The Core Crew’s animatronics team is headed by CCFx founder,
Paul started working with animatronics professionally, on Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, as a penguin puppeteer and technician.
He was trained on the job, by the heads of Stan Winston’s amazing animatronics team.
Paul has worked with legends like Stan Winston, Rick Baker and the incredible team at (ADI), to name a few.
With credits like Alien Resurrection, Men in Black 2, My Favorite Martian, The Last Samurai and many others, Paul and his Crew are ready to bring Hollywood level creativity to life for your production.
Miru was built for Disney Channel Asia's "Studio D" TV series. He was a combination hand puppet/animatronic, with cable operated eye blinks and electrically operated moving ears.
Core Crew Fx's, Paul Pistore designed the controls into the rod handle used to operate Miru's right hand, allowing one puppeteer to perform him without an assistant, if necessary.