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realistic black bear costume by the hollywood sign near our studio

Tranquility base here. The BEARS have landed

Animatronic Bear Studios Inc. has officially arrived in Southern California, and boy is it good to feel the west coast sun on our faces (and paws!) Getting all of our bears across the country may not have been the most straightforward thing in the world… But now that we’re here: We can get to work…
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realistic animatronic bear costume

Refreshing marketing brings results!

In May of 2016, our bear “Berwynn” traveled to sunny Vancouver BC for an ad campaign by St. Bernadine Mission Communications. External shoots in Canada are always a delight and Paradise Valley Campground in Squamish, BC lived up to that tradition. Over 2 days working with a great cast & crew, we made a series…
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katy perry and matthew mason as the realistic bear party at the firework foundation

Katy Perry and our bear ‘Berwynn’ hang out

An incredibly enjoyable evening with Katy Perry during her Firework Foundation event on Sunset Boulevard, California. Animatronic Bear Studios were hired to provide bear action for their troops and a few participants of the Firework Foundation camp. “The Firework Foundation’s mission is to empower children from underserved communities by igniting their inner light through the…
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penn and teller realistic bear costume by animatronic bear studios

It’s a kind of magic…

When you have the opportunity to shoot a commercial with Penn and Teller… …you just can’t say no! We worked closely with Borax Creative Filmmaking to create a playful commercial featuring one of our animatronic friends. Our grizzly bear Bruno was just as excited to work with the dynamic duo as we were… …especially since…
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realistic polar bear costume nasdaq marketsite nyc

Nanuq appears on Nasdaq MarketSite billboard, Times Square

Early in 2021 a call came in from our Boulder Colorado friends over at Frontier Airlines. A business presentation was in the works for NYC and our polar bear “Nanuq” was invited to attend supporting Americas’ Greenest Airline as their mascot “Powder”.                           …
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realistic bear costume for gold seal salmon

Our first international assignment was for Gold Seal Salmon in BC

Our first production assignment outside the US was for Gold Seal Salmon, which proved to be a particularly challenging but rewarding project. The theme of the commercial combined references from then recently released ‘Mission Impossible’ as well as ‘Reservoir Dogs’, creating an action-packed heist scene featuring our bear actor. We had a number of firsts…
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amazing robot costume by animatronic bear studios

Introducing Plexo, our high tech Robot costume with transforming features

Plexo is our more rounded design robot character.  His surface can be customised to a degree with decals or additional fixtures which makes it great for marketing or in keeping with your theme. Ready for more info? visit: Plexo for more information about this wonder bot!                     …
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Reverb & Plexo

Introducing two very dynamic robots, Reverb and Plexo! These robots are feature rich with lights, synthesised sound and display screens for customised marketing. These robot costumes are great attention getters and are suitable for variety of platforms such as large marketing events, film, TV and so much more. Our robot hire costumes are accompanied with…
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