66 - Greg Ballora (Spider-Man 2, Ratched, Team America) - Under The Puppet


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Under The Puppet


http://www.UnderThePuppet.com - Greg Ballora is a puppeteer and builder who has had an incredible career in the business starting out working on projects such as Timmy the Tooth, Muppets Tonight, and Spider-Man 2 through to today working on shows like Earth to Ned and Ratched.  Greg has also trained new puppeteers at the Disney Parks so there is a lot of great puppetry advice in the discussion ahead. Also, this month you can win a Monkey Boys Productions FLICK Beginner Puppet Building Kit!  Listen to find out how to enter. Transcript of this interview is available to the Saturday Morning Media Patreon Patrons! CONNECT WITH GREG BALLORA: Instagram - https://instagram.com/gregballora DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW: Magpie Time - https://vimeo.com/2050758 Bob Hartman - http://hartmanpuppetry.com  Lisa Sturz - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0836456/ Len Levitt - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0506229/ Marty Krofft - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2020/01/utp-36/ DC Follies - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D.C._Follies Jim Gamble - http://www.jimgamble.com Gremlins 2 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gremlins_2:_The_New_Batch Robocop 2 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RoboCop_2 Batman Returns - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Batman_Returns Men in Black II - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Men_in_Black_II Spider-Man 2 - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider-Man_2 Timmy the Tooth - https://youtu.be/bi6eA-W_C4Y Phil Baron - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Baron Allan Trautman - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2017/09/utp-007/ Michael Earl - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Earl_(puppeteer) Bruce Lanoil - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2017/12/utp-010/ James Murray - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0615015/ Alef Bet Blastoff - https://youtu.be/dcrE7sx25jI Muppets Tonight - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muppets_Tonight Kevin Clash - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2020/10/utp-52/ Brian Henson - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brian_Henson The Mr. Potato Head - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Mr._Potato_Head_Show Kevin Carlson - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2017/11/utp-009/ Michelle Zamora - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2021/06/utp-60/ Team America: World Police - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Team_America:_World_Police Bill Baird - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil_Baird Peter Baird - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Baird Thom Fountain - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2017/07/utp-005/ Chiodo Brothers - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chiodo_Brothers Tim Lagasse - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Lagasse Crash & Bernstein - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crash_&_Bernstein Christine Papalexis - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2018/05/utp-16/ Ratched - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ratched_(TV_series) Ratched Clip (trigger warning) - https://youtu.be/IgTvmeSdShg Earth to Ned - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earth_to_Ned Donna Kimball - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2017/06/utp-004/ Raymond Carr - https://saturdaymorningmedia.com/2020/02/utp-37/ Mr. World Commercial - https://youtu.be/22Vkdfxwfco CLIPS HEARD ON THIS EPISODE: Spider-Man 2 - https://youtu.be/P6mkjW5rAmU Mr. Potato Head Show - https://youtu.be/JbrEsZGwIGw CONNECT WITH THE SHOW http://www.instagram.com/underthepuppet http://www.twitter.com/underthepuppet CONNECT WITH GRANT http://www.MrGrant.comhttp://www.twitter.com/toasterboy https://instagram.com/throwingtoasters/ Art by Parker Jacobs Music by Dan Ring Edited by Stephen Staver Help us make more shows like this one.  Become a patron of Saturday Morning Media and get cool rewards!  Visit www.patreon.com/saturdaymorningmedia for info! ©2021 Saturday Morning Media - http://www.saturdaymorningmedia.com