RobiN Ellis surrounded by his model tanks

Robin Ellis is an animatronic designer who worked for Jim Henson's Creature Shop on several films, including Buddy and Babe.

Ellis moved on to work with Neal Scanlan's studio on the films Millions and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In 2010, he worked on the puppet film Jackboots on Whitehall as action vehicles supervisor, overseeing the mechanical model tanks and other vehicles. Ellis is a member of the UK Tank Club and has built and displayed tank models at various events.

Creature Shop credits

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