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Services: Animatronics
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Upgrading, Maintenance & Refurbishing New Character Design
Animatronic characters entertain and educate people worldwide. Here you can see outlines of the service work that can be booked for your animatronic figures. Animal Makers will trim, color, repair, upgrade, and reprogram your automata. Since 1979, we've created over 1,000 lifelike characters which perform all over the world. Do you have an animatronic character that needs its programming updated? Maybe your character needs a bit of refurbishing. Animal Makers can do all this and more. Click here to request more information.
It does not matter if your character was created by us. We can still refurbish and upgrade it.

  • R&D machining & assembly of steel, aluminum, delrin, stainless steel custom parts;
  • Assembly of parts for cable, rod, electronic and/ or radio control
  • Welding, cutting, shaping, turning, radius work, bending, of steel, aluminum, delrin
  • Over 20 years of successful performances and installations!
  • Many "off the shelf" parts for puppets and rigs
  • Work can be done in-house or at your location.
  • Weekend and overnight turnarounds available
  • Upgrade, characters with reasonable bench rates and on site analysis.
  • Convenient location to the Hollywood tech's that serve features, tv, and commercials
  • Fully insured for fire, theft, vandalism
  • Full machine shop
  • Fully trained figure finishers, sculptors, electricians, programmers and animatronic engineers.
  • Technical support is available


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Animatronic Singing Skeleton
The puppet (shown above) offers a talking mouth and a 3 axis neck.
All of this at the press of a button.
Even the lights on the head can be controlled with our new animation systems

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New Character Design Upgrading, Maintenance & Refurbishing
Animatronic (mechanical) Models & Props If you can imagine it, We can build it.
Anything that is built to move, take direction, and sound as if it was alive, could be called animatronic. We use the Hollywood Standard in animation work. If it doesn't seem alive, it doesn't get out of this shop. Click here to request more information. Please find a list of our animatronic department services below:
  • Designing in CAD or graph paper sketches, depending on project complexity
  • R&D machining & assembly of steel, aluminum, delrin, stainless steel custom parts;
  • Assembly of parts for cable, rod, electronic and/ or radio control
  • Welding, cutting, shaping, turning, radius work, bending, of steel, aluminum, delrin
  • Over 20 years of successful performances and installations!
  • Many "off the shelf" parts for puppets and rigs
  • Many "off the shelf" mechanical drawings and designs
  • Weekend and overnight turnarounds available
  • Upgrade, characters with reasonable bench rates and on site analysis.
  • Convenient location to the Hollywood tech's that serve features, tv, and commercials
  • In House stage used to tape / photograph tests and pre-rigs
  • Fully insured for fire, theft, vandalism
  • Payroll services included as "employer of record
  • Full machine shop
  • Fully trained figure finishers, sculptors, electricians, programmers and animatronic engineers.

For more animatronics pictures, click here.


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Animal Makers, Inc. designs, builds, program and perform animatronic animals, birds, reptiles, insects and fish since 1979 expoiting thousands of highly detailed molds, patterns, and plans.

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