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[[Image:Hensonamy.jpg|frame|Amy Van Gilder with Jim Henson in ''The Great Muppet Caper''.]]
 
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'''Amy van Gilder''' was one of the earliest designers in the NY Workshop, hired during the first season of ''[[The Muppet Show]]''. She left Henson for a time in the early 1980s to start a family, but returned to work on ''[[Muppets Tonight]]''. She also had [[Miscellaneous Cameos|a cameo]] alongside [[Jim Henson]] in ''[[The Great Muppet Caper]]'', as a patron of [[The Dubonnet Club]].
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'''Amy van Gilder''' was one of the earliest designers in the NY [[The Muppet Workshop|Muppet Workshop]], hired during the first season of ''[[The Muppet Show]]''. She left Henson for a time in the early 1980s to start a family, but returned to work on ''[[Muppets Tonight]]''. She also had [[Miscellaneous Cameos|a cameo]] alongside [[Jim Henson]] in ''[[The Great Muppet Caper]]'', as a patron of [[The Dubonnet Club]].
   
 
She was later hired by [[Disney]] in the Imagineering Department, where she currently helps with integrating the newly acquired Muppet property into their [[Walt Disney World|theme parks]]. Her achievements there include design and theming concepts for Lucky the Dinosaur, the first in a series of free-roving Audio-Animatronics in Disney's Living Character Initiative, which would later include the [[Muppet Mobile Labs]].
 
She was later hired by [[Disney]] in the Imagineering Department, where she currently helps with integrating the newly acquired Muppet property into their [[Walt Disney World|theme parks]]. Her achievements there include design and theming concepts for Lucky the Dinosaur, the first in a series of free-roving Audio-Animatronics in Disney's Living Character Initiative, which would later include the [[Muppet Mobile Labs]].
   
 
==Design credits==
 
==Design credits==
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*''[[The Muppet Show]]'' - Muppet designer, [[Lew Zealand]] character finishing
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*''[[Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas]]'' - Puppet designer
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*''[[The Muppet Movie]]'' - Muppet designer, Muppet Workshop coordinator
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*''[[The Great Muppet Caper]]'' - Muppet "Doctor"
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*''[[The Dark Crystal]]''- [[Podlings]] fabrication
 
*''[[Fraggle Rock]]'' - Muppet designer
 
*''[[Fraggle Rock]]'' - Muppet designer
*''[[The Great Muppet Caper]]'' - Muppet "Doctor"
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*''[[Dreamchild]]''- Mechanical Design Assistant Designers
*''[[The Muppet Movie]]'' - Muppet designer, Muppet workshop coordinator
 
*''[[Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas]]'' - Puppet designer
 
*''[[The Muppet Show]]'' - Muppet designer
 
 
*''[[Muppets Tonight]]'' - Muppet designer
 
*''[[Muppets Tonight]]'' - Muppet designer
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*''[[Muppet Mobile Labs]]'' - Costumes & figure finishing
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0886938/ IMDb]
 
*[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0886938/ IMDb]
 
 
[[Category:Designers|Van Gilder, Amy]]
 
[[Category:Designers|Van Gilder, Amy]]

Revision as of 01:35, September 14, 2009

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Amy Van Gilder with Jim Henson in The Great Muppet Caper.

Amy van Gilder was one of the earliest designers in the NY Muppet Workshop, hired during the first season of The Muppet Show. She left Henson for a time in the early 1980s to start a family, but returned to work on Muppets Tonight. She also had a cameo alongside Jim Henson in The Great Muppet Caper, as a patron of The Dubonnet Club.

She was later hired by Disney in the Imagineering Department, where she currently helps with integrating the newly acquired Muppet property into their theme parks. Her achievements there include design and theming concepts for Lucky the Dinosaur, the first in a series of free-roving Audio-Animatronics in Disney's Living Character Initiative, which would later include the Muppet Mobile Labs.

Design credits

External links

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