Jul 3, 2012
Indie Toymaker Roundtable:
Turning Characters Into Toys
Thursday, July 12th 6:30PM – 7:30PM Room 4
+ Nitin Bhargava, the director of merchandising at Kidrobot, which creates collectible toys in collaboration with the world’s best pop culture artists.
+ Shawn Smith of Shawnimals, the character design studio behind adorable plush ninjas, huggable moustaches and 400+ other fuzzy friends.
+ Dan Goodsell, creator of the lovable breakfast characters who populate The World of Mr.Toast.
+ Kerry Horvath and Darth Rimmer are the cold creamy center of Evil Ice Cream, those diabolical frozen treats.
+ Dov Kelemer of DKE Toys, distributors of the world’s finest collectible vinyl toys, and the brains behind the Vader Project and Spoonful of Star Wars.
+ Joshua Ben Longo of Longoland gives life to bizarre plush monsters with a sewing machine.
+ Kris Schantz, a co-founder of Happy Worker, a
specialty toy and gift manufacturer, will discuss how to turn your ideas into toys.
+ Moderated by Wendy Bryan of I Heart Guts, home to plush internal organs.
Apr 27, 2012
My Little Hearts: Pictoplasma 4 - part 2: The last day of the festival and the lectures continued... Joshua Ben Longo's website. Check out Femke Hiemstra's amazing artwork ...
Apr 24, 2012
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VIDEO!!!!!!PICTOPLASMA 2012 - oder was Monster, Vermeer, Quietscheenten und Schneewittchen gemeinsam haben: Beim "Pictoplasma"-Festival dreht sich alles ums zeitgenössische "Character Design". Und deshalb waren...