24th Annual Thea Awards
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April 7, 2018 • Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA, USA Welcome from the TEA President - David Willrich How to submit a Thea Award nomination Gala Production Team Credits Program Acknowledgements Special thanks to Chimelong Group, Thea Awards Gala Presenter Special thanks to AECOM and Miziker Entertainment History of the Thea Awards The TEA Thea Awards Committee pays tribute to Marty Sklar Phil Hettema, The Buzz Price Thea Award for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements Joe Fox & Annika Oetken, Recipients of the TEA Peter Chernack Distinguished Service Award Cedar Point, Thea Classic
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Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement Ghost Town Alive!, Knott’s Berry Farm 40 Symbolica: The Palace of Fantasy, de Efteling 44 Pandora - The World of Avatar, Disney’s Animal Kingdom 46 Avatar Flight of Passage, Disney’s Animal Kingdom 50 Rainis’ Museum Tadenava 54 Gallipoli: The scale of our war, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 56 Citadella Visitors Center 62 Les Carrières de Lumières 64 “Aura,” Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal 66 3D Live - “Holographic” 3D LED Display 68 Jameson Distillery Bow St. 70 Sleep No More, Shanghai 74 Chimelong Ocean Kingdom’s Journey of Lights Parade 78 Frozen Ever After, Norway Pavilion, Epcot 82 Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission BREAKOUT!, Disney’s California Adventure 90 DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai 94 Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture 116
Advertisers 4 Wall Entertainment 36 7thSense 99 A&ES Solutions 67 Adirondack Studios 29 AECOM back AES 103 Alcorn McBride Inc. 86 Animax Designs 32 Aquatic Design & Engineering 67 Birket Engineering, Inc. 99 Blue Telescope 92 Canyon Creative 85 Cedar Point 35 Chicago Scenic Studios 39 Chimelong Resorts 80-81 Christie 4-5 Color Reflections 9
Cortina Productions 59 Cumming 77 Edwards Technologies, Inc. 32 Electrosonic 77 Entertainment + Culture Advisors 29 Entertainment Design Corporation 73 ETC 107 Europa-Park / MACK Rides 60 ExtraOrdinary Solutions 119 Falcon’s Creative Group 48 FAR Out! Creative Direction 27 Forté Specialty Contractors 88-89 Garner Holt Productions 43 GoGo Brothers 73 Good Theory Studios 52 HBG Design 101 Huitt-Zollars 101 Iconic Sound & Music 79 JRA 63 Kraftwerk 79
Lanco 63 Lighting Services Inc. 53 Lightswitch 30 Luc Petit Creation 32 Mad Systems 87 MediaMation 105 Ministry for Gozo 61 Miziker Entertainment 2 Mousetrappe 25 Mycotoo 115 Nolan Heimann 49 nWave 52 OASIS International 39 Oceaneering 69 PCL Construction 87 Pete Sepenuk 55 PGAV Destinations 111 Prana 10-11 Puy du Fou 65 Ryman Arts 27
Sally Corporation 69 SeaWorld / Deep Blue Creative 109 Stantec 33 Strong / MDI 72 TEA Foundation 15 TEA Past Presidents Committee 55 TEA SATE Europe 114 Technifex 25 The Hettema Group 20-21 Thinkwell 27 Timbre & Luces 79 Tippett Studio 49 Universal Creative 23 U of NC School of the Arts 37 VCI Event Technology 105 Vekoma 13 Visual Terrain, Inc. 65 Walt Disney Parks and Resorts 93 Wärtsilä 103 YAOX 33
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Closing in on a quarter century of Theas TEA president David Willrich of DJ Willrich Ltd.
Welcome to the 2018 Thea Awards! This is in fact the 24th annual Thea Awards - which means that next year will mark the 25th – a quarter century of celebrating excellence in the creation of compelling places and experiences. We are in a global industry. The TEA continues to expand, and the success of our organization stimulates our industry around the world as it continues to evolve. This is clearly reflected in the geographic spread of our award recipients. All that shapes the big weekend of events that starts with the TEA Summit and culminates in the Thea Awards Gala. The TEA is very much about serving and supporting its membership, and the TEA Summit and Thea Awards are core products reflecting the culture of our association and our industry. The growth of TEA enables us to further strengthen the range and quality of events and products we offer, adding to the value of being a TEA member. One example is the expansion of the TEA SATE conference program, which now takes place in Europe and Asia as well as in the US. I hope to see you at one of the TEA SATE conferences this year; the first is TEA SATE Europe 2018 in Germany, May 2-3 at Europa-Park. Our association has a robust presence on the regional as well as the international level, with a full calendar of mixers, educational events, behind-the-scenes tours and more, taking place throughout the year. There are four TEA Global Divisions - in the Americas, EME and Asia Pacific. If you are not already a TEA member, we hope you will become one. If you are a member, we hope you are making the most of the rich opportunities provided. Getting back to the here and now of the 2018 TEA Thea Awards, I’d like to express heartfelt congratulations – on my own behalf, and on behalf of TEA – to all of this
year’s Thea Award recipients, and to all the amazing members of our unique industry who are represented by these awards. Special accolades to the Buzz Price lifetime achievement honoree, Phil Hettema of The Hettema Group. In addition to all of their groundbreaking projects around the world, Phil and his team produced the Thea Awards Gala for the past three years. This year, it’s our turn to throw the party for Phil, a brilliant and innovative contributor to the worldwide attractions industry. Additional thanks are due to TEA COO Jennie Nevin and event producer Tammie Richards, and everyone on the production team for all their hard work and attention to detail. And finally, to the extensive network of people and companies who support TEA and its endeavors. This includes sponsors of TEA, our organization’s dedicated volunteers and leaders, the TEA staff and all event participants. For their particular, essential support of the 2018 TEA Thea Awards Gala, very special thanks to Chimelong Group, presenting sponsor; Ryan Miziker and Miziker Entertainment, producers; Christie, projection partner; and AECOM, Theme Index Partner. You are TEA.Your valued contributions make everything possible.
How to submit a How to submit a Award Nomination to Submit a Thea Thea Award nominationHow Thea Award nomination Do you know of a wonderful Attraction, Theme Park, Museum, FEC, Zoo, Science Center, Resort, or Technical Breakthrough etc. that has recently opened? If so, nominate it for a Thea Award next year beginning April 1st. Judging takes place from August to October and recipients are announced the second week of November at the annual IAAPA Trade Show in Orlando, Florida. TEA’s Thea Committee is always looking for compelling places and experiences to award with the prestigious Thea Award. You don’t need to have worked on the project to nominate it and you CAN nominate your own project. Here’s how: Phase 1: Go to the TEA website at teaconnect.org. Click “Thea Awards” on the far right top line. Then click “Nominate a Project.” Once there, click on the “Online Application.” You will be directed to a website which houses the nomination ballot. To nominate a project, you will need to provide the following information on the nomination form: Name of Project Location Project Description Opening Date Name of Developer/Owner A 600-word Summary of the Nomination Category Additional information may be required for specialized categories such as limited budget or technical achievement Phase 2: An email response to your Phase 1 Nomination will include a link to use in submitting photos and materials, including a 3-5 minute video of the project from the guest’s point-of-view, i.e. queue line and inside the project from beginning to end. This is the most important submission for the Thea Committee’s review. Good luck. We hope you will consider nominating a terrific project for next year’s judging cycle! For more information, visit www.teaconnect.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call +1-818-843-8497, or write to Themed Entertainment Association, 150 E. Olive Ave., Suite 306, Burbank, CA 91502 USA
Thea Awards Gala Production Team Credits Executive Producer & Show Design: Ryan Miziker, Miziker Entertainment Producers: Charlotte Huggins & Chelsea O’Connor Wunderlich, Miziker Entertainment Production Manager: Nick Robinson, CSEP, Nick Robinson Events Production Associate: Jennise Higuera, Miziker Entertainment Production Stage Manager: Tori Nagle Assistant Stage Managers: Crissy Lozano & Jamie Brown Production Coordinator: Kelsey Somerville, Nick Robinson Events Production Support: Kenny Zhou, Miziker Entertainment Special Thanks to the HD Projection Team from Christie: Larry Howard, Bryan Boehme, Martin R. Waverley CTS, Justin A. Griffith PMP CTS, Kailey I. Melton CAPM, & Chin Choomngern Gala Event Producer: Tammie Richards, TEA TEA Technical Manager: Joe Fox, PMP, Birket Engineering Associate Technical Manager: Joseph White, CTS-D Event Coordination & Registration: Marie Brennan, TEA TEA NextGen Crew Volunteers: Evelyn Askew, Matthew Brueckmann, Diane Buchwalder, Lance Cardey, Kenya Collins, Kacey Eichen, Cathy Nivera, Victoria Ornelaz, Andrew O’Rourke & Shay Willard Associate Event Producers: Erica Schwehr & Paula Wang, TEA Talent Managers: Lynn Allmandinger & Eric Schwehr, TEA Live Voiceover Talent: Pete Sepenuk, Belly Up Productions Entertainment provided by: Entertainment Plus Productions, Gay Men’s Chorus of Los Angeles “Aftershock,” The Red Hot Band Costumes: Entertainment Plus Productions Hair & Make-up: Joyce Luck, Sharon Nakano & Melissa Huang, Joyce Luck Style Production Show Writers: Stefan Lawrence, Rethink L&E & Bill Butler, Garner Holt Productions Music Supervision: Man Made Music Lighting Design: Norm Schwab, Warren K Kong, Chris Medvitz & Daniel Bergher, Lightswitch Set Design: Jessa Orr Thea Centerpieces: Shannon Martin, Color Reflections & Dale Sprague, Canyon Creative Foyer Graphics Art Supervision: Dale Sprague, Canyon Creative Foyer Graphics Production Supervision: Shannon Martin, Color Reflections Video Bumper Graphics: Adam Kelly, GoGo Brothers IMAG Direction: Ray Jensen, SJ Media Productions Cameras & A/V: Todd Dale & Brad Johnson, VCI Event Technology Video Post-Production for TEA TV: Ian McDaniel, Good Theory Studios, LLC Media Contact: Judith Rubin, TEA Candid Photography: Martin Palicki, InPark Magazine Gala Photographers: Frank Dorosy & Phillip Faraone, Frank Dorosy Photography TEA Sponsor Reel Production: Dave Martin, Demodave Production & Voiceover Disneyland Creative Entertainment & Event Services Team Technical Director: Charles L Clark Light Board Operator/ Programmer: Jeremy T. Williams Lead Rigger/Focus Tech: Jaime A. Manriquez Follow Spot Operators: Valentin S. Gomez, Thomas Price Audio One: James Toucey Audio Two: Daniel Gilstrap Creative Entertainment: Chaz Yost & Carla Carlile Banquet Managers: David Ramos & Dwayne Jones Captains: Jesus Estrada & Steve Bracha Banquet Chef: Mike Hugo Banquet Sous Chef: Joven Tolentino Disney Meetings: Brenda Uribe, Catering & Convention Services Manager Disney Catered Events: Cheryl Fallon, Senior Sales Manager Disneyland Resort: Josh D’Amaro, President
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Thea Awards Program Acknowledgements Publisher: Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)
About the TEA Thea Awards
Executive Editor: Jennie Nevin
The annual Thea Awards, presented in 2018 by Chimelong Group, were created to bring recognition to achievement, talent and personal excellence within the themed entertainment industry. From a modest beginning in 1994, the Thea Awards have become internationally recognized as a symbol of excellence. See p.16 to read about the history of the Thea Awards.
