Fan Week – Fan Videos

Jarrod Fairclough – In the era of affordable high quality cameras and do-it-yourself editing software, it seems that everyone has become a film maker.  Some people use these tools to film themselves cruelly pranking people, others use it to wear Chewbacca masks and delight the entire world.  And some use it to pay tribute to some…

Coming Soon: Fan Week!

Jarrod Fairclough – Here on The Muppet Mindset, we like to spotlight the goings on with The Muppets, Sesame Street, The Jim Henson Company, and loads more!  After all, this site wouldn’t exist if we didn’t have those guys!  But this site also wouldn’t exist if it wasn’t for you guys – the fans!  The fans…

Rachel Herrick Reviews… The Muppets Take Manhattan

It’s here! Rachel Herrick’s third entry in her Muppet movie video reviews leading up to the March 21st release of Muppets Most Wanted. This go around, Rachel tackles The Muppets Take Manhattan. But don’t read about it–watch about it! Special thanks to Rachel Herrick for her awesome work!The Muppet Mindset by Ryan Dosier, muppetmindset@gmail.com

Fan Made DINOSAURS Animated Video Now Online

Today we are thrilled and proud to present an incredible fan-made video based on Dinosaurs. The video was made by Davide Maugeri and his talented team of animators. Here’s a brief blurb about the animated short from Davide himself… Recently I’ve teamed up with some workmates to make a CG tribute to Jim Henson. A…

Dinosaus Animated Tribute Preview

A few months ago we spotlighted the early stages of the work on a computer animated short film based on the beloved 1990s Henson TV series Dinosaurs designed and produced by friend of the blog Davide Maugeri. Check out the first picture of the short, along with a brief description of Davide’s work, below! “Recently…

"Jim and Frank" Short Film

Today I’m thrilled to share with you a wonderfully crafted, beautifully charming short film called Jim & Frank. The film was made by friend of the blog Tony Borden and focuses on the first meeting of Jim Henson and Frank Oz. I am a huge fan of this short piece and would love to see…

Muppet Fan Video Mashup from Jeff Yorkes

Greetings, Muppet fans! Today we have a really, really cool fan project for you. As most of you know, the main reason I started The Muppet Mindset was to showcase the work of great Muppet fans. And today’s post is a prime example of great Muppet fan work. The other day I got an email…

Zoot Gets Animated

Greetings, Muppet fans! I’m really, really excited about our post today because I get to debut an incredible piece of fan-made video work. No, it’s not another shoddy YouTube video by yours truly, it’s an amazing 3D animated rendering of the classic skit from The Muppet Show, “Sax and Violence.” Now, the original starred Zoot…