Indiana Jones rocked Burnaby!

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When Heights Merchant Association said this years Hats Off Day parade was Jungle theme, we came to an inescapable realization: we HAD to give ’em Indiana Jones being chased through the parade by a big rock with legs. Remember that first action sequence in Raider of the Lost Ark? It took a bit to build […]

Character Guys cover Vancouver Webfest 2016

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We were so pleased to be asked to cover North America’s largest web series festival -a celebration of indie film’s newest medium, the web series.  After putting our heads together with executive director Suzette Laqua, and director of development, Paula Hoffman, we came up with our game plan for Ric Mercer-style “guerrilla” interviews with directors, […]

November and December roundup: red carpet, emcee, classic movie stars, astronauts, cops, frost, and more!

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We really hit our pace in November & December 2013. We were happy to contribute to creative concepts for several events as well as add the best roving characters out there. These actors are talented, improv pros with longs lists of exciting acting credits -highly respected by their peers in the Vancouver acting community. We […]

October recap: knights, fairies, power ties, mounties, emcees, fops, and pirates!

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October was a big month for The Character Guys. Starting with the Building Owners and Managers of BC fantasy-themed event at Bill Reid Gallery. They wanted fairy & elf while King Arthur emceed -so we delivered picture perfect characters that lightened the atmosphere and created that extra magic. Soon after that we performed our Trump […]

All abooooooard!

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It is so satisfying to build custom-made characters for new events. The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction threw a big party for their members from all over Canada last night at The West Coast Heritage Train Park in Squamish. What a beautiful venue for a party. It can accommodate up to 1,200 people and features […]