Editor: Judith Rubin Cover Design: Joslynn Hupe, Canyon Creative Program Design/Art Direction: Dale Sprague, Canyon Creative Layout and Production: Martin Palicki, InPark Magazine Project Descriptions: TEA Thea Awards Committee Credits lists provided by the Thea Awards recipients
24th Annual Thea Awards Nominating Committee
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Thank you to our TEA Headquarters Staff Jennie Nevin – chief operating officer Tammie Richards – event producer Linda Hamm – bookkeeper Marie Brennan - office administrator/event coordinator Judith Rubin – PR, social media & publications TEA Headquarters 150 E. Olive Ave., #306 Burbank, CA 91502 USA +1 818 843-8497 www.teaconnect.org About TEA The TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1991 and based in Burbank, California USA. Some 1,500 TEA members represent roughly 14,000 creative specialists, from architects to designers, technical specialists to master planners, scenic fabricators to artists, and builders to feasibility analysts – working across North America and in 40 different countries. TEA presents the annual Thea Awards and the TEA Summit, and hosts TEA SATE conferences on Experience Design. TEA also produces a variety of electronic and print publications, including the TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index, the Thea Awards Program and the TEA Connect newsletter. Visit www.teaconnect.org
Tony Baxter Mark Fuller* Bob Gurr (Technical Sub-Committee Co-Chair) Garner Holt Kim Irvine Don Iwerks* Keith James Jon Jerde* Monty Lunde (Technical Sub-Committee Co-Chair) Ron Miziker Yves Pepin (European Sub-Committee Chair) Jeremy Railton Bob Rogers Joe Rohde Jack Rouse* Marty Sklar (in Memorium, 1934-2017) Frank Stanek Barry Upson Bob Ward * Judge Emeritus – A title established for Lifetime Members who are no longer active in the yearly judging process but who may become active at any time in the future. Committee Members Susan Bonds Michel Den Dulk Craig Hanna Lisa Passamonte-Green Brad Merriman Rick Rothschild Chip Largman Roberta Perry
The TEA Thea Awards Committee dedicated their efforts for the 24th annual awards to the memory of the late Marty Sklar in recognition of his years of dedication to TEA and the Thea Awards.
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Special thanks to Chimelong Group and our other Gala partners From the submission of nominations to the selection and naming of recipients, to formal presentation at the Thea Awards Gala, the annual Thea Awards cycle is a major production that relies on the dedicated and diligent efforts of many, including the Thea Awards Committee, the TEA International Board and TEA staff, plus additional critical support from sponsors, corporate sponsors, partners, the Gala Producer and the Gala Presenter.
international collaboration that will continue to characterize the themed entertainment industry as it grows globally.” “Chimelong is a game-changer in our worldwide industry as attraction development continues at a dramatic pace in Asia and especially China,” said TEA International Board President David Willrich of DJ Willrich Ltd. “Chimelong’s support helps us to showcase and uphold our very best standards, across cultures and borders. We thank Chimelong Group for their contributions.”
Crucial support for the 2018 TEA Thea Awards came from three outstanding sources: • Chimelong Group: Presenting sponsor of the Thea Awards Gala • Miziker Entertainment: Show Producer of the Thea Awards • AECOM: Theme Index Partner
Chimelong Group Thea Awards Gala Presenter TEA warmly welcomes Chimelong Group as presenting sponsor of the prestigious, 24th Annual Thea Awards Gala, celebrating the finest accomplishments of the global attractions industry. Entertainment properties that Chimelong owns and operates include Chimelong Paradise and Chimelong Water Park in Guangzhou, and Chimelong Ocean Kingdom in Zhuhai. In 2016, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom ranked 12th in the top 25 most-attended theme parks worldwide. Su Zhigang, Chairman of Chimelong Group Co., Ltd., began as a restaurateur in the late 1980s, opened his first hotel in the mid ‘90s and continued on to build a tourism and resort empire. TEA’s relationship with Chimelong Group has been growing for several years, and the company has been honored three times for its achievements with TEA Thea Awards. TEA COO Jennie Nevin said, “Chimelong has become a prominent force in the global theme park space, and we’re pleased that includes stepping up to support TEA and the Thea Awards. We welcome Chimelong’s generous support for TEA’s biggest event of the year. This alliance is a symbol of
Miziker Entertainment Thea Awards Show Producer TEA welcomes Ryan Miziker, CEO and creative director of Miziker Entertainment Inc., and his team as producer of the 24th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala. “Producing the Gala is a natural fit for a firm that specializes in larger-than-life entertainment for an international clientele, and knows the attractions industry thoroughly, as Miziker does,” said TEA COO Jennie Nevin. Miziker Entertainment recently opened the “River of Screams” Halloween Experience at Chimelong Water Park and the “Journey of Lights Parade” at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom, and is currently in production on the “Rhythms of Rio Parade” for Genting Malaysia at Twentieth Century Fox World, opening in 2018.Ryan Miziker and Miziker Entertainment are longtime members and leaders within TEA, and Ryan Miziker is currently a member of the TEA International Board of Directors.
AECOM Theme Index Partner AECOM is supporting the 24th annual Thea Awards Gala as Theme Index Partner, marking the company’s continued collaboration with TEA on the annual TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index. The TEA/AECOM Theme Index, published mid-year, is the definitive global study of attendance at the world’s top theme parks, water parks and museums. It is provided free as a resource for the industry, published online by TEA and AECOM and also distributed in print, and in a Chinese language edition. The relationship between AECOM and TEA is long standing and the company plays an important role as a presenter and facilitator for TEA conferences and TEA panels at outside events.
