Category: Theme Parks - Installations

Headline News RGH Unveils Wonders! TimeTravel Theme Park Attraction

RGH Themed Entertainment announces Wonders!, an imaginative new flight simulator attraction now in development for the $1.5 billion leisure-resort in Aqaba, Jordan.

Headline News Aardman Unveils 'Timmy Time at SEA LIFE' Events

Aardman has partnered with the SEA LIFE to produce unique “Timmy Time at SEA LIFE” events that will be held at four UK SEA LIFE attractions from July 21 until September 2, 2012.

Headline News Nickelodeon and Movie Park Germany Renew Licensing Deal

Nickelodeon and film and entertainment theme park Movie Park Germany announced the renewal of their strategic partnership around NICKLAND, the popular NICK-themed 50,000 square-foot interactive adventure area at Movie Park Germany in Bottrop-Kirchhellen.

Headline News SeaWorld Announces 'Sea Rescue' TV Series

Litton Entertainment announced a partnership with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment to launch “Sea Rescue,” a new, half-hour weekly TV series hosted by environmental journalist and “Good Morning America” anchor Sam Champion.

Headline News Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Adventure Begins Ticket Sales

Tickets for the world premiere of “Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Adventure,” presented by Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Stage Entertainment Touring Productions, go on sale on March 9.

Headline News Universal Celebrates 100 Years

Universal will mark its 100th anniversary in 2012, and will commemorate its centennial with a yearlong celebration including major film restorations, a new logo unveiling, home entertainment offerings, theme park celebrations, signature events and a sweeping social media campaign.

Blogs Inside the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 4:31pm

Carnegie Mellon University’s Entertainment Technology Center was founded in 1999 by drama and arts management professor Don Marinelli and the late Randy Pausch, professor of computer science, human-computer interaction and design.

Headline News Big Idea Presents New VeggieTales Live! Show

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 12:45pm

Big Idea Entertainment, a leading studio and producer of children’s and family programming, characters and brands, announced today they will debut their all-new VeggieTales Live! God Made You Special tour in over 30 major markets nationwide—including Atlanta, Nashville, Jacksonville, Birmingham and more—beginning February 23, 2012.

Headline News Typhoon Attraction Adds Element of Thrill to New Singapore Museum

SINGAPORE (1-December-2011) – A new attraction at the Maritime Experiential Museum and Aquarium (MEMA) at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore is bringing visitors face to face with the mother of all fears – their own mortality thanks to a face-to-face simulation of the raw power of a southern Pacific typhoon.

Headline News Ice Age Stages Ice Show

It's the dawn of a new age as Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Stage Entertainment Touring Productions today announce the launch of Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Adventure, a completely original live entertainment spectacular.

Headline News Wizarding World of Harry Potter Coming to Universal Hollywood

Universal Studios and Warner Bros. are partnering again to bring The Wizarding World of Harry Potter attraction to Universal Hollywood, reports Variety.

Headline News Rhythm & Hues Studios Returns To IAAPA Attractions Expo

Academy Award-winning animation production company Rhythm & Hues Studios returns to the IAAPA Attractions Expo Nov. 15-18 with Executive Producer Charlotte Huggins leading its new Special Projects Division.

Headline News Reel FX Creates 3-D for Radio City Christmas Spectacular

Reel FX [www.reelfx.com] reveals details of its stereoscopic CG animation for “Humbugged: Rockettes to the Rescue” – a unique scene within the 2011 Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the world-famous Radio City Rockettes –“The Rockettes Magical Journey” which opens Friday, November 11th, 2011.

Headline News Artistic Image Creates Atlanta Falcons Jumbotron Intros

Atlanta: With the NFL season in full throttle, Artistic Image (AI) amps up the excitement level among fans at the Georgia Dome with its :60 “Defend The Dome” player intro for the Atlanta Falcons and Ford Motor Company from Team Retail First/Atlanta.

Headline News Ingenuity Engine Delivers VFX for A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

Stoner comedy fans have a new reason to celebrate this holiday season, with the release of the first major 3D feature in the genre, "A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas."

Headline News Resident’s Taherkhani Heads Up Design Team For ‘Immersive Surfaces' Projection Installation

Resident Creative Studio designer Sina Taherkhani bridged the gap between reality and fantasy, helming a team of animators and VFX artists charged with creating, “As Above, So Below,” one of a three-part immense-scale projection/mapping installation entitled, “Immersive Surfaces.”

Headline News Mother, MPC Digital Create the Echo Temple for the Virgin Mobile FreeFest

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:31pm

MPC Digital launches in the US with an Interactive Sound Installation that allowed users to play virtual musical instruments by moving their bodies in front of motion-tracking cameras.

Headline News Artistic Image Creates 3D Animation For Stone Mountain Park’s New Lasershow

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 12:28pm

An Atlanta favorite seen by more than 25 million people for almost 30 years the Lasershow at Stone Mountain Park is a tradition at the landmark site. Artistic Image (AI) created 3D animation and 40-minute video enhancements for Full Spectrum LLC’s new Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision, which has dazzled visitors since its debut.

Headline News Avatar Invades Disney Theme Parks

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at 11:48am

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide, James Cameron's Lightstorm Ent. and 20th Century Fox have made a deal to create AVATAR rides at Disney theme parks, reports Variety.

Headline News Scary, Silly and Spooky Halloween at The Walt Disney Family Museum

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, September 1, 2011 at 11:11am

Making the scary and spooky a little bit silly was a Walt Disney favorite, especially in his early animated shorts. To celebrate Halloween, The Walt Disney Family Museum presents HallowScreen! featuring nine cartoon treasures on the big screen in the Museum’s Fantasia-inspired theater, October 29-31, 2011.

Headline News Circus Circus Las Vegas To Open The Chuck Jones Experience

The legacy and creativity of Chuck Jones, one of animation’s pioneering director-producers, will be brought to life with the opening of The Chuck Jones Experience, an interactive exhibit at Circus Circus Las Vegas designed to “Educate, Inspire & Entertain” people of all ages.

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