“Toys Are Us: A Revolution In Plastic” is the first ever documentary on the creative, sophisticated, and often challenging world of designer vinyl toys. The film is a high-energy, fast-paced celebration of new forms of artistic expression, DIY culture, and of course, toys!
The DVD also includes two brand-new mini documentaries: “Toy Making 101” takes an in-depth look at what goes in to designing, sculpting, and producing vinyl toys. “An Ancient Vinyl History” delves into the world of vintage Japanese vinyl character toys, exploring their roots and examining the influence on todays toys.
Produced by X-Ray Films, “Toys Are Us” was filmed on location at the creators’ and collectors’ studios and homes, various toy stores, and Comic Con 2006 featuring interviews with 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.