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History of the Thea Awards The establishment of the TEA Thea Awards as the preeminent award program recognizing excellence in themed entertainment projects was seminal to the recognition of themed entertainment as a professional industry. The Theas shine a bright light on the industry and its leaders, fabricators and creative geniuses who make themed entertainment magic. -- Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) founder Monty Lunde, Technifex TEA created the Thea Awards to bring recognition to achievement, talent and excellence within the themed entertainment industry. The Thea Awards began in 1994 with a single Lifetime Achievement Award, and the first honoree was Harrison “Buzz” Price, a pioneer in entertainment feasibility. Monty Lunde, Bob Rogers, Pat Scanlon and Barry Howard were on the first Thea Awards organizational and judging committee. The Thea Awards were named in reference to three words: • “Thea” - the Greek goddess from whom all light emanates • “Theater” - derived from the goddess Thea • “TEA” - the acronym referring to our Association The original Thea trophies were designed by Barry Howard and Jeremy Railton. The current Thea trophy debuted in 2001 and was designed by Zofia Kostryko. The first year’s ceremony, held at the Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, was produced by Ron Miziker, and coordinated by Jana Love, with TEA founder Monty Lunde serving as master of ceremonies. The 1995 Thea Awards also took place at the Biltmore, again with a single honoree: the late Marty Sklar (an official Disney Legend). After Buzz Price passed away in 2010, TEA renamed the Thea Lifetime Achievement Award in his honor. It is now called the Buzz Price Thea Award Recognizing a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements. The third year (1996) saw the introduction of Awards for Outstanding Achievement (AOA). Ten AOAs were bestowed. The Thea Classic category was created in 1997. It can be given to one achievement per year that has stood the test of time. Also in 1997, the AOA category of Excellence on a Limited Budget was created. For 2014-2015, new Wizarding World of Harry Potter attractions at Universal Studios prompted the Thea Awards Committee to create the Paragon Award, which recognizes a project that sets a new bar of excellence. In 2017, several Thea recipients represented the newly created category of Connected Immersion, recognizing that tremendous advances
in technology, social behavior and connectivity are reinventing our notion of storytelling and immersion. As our industry has expanded globally, the Thea Awards have recognized this and the geographic coverage of the awards has grown accordingly. It should also be noted that the Thea Awards are not by any means confined to theme parks. Museums and museum exhibitions, heritage centers, casinos, multimedia spectaculars, brand experiences, theatrical productions and many other types of attractions and guest experiences fall into the realm of projects that can be eligible for Thea Awards. The TEA Peter Chernack Distinguished Service Award is also presented at the Thea Awards Gala. This award was created and is decided by the TEA Past Presidents Committee, and was renamed in honor of the late Peter Chernack, a past president of TEA who was instrumental in conceiving this award. The culture of the Thea Awards is unique. Here are some key characteristics: • Honoree: the project itself – Thea AOA and Thea Classic awards honor the entire achievement. The trophy is awarded to the project owner. • Official project credits – The project owner is obliged to furnish a comprehensive credits list for publication by TEA. In this way the Thea Awards have resulted in the first official project credits of the themed entertainment industry. • Trophies for the team – Individuals and companies named on the official credits list of a Thea-honored project are entitled to obtain their own trophies from TEA. • No set categories – The TEA is free to honor several achievements in the same category, create a new category, or to skip categories as the year’s achievements warrant. • No secrets – Award recipients are openly announced in November, and the awards are formally presented the following spring at the Thea Awards Gala. • Open nominations – Anyone can nominate a project for a Thea Award. It is not necessary to be a TEA member.You can nominate your own project. The objective is simple: To find excellence and celebrate it. As we look to the future, the Thea Awards will continue to grow and evolve, while continuing to honor the original objective of bringing recognition to achievement, talent and professional excellence within our themed entertainment industry.
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Remembering the “Dad” of an Industry:
The TEA Thea Awards Committee pays tribute to Marty Sklar By Adam J. Bezark, chair of the TEA Thea Awards Committee
If Walt Disney was America’s “Uncle,” then Marty Sklar was Imagineering’s “Dad.”
He was a pioneer in the themed entertainment industry. A mentor and role model. A tireless patron of young artists.
He attended the opening of every Disney theme park in the world today, twelve in sum, from the original Disneyland Park in 1955 to Shanghai Disneyland in 2016. He was more than a father of an entire new breed of entertainment. He was guide and guardian to many of today’s most accomplished creative talents, both inside his beloved Walt Disney Imagineering, and in the great world beyond. Martin A. Sklar held a role unlike anyone else in our business. With a career that spanned over 50 years, from the industry’s infancy to its emergence as a legitimate international art and business form, Marty Sklar embodied the best qualities of craftsman, teacher and visionary leader. Embracing an Industry: the TEA and Thea Awards Marty Sklar spent his entire career at Disney; but he felt a deep commitment to the growing themed entertainment industry that he helped engender, and in particular to the TEA. Marty became involved in the organization from its early days. In 1995 he was the second recipient of the TEA’s highest individual honor, the Thea Award for Lifetime Achievement (renamed the Buzz Price Thea Award for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements in memory of Harrison “Buzz Price, another of Marty’s legendary contemporaries).” As a Lifetime honoree, Marty became an active member of the Thea Awards Nominating Committee, helping to seek out and celebrate excellence in immersive experiences for over 20 years, until his passing in 2017.
All of us who knew Marty - worked for him, learned from him, benefited from his support of the new - feel his departure as if the loss of a family member. Our “Dad” is gone. But in so many ways, he’s still with us. He’s constantly reminding us to push. To make it better. To focus. And to pass our knowledge on to the next generation. When the Thea Awards Nominating Committee met for the first time this season, it was shortly after Marty’s passing, and we all felt his absence. Through the months of meetings - reviewing hundreds of entries - we missed his insight, wit, and relentless commitment to excellence. When our final slate of nominees was complete, we realized we still had one important task remaining: to honor the man who shaped so many of our lives and careers. The Committee was unanimous in its decision. For his visionary leadership, his tireless mentorship, and his eternal friendship, the Thea Awards Nominating Committee is honored to dedicate this year’s slate of Thea Awards to our friend, our mentor, our colleague and our “Dad”… Marty Sklar.
Above: At the TEA Thea Awards Gala in earlier years, Marty Sklar (third from left) is with fellow Thea lifetime honorees Harrison “Buzz” Price, John Hench and Don Iwerks. Above right: Marty Sklar at the 2017 Thea Awards Gala. Right: With his wife, Leah Sklar. Far right: Cover of Marty’s book, “Dream It! Do It!”
Marty’s approach to creative challenges, his relentless pursuit of excellence, and his fearless embrace of bold ideas will be influencing artists and innovators generations from now. But - most important - Marty was Marty. He loved all of us, knew us all by name, and enjoyed the process of collaboration and creativity. And as important as he felt it all was, he never took it so seriously that we couldn’t have a good time while making the impossible, possible. — Bob Weis
Remembering Marty Sklar: Testimonials from the Thea Awards Committee Last July, Marty and I shared memories of great people that helped shape Imagineering. It was Marty’s last public appearance. The stories Marty relived, and the closeness I felt with him that last day, will be with me forever. — Tony Baxter Marty was an astonishing editor. With a few words, he could adjust your thinking, unlock your vision, and send you off in a better direction, feeling great about the improvements. — Adam Bezark Marty built an incredibly strong legacy for Imagineering and the entire themed entertainment industry by encouraging talent, dreams, passion, vision and the idea of working on something bigger than yourself. — Susan Bonds Marty was genuinely kind, and I will always remember him making me laugh backstage to calm me down before we were about to present a Thea Award together many years ago. — Lisa Passamonte Green Marty so valued everyone’s contributions that he never failed to send all a hand-written note of thanks. — Bob Gurr Marty always had the interests of the industry at large in mind when we reviewed and deliberated on the nominations. — Craig Hanna In many ways, Marty became the face of what Disney created in its parks worldwide, a conduit directly to Walt. Even from outside Disney, his encouragement, generosity, and energy will be an inspiration forever. — Garner Holt
Expert or fresh beginner, anyone felt comfortable with the legendary Marty; his irresistible smile was immediately making you feel you were a member of the entertainment family. — Yves Pepin Marty was always there to inspire, to question, and to challenge us to be and do better than our best! — Roberta Perry Marty fostered talent and would go far beyond the normal channels to help someone advance when he recognized talent. He was the mentors’ mentor. — Jeremy Railton Marty had an ability to see in a person the total combination of features it would take to become an Imagineer… a power that took a lot of empathy, a lot of attention, a lot of patience, and a lot of faith. — Joe Rohde A Mentor, a Colleague and a great Friend... I miss his perspective, wit and RED pen! — Rick Rothschild He was the “Imagine” in “Imagineering,” the defender of “quality wins out,” the communicator of concepts emanating from “blue sky” meetings, the beacon of principle and clear direction, a mentor to all and an educator both in passion and for a legion of future creators who will benefit from his generosity. — Frank Stanek Marty equalized the playing field to make sure all talent gets an opportunity to shine. — Bob Ward
No matter how busy he was, when discussing something with Marty, he always gave you as much time as he could, and he treated you as if you and your discussion were the most important things that he had to deal with in the world. He set an incredible standard for all of us to follow. — Keith James Marty was completely committed to the people and causes he loved; Imagineering, Ryman Arts and the TEA, and for twenty years never wavered in his support of the Thea mission to find excellence. Incredible! — Monty Lunde
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The THG team is so happy to celebrate our friend and leader
PHIL HETTEMA This year’s recipient of
The Buzz Price Thea Award for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements
With warm congratulations to all the other inspiring honorees of this year’s Thea Awards And a special note of appreciation to
Recipients of the TEA Peter Chernack Distinguished Service Award
Phil would like to thank the friends and colleagues who have helped shape his professional journey. Please see his thank you list by scanning this QR code or visiting THG’s blog at www.thehettemagroup.com.
Phil Hettema —
Founder,The Hettema Group
The Buzz Price Thea Award for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements Gentle Giant with a Mighty Vision by the THG Team
When everyone at The Hettema Group (THG) heard that our founder and creative executive, Phil Hettema, was named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Buzz Price Thea Award, we decided to surprise him with a special welcome his next morning in the office. Phil arrived to discover a red carpet rolled out before him, with the entire THG team applauding and cheering him on. It was a treat for us “Hettemites” to have an excuse to celebrate Phil for all that he has accomplished so far in his career and to thank him for everything he does for all of us at THG. And it’s an honor to share a bit here about the type of leader Phil is and the kind of company he has created. Ask around the THG design studios for some words to describe Phil, and you’ll hear an impressive list: Creator. Originator. Technology wizard. Entertainer. Legend. But Phil is not only a guiding creative force at THG.You’ll also hear our team describe him with words like: Gentle. Thoughtful. Collaborative. Respectful. Respected. Phil is a visionary leader who’s also a good guy, and he’s proof that good guys can achieve great things. Phil was a born creator, entertainer, and leader. In his younger years, his creative focus was music, and he brought joy to his world as a percussionist and the student director of the band at Pasadena High School, and then as a music major at Cal State Long Beach. Music is still one of Phil’s passions, and it’s always fun for our teams when he encourages us to start thinking about the right music for a guest experience even in the earliest stages of the project.
