Showing posts from September, 2016


          After almost two years of talking, thinking, writing and planning, Cardboard Puppet Wars was born out of an excessive amount of cardboard we get at the shop and the blood thirsty challenge of creating a puppet to battle within set limits. We finally pulled the trigger and started the first of several battles. Learning and adjusting with each run. Check out the first two battles....  A super successful 1st battle!                                   A totally different day - 2nd Battle!                 Welcome to Cardboard Puppet Wars! You’re watching creative Puppeteers design and build Cardboard Puppets, then battle them to the cardboard death! There are 4 Rounds of increasing Puppet bravery, starting with single Puppet combat and concluding with all out Puppet war and mayhem! Each puppet belongs to a team. All cardboard given must be used in building a puppet. Puppeteers are encouraged to collaborate and create enormous puppets. Puppeteers have a chanc

2015 - BRP moves to the Metropolitan Arts Complex in the West End

          From Inman Park we head to the West End of the ATL! With productions getting bigger it was time to join fellow industry friends Molly and Victoria Coffee at Zombie Cat Productions with their new 6,500 sqft shop and production space. Located in the Metropolitan Arts Complex, ZCP has become an umbrella space for Raymond Carr's Ninja Puppet Productions, Spencer Murrill Puppet Productions, The Atlanta Film Chat Podcast and several other talented assistants and helpers.  Truly a talented and diverse family!  The Shop is constantly in motion, with props, sets and puppets being built all over. Grateful to be busy and working on fun and challenging projects and productions!  BRP even got a top corner office! Maybe they'll make me a shop manager one day.... Brandon Ross Productions - Atlanta Office: 675 Metropolitan Parkway SW   Suite 5079 D-15 ATL, GA 30310          Call or text before you come by, all my friends are welcome to a short tour of the facilities and surrou

2015 - Catching up with the Captain - Building the Nautilus

We made a "Making of" video. Enjoy.          Combined efforts into a large project can make light and quick of any work.  With Raymond Carr to lead the way, I and my team built this super light weight prop submarine for the GA Aquarium.  Trying to construct a set piece this big, that could be handled easily by the driver within, took some KISSing. Keeping it super simple. Simple design. Simple construction. Building on what we've proven with past projects and working with familiar and proven material.  This build was extra nice because we knew it would have a home at the Aquarium as soon as we finished building. It's always nice to know your "babies" are going to a good home, immediately.        A big thanks to Daniel and Josh Ford at the GA Aquarium.  And to Raymond at Ninja Puppet Productions, Rachel DeUrioste, Thomas Trinh and Jason Sokolic!