Updated December 30th, 2002

Animatronics Companies - Film & TV Industry

Amalgamated Dynamics, Inc. / ADI

Specializing in special make-up and creature effects.

Alien 3
Death Becomes Her
Demolition Man
Mortal Combat
The Santa Claus
The Terminator
Alien Nation
Amazing Stories
Tales From the Crypt

Phone: 818-882-7327

Anima FX
Moderna, Mexico


"We are a Company in Mexico that produce Special Effect, Puppets, animatronics, MakeUps and more for the Film, Stage, Photography and Television Industry. We actually distribute GM Foam, Burman Ind, Reel Creation, Special Effects Supplies, KD 151 and in the way for other brands."

Latinos #140 Col.
Moderna Mexico,
D.F. C.P. 02510
Voice: (525) 590 9001 / 579 8832
Messages: (525) 171 3801
Fax: (525) 696 1401

Animal Makers
Newbury Park, CA

"Creating animatronic puppets for film, T.V. and the advertising Community since 1979"

Creators and Performers, Animatronic Animals Birds & Reptiles for Film, TV, commercials, Themed Entertainment Venues.

Gone Fishing (Animatronic Alligators)
On Deadly Ground (Animatronic Bear)
Hot Shots, Part Deux (Animatronic Rooster)
The Budwieser Frogs
Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (Animatronic cat)
Amazing Tails (Animatronic tortoise, Animatronic talking cat)
The New Flipper(Animatronic Dolphins)
Julie Brown/Nat. Lampoon Special (Animatronic parrot)
The Yearling (Animatronic Bear)
Nightmare Classics (Animatronic bats)

2520B Turquoise Circle
Newbury Park, California 91320
Phone: 805-499-9779
Fax: 805-499-3454

Animax Designs, Inc.
Nashville, TN

Creatures, puppets, animatronics. "If you can imagine it we can create it."

Phone: 615-889-1248
Fax: 615-889-2692

The Character Shop
Canoga Park, CA

A special effects company that excels in animatronics, makeup effects, puppets, and robotics.

Hocus Pocus
Operation Dumbo Drop
The Santa Clause

Canoga Park, CA 91304
Phone: (818) 718-0094
Fax:(818) 718-0967

Industrial Light and Magic / ILM
San Rafael, CA

Star Wars
The Empire Strikes Back
The Return of the Jedi

P.O.Box 2459
San Rafael, CA 94912
Phone:(415) 258-2000
Fax:(415) 721-3550
Job line:(415) 258-2100 or http://www.ldlhr.com

Jim Henson's Creature Shop
Burbank, CA / London

101 Dalmatians
The Adventures of Pinocchio
The Bear
The Dark Crystal
The English Patient
The Flintstones
George of the Jungle
Living With Dinosaurs
Loch Ness
Lost In Space (1998)
Monster Maker
The Neverending Story III
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II
The Witches
The Ghost of Faffner Hall
Mother Goose Stories
The Odyssey
The Storyteller
The Storyteller: Greek Myths
Wolfit/What's Up Doc?

30 Oval Road,
London NW1 7DE
Phone: 0171-428-4000
Fax: 0171-284-2218

2821 Burton Avenue,
Burbank CA. 91504
Phone: 818-953-3030
Fax: 818-935-3039

John Cox's Creature Workshop PTY LTD
Brisbane, Australia

Specialists in creating all creatures "Great and Small".


B16/239 Brisbane Rd. Labrador,
QLD 4215 Australia.
Phone: 61-7-5537-7353
Fax: 61-7-5537-4235

Puppet Creations
Houston, TX

"During the next few months you will witness the construction of what we hope will become the site for soft sculptured and animatronic puppets on the internet."

210 East Edgebrook Drive
Houston - TX 77034
(713) 943-8057

Weta Ltd. Visual Effects
Wellington, New Zealand

NEWS!!! Weta Ltd. of New Zealand has begun Research and Design on a myriad of visual effects for Peter Jackson's three-film screen adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. Weta Workshop will begin crewing up immediately in order to produce creature designs, miniatures, prosthetics, armour and interactive animatronics for the shoot.

Stan Winston Studio
Van Nuys, CA

Jurassic Park
The Lost World
The Island of Doctor Moreau

7904 Van Nuys Blvd. Suite 501
Van Nuys, CA 91406

Animatronics Companies - Theme Parks, Displays

Advanced Animations
Stockbridge, VT / Bloomfield Hills, MI

"As the world's leader in motion technology, we engineer a universe of new entertainment forms and characters, including animatronics, touring shows and exhibits, family amusement centers, attractions, special effects, kiosks, sets and scenery, and much more."

Design and manufacturing facilities: Stockbridge, Vermont
Sales offices: Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Phone: 802-746-8974
Fax: 802-746-8971
E-mail: JShoener@vsi-hq.com.

Yucca Valley, CA

Dreamation specializes in the design and manufacture of animatronic figures, character costumes and themed environments for the Leisure and Entertainment Industry. "Serving the Theme Park Industry Since 1988"

56925 Yucca Trail,
Suite 22
Yucca Valley, CA. 92284
(760) 365-3119

Garner Holt Productions
San Bernardino, CA

"We are a creator of unique and extraordinary animated robotics, theme environments, and magical special effects. Our creations are used to entertain, educate, and inform audiences in such venues as theme parks, museums, exhibits & displays, retail, and restraurants."

825 E. Cooley Avenue
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Voice: (909)799-3030
Fax: (909)799-7351
E-Mail: info@garnerholt.com

Rando Productions Inc.
Glendale, CA

Theme Park Rides, Control Systems, Conceptual Design, Proof of Concept Mockups, Technical Management, Show Design and Engineering, Show Set Design & Manufacturing, Animatronics Design & Manufacturing, Design & Fabrication of Large and  Small Special Effects, Computer Generated 3D Storyboard Walk Throughs, Rentals

1829 Dana St.
Glendale CA 91201
office: 818-552-2900
fax: 818-552-2388
email: rpiefx@rpiefx.com

Sally Corporation
Jacksonville, FL

"One of the oldest and largest designers and fabricators of animatronic entertainment. Our entertainment robots, special effects and theatrical productions can be seen in the world's major theme parks, family attractions, museums and retail centers."

745 West Forsyth St.
Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Tel 904-355-7100
Fax 904-355-7170

Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI)
Glendale, CA

Basic info at the Disney site
Unoffical site at http://www.imagineering.org/

World of Robots and Animatronics
Orlando, FL

"Florida Robotics specializes in sales, leasing and rentals of Entertainment Robots that will amaze even the most casual observers! They'll bring your company to the forefront at trade shows, corporate meetings, conventions, holiday events, you name it!"

20751 SR 520 / Suite 107
Orlando, FL 32833
Voice: 407-568-6146
Fax: 1-800-665-5389
E-mail: robot1@ix.netcom.com

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