The official film poster for the Puppeteer short movie
photo: Frank Wimmer | edit: Philipp Lampert

Don’t take what’s not yours, the consequences might be severe.

Puppeteer is touring Festivals from the start of 2019.


A puppeteer who earns his money by performing on the street fails to resist the temptation to steal a puppet from a local puppet theatre. The consequences are somewhat unforeseen and shall change his life for a very long time.


cast: Martin Duskanich, Jasmin Rituper, Pia Verena Grohmann
producer/director: FraGue Moser-Kindler
screenplay: Thomas Philipp, Martin Duskanich, FraGue Moser-Kindler
music: Gerda Moser-Kindler
costume design: Celina Sophie Mayr
puppet creator: Elfriede Grill
puppeteer: Ursula Winzer
light & still photography: Frank Wimmer
hair & make-up: Pia Verena Grohmann
created with the friendly support of the Salzburger Marionettentheater


  • 1st FILMART FESTIVAL MADRID (Official Selection, Madrid, Spain)
    APRIL 26, 2019
  • 2nd MOSCOW SHORT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Moscow, Russia)
    APRIL 30, 2019
  • 51st FOTOGRAMMA D’ORO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Messina, Italy)
    MAY 22, 2019
  • 7th SHORTS@FRINGE – AZORES FRINGE FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Azores, Portugal)
    MAY 24, 2019
  • 3rd FESTIVAL DE PORTOVIEJO (Official Selection, Portoviejo, Ecuador)
    JUNE 13, 2019
  • 1st NORTHEAST MOUNTAIN FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dillard, Georgia, USA)
    JUNE 14, 2019

Puppeteer was co-funded by Stadt Salzburg and Land Salzburg.


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