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Polar Bear Costumes for Film and Television Performances

There is an entire polar bear family ready to perform in your video, commercial film, or short.  The smallest of the family is baby polar bear.  This little hand puppet is easy to perform and is so darned cute!  Starting price is just $175 per shoot day!  That's amazingly affordable, even for the smallest of budgets!The [...]

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How tall is tall?

This giraffe baby towers over all the other animals here at Animal Makers!  It stands 10' tall and is capable of animations, should you want movements.  Can be used as a safe photo opportunity in a zoo, public aquarium, or private collection.We love building these because they are so darn cute!This is the kind of [...]

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These Flowers Can Dance!

Do your flowers dance?  Check out this video proof-of-concept presenting dancing flowers that we want to build for a major hotel or entertainment lobby!  Add the beauty of dance to flowers!  No other hotel or entertainment venue shows these yet!  Be the first to offer your visitors something that must be experienced in person!These pneumatic [...]

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Margaritaville Parrot Head!

We have always loved the fun in many of Jimmy Buffett's songs!  When we make these animated tropical birds for other clients, there's always a hope that Margaritaville might find them interesting!  This animated parrot comes in several colors including the military macaw look, and the gorgeous blue and golds!

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Did you know this holiday is also known as, "The Day of the Battle of Puebla"?  This commemorates the Mexican victory over the French way back in 1862.  This holiday can be confused with Mexican Independence Day, which is celebrated on September 16.The greyhound dog puppet shown in this image is available for rental or purchase. [...]

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Cat's Rule the Internet!

Having been a part of media creation since 1979, I have seen many animal stars and stunt actors.  Animals are an important part of the world's media.  An example of man's earliest media is cave paintings and markings on rocks and pottery.  Later on, textiles and paintings on fabric helped accelerate man's communication with man. [...]

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Jack Zhang, Sculptor

Jian "Jack" Zhang has been a staff sculptor at Animal Makers for over 15 years.  His work appears throughout our web site, in the showroom, and on movie screens all over the world.  Jack graduated from the Art Center of Beijing and followed his dreams to work in Hollywood.  His sister, Helen presented Jack's work [...]

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Realistic Wolf Attack Rig

Just finished a new build that creates an artificial, realistic wolf for use in filmed attacks and photo shoots.  This project was handled in less than a week.  This prop began with a wolf head form created from Animal Makers' exclusive mold form selection.  Lorraine adds a lined, formed front body half to allow the [...]

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Mustang Logo - Realistic and Full Scale

Free as can be, and wild on the range, here comes the Mustang!  This sculpture is done in full scale with a full steel frame inside for long lasting strength.  The main body is made of high density foam urethane with a hard coating over top, then flocked electrostatically.  This is the look of the [...]

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