Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey | 2011

Elmo is one of the most beloved characters among children and adults across the globe. Here, we meet the man behind the puppet-- Kevin Clash, who once dreamed of working with Jim Henson and is now a key figure in the ...more


Constance Marks Productions

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Elmo has become an international icon, loved by children and adults all over the world. This documentary focuses on the man behind Elmo, his creator, Kevin Clash. Clash began building puppets when he was ten years old and performing in Baltimore and on local television as a teenager. Then, he dreamed of working with his idol Jim Henson someday and now he is the Senior Puppet Coordinator, Muppet Captain, and the Jim Henson Workshop's Senior Creative Consultant on Sesame Street.