innovative international theatre and film
Scotland is dedicated to the advocacy for, and the development
and celebration of visual theatre, puppetry and animation in
Through our manipulate programme Scottish theatre
artists and animators have the opportunity to engage meaningfully
with creativity of the highest quality from around the world.
In the six years since our first festival in Dundee manipulate
has presented the theatre and film of international artists from:
Armenia, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech
Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany,
Greece, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal,
Russia, Scotland, Spain, Sweden and the USA.
During 2013 Puppet Animation Scotland will be working in
partnership with the Northern & Eastern European Centre for
Puppetry Arts in Estonia, the Maribor Puppet Theatre in Slovenia,
and the Festival Mondial Des Theatres De Marionettes in France, to
present the work of leading Scottish artists in these
SIMON HART Artistic Director
REBECCA DAVIS Festivals and Projects Manager
SUSIE WILSON Film Curator
The above image is from 2011 Oscar nominated short film 'The
Silence Beneath the Bark', directed by Joanna Lurie.