Hot Buttered Elves, Inc is a toy based prototyping and engineering company based in Southern California. Hot Buttered Elves began in the film industry, and has maintained over 12 years experience in creating special effects and sculpting for the film industry. President, Dan Garr, has worked on over 10 films ranging from 'Forever Young' through the Academy Award winning, 'Titanic.' As the special effects industry became more dependent on CGI and digital effects Dan transitioned his skills and his company towards prototyping and digital modeling for the robust toy and product invention industry. Hot Buttered Elves is nationally known for character sculpting, product development and toy and collectible sculpting and manufacturing for a variety of studios and companies. Hot Buttered Elves, Inc, creates products both by traditional hand sculpting, and 3D computer modeling. This combination provides a product with incredible detail for the highest standards achievable. After models are created, they are scanned and refined in the computer, then printed in 3D with Rapid Prototyping machines that actually grow the character into its shape. Hot Buttered Elves supports many of the largest toy manufacturers in the world with their prototyping and engineering expertise. To learn more, please visit hotbutteredelves.com.