Phil’s drive to create and entertain found new forms of expression as he leapfrogged his way into the themed entertainment industry. He became a designer in the costume shop at Disneyland, dreaming up costumes for the industry classic Main Street Electrical Parade. He ran the puppet workshop of the legendary television puppeteers Sid and Marty Krofft. He worked as a creative consultant for Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular and, later, the halftime show for Super Bowl XVII. And he served as a production supervisor for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Phil’s passion for creating wholly unique guest experiences and breakthrough attractions led to a 14year tenure at Universal Creative, where he became senior VP and after which he founded The Hettema
Group. That same drive is the ultimate inspiration behind so much of what THG has accomplished, as we enter our 16th year as a company. Phil likes to joke that his mantra for THG, from the start, has been to “never do the same thing once.” But he couldn’t be more serious or more determined in his push to envision the impossible. Always, the audience is at the center of THG’s creative process, with one of our key goals being to deliver something people can’t experience anywhere else and something they will remember forever. It’s a challenge that makes heading into a charrette at THG exciting and, at times, intimidating. But it’s also what has inspired THG teams to create truly one-of-
a-kind, award-winning experiences like the One World Observatory guest experience at One World Trade Center in New York, or the High Roller observation wheel in Las Vegas, or the Beyond All Boundaries cinematic experience at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. As the project process gets underway, Phil’s other admirable qualities as a leader shine; first and foremost, his talent as an inspirational ringmaster. Phil has built a diverse team of creative and technical talents – many of them industry veterans and legends in their own right as well as a cadre of talented, young up-and-comers. They work in an atmosphere of collaboration, teamwork, and respect that starts with Phil. He values what each team member brings to the process and he has a knack for
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of live experiences.” That first job in Jordan allowed Phil to establish THG.
Phil treats his clients with this same respect, and clients speak highly of him.
Beyond his creative vision and leadership skills, Phil has a well-deserved reputation for being a nice guy. His generous spirit is evident in his passion for inspiring new generations of creative professionals. He has long supported Ryman Arts in their quest to offer free arts training to high school students and was recently named the President of the organization’s Board of Directors. At Phil’s invitation, THG also regularly hosts visiting days for college, high school and elementary school students at our studios.
Nick Mueller, the founding president of the National World War II Museum, described Phil as one of the most creative minds he has encountered in the museum or attraction world. But Mueller is also quick to point out Phil’s collaborative nature: “He listens to the client very carefully, and amazes you with what he comes back with.” It’s that combination of creative vision and collaborative spirit that inspired Phil’s longtime client Jeffrey Katzenberg to recommend Phil for a resort master planning job for the King of Jordan back in 2002. Katzenberg called Phil “one of the most innovative and creative and dynamic storytellers in the world
Phil is just a good guy. It’s that simple. We at THG couldn’t be happier and prouder. So, Phil, from all your friends and fans at THG . . . congratulations! And thank you! We’re grateful to be part of this very special place you’ve created.
to our friend and colleague
Phil Hettema on receiving The Buzz Price Thea Award for your lifetime of distinguished achievements in the industry.
And to all of the 2018 Thea Award Recipients.
and everyone at Thinkwell.
Joe Fox & Annika Oetken Recipients of the TEA Peter Chernack Distinguished Service Award
Joe Fox, PMP, senior project engineer, Birket Engineering If you’ve attended a TEA conference such as the annual TEA Summit or TEA SATE, you have likely met Joe Fox, and/or heard his Joe Fox name mentioned, as he is generally a fixture behind the curtain making sure all things technical go forward with quality and consistency. Joe has been a supportive, reliable and highly valued volunteer within TEA for a number of years. He’s always positive and upbeat, and ready for a challenge. He’s also a TEA “NextGen” success story although he was making a career transition as an adult, rather than a recent grad. Joe understands the concept and value of giving back: He knows that you get out of TEA what you put in. He is currently a member of the TEA Eastern North America Division Board and has served on the TEA NextGen Committee for several years. How did you get your start in the industry? I’ve been interested in themed entertainment since 1997 when I visited Epcot with my high school marching band. It took a while (and a couple career and life changes) to get there, but in 2013, I interviewed with Birket, and they gave me a chance. It’s been a wild ride ever since, and I wouldn’t change it for the world. We work in ride and show control, specialty lighting, pyrotechnics control systems, production, specialty consumer merchandise and many other things. We’ve done work for every Disney and Universal park around the world, and hundreds of other places as well.
Do you have a favorite slogan or saying that you use? Walt Disney once said, “It’s kind of fun to do the impossible.” I couldn’t agree more. What are you really doing behind the scenes during the TEA SATE and TEA Summit conferences? I serve as liaison between the technology and the presenters at the events, to make sure that the brilliant ideas and awesome presentations that participants have poured their hearts and minds into get onto the screen and come out of the speakers’ microphones - and, from there, into the hearts and minds of the audience.
Annika Oetken By Nick Farmer, TEA Past President Annika first came into our industry in 2003 through a chance comment by a friend that there was a vacancy at the Bremen Annika Oetken Space Center, which at the time was under construction. She had previously been working in banking, but immediately joined the Space Center attraction team and entered the wonderful world of themed entertainment. There she met Phil Hartley – destined to be TEA EME Division President in 2011 - who was project managing the AV and lighting installation. Phil clearly saw Annika’s talent for organization and quickly hired her as his Technical
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Coordinator for his next project, working for Thinkwell on the Ice Age Adventure ride at Germany’s Movie Park. Also working on the Ice Age project was Nick Farmer, due to be International President in 2008; before long Annika was known to all the original ‘old hands’ of TEA European division. There followed many projects with Phil in Germany, the UK, Hungary and China. Annika then worked with Nick Farmer on several projects in the UK and in Finland. This wide range of projects meant Annika was becoming well known within the European attractions industry and in 2007 she began to provide the TEA EME Division with some administrative support. She stepped up to the plate with great energy and enthusiasm, and over the course of seven years provided support to four EME Division Presidents. She undertook this role at a challenging
time for the EME Division. Beyond her characteristic attention to detail and organizational capabilities, Annika always had a happy smile for members new and old and a good memory for the names of people and companies throughout EME’s membership, making them feel truly welcomed and valued. We considered her assistance vital to helping maintain and expand membership numbers at a time when membership was fragile. Annika also participated in the organization of many members’ meetings, mixers and the first two SATE conferences held in Europe (Amsterdam and Paris), and she often worked beyond expectations. The entire EME Division joins together in celebrating Annika’s Distinguished Service Award. We are so proud of her!
Cedar Point —
Sandusky, OH, USA
Simply put … there’s no place like Cedar Point. Located on a scenic peninsula jutting out into the waters of Lake Erie, Cedar Point is a unique American amusement park and resort paradise. Cedar Point, the flagship park of Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, has a rich history dating back to 1870, making it the second-oldest operating amusement park in North America. What began as a simple bathing beach and bathhouse is today a modern, multi-day family getaway and a mecca for thrill-seekers; a 364-acre, world-class entertainment destination with more than 150 rides, shows and attractions. Cedar Point is consistently voted one of the “Best Amusement Parks in the World” at the Golden Ticket Awards, presented by industry publication Amusement Today.
Cedar Point is also known as the “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World!®” and to its credit the thrill ride innovations include many record-breaking bold and daring roller coaster creations. The park is home to the world’s first “hyper-coaster,” Magnum XL-200, the first “giga-coaster,” Millennium Force, the first-of-its-kind “strata-coaster,” Top Thrill Dragster, and coming in 2018, the world’s first “hyper-hybrid” roller coaster, Steel Vengeance. Yet Cedar Point is so much more than great thrill rides and roller coasters. The Cedar Point Shores Waterpark provides 18 acres of attractions designed to help guests beat the heat, while the famous mile-long Cedar Point Beach and Boardwalk continues its legacy as a place to play, relax and cool off. Three kids’ areas - including
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Planet Snoopy, Camp Snoopy and Kiddy Kingdom spectacular live shows, unique food offerings, special events like Cedar Point Nights, Brew and BBQ and HalloWeekends, the authentic coal-fired Cedar Point & Lake Erie Railroad, and even parasailing add to the multitude of activities for the entire family. There’s also a wide variety of hotel accommodations to choose from, including the fully restored 1905 Hotel Breakers - a classic grand beachfront hotel; Sandcastle Cedar Point’s skyline of rides, roller coasters and waterslides has always gracefully complemented the park’s unique beach location. The park has been entertaining guests for nearly 150 years.
Suites lakefront hotel; Cedar Point Express Hotel; and Castaway Bay Indoor Water Park Resort, altogether totaling some 1,500 rooms. Plenty of restaurants; places to relax and unwind with nighttime concert events; and ferry boat excursions to nearby islands round out the many offerings that make Cedar Point a complete resort destination. From rides and attractions that can’t be found anywhere else on Earth, to pint-sized fun for kids and families, Cedar Point truly is a place like no other.
