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.
Our puppets have not only been featured in major motion pictures, but have also graced theatrical stages and won awards in international theme parks.
CCFx founder, Paul Pistore, has built and performed puppets for decades across multiple continents. His early film credits include Tim Burton’s Batman Returns, Alien Resurrection, and Men in Black 2.
More recently, CoreCrewFx built the LEGO Ninjago puppets for Legoland theme parks' award-winning live show in Malaysia, Dubai, and Japan. Other members of the Crew are currently working on the Asian theatrical tour of Disney's The Lion King.
PUPPETS WE WORKED ON
Puppets for Children's Theatre
Puppets for TV
Puppets for Theatre
Puppets with Animatronics for TV