Category Archives: Imagineering

Imagineer Chris Beatty on Creative Process Behind New Fantasyland

As part of the New Fantasyland grand opening event, I had the opportunity to interview Imagineer Chris Beatty who was creative director for the expansion. During the roundtable discussion Beatty explained the process of designing a new attraction with a … Continue reading

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Imagineers Dish on Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow and working with Johnny Depp

The Legend of Captain Jack Sparrow is the new walk-through attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios where guests follow in the footsteps of Jack Sparrow to see if they have what it takes to join his rowdy and daring pirate crew. … Continue reading

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Disney Research Invents Robot You Can Juggle With

Some pretty amazing robot animatronic developments coming out of Disney Research Pittsburgh these days. The latest to be revealed is this robot you can play catch and even juggle with. Entertainment robots in theme park environments typically do not allow … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Imagineering participates in Google+ Hangout with Maker Camp

Maker Camp is a month-long virtual DIY camp put on by Maker Faire. Hundreds of teens participate and learn about science, technology, engineering, and math and how to put them together to make useful things. These lucky kids recent got … Continue reading

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Wired Magazine Explores Disney’s Latest Technology Projects

Walt Disney was never one to rest on his laurels, he was always innovating with an eye toward what’s next. The modern Disney company keeps up that tradition by partnering with learning institutions around the globe. Sometimes the results are … Continue reading

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