Toy links tagged "Interviews"

I don't get why they can't look coolerTodd McFarlane changes another industry.
“Anybody coulda painted their toys like I did. There’s nothing that prevented any company for the last 50 years, prior to my entry, that stopped anybody from painting them, sculpting them or designing them the same way.” (YouTube, 41:10)

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In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only McFarlaneMcFarlane on the toy industry today.
“… I’m starting to see just a little bit of a pull-back now in some of the big companies, of doing some of the tricks that they were doing 20 years ago to save a nickel, that to me eats away at the quality of the product to the consumer.”

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Mitchel Wu interviewedMitchel Wu interviewed.
“… I had the honor of working on image campaigns for Disney UK’s Toy Story 4, Kinder Surprise’s Animal Adventures, Schleich USA’s Power of Imagination, and Hasbro’s Power Rangers Lightning Collection…” (See also.)

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The Toy Story 3 Fresh Air interviewThe Fresh Air Toy Story 3 interview.
“Even though they’re little plastic toys, you have to treat them as seriously as you treat any other characters.”

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Lego minifig customiser Kris Buchan interviewedLego minifig customiser Kris Buchan interviewed.
“A basic custom will require around 2-3 hours total work time, some of my more complex ones have had 20-30 hours put into them spread over a couple of weeks.”

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Tin spiritTin spirit. [via]
“… the backstory on Japanese tin toy robots and how they reflected the postwar psyche and values of both Japan and the U.S. “

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Meet Toy Story 3's breakout starMeet Toy Story 3’s breakout star.
“Do you feel your role in the movie was a commentary on the growth of the 21st-century police state and the decline of privacy in an age of ubiquitous surveillance technology?”

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Lego: A Love StoryLego: A Love Story.
“The company has embraced its users in the same way that the adult fans have embraced LEGO.”

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Transformers designer Hasui Shogo interviewedTransformers designer Hasui Shogo interviewed.
“Eric Siebenaler, a designer from Hasbro, and I worked together; I made some suggestions, and he always replied with encouragement and his own ideas. Hasbro and we had not communicated like this during a development of Transformers before.” (See also.)

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Toy industry recruiter David Fitzgibbons interviewedToy industry recruiter David Fitzgibbons interviewed.
“… real innovation will always find a home.”

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