Beginning June 17th, guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios will find themselves transported to a new galaxy of fireworks spectaculars. “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” will turn the buildings surrounding the park’s center stage into a canvas for a new digital projection show and ignite the… Read More »Spectacular new Star Wars fireworks show to debut June 17 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Last week the media were shown an exclusive preview of the exciting night time show “Rivers of Light.” When it’s complete it promises to transform Disney’s Animal Kingdom with a first of its kind show that mixes water screens (including one of the biggest at… Read More »Rivers of Light – Exclusive Media Preview at Disney’s Animal Kingdom
The Tree of Life at Disney’s Animal Kingdom sleeps during the day, but at night the animal spirits carved into the tree come to life and awaken the beauty of nature. You won’t understand how impressive an experience the new Tree of Life Awakens digital… Read More »The Tree of Life Awakens, video clips from new digital projection show coming soon
Digital projection on a three dimensional object started out as a cool art project by making a building appear to crumble or become a canvas for swimming fish. Disney’s Imagineers were quick to harness the technology and bring it to the parks.
It’s currently in use at the Magic Kingdom as part of the Celebrate the Magic castle show and during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween party in Hallowishes and the Villain’s stage show. There’s also a car in the queue of Test Track at EPCOT that’s gets a digital projection treatment. You can also find it in Disneyland Paris as part of the Disney Dreams show, which I hear is fantastic.
The latest use of digital 3d mapping and projection takes it down to the small scale – a wedding cake. Which as cool as it is, is only available to the few guests who can afford the more expensive wedding packages.
So, I started to think where else could Disney make us of digital projection. They did try something once on Spaceship Earth using Mike Wazowski to announce the “Monstrous Summer” promotion in 2013. I’d love to see that idea expanded upon with more night shows on Spaceship Earth.Read More »Three Fun examples of Digital Mapping & Projection at Walt Disney World
You’ve seen Disney use digital projection on a massive scale, turning Cinderella Castle into a canvas for storytelling, and now Disney is offering that same imaginative innovation on a more personal scale – a wedding cake. Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings knows that happy couples like… Read More »Disney Digital Mapping Projection now offered for your wedding cake
A Disney fan has lovingly created his own replica model of the Magic Kingdom’s Cinderella Castle and then designed a digital projection show just like they have now on the real castle. The replica is 71cm tall and is molded out of styrene and polyurethane.
I love obsessed Disney fans, they can do some amazing things.
A similar fan made digital projection from Disneyland Paris’ Disney Dreams below the jump:
Although it didn’t get a lot of press at the time, the new summer version of the digital projection castle show Celebrate The Magic debuted as part of the Monstrous Summer all-nighter on Friday. The new version of the show includes a summer themed segment… Read More »New Summer Version of Celebrate the Magic Castle Show Debuts at the Magic Kingdom
We now know why Walt Disney Imagineering rushed Imagineer Kathy Magnum out east as soon as she returned from her much deserved vacation following opening Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. She has been placed in charge of the Disney Springs transformation coming to Downtown… Read More »Tour of Digital Projection Model for Disney Springs Transformation of Downtown Disney