From X-Ray Films.
This extended director's cut of the first documentary about the designer vinyl toy world features never-before-seen footage, extended scenes, more interviews, and more toys! Toys Are Us: A Revolution In Plastic
is the first ever documentary on the creative, sophisticated, and often challenging world of designer vinyl toys, where artists create their own weird and wonderful figures for a booming, adult collector's market. Exploring the scene through the eyes of the designers and fans themselves, the documentary features interviews with such luminary artists as Frank Kozik, Patrick Ma (Rocketworld, IWG), Tara McPherson, KaNo (Moneygrip), Erick Scarecrow (ESC Toy, Liberty), Mark Nagata (Max Toy Co., Captain Maxx), Nathan J, Brian Flynn (Super 7), Mars-1, Jermaine Rogers, J Neth and more, as well as collectors and fans. The DVD also includes two brand-new mini documentaries, "Toy Making 101," an in-depth look at what goes in to designing, sculpting, and producing vinyl toys; And "An Ancient Vinyl History," delving into the world of vintage Japanese vinyl character toys.
In Shops: Sep 03, 2014