About me

I'm an experienced designer and builder of puppets and creatures for TV, film and theatre.

I'm also an illustrator and sculptor.

As a designer and fabricator I have worked for a wealth of companies on some very exciting projects. These have included Netflix, Lucas Film, BBC, Anarchy, Millenium FX, TED, Tiger Aspect, Lucasfilm, Working Title, Sky 1, Merlin Entertainment, Life Cast, Talk to the Hand, The Daryl Worbey Studios, Samuel Wyer, Illyria, New Theatre Royal, among many others.

I also do many individual commissions and like most creatives, I try to do a lot of personal projects, just for fun.

Skills

art finishing, Character Design, concept design, creature design, creature fx, fabrication, fur work, Illustration, monster maker, mould making, Painting, puppet builder, puppet design, puppet making, puppeteer, Puppetry, Puppets, Sculpture, Set Design

Sector Experience

childrens tv, creative, Creative Services, Design, Film (Feature), Galleries & Studios, puppet maker, stage, Television, Theatre

Clients

anarchy ltd, baby cow, BBC, BBC Studios, Captive Minds, CBeebies, darryl worbey studios, ESSO, illyria, IWOCA, Merlin Entertainments, millennium fx, NTR portsmouth, samuel wyer, Sky, Sky UK, talk to the hand, The Point Theatre, TIGER ASPECT, wizard theatre, Working Title

Trade Associations

equity

Ranking
#1 Ranked Puppet Maker
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Achievements
Top 25 Puppet Maker Project featured:Feeling Better - Cbeebies
on 22nd March 2018
Project featured:Cbeebies Feeling Better
on 18th July 2018
Project featured:Yonderland Series 3
on 2nd December 2019
Project featured:Wet Towel Monster
on 17th March 2021
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Christopher Barlow has been a Contributor since 9th May 2019.

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Contract
Perm, Freelance, Temp-Perm, Part time, Remote
Location
Herts
Skill Level
Senior, Director
Languages
english
Creativepool member since 3 January 2015