Official Credits List - Cedar Point Thank You Cedar Point began as a simple bathing beach in 1870. Since then, it has become a massive family vacation resort, thanks to the hard-working, innovative teams that fueled its success. From those who founded “The Queen of American Watering Places” to the operators and leaders of today, many attraction breakthroughs and “firsts” have happened at Cedar Point, because of their drive and determination. While the list is by no means complete, Cedar Point offers special thanks to these men and women who have contributed to the growth and development of a humble, treelined peninsula on the shores of Lake Erie. Cedar Point Jason McClure,Vice President & General Manager Adam Cunningham, Systems Engineer, Information Systems
Adam Pooch, Manager, Construction Adam Wattrick, Area Manager, Admissions Andrew Hush, Technician, Telecommunications Andrew Mishlan, Area Manager, Merchandise Austin Thimlar-Coffman, Area Manager, Warehouse Beki Kelley, Accounts Receivable Specialist, Accounting Brent Foley, Area Manager Food & Beverage Brian Peiffer,Vice President, Resort Operations Cal McNabb, Area Manager, Water Parks Carol Dickman, Supervisor, Safety & First Aid Carol Smith, Specialist, Purchasing Carolyn Pankow, Sales Support Specialist Carson Weingart, Manager, Admissions & Park Services Cathy Bolton, Sergeant, Cedar Point Police Department Charity Cheatham, Area Manager, Safety Chris Near,Vice President, Food & Beverage
Chuck Linick, Manager, Information Technology Cindy Glynn, Area Manager, Promotions & E-Commerce Colleen Murphy-Brady, Director, Park Attractions Corinne Casali, Administrative Assistant, General Manager Craig Manner, Lieutenant, Cedar Point Police Department Dan Austin, Area Manager, Games Dan Deming, Manager, Live Entertainment Dan Ruff, Supervisor, Arcade Maintenance Dean Macur, Area Manager, Associate Housing Debra Reinauer, Area Manager, Ride Operations Donald Seder, Technician, Information Systems Doug Bayer, Sergeant, Cedar Point Police Department Drew Ankuda, Area Manager, Human Resources Ed Dangler,Vice President, Maintenance & Construction Eddie Bittner, Manager, Warehouse Operations Emily Lykins, Assistant, Accounting
Eric Ottney, Manager, Food & Beverage Erika Molyneux, Representative, Group Sales Gary Zakrajsek, Area Manager, Safety Greg Spears, Manager, Ride Maintenance Jace McMillion, Representative, Group Sales Jacqui Hoffman, Representative, Group Sales James Porter, Sergeant, Cedar Point Police Department Jared Hillman, Area Manager, Human Resources Jason Blake, Representative, Youth Sales Jason Cartell, Representative, Marketing Jenna Stierhoff, Area Manager, Food & Beverage Jerry Beck, Manager, Technical Services Jess Richards, Specialist, Accounts Payable Jessica Bradley, Area Manager, Merchandise Jessica Coons, Manager, Accounting Jim Sumser, Manager, Facilities Maintenance
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Official Credits List (continued) - Cedar Point Joanne Mueller,Vice President, Human Resources Joe Simoneau, Technician, Telecommunications Joe Viviano, Director, Franchise Food & Beverage John Ross, Manager, Digital Marketing Jordan Kuns, Manager, Operations Accounting Justin Brady, Director, Resort Operations Kaitlin Osborn, Area Manager, Park Services Karen Michelsen,Vice President, Marketing Karrah Folk, Manager, Ride Operations Katie Young, Support Supervisor, Group Sales Katy Brisson, Area Manager, Ride Operations Kayla Atkinson, Area Manager, Food & Beverage Kecia Brady Graham, Representative, Group Sales Kelly Blimka, Supervisor, Accounting Ken Berryhill, Director, Safety Ken Rankins, Sergeant, Cedar Point Police Department
Kristen Rodgers, Accountant, Accounting Kristy Bacni, Manager, Events & Promotions Kyle Bartzen, Area Manager, Food & Beverage Kyle Upton, Systems Support Supervisor, Information Systems Larry Shivak, Director, Rides & Electrical Maintenance Lisa Jones, Manager, Live Entertainment Lisa Smith, Area Manager, Games Lori Davis, Representative, Group Sales Lynn Webb, Director, Group Sales Marcia Frankart, Office Supervisor, Park Operations Matthew Webster, Manager, Human Resources Michael Overmyer, Sous Chef, Food & Beverage Michelle McHale, Director, Purchasing Mike McNulty, Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Mike Ward, Area Manager, Telecommunications
Patrick Kelley, Area Manager, Food & Beverage Patti Grady, Area Manager, Cash Control Peter Burgess, Executive Chef, Food & Beverage Phil Bucco, Executive Chef, Food & Beverage Phil Melton, Director, Resort Operations & Training Richard Miller, Supervisor, Associate Housing Richie Meyers, Executive Sous Chef, Food & Beverage Rob Majoy, Lieutenant, Cedar Point Police Department Ron Gilson, Chief, Cedar Point Police Department Sam Bryant, Assistant Manager, Merchandise Schuyler Paratore, Manager, Water Parks Shannon Allison, Area Manager, Food & Beverage Sharon Shafer, Manager, Marketing Shaun Hill, Area Manager, Ride Operations Shelley Bicu, Area Manager, Human Resources
Sheryl Conner, General Manager, Bay Harbor Restaurant Stephanie Williamson, Manager, Catering & Banquets Steve Gerold, Manager, Games Steve Mills, Manager, Maintenance Administration Sue Westgate, Assistant, Accounting Tim Baumberger, Area Manager, Human Resources Tony Aaron, Director, In-Park Food & Beverage Tony Clark, Director, Communications Tyler Adams, Director, Resort Marketing Victor Rhodes, Area Manager, Food & Beverage Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Executive Team Brian Witherow, Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer David Hoffman, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
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Official Credits List (continued) - Cedar Point Duff Milkie, Executive Vice President, General Counsel Craig Heckman, Senior Vice President, Human Resources Greg Scheid, Regional Vice President, Operations Kelley Semmelroth, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer Matt Ouimet, Executive Chairman Phil Bender, Executive Vice President, Operations Raffi Kaprelyan, Regional Vice President, Operations Richard Zimmerman, President & Chief Executive Officer Rob Decker, Senior Vice President, Planning & Design Tim Fisher, Chief Operating Officer Cedar Fair Corporate Team Adam Vavroch, Graphic Designer, Environmental Services August Lococo, Corporate Director, Project Development Bailey Bixler, Graphic Designer, Art Department Barb Wozniak, Manager, Graphic Design & Print Brent Barr,Vice President, Entertainment Brian Kniceley, Graphic Services Manager, Environmental Services Carrie Boldman,Vice President, Merchandise & Games Cheri Spurlock, Administrative Assistant, Planning & Design Craig Ksenich, Director, Tax Daryl Powers,Vice President, Customer Relations Management Dave O’Hare, Manager, Internal Audit Dustin Radloff, Architectural Designer, Planning & Design Herb Gideon, Director, Accounting Information Systems Jack Highsmith,Vice President, Resort Operations Jennifer Weitzel, Manager, Marketing Communications & Season Pass Jeff Slone, Director, Information Systems Ops & Security Jerry Niederhelman,Vice President, Security Jim Denny,Vice President, E-Commerce Joe Marcus, Digital Content Manager, Marketing
John Taylor, Manager, Creative Services Jordan Sternberg, Multimedia Representative, Marketing Lee Alexakos,Vice President, Community Relations Kasie Spence, Director, Cash Management Kathy Hawkinson, Director, Safety Mark Schoelwer, Senior Designer, Planning & Design Maureen Bluhm, Artist, Planning & Design Megan Gajewski, Area Manager, Art Department Megan Simko, Graphic Designer, Art Department Mike Hasman,Vice President, Compliance Monty Jasper,Vice President, Safety & Engineering Nancy Hamlin,Vice President, Food & Beverage Nick Schwerer, Graphic Designer, Art Department Pat Miller, Director, Systems Support Roger Allen,Vice President & Treasurer Sam Waugaman, Artist, Planning & Design Scott Graybill, Architectural Designer, Planning & Design Scott Wade, Manager, Print Shop Sonia Briggs, Job Coordinator, Art Department Stacy Frole,Vice President, Investor Relations Steven Tomasula, Director, Accounting Todd Sasala, Director, Information Systems Tom Loris, Press Operator, Planning & Design Tony Johnson,Vice President, Operations Tyler Adams, Director, Resort Marketing & Sales Cedar Point Partners Accesso Bowling Green State University City of Sandusky Cleveland Clinic Coca-Cola Cramer – Krasselt Dinosaurs Unearthed Erie MetroParks The LeBron James Family Foundation Make-A-Wish Peanuts Worldwide, LLC Pepsi Sports Force Parks
Cedar Point Project Consultants AECOM Blue Haze Productions Bob Dean Bob Mampe Bruce D Robinson Design Group Cemrock Cost of Wisconsin Dan Peak exp Glover, Smith Bodde Architects Holovis Attractions Jack Rouse Associates Joe Heflin Joe Wood John Oldham Attractions & Entertainment Solutions, Inc. Kaman’s Arts Keith McVeen,Virtual Image Productions Ken O’Dea Kraemer Design & Production, Inc. Lifeformations Mike Ciprian Mousetrappe Myers Schmalenberger, Inc. Picsolve Rich Maloney Sandor Kernacs Skyline Ink Sophie Bolliger Susan Kary Tivoli Too Tony Ravagnani, TRA Design Walter Bolliger Cedar Point Suppliers Albert Mangels Allen Herschel Arrow Dynamics Bolliger & Mabillard Bumper Boats Inc. C and S Italy Davenport Locomotive Dentzel Eli Bridge Company Everly Aircraft Co. Funtime H.K. Porter Hampton Rides Huss Inflatable Images IntaRide / Intamin Leisure Labs Mack Rides Mondial Morgan Moser Rides S.R.L. Mueller NBGS International, Inc. Neuman Pools Philadelphia Toboggan Co.
