Four puppets of the flies were made for the ClaudiKat's original show Fearful.
Fearful is a new show by ClaudiKat, company founded by Katya Solomatina and Claudia Lamantea. Tieser trailer along with the puppets was part of the collaborative dissertation project obtained in 2018.
Four puppets of the flies were designed and made by Katya Solomatina. They are made using wide range of materials like pu clearcast resin, fast cast resin, chavante, silicone, vacuum former plastic, fabric etc.
Directed by Katya Solomatina and Claudia Lamantea.
Edited by Katya Solomatina
Filmed by Paul Livingstone
Cillian Lenaghan, Domhnall Herdman, Clinton Liberty, Hanna Ruhfus
First appearance of the fly is at 00:55
The great return of all 4 of them is at 02:32 and at 02:57
Trolls were made for the BAKRU production play Bloody Bones staged in Samuel Beckett theatre. Then reused again for the short little video in the forest.
Puppet design and making: Katya Solomatina
camera operator: Paul Livingstone
Edit: Katya Solomatina
Trolls are made of latex mixed with Hessian cloth + fabric
Trolls were originally inspired by Red Caps forest creatures from Irish folklore, who dip their hats in the blood to make them red and to stay alive.