Sideshow Collectibles

Infobox Company
company_name = Sideshow Inc.
company_type = Private
foundation = 1993
location = Westlake Village, California, USA
key_people = Greg Anzalone
homepage = [http://www.sideshowtoy.com www.sideshowtoy.com]

Sideshow collectibles is a California-based designer toy and collectible studio founded in 1993 as Sideshow Productions [ [http://www.hoovers.com/sideshow/--ID__132469--/free-co-factsheet.xhtml Hoovers.com] ] , a motion picture prop and special effect firm [ [http://business.ml.com/BCPublic/Retirement/Resources/CaseStudies/CaseStudy20050507SideshowCollectibles.htm Meryll Lynch profile] ] . In 1994 the company shifted focus to the collectibles market exclusively. Sideshow typically produces licensed products from the worlds of movies, television, animation and comic books.

Additionally, Sideshow is partnered with top prop and effects houses like Weta Workshop to distribute collectibles under several distinct brands.

Licenses

Below is a partial list of Sideshow licenses:

*"Star Wars"
*Marvel
*"Star Trek"
*"The Simpsons"
*"Aliens"
*"Predator"
*"Terminator 2: Judgment Day"
*"X-Files"
*"Lord of the Rings"
*"Trick 'r Treat"
*"Buffy the Vampire Slayer"
*"Angel"
*"Hellboy"
*"Jurassic Park"
*"G.I. Joe"
*"Indiana Jones"
*"Robocop"
*"Legend"
*"Army of Darkness"
*"Scarface"
*"Planet of the Apes"
*"Morpheus"
*"James Bond"
*"The Dead"

Artists

Sideshow typically works to develop products with established artistic talent, this is a partial list of artists who have designed collectibles with Sideshow.

*Adam Hughes [ "Adam Hughes on the Maryjane Statue" [http://forum.newsarama.com/showthread.php?t=113690 Newsarama.com] ]

Brands

Sideshow releases products under the following brands.

*Sideshow Collectibles
*Sideshow / Weta Collectibles
*Sideshow / Morpheus Collectibles

Awards

*Aftimes.com Best of 2004: Best Male Statue, Morgul Lord Statue; Best Female Figure, 12" Buffy the Vampire Slayer [ [http://www.sideshowtoy.com/cgi-bin/category.cgi?category=021105aftimes Sideshowtoy.com Announcement] ]
*IGN Best of 2006: Best Collectible, Dr. Doom Throne Statue [ [http://bestof.ign.com/2006/comics/10.html IGN Best of 2006] ]

Footnotes

References

* [http://comics.ign.com/articles/766/766061p1.html IGN Toyfare 2007]
* [http://www.toydirectory.com/SideshowInc/index.htm Toy Directory]
* [http://www.wizarduniverse.com/magazine/toyfare/005420707.cfm Wizard.com] "SDCC" SIDESHOW TOYS

External links

* [http://www.sideshowtoy.com Official Site]


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