Prior & Church Rebound Unlimited Ride Entertainment Group Rocky Mountain Construction S&S Power Sam Conti & CP Schwartzkopf Sea Ark Sellner Severn Lamb Sky Coaster Soli of Italy Summers & Dinn Surf Coaster Vekoma Venture Ride Manu. Von Roll Vulcan Iron Works WhiteWater West Zamperla Zierer Special Recognition Bruce Jackson, Retired Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Craig Freeman, Retired Vice President & Administrator, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Dan Keller, Retired General Manager, Cedar Point Dick Collingwood, Retired Vice President & Administrator, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Don Miears, Retired General Manager, Cedar Point Emile Legros, Founder, Cedar Point George A. Boeckling, Founder, Cedar Point George A. Roose, Founder, Cedar Point John Hildebrandt, Retired General Manager, Cedar Point Knute Rockne, Lifeguard Lee Jewett, Retired Vice President, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Louis Zistel, Founder, Cedar Point Ray Wallace, Designer Richard Kinzel, Retired President & Chief Executive Officer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Robert L. Munger, Jr., Former President, Cedar Point Ron Toomer, Arrow Dynamics Werner Stengel, Designer
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Ghost Town Alive! —
Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA, USA
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement Connected Immersion Theater, Limited Budget
This Wild West entertainment experience engages thousands of guests per day in an interactive, roleplaying attraction. Guests journey back to the 1800s to participate in a multi-threaded story taking place in real time alongside period bandits, cowboys, horses, musicians and the town mayor. Guests join costumed actors as they unfold the tale of the town of Calico in the park’s Ghost Town themed area, unlocking adventures from bank robberies and jail breaks to a good ol’ Western hoedown and more, the experience enables families to work together using their imaginations and become stars in the interactive theatrical production. The Ghost Town setting enhances the authenticity of the experience and brings the town of Calico to life through authentic buildings from Old West towns mixed in with stunning reproductions. The Old School House and Blacksmith Shop are just two examples of some of the original buildings from frontier time that Walter Knott relocated to the park in the mid-1900s. Each actor is trained to naturally greet each guest passing by and bring them into the story in an organic way by catching them up on the town’s happenings.
The story begins right after the notorious Mayfield Gang escapes the custody of Sheriff Wheeler, and he and the townsfolk need help capturing the bandits and keeping Calico safe. Guests can ally with the Sheriff, or join the Mayfields. Throughout the day, major events move the storyline forward. The storylines culminate in the evening with a town-wide hoedown celebration featuring all the characters. The experience is a driver of repeat visitation and incremental revenue. Guests have a reason to return again and again as the creative team creates new storylines throughout the season. Many season passholders now bring their families to the park for the sole purpose of spending the day in Ghost Town. Purchases of food and beverage have increased as well as merchandise: unique Ghost Town Alive! souvenirs and Western clothing. Most important of all, parents have shared uplifting stories about how their shy children have opened up to the Calico characters and acquired social skills.
Official Credits List - Ghost Town Alive! Raffi Kaprelyan, Regional Vice President, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jon Storbeck,Vice President & General Manager of Knott’s Berry Farm, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Ken Parks,Vice President of Entertainment/Executive Creative Director, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Mitch Atkins, Director of Technical Production, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Eric Nix, Producer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Wes Nieblas, Technical Director, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Paul Marshman, Technical Director, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Ian Barnette, Technical Production Manager, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Dave Bowman, Shows Supervisor, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Ryan Doria, Technical Operations Supervisor, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Chris Gorsline, Contracts Coordinator, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Scott Mills, Area Manager, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Karen Norris, Area Manager, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Mark Norwood, Show Director, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Kevin Gregg, Assistant Show Director, Consultant Rob Thurmond, Assistant Show Director, Consultant Rebecca Lumianski, Writer/Show Director, Consultant Jeff Tucker, Writer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jason Brown, Puzzle Designer, Consultant Lara Hanneman, Director Entertainment Production, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Gus Kreuger, Scenic Designer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Daniel Miller, Scenic Designer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Jon Cooke, Scenic Designer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Ashlen “Red” Barron, Design Assistant, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jon Asperin, Graphic Designer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Eric Lynxwiler, Graphic Designer, Consultant Jen Hernandez, Props Team Lead, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jen Corbettt, Prop Master, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jeff Shadic, Art Director, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Joe Magnet, Set Decorator, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Eileen Robles, Décor Associate, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Annette Fulkerson, Décor Associate, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Orion McFadden, Décor Associate, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Matt Mungia, Décor Associate, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Zack Zastrow, Décor Associate, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Adria Melendez, Décor Associate, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Ryan Apple, Décor Associate, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jim Taber, FX Team Lead, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Rob Gephart, FX Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Adan Tapia, FX Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Gary Lujan, FX Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Scott Erickson, FX Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Maria “Pasta” Rago, Scenic Paint Team Lead, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Brittney Blanke, Scenic Painter, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Lisa Pugsley, Scenic Painter, Cedar Fair Entertainment
Company Jill Ethen, Scenic Painter, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Brandon Gasilan, Scenic Carpentry Team Lead, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Andrew Dohm, Scenic Carpenter, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Ronald Morris, Scenic Carpenter, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Matthew Riddle, Scenic Carpenter, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Edward Streeter, Scenic Carpenter, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Larry McCoy, Audio Designer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Richard “Dickie” Little, Audio Designer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Steven Snider, Audio Team Lead, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jeff Dougherty, Audio Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Eric Susanka, Audio Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Dave Hobday, Audio Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Shareena Calhoun, Lighting Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Danny DeWolf, Lighting Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Cody Howe, Lighting Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Peter Deverona, Lighting Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jeremy Gonzales, Lighting Technician, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Tim Barham, Costume Designer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Bill Meier, Assistant Costume Designer, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Karen Theiss, Costume Coordinator, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Mariko Tomimatsu, Draper/ Cutter, Cedar Fair
Entertainment Company Cathi Mahaffey, Stitcher, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Anna De La Cour, Stitcher, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Keara Pfaff, Millinery, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Sonya Randall, Millinery, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Melanie Hinchee, Wig Services, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Anough Barsikhian, Wardrobe Crew, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Francisca Jumenez De Malvaez, Wardrobe Crew, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Camille Johnson, Wardrobe Crew, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Shirley Adams, Wardrobe Crew, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Tawny Ter Borg, Wardrobe Crew, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Rovin Dickinson, Stage Manager, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company KC Gussler, Stage Manager, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Sandra Moore, Stage Manager/ Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Byron Nisson, Stage Manager, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Hayden Allcorn, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Fred Blanco, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Luke Brodowsky, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Karin Bryeans, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Dean Carter, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jeremy Carter, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Sally Cavanaugh, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Talia Cole, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Mary Conover, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Russell “Noel” Cox, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Jared Cox, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Marissa Dollins, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
Official Credits List (continued) - Ghost Town Alive! Jessica Doors, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Stacy Garcia, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Sammy Garza, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Shannon Griggs, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Amanda Haddox, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Mike Hardy, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Steve Hogan, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Tom Horvath, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Ian Jenkins, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Kent Jenkins, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company Brian Jerz, Cast, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
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Symbolica: The Palace of Fantasy — de Efteling,The Netherlands
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement - Attraction
Symbolica is a world-class dark ride displaying excellence and innovative storytelling with intimate detail: stunning attention to artistry, imagination, old-world craftsmanship, fluid animatronics, interactive, themed trackless vehicles, the orchestral score, and everything one sees and hears. Guests tour the castle of King Pardulfus of Hartenhof (Court of Hearts). It begins with a lavish exterior; and then, a totally unexpected surprise in the pre-show, where the staircase splits apart and guests pass under it, entering the secret parts of the castle.
“Flights” of three trackless vehicles dispatch together from the load area, but thereafter each follows a slightly different path according to its particular theme: Hero Tour, Music Tour and Treasure Tour. Each path includes some large, shared scenes and also some more intimate, interactive moments unique to that vehicle’s theme. Guests engage these via an onboard touchscreen. Symbolica is a lovingly crafted masterpiece. While making use of a modern design and tech toolbox, it relies on original content, strong story and the built environment to deliver a classic dark ride experience to guests.
