manipulate Visual Theatre Festival, produced by Puppet Animation Scotland, provides artists and audiences with the opportunity to see and engage with world-class, national and international visual theatre and animation. We celebrate our 10th birthday in 2017.

Puppet Animation Festival tours a diverse programme of children’s puppet performances, animated films and workshops across all of Scotland every Easter. Produced by Puppet Animation Scotland, this is the UK’s largest performing arts event for children.

Annual Projects

Explore the innovative projects we work on to engage with creative practitioners and audiences of all abilities.

Creative Fund

The Creative Fund provides artists, at any stage in their career, with access to funding to help explore a new idea or project in its most early stages.

CRP

The Critical Response Process is an artist-centered, facilitated system designed to provide constructive and meaningful feedback created by Liz Lerman.

Workshops & Masterclasses

Whether this is your first time experimenting with puppetry, animation or visual theatre or if you’re a trained professional, we’ll have something for you.

Environmental Engagement

Puppet Animation Scotland strives to be as environmentally friendly as possible, learn how here.

Testroom

Our annual professional development programme offering artists of any discipline the opportunity to integrate puppetry or object manipulation into their practice.

Testroom 2017-18 Artists

Puppet Animation Scotland was inundated with applications for our second year of Testroom: a creative development opportunity for Scottish-based artists supported by the National Theatre of Scotland.

Call Out for Proposals

If you create work or workshops for children using puppetry, object manipulation, visual theatre or animated film, please let us know, we’d love to talk to you.

We Catch Up With Our Administrator, Rosie

This month Puppet Animation Scotland’s administrator, Rosie, celebrates one whole year of working with us