Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey is an inspiring documentary film that follows master puppeteer Kevin Clash, the man behind beloved Sesame Street red monster character Elmo. The film was directed and produced by independent documentary filmmaker Constance Marks and has started playing in theatres.
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 Frank Oz, Rosie O’Donnell, Cheryl Henson, Joan Ganz Cooney and others and offers a behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street and the Jim Henson Workshop.