I love a good time-lapse video. Add in the fun factor of tilt-shift perspective and you have a unique must-see video. Here’s a short look at one complete day at Tokyo Disneyland through that very lens: For someone whose familiar with Disneyland and Walt Disney… Read More »A Day At Tokyo Disneyland Time-Lapse Tilt-Shift Video
Time-Lapse video brings Olaf sand sculpture to life, park of Disney’s Hollywood Studios Frozen Summer Fun
I grew up in Oregon where the Cannon Beach Sand Castle contest was a yearly must do. It takes considerable skill, patience, and artistry to pull off the perfect sand sculpture, then when you add in the vagaries of central Florida weather, you really take… Read More »Time-Lapse video brings Olaf sand sculpture to life, park of Disney’s Hollywood Studios Frozen Summer Fun
Walt Disney Imagineering is famous for their project documentation. The archives are full of great concept art, construction photos, and documentation from most of the major builds over the last 50+ years. But my favorite of these has to be the time-lapse video.
This short time-lapse video shows the construction of most of New Fantasyland, including Seven Dwarfs Mine Train. Definitely worth expanding it to full-screen to view:
Interesting how construction on the coaster itself didn’t actually start until about half-way through the video.
Below the jump, I have an interview with Bruce Vaughn, executive vice president at Walt Disney Imagineering, and Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, as they talk about how Seven Dwarfs Mine Train fits into New Fantasyland and how excited the Imagineers are to finally have it open to the public on May 28th.
I’m a sucker for a good time-lapse video, plus I think that ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex is one of the under-praised destinations at Walt Disney World resort. Athletes and guests are both celebrated in a gorgeous setting. Champion Stadium, the baseball park, may… Read More »ESPN WWOS Spring Training Time-Lapse
Leader of the Autobots, Optimus Prime, and his sidekick Bumblebee have arrived at Universal Orlando Resort to get ready for the grand opening of Transformers: The Ride – 3D – which will take place this Thursday, June 20. I’ve been able to sneak on a… Read More »Transformers: The Ride – 3D at Universal Studios Florida Time-Lapse Video and Autobots
I’m back with another FastForward video. These are fun little experiments with a different view on Disney’s amazing rides and attractions. This new FastFoward is fun ride through Disney’s Animal Kingdom’s popular roller coaster Expedition Everest. I’ve added both a time-lapse and a tilt-shift miniature… Read More »FastForward: Expedition Everest
Disney’s Imagineers smartly keep a record of their projects, often documenting them with photos taken at regular intervals. As it turns out those make terrific time-lapse videos too. That is the case with the New Fantasyland expansion at the Magic Kingdom. Here is the latest… Read More »New Fantasyland Time-Lapse Video: Watch Two New Castles and a Disney Mountain Rise
Once a year the Haunted Mansion’s 999 resident ghosts make way for a few extra ghouls and goblins. Disneyland has released this short time-lapse video of how the Haunted Mansion is transformed into a temporary homes for Jack and his pals from Nightmare Before Christmas.… Read More »Haunted Mansion Holiday Timelapse Video