Official Credits List - Symbolica: The Palace of Fantasy Olaf Vugts, Directeur Imagineering en Lid Raad van Bestuur, Efteling Pim van Kilsdonk, Adjunct-directeur Organisatieontwikkeling, Efteling Coen Bertens, Operationeel Directeur en Lid Raad van Bestuur, Efteling Fons Jurgens, Voorzitter Raad van Bestuur, Efteling Daan van Baarsen, Financieel Directeur en lid Raad van Bestuur, Efteling Vivian Schoofs, Manager Design & Development, Efteling Michael Kops, Controller Techniek, Efteling Hans Haens, Senior inkoper, Efteling Meike van den Nieuwendijk, Directiesecretaresse, Efteling Pim van der Ven, Projectleider, Efteling Peter Koppelmans, Ontwerpcoördinator, Efteling Jaap den Bleker, Ontwerpcoördinator, Efteling Sander de Bruijn, Hoofdontwerper, Efteling Karel Willemen, Ontwerper, Efteling Robert-Jaap Jansen, Ontwerper, Efteling Jeroen Verheij, Ontwerper, Efteling Mark Jansen, Lead-engineer, Efteling Jos van Schijndel, Exploitatie, Efteling Ronald Donkers, Thematisering bouwk., Efteling Frank Bersch, Manager Veiligheid, Efteling Jan van’t Westeinde, Adviseur, Efteling Ivo Südmeier, Beleidsmanager Natuur & Landschap, Efteling Martin Simons, Engineer, Efteling Stan Dingemans, Engineer, Efteling Michel Brok, Engineer, Efteling Peter Vissers, Engineer, Efteling Michael Kayen, Senior Inkoper, Efteling Jeroen in den Eng, Teammanager Exploitatie, Efteling Geert Verheijen, Manager Beveiliging & Bedrijfshulpverlening, Efteling Henk Schellekens, Hoofduitvoerder, Efteling Helmut Wennekes, Senior Kostendeskundige, Efteling Rob Wevers, Werkvoorbereider, Efteling Remco van Hoek, Sys-tech, Efteling
Frank Schooleman, Teamleider Thematisering Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Richard van Hassel, Werkvoorbereider, Efteling Paul Lubbers, Vakman coördinator Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Patrick van den Nieuwenhuizen, Vakman specialist Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Ron van Iersel, Senior vakman Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Hans Pulles, Vakman specialist Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Roland Verhagen, Vakman Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Richard Maas, Vakman Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Pim-Martijn Sanders, Vakman coördinator Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Solaïka Dogl, Senior vakman Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Marco Gerrits, Vakman specialist Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Marja Blommers, Vakman Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Rik Hamers, Junior vakman Decoratie & Vormgeving, Efteling Ghislaine Wijffels, Fibers, Efteling Frank Bus, Coördinator, Efteling Rob Gosens, Technische Dienst, Efteling Eric Brekelmans, Medewerker Verlichting, Efteling Graham Bell, Teamleider Technische Dienst, Efteling Christian Brekelmans, “Vakman, Coördinator “,Efteling Corné de Rooij, Teamleider WOD, Efteling Raymund van Riel, “Vakman, Coördinator “, Efteling John Voermans, Vakman, Efteling Theo Roelofs, Werkvoorbereider, Efteling Ricardo Adam, Vormgever, Adam Timmerbedrijf Hans Richters, Vormgever, Aircastle Marcel de Freytas, T ekenaar, Ajilon Bram Klijn, Bouwkundig technicus, Ajilon Paul Hulsing, Eigenaar, Allround Dakexpert Nic Franken, Eigenaar, AromaSupply Eric Mattijsen, Technical Director, Audio Electronics Mattijsen René Merkelbach, Componist, AudioCult Onno Hekman, Manager Productie, BeamSystems Stefan Mol, Eigenaar, Bom Engineering
Ton van Esch, Uitvoerder, Brouwers Groenaannemers Frans van Tartwijk, Sales, BXS Charlotte Span, Decorateur, Charlotte Decorations Nicole Aarts, Werkvoorbereider, Continu Robert van den Boom, Tekencoordinator, Continu Klaas Veenboer, Tekenaar, Continu Jorrit Slootmans, Tekenaar, Continu Koen Kennis, Tekenaar, Continu Dick Dorshorst, Vormgever, Dorshorst 3D Vormgeving Ton van der Linden, Verkoper, DRT Danny Wieggers, Eindmix, DSP Jan Reurslag, Adviseur, DVP Wouter, Tichler, Overall projectmanager, DVP Ruud Jeen, Sales Director, ETF Ride Systems Bram Verhoof, Vormgever, Eurythmia John Oomkes, ,Fonteintechniek Gruppen B.V. Bill Butler, Animatronics, Garner Holt Niels van Winkel, Vormgever, Glance & Vision Christian Rebbens, Bedrijfsleider, Gubbels Gijs Wagemakers, Projectmanager, Heijmans Woningbouw Ad van Esch, Projectmanager, Hoppenbrouwers Anthony van der Laar, Vormgever, Impulz Decorum Martyn Peskens, Led specials, InventDesign Jannelies Raaijmakers, Vormgever, Jannelies Raaijmakers Johan Schellekens, Uitvoerder Bouw, Janssen aannemers Steven Peltenburg, Props, JoraVision Adri van Gils, Voorman werkplaats, Jos van den Bersselaar René Smeets, Eigenaar, K&S decor Gilbert Oerlemans, Eigenaar, Kolk interieurs Peter van der Pijl, Bouwkostenadvies, Kontek
Mark Legiers, Eigenaar, L&L Stucadoorswerken Louis van Krieken, Magische Effecten, Louis van Krieken Madelief van Wissen, Decorateur, Madelief van Wissen Melanie Jacobs, Decorateur, Melanie Jacobs decoratie Tini Drijvers, Eigenaar, MP Drijvers B.V. Patrick van der Sanden, Projectleider, P&P Projects Pieter Christiaans, Vormgever, Pieter Christiaans Michel Pov é e, Eigenaar, Resal Laser Renate de Kock, Decorateur, R-tistic Ruud Jacobs, Decorateur, Ruud Jacobs decoratie Willy Schuurmans, Eigenaar, Schuurmans Sandra Fischer, Project Operational & Project Manager, Showtex Dré Smulders, Decorateur, Smulders Decoratie Kristian Vloet, Operator, Stagelight Dennis Martijn, Eigenaar, Steigerspecialist Ramon van der Borg, Eigenaar, T-Borg Diego Terroba, Vormgever/ Decorateur, Terroba studio’s Kees Bakker, Senior Product Expert, TUV Karin van der Meer, Eigenaar, TVE Reclame Producties Gerard van der Horst, Architectmanagement, Van Aken Jasper van Ek, Decorateur, van Ek decoratie Hans van Haaren, Eigenaar, Van Haaren Jack Janssen, Eigenaar, Venira Wim Dresens, Eigenaar, WD Design Manfred Weigl, CEO, Weigl Ruud Wijen, Eigenaar, Wijen Tegels Willem Meijer, Akoestisch adviseur, WM consult Christine Karman, Touch-screens, Zaphod
Pandora - The World of Avatar —
Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL, USA
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement Theme Park Area Development Based on James Cameron’s 2009 blockbuster film “AVATAR,” the new, 12-acre land is a tour de force of placemaking designed and built to be about the people, environment, culture, animals, and beauty of the Na’vi world. It is celebrated for its unparalleled level of detail and immersive qualities, touching all senses. Kaltxi! (Hello/Greetings!) Pandora – The World of Avatar, located in the Valley of Mo’ara in Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, has been described as feeling like a national park on an alien planet. Reviewers on opening day wrote: “Disney has delivered on James Cameron’s filmatic vision of Na’vi with unparalleled detail and incomparable immersion.” “The place feels authentic yet based in science.” “5 stars from TripAdvisor.” Additionally, immersion into this world does not depend on one having seen Mr. Cameron’s film. The Los Angeles Times: “Haven’t seen ‘Avatar’ or don’t remember it? No problem!”
Guests enter Pandora’s interactive rainforest of iconic, floating mountains peaking at about 130 feet above the valley floor that appear to defy gravity. Gushing waterfalls and grand rock formations are found among the extraterrestrial Pandoran flora. 100% hand-sculpted and photo-realistic plants are both alien and grand in scale. The always-in-character eco-tourism travel agency “Alpha Centauri Expedition field guides” speak of the land’s mysteries and warn guests not to get too close to the carnivorous “chalice plants.” One can hear a cacophony of animals that vary in types of calls and by time of day. The evening’s gradual transitional experience beginning at dusk is as breathtaking as the meditative and aweinspiring daytime experience, yet very different, as plant life begins to glow in the twilight. Another reviewer/ journalist commented: “…evening transforms into a bioluminescent feast for the eyes.” Irayo (thank you).
