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Being Elmo Brings Producer James Miller Back to NH

We’re proud to announce that Being Elmo will be a featured film at this year’s film festival. Producer James Miller will be at the festival and participating in a Q&A session and a panel discussion. We hope you’ll be able to join us for this wonderful story.

Being Elmo is a Puppeteer’s Journey
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.

About the Producer
DP and Producer of Being Elmo, James J. Miller is back on his home turf in New Hampshire. Starting his Cinematography career in Durham, he got his start as a Cameraman / Director of Photography at the New Hampshire Public Television, PBS affiliate station Channel 11 in Durham. Miller gained much of his experience in camera, lighting and sound from the award winning cinematographers and Directors. This gave him the tools he need to tap into the New York Market where he freelanced on many entertainment shows and documentaries including Sesame Street. There, he worked with puppeteers Jim Henson and Frank Oz. Miller has won multiple Awards including three Emmys.


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