In 1994, Sideshow Collectibles embarked on a mission of connecting people with their favorite characters and icons from the worlds of film, television, comic books and popular culture. Today, they are a specialty manufacturer and distributor of the most highly sought-after licensed and original collectible products, sustained by a passionate worldwide community that is committed to the lifestyle of collecting figural art. Their products are a unique offering of limited edition statues and busts, articulated figures, film prop replicas and fine art pieces in a wide range of scales. Their development team consists of expert artists, sculptors, model makers, painters and costumers whose combined efforts result in the creation of outstanding original designs and intricately detailed likenesses of popular characters from highly recognized brands such as Star Wars, Marvel, DC Comics, Alien & Predator, Terminator, The Lord of the Rings, G.I. Joe and many more. Since they have the same passion for quality and authenticity as their collectors, they’ve forged collaborative relationships with Hollywood filmmakers and special effect houses including Guillermo del Toro, Legacy Effects, Spectral Motion, Amalgamated Dynamics Inc. and KNB EFX. In addition to designing and manufacturing their own products, Sideshow distributes unique offerings from notable pop culture and figural companies including Hot Toys, Tweeterhead, Prime 1, ThreeA, Mondo and many others. Sideshow is regularly distinguished for achieving a level of authenticity seldom seen in the figure collectible arena. They have been highlighted in national trade and specialty toy publications, where their Sixth Scale collectible figures, statues and packaging have been regularly awarded 'Best of the Year.'