Official Credits List - Pandora - The World of Avatar Portfolio Creative Executive Joseph M Rohde Executive Creative Director Stefan Hellwig Executive Producer Lisa Girolami Executive Creative Zsolt Hormay Creative Director Alexander P Wright Executive Story Development Mark S LaVine Producer Matthew Beiler Producer Christine S Kelly Executive Producer Jeanette Lomboy Executive Producer Amy J Jupiter Project Management Executive Mark Kohl Project Management Executive James M Kearns Project Management Timothy S Warzecha Landscape Architect Principal Russell E Larsen Project Design Mgmt Executive Robert Z Shmerling Executive SD&P Management Shannon H Moore Project Mgmt Plan & Controls Executive Justin Newton VP-Disney’s Animal Kingdom Djuan Rivers GM-Pandora Keith Gossett Manager, Program Development Roger Stevens Creative Reid Ekman Jennifer L Gerstin Gary T Graham James Towler David E Emery Kim A McQuarie Siang Peng Susanna Goh Anthony G Enriquez Luis Barrios III Donna M Gilley ED&E Troy J Palermo Dylan J Olson Matthew P Meyer Donald G Putnam Cameron C Young Elizabeth T Lagedrost Roy Lemon Robert M Seketa David Nguyen Bui
Mary Elizabeth Burkhardt Bryant Yunn Kim Robert Lamb Gregory P Ashton Armand D Dao Paul T Norconk Camille M Rosario Urbano C Apostol Brandon L Clark Monica Chiodo Matthew D McKim Kevin J Phillips Doug Lowe Mark R Panelli Kristin O Appleton Tammy Tosounian Esther C Watanabe Hilary S Harris Gabriel Antonio Lopez Nathan Halimi John A Crevier Ramesh Laridjani Beeta Mojahedi Ron F Schaefer Arashi Yoshioka Deborah Lee Elina Abedi Yifat Vapnik Teresa Michelle Davis Nora O Gausman Anna Vladimirovna Eremenko Matias A Cena Jared Anderson Claire Weiss Annette Crump Hilary Harris Ryan McGinn Raquel Ranieri Brian Wemple Joe Davis Ed Yankowich Jessica Helmer Glendolyn Morris Jody McKenzie Lyudmila Savchenko Joe Ales James Younglove Rachel Lambdin Ismael Ranzola Emily Dow Trey Flores Project Management Jeremy P Bergamo Maria Imelda Sioson Brian Scott Cramer Jennifer Albertson Timothy M Wirtz Matthew L Forbes Victor J Esteban Jared William Sell Elizabeth Diaz Christopher D Mixon Jolene Wheatley Johnson Eric Wesley Anderson Steven J Pogact Christopher O’Rourke
Annette McQuilkin Jill K Fukumoto Anthony Frank Tucciarone Charles Scott Wood Andrew D McNeilly Heather King John Q Pham Tyler E Tidwell Jason Weiss Roseann Dorsett Bert Swets John Repass Jeff Webb Angela Girardi Carolyn Belleno Show Mark E Handi Steven A Johnson Daniel P Flynn Susan E Landis Christene J Proctor Stephen M Fortunato Kerry A Gilman Darren Bradford Odum Jason Scott Read Nicole Louise Miniclier Joseph Falzetta Lorraine M Hansen Matthew William Goldbach Christine Marie Barnes Erik W Solan Jose A Gutierrez David Nguyen Bui Katharine Anne Morris Michael C Pechin Joseph D Lorenz Devin T Lai David M Ward Melaniya Ayrikyan Aloysius Levar Rice David F Barnett Olga Tsirambidis Matthew Scott Smith Andrew Nocar Gordon E Levin Mark A Reichow Monica Chiodo Renata Molnar David W Allen Edgar Frederick Mahnke IV Jeffery K Kirkman Botond Hormay Walter Reid Emerine Joshua L Harrison John D Adamczyk Brianna L Pfost Tricia Arneson Matthew D McKim Elias Lopez Brandon Kirkpatrick Scott E Wilburn Aaron A McDonald Diana K Bradley Rebecca Ann Gazaille Samantha Catanzaro Arden W Ashley
Colleen Meyers Michael F Carter Brice Alexander Croskey Charles R Tanner Addi Gaash Asher Stephen Harder Rich Conway Arthur R Rowlodge III Salvatore Ingraldi Amy S Goodwin Mark H Dunlap Benjamin I Froman Krista Marie Montoya Adam Ressa Carmen A Perreault Karen E Lawrence Kristen L De Jonge Robert Landon Pontius Galen R Lande Leonard Lopez Shawn Thomas Turk Carolyn J Lovell David Scott Wieteska Kristin O Appleton John Higgins Creative Entertainment Richard W Hill Dan Stamper Christopher Cochran Ort Daniel V Solis Ramona C Brown Clay Price Anthony Parrulli Mark T Renfrow Stacey Lynn Simons Mitchell Beckman Sammy Robles Michael Jung Kim Schnepf Dan Scott Margaret R Murphy Rowan Johnson Tom Cundiff Clint Clarke Hillary Ann Rosen Ramona C Brown Tony Giordano Stacey Lynn Simons Margaret R Murphy Gary J Gutierrez Hillary Ann Rosen Gary J Gutierrez Laura Offerdahl Michael Korkis Rye Mullis Chris Ambrose Robert Baker Hargrove Matt Walker Construction Management Raymond D Harper Arthur R Belanger Esau Varela David A Shields Scott Aaron O’Donnell Janee A Lackey Tasha Schmauch
Official Credits List (continued) - Pandora - The World of Avatar Robert W Jewell Janice Marie Knapp Glenn A Poston Nicholas A Thadeio Lidia Carr Facility Teresa L Harris Operations Curtis Davenport Peter Stevens Sara Hurst Chris Mattson Annie Cantele Nick Blackwell Adam Manlove David Kennedy Chris Cook Angel Price Carlos Robles Rolando Rodriguez Matt Earle VENDORS Lightstorm Entertainment James Cameron Richie Baneham
Jon Landau Kathy Franklin Geoff Burdick Dylan Cole Ben Proctor Danny Fowler Dan Neufeld Tex Condanaga Daphne Yap Yuri Bartoli Mustika and Made Woodcarvers Unisystems Prism Roush Peak Technical Services Wunderlich-Malec DH Griffin WDI R&D Pittsburgh Tampa Armature Works McCollough Yachts ATA Fredricks Design ADK AES Amazulu
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Avatar Flight of Passage —
Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL, USA
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement - Attraction
This immersive flying experience, flawlessly executed, delivers the magic and majesty of the original James Cameron blockbuster feature film “AVATAR,” allowing guests to link to their avatars to ride on the back of a banshee and explore the world of Pandora. It achieves new heights of experiential storytelling and is exemplary in how it adapts movie fiction into the park setting in a meaningful way. The newly designed, motion-based simulator is paired with an expansive screen and high-resolution digital media to achieve the scope and scale of this new world. It’s accompanied by off- and on-board effects that contribute to the sensation of open-air flying over vistas of thousands of animals - migrating, feeding or leaping, bringing the world of Pandora to life. The queue leading up to the main attraction - from the landscape that comes to life in living light and color at night, to the mountain cave dedicated to banshee study and habitat restoration - is a nice fictional nod to the mission of Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park – giving animals a more natural habitat for living and study.
The pre-show is an exemplary adaptation of movie fiction to give a personalized and realistic experience to each guest. There’s a great decontamination effect, and visitors learn the importance of the connection between avatar and banshee. Once in flight, guests experience panoramic views … inadvertently triggering an encounter with a massive predator … narrowly escaping same … exploring a bioluminescent cave … a joyous sequence of aerial acrobatics – all with the impression of riding on the back of a real creature, thanks to ingeniously designed ride vehicles that simulate the breathing and heartbeat of each banshee. Guests lean forward, cradled by leg and back restraints. Wearing 3D glasses, the feeling of flight is so immersive that guests quickly forget they’re on a ride and enjoy the vivid, large screen imagery. The programming and synchronization of movements and off-board effects is executed flawlessly. And the ride provides an authentic connection to the overall themes and core values of Disney’s Animal Kingdom.
Official Credits List - Avatar Flight of Passage Portfolio Creative Executive Joseph M Rohde Executive Creative Director Stefan Hellwig Executive Producer Lisa Girolami Executive Creative Zsolt Hormay Creative Director Alexander P Wright Executive Story Development Mark S LaVine Producer Matthew Beiler Producer Christine S Kelly Executive Producer Jeanette Lomboy Executive Producer Amy J Jupiter Project Management Executive Mark Kohl Project Management Executive James M Kearns Project Management Timothy S Warzecha Landscape Architect Principal Russell E Larsen Project Design Mgmt Executive Robert Z Shmerling Executive Ride Proj Engineering Edward B Fritz Ride Project Engineer Sr Christopher J Rose Executive SD&P Management Shannon H Moore Project Mgmt Plan & Controls Executive Justin Newton VP-Disney’s Animal Kingdom Djuan Rivers GM-Pandora Keith Gossett Manager, Program Development Roger Stevens Creative Joan M Hartwig Jennifer L Gerstin Kim A McQuarie Siang Peng Susanna Goh Anthony G Enriquez Luis Barrios III Donna M Gilley Dolce Wang ED&E Troy J Palermo Matthew P Meyer Cameron C Young Elizabeth T Lagedrost Roy Lemon
Robert M Seketa David Nguyen Bui Mary Elizabeth Burkhardt Bryant Yunn Kim Robert Lamb Gregory P Ashton Armand D Dao Paul T Norconk Camille M Rosario Urbano C Apostol Brandon L Clark Monica Chiodo Matthew D McKim Kevin J Phillips Doug Lowe Mark R Panelli Kristin O Appleton Tammy Tosounian Esther C Watanabe Hilary S Harris Gabriel Antonio Lopez Nathan Halimi John A Crevier Ramesh Laridjani Beeta Mojahedi Ron F Schaefer Arashi Yoshioka Deborah Lee Elina Abedi Yifat Vapnik Teresa Michelle Davis Nora O Gausman Anna Vladimirovna Eremenko Matias A Cena Jared Anderson Claire Weiss Annette Crump Hilary Harris Ryan McGinn Raquel Ranieri Brian Wemple Joe Davis Ed Yankowich Jessica Helmer Glendolyn Morris Jody McKenzie Lyudmila Savchenko Joe Ales James Younglove Rachel Lambdin Ismael Ranzola Emily Dow Trey Flores Project Management Jeremy P Bergamo Maria Imelda Sioson Brian Scott Cramer Jennifer Albertson Timothy M Wirtz Matthew L Forbes Victor J Esteban Jared William Sell Christopher D Mixon Jolene Wheatley Johnson Eric Wesley Anderson Steven J Pogact
Christopher O’Rourke Annette McQuilkin Jill K Fukumoto Anthony Frank Tucciarone Jason Bayer Ross P Allen Sanne Kampinga Worthing Jason Weiss Bert Swets John Repass Jeff Webb Angela Girardi Carolyn Belleno Ride Raymond Joseph Warner III Patrick W Neely David Odom David J Wiedman Toby A Edwards Anna Catherine Perdue Tina M Haley Rodney Charles Rayborne Liz Diaz Ed Doberstein Alan Wilcox Sam Wells Luis Alcorn Keith Welch Clint Corley Greg Esteban Show Bette Jewel Lombardi David W. Graul Denise Imhoff Steven A Johnson Thomas P Leach Daniel P Flynn Susan E Landis Michael Joseph Sauer Jr Barton R Brