 02, 2012

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

PBR!!! Happy Leap Year!

Who wants a free beer?
Click HERE to find out when and where!!!

Friday, February 24, 2012

A Week Away!!! Steve the Vampire Screening and Tenth Anniversary Party


Yup! We have been doing this for ten years!
Thanks for all your support over the years!
The celebrate we will be screening for the first time ever "The Complete Steve The Vampire" on March 3, 2012 at Paris In Plantsville Gallery and Studio!

That same day Paris In Plants...ville will open a new exhibition to celebrate the Ten Years of Elmwood Productions! The gallery will be filled with puppets from our films, behind the scenes photography, character designs, and more.

"The Complete Steve The Vampire" follows the adventures of Steve who was turned into a vampire as a teenager and although now in his mid-twenties, he just can't catch a break trying to prove himself in the vampire community. Between his overbearing and in denial mother, his indifferent girlfriend, and his unlikely friendship with Dracula, he still manages to keep his head on straight and do his best to avoid being staked by the local vampire slayer.
And all he wants to do is hang out, watch some Star Trek, and enjoy a good glass a blood...

The screening is also part of Paris In Plantsville's monthly film series showcasing independent films made in and connected to the local film community.

And on March 31st we will also be screening our feature film "Josh and Todd: The Story of a Man and is Puppet" to close out the exhibition.

For both screening the doors open at 7:00 PM, and the films start at 8:00PM.
As with all our screenings it is a free event, but donations to the gallery are appreciated. The donations keep events like this happening!

We'd like to thank our friends at The Official Beer of Elmwood Productions - Pabst Blue Ribbon - for all their support!

"Steve the Vampire" is rated PG, Screening 3/3
"Josh and Todd: The Story of a Man and His Puppet" is rated R, screening 3/31

Friday, February 17, 2012

Sunday, February 05, 2012

The Complete Steve the Vampire - 3/3/12 at Paris In PLantsville!

March 3, 2012 - Doors open at 7:00 PM, the movie starts at 8:00PM!
Click the picture for more info!

That same day Paris In Plantsville will open a new exhibition to celebrate the Ten Years of Elmwood Productions! The gallery will be filled with puppets from our films, behind the scenes photography, character designs, and more.

"The Complete Steve The Vampire" follows the adventures of Steve who was turned into a vampire as a teenager and although now in his mid-twenties, he just can't catch a break trying to prove himself in the vampire community. Between his overbearing and in denial mother, his indifferent girlfriend, and his unlikely friendship with Dracula, he still manages to keep his head on straight and do his best to avoid being staked by the local vampire slayer.
And all he wants to do is hang out, watch some Star Trek, and enjoy a good glass a blood...

The screening is also part of Paris In Plantsville's monthly film series showcasing independent films made in and connected to the local film community.

And on March 31st we will also be screening our feature film "Josh and Todd: The Story of a Man and is Puppet" to close out the exhibition.

For both screening the doors open at 7:00 PM, and the films start at 8:00PM.
As with all our screenings it is a free event, but donations to the gallery are appreciated. The donations keep events like this happening!

We'd like to thank our friends at The Official Beer of Elmwood Productions
- Pabst Blue Ribbon -
for all their support!

Saturday, February 04, 2012

Film Screening: THE DREAM PLAY at Paris In Plantsville

Elmwood Productions' second home, Paris In Plantsville, has a series of independent films lined up for each month in 2012!
And we're going to be part of it in March (announcement coming REALLY soon!)

But to kick it off in February is
The Dream Play

Join us at the screening on February 11, 2012
More info HERE or click the movie poster


And on March 3rd... "The Complete Steve The Vampire"!

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Ten Year Celebration!

HOLY COW WE'VE BEEN DOING THIS TEN YEARS?!?!?!
Yup! We have been doing this for ten years!
Thanks for all your support over the years!
The celebrate we will be screening for the first time ever
"The Complete Steve The Vampire"
on March 3, 2012 at Paris In Plantsville Gallery and Studio!
That same day Paris In Plantsville will open a new exhibition to celebrate the Ten Years of Elmwood Productions! The gallery will be filled with puppets from our films, behind the scenes photography, character designs, and more.

"The Complete Steve The Vampire" follows the adventures of Steve who was turned into a vampire as a teenager and although now in his mid-twenties, he just can't catch a break trying to prove himself in the vampire community. Between his overbearing and in denial mother, his indifferent girlfriend, and his unlikely friendship with Dracula, he still manages to keep his head on straight and do his best to avoid being staked by the local vampire slayer.
And all he wants to do is hang out, watch some Star Trek, and enjoy a good glass a blood...

The screening is also part of Paris In Plantsville's monthly film series showcasing independent films made in and connected to the local film community.

And on March 31st we will also be screening our feature film
"Josh and Todd: The Story of a Man and is Puppet"
to close out the exhibition.


For both screening the doors open at 7:00 PM, and the films start at 8:00PM.
As with all our screenings it is a free event, but donations to the gallery are appreciated. The donations keep events like this happening!

"Steve the Vampire" is rated PG
"Josh and Todd: The Story of a Man and His Puppet" is rated R

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Steve the Vampire... Behind the scenes...

We spent last weekend working on Steve the Vampire... For all hours in the cold!
Here's a peek at what we did...




Get ready for a big announcement coming later this month!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Paris In Plantsville's Second Annual Juried Show and Second Anniversary

Click the image above for more info on the upcoming open call!

Sunday, January 01, 2012

2012!!!

Happy New Year to all our fans and friends!
Class of 2011
Chris Ly, Rachel Ly, Peter Lucco, Shane McNeal, Jim Williams, Jon Bristol, Gabe Finkenstein, Jaime Williams
and we had some help from Brie McDonald, Jordan Deschene, and Joe Calvo too!

Thank you for making 2011 our best year yet!
With all the "Josh and Todd" madness and screenings over 2011 we were also quietly working on more "Steve the Vampire" episodes and a few other surprises to unleash in 2012, our Tenth Anniversary!

We are grateful to have such great support from everyone!

Get ready for madness in 2012!!!