Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

Release October 21, 2011 (Limited)
Cast Kevin Clash, Frank Oz, Rosie O'Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney
Narrator Whoopi Goldberg
Director Constance Marks, Philip Shane
Writer Philip Shane, Justin Weinstein
Genres Documentary
Studio Mongrel Media
Length 80 mins.


Beloved by children of all ages around the world, Elmo is an international icon. Few people know his creator, Kevin Clash, who dreamed of working with his idol, master puppeteer Jim Henson. Displaying his creativity and talent at a young age, Kevin ultimately found a home on Sesame Street. Narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, this documentary includes rare archival footage, interviews with and others, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop.

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