31.12.07

Toy Saves Children Archive 2007



Program Description:
Toy Saves Children is an initiative by Furi Furi which features custom toys from all over the world, all of which are auctioned off to benefit Save The Children Japan. this video-coverage is of their exhibition @ Utterubbish, Singapore Design Festival 2007 - read more about the exhibition on I LIKE TOYS :)

Custom Trexi by Furi Furi



Program Description:
"Live" customed Trexi completed by Furi Furi for Toy Saves Children @ Utterubbish, Singapore Design Festival 2007 - to be auctioned in January 2008 with proceeds to benefit Save The Children Japan.

- featured on I LIKE TOYS
- Toy Saves Children Archive on I LIKE TOYS

The Making Of Combat-R-Zero



Program Description:
a video-slideshow of the Making of Robert DeCastro's COMBAT-R-ZERO mecha-vinyl figure. serial-featured on I LIKE TOYS

The Making of MikuStars



Program Description:
a video-slideshow of the Making of Boredomsqueezer's 1/6th-scaled MikuStars. featured on I LIKE TOYS

Play Imaginative @ Galleria Foyer



Program Description:
Play Imaginative had an exhibition/show @ Galleria Foyer of Suntec City (circa 30th June 2007) where guest artists include Japan's Touma and Furi Furi

- Event Coverage (including toy-images) on I LIKE TOYS

30.12.07

Vinyl & Co Japan Teaser


Program Description:
(in Japanese with no subs) Vinyl&Co is a toy-documentary by French documentary directors; Jac & Johan, who are travelling around the world (Paris, Tokyo, London, Hong Kong, NYC, Los Angeles), to meet and document major artistes in the vinyl toy world. This is the Japan/Tokyo-leg of their trip.

- blogged on I LIKE TOYS

Vinyl & Co Paris Teaser


Program Description:
(in French with no subs) Vinyl&Co is a toy-documentary by French documentary directors; Jac & Johan, who are travelling around the world (Paris, Tokyo, London, Hong Kong, NYC, Los Angeles), to meet and document major artistes in the vinyl toy world. This is the Paris-leg of their trip.

- blogged on I LIKE TOYS

Dunny Factory



Program Description:
A "secret look" inside the Dunny Factory reveals the hard work put into making Series 4. A stop motion film/animation featuring Kidrobot's Dunny Series 4 done by ReBoLabs.

- Interview with Michael Boczon of ReBoLabs on I LIKE TOYS
- Dunnys on I LIKE TOYS

Toy Punks Vol 1 Teaser



Program Description:
Toypunks is a episodic documentary film project covering the converging worlds of Japanese toys, fashion and punk rock. Volume One features the godfather of Japanese vinyl toys, Bounty Hunter.

- Toypunks featured on I LIKE TOYS
- Toypunks DVD Order Details

Rip'd (Exhibit A): Bootleg of Transformers Megatron



Program Description:
Mimobot/Vimbot versus design-rip-off product: more still images on I LIKE TOYS

Toys Are Us: A Revolution In Plastic



Program Description:
This is a trailer for the X-Ray Films documentary, Toys Are Us: A Revolution in Plastic, which explores the designer vinyl toy scene through interviews with artists, collectors, and fans. This is the first documentary in the world on the subject of designer toys, and is available on DVD through the X-Ray Films web site (www.xrayfilms.net).

- DVD Reviewed and filmmaker Brian Stillman interviewed on I LIKE TOYS
- Toys Are Us featured on I LIKE TOYS

Sunday Flea Market @ China Square Central



Program Description:
shot on 10th Dec 2006, of a typical sunday flea market @ China Square Central, Singapore. (music: As Red As My Eyes Get by Peace Bureau)

Bent World Vandals



Program Description:
A short film/animation done by ReBoLabs featuring the Bent World Vandals Series 1 figures by artist MAD.

- Interview with Michael Boczon of ReBoLabs on I LIKE TOYS

Vinyl Frontier



Program Description:
A trailer for the upcoming documentary film on designer vinyl toys entitled The Vinyl Frontier. This film features many of todays top toy artists as well as collectors and toy producers alike. A Film by Daniel Zana

- Vinyl Frontier on I LIKE TOYS

PHU!'s Galactica



Program Description:
Singapore-based customizer PHU!'s custom-toys on display @ Displacementary (circa 30th Sep 2006) - with music by The Observatory (track: "Acid Pills")

The Wizard's Workshop



Program Description:
a 1/6th-scaled diorama inspired by Hermione Granger and the Harry Potter-movies, kitbashed by Toysrevil [images here / blogged]

Jim Koch Paints A 36" Qee



Program Description:
Jim Koch paints a 36" Qee toy from Toy2R. Video by: Cave Dark Music by: REHAB "Bump"

- blogged on I LIKE TOYS

Making Of Sancho



Program Description:
Sculptor Daniel Monahan shows you how to make a mold for resin casting off his latest piece, Sancho Panza (from Angels and Gringos)

- First look at Sancho youtubed
- Sancho Turquoise youtubed

9.12.07

DIY Munny Toy Video Review



Program Description:
a video toy-review of a DIY Blank Munny (from Kidrobot) - one of my prizes for coming in first in an online custom-competition :)

Sprout Munny



Program Description:
CG-Animated Munny figure from Kidrobot

The Painting of Hero 36



Program Description:
Artist Darren Booth shows how he customized a 7" Moody designer vinyl art toy for The Moody Project.

- Moody vinyl toy coverage on TOYSREVIL-weblog
- Interview with Moody-creator, Ted Stilson

Jailbreak Toys' Genius Collection Video Toy Review



Program Description:
a video toy-review done by myself (*cough*) for Jailbreak Toys' Genius Collection [blogged] :)

Custom BUD Vinyl Toy Timelapse



Program Description:
Timelapse-video of customizing a BUD (created by Jamungo) by Jam Factory (aka Gavin Strange)

The Making of Toys Documentary



Program Description:
Brin Berliner describes his experinces transforming an Artist 2 dementional art figures into 3D Toys.

Coop Interview & Toy Collection



Program Description:
Artist Coop sits down for a talk and a tour of his Japanese monster/robot/toy collection. From scatterbrain.org (or should it now be skullbrain.org?)

Stikovka Exhibition and Moscow Young Art Fair



Program Description:
Held in Moscow between 07.07.07 — 08.07.07.
Stikovka is a series of designer toys exhibitions in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

- peep Stikovka custom-pieces (shown in video) here (flickr-album)
- Stikovka is an annual art/custom show organized by Sergey Safonov of Lunohod
- Past Stikovka-shows coverage on TOYSREVIL-weblog

An Exhibition Of Designer Toys In Russia



Program Description:
An exhibition featuring toys, comics, clothes, accessories and other works by young Moscow designers and artists. in High Definition (HD) on http://www.madeinrussia.tv/video/98/

Note: Video in Russian with no subs.

Urban Toys - Metro @ PULS TV



Description:
PULS TV is a 24-hours-a-day broadcast, which focuses on entertainment, information and local reports, can currently be seen only in the capital Vienna and the surrounding region. [via] Video is presumably in Austrian. (i wouldn't know because i don't speak the language, sorry :p)

Japanorama On Urban Vinyl



Program Description:
Jonathan Ross on Japanese urban vinyl for Japanorama (a BBC television documentary). Discussing toys as art and featuring Medicom & Bearbricks.

Vinyl Elements



Program Description:
Event coverage including shots of customed urban vinyl figures by a variety of customizers for "Vinyl Elements" - a group custom show organized by Vinyl Pulse (circa May 2007)

- Customs featured/profiled on TOYSREVIL Weblog

Making of Frank Kozik ArtArmy Action Figure



Program Description:
This is a short, lo-fi documentation of the latest Art Army action figure, Frank Kozik, being made from scratch. it's a good example of how the articulation works, and how the figure is assembled.

- Creator Mike Leavitt @ www.intuitionkitchenproductions.com
- ArtArmy figures here
- YouTube-channel

Making Of An ArtArmy Action Figure


Program Description:
This was shot over 3 days to show the making of the Dale Chihuly Art Army action figure by Mike Leavitt. Day 1 was at Seattle's BLVD Gallery, part of the closing event for The Guerilla Art Army show. Days 2 and 3 were in Leavitt's Seattle studio. (circa 2007)

- Creator Mike Leavitt @ www.intuitionkitchenproductions.com
- ArtArmy figures here
- YouTube-channel

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