Hot Toys Look Great. Here's How They're Made.

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Hot Toys makes some of the most realistic collectible figures you can buy. If you’ve ever wondered about its process—or even how to get a job there—watch this video.

So, how do you get a job? According to JC Hong, president of Hot Toys production in South Korea, just post your work online. If you’re good enough, he says, somebody is bound to get in touch.

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shippoyasha
Shippoyasha

Of course Hot Toys is South Korean. It’s one of the artistic powerhouse nations out there.

I wonder why American companies are so content with gooey-faced monstrosities for their figurine lines.