Created by Shayna Strype and Dane Manary for the LAPG 48 hr Puppetry Film Festival. Originally titled "Pink Fluffy Hope", the film won Best NY Film and Most Hopeful Film.
Hootie's House: Quaker SPICES
Video for Friends Seminary
Hootie the Owl learns about Quakerism on "Baking with Butter", a cooking show where Butter Fly makes 'Quakerism Stew'. Each ingredient is one of the Quaker "SPICES": Simplicity, Peace, Integrity, Community, Equality, Stewardship.
Hands by Hand
Hand-drawn animation on green paper
The Diaper 7: Woosie Gets Married Elsewhere
The Diaper 6: Enjoying Time
The Diaper 5: The Toilet Room
Created by Melissa and Shayna Strype
Don't Listen To Your Tub
Created by Shayna Strype
Alice in Wonderland
Starring Shayna's First Grade Drama Students
Filmed, Directed, Edited by Shayna Strype
Pasture 2: Bastard
Created by Shayna Strype, Ada Defriez, & Lucian St. James Chase
The Diaper 4: Do You Party?
Intro video to multimedia puppetry piece
Created by Shayna Strype and Ada Defriez
Two friends, Karen and Knife, host a party that attracts some unexpected guests.
The Diaper 3: Woosie
The Diaper 2: The Hunt
Strype Sister Productions
Written by Melissa Strype
Directed by Melissa Strype and Chris Fleming
Based on the story by Andrew Clements
Created by Shayna Strype with first grade students at Friends Seminary
Stop Motion Animation
A groundhog hoarder comes up from his hole, balancing a year's worth of other people's trash on his head.