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The Designer Toy awards are super excited to announce the host and venue for the 8th Annual Designer Toy Awards!!

Taking place the night of Friday, June 1st at Green points Brooklyn Bazaar, the awards ceremony will be hosted by Brooklyn comedian Eli Yudin!

Eli Yudin is a comedian based in Brooklyn, NY. He started comedy while at college in Ann Arbor, Michigan, during which time he won the "MI Favorite Comic" competition for best student comedian, as well as opening for Russell Brand at Eastern Michigan University. After graduating, he moved to New York City, where he's been...

The finalists for the 8th Annual Designer Toy Awards have been announced and Public Voting has begun! Click here see the full list of finalist.

We'd like to thank the nomination committees, who have worked tirelessly these last few weeks, to discuss each category and nomination in order to whittle down the 100’s of nominees to these top choices.

Committee Members: Dov Kelmer, Benny Kline, Travis Lykins, Gary Rozanski, John Stokes, Vincent Yu, Keegan Rooney, Kyle Kirwan, Don Kratzer, Andy Heng, Jason Freeny, Denver...

Something about celebrating the craftsmanship behind the scenes and the magic of collaboration between production house and artist?

For 2018, we are excited to add a brand new category "Best Production Sculpt!"

This new category will recognize a singularly outstanding sculpt for a production toy. This award celebrates a sculpt that exemplifies the creative act of transforming an artists vision into a 3-dimensional object. 

• Release must be a brand new Designer Toy, or a significantly modified version of a previous release, that was debuted last year.
• Release must have been produced in qty's greater than 50 pieces.
• Release can be produced in any material...

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