‘The Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ featuring the iconic Hogwarts Castle officially opens at Universal Studios Hollywood on Thursday, April 7, 2016.
Category: Theme Parks - Installations
Created by BAFTA-winning animator, director and leading zoetrope artist Jim Le Fevre, the eight-foot tall and six-foot wide stroboscope spins at 33.3rpm and is illuminated by a strobe-rig to create the optical illusion of animation.
Investment firm Fintech Global to build a new 187,000-sq.-meter resort at Lake Miyazawa at a cost of $4.9 million.
Fuelled by the company’s parks and resorts, Disney beats analysts’ predictions, pushing the company’s shares to new highs of more than $113.
Disney’s senior management team now to report jointly to Disney CEO Bob Iger and newly-anointed Chief Operating Officer Thomas O. Staggs.
New theme park will include attractions created exclusively for China, plus Universal’s most popular theme park experiences from across the globe.
Construction begins at Walt Disney World Resort on a brand-new ‘Frozen’ attraction at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot.
Operating income at the media conglomerate's film studio more than doubles to $411 million as ‘Frozen’ outperforms internationally and in home entertainment.
Philippe Gas named General Manager of Shanghai Disney Resort; Tom Wolber, from Walt Disney World Resort, replacing him at Euro Disney.
Interactive Santa adventure embodies DreamWorks' distinctive blend of world-class technology and storytelling for a next-generation holiday experience.
TV animation studio continues to expand roster of top creative talent with production on three pilots and new short-form series; extends overall development deal with ‘Phineas and Ferb’ co-creator and executive producer Dan Povenmire.
VFX vendors Rhythm & Hues and Prana Animation Studios join visualization studio The Third Floor to help create an innovative, traveling attraction that affords guests the opportunity to actively participate with dozens of Marvel Entertainment’s iconic Super Heroes.
In collaboration with data journalist Simon Rogers and creative agency Roundhouse, technology studio Universal Everything creates an immersive data narrative experience exploring the power of big data.
Rainbow announces a new collaboration with French web media partner CitizenKid that will see four magical Winx Club treasure hunts take place in parks across France.
Blockbusters Frozen and Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World help boost The Walt Disney Company’s profits, which rose by 27% during the second quarter to $1.9 billion.
Disney and the state-owned Shanghai Shendi Group invest an additional $800 million into the expansion of the Shanghai Disney Resort.
Three examples of the director’s stop-motion animation and directorial prowess are included in the prestigious “Motion Factory” show, running now through August 10 at La Gaîté Lyrique in Paris, France.
VFX supervisor Ben Looram collaborates with artist-filmmaker-photographer Andrew Zuckerman on an innovative project for Barneys New York premiering in the luxury retailer’s Madison Avenue windows earlier this month.
Merlin Entertainment and DreamWorks Animation announce a new collaboration to create Shrek's Far Far Away Adventure, a unique, interactive attraction based on Shrek and his friends.
Disneyland Paris Resort reveals a new photo and short video teaser for its upcoming attraction based on the beloved Pixar film, Ratatouille.
Box office hits Frozen and Thor: The Dark World help propel Disney to outstanding earnings for the three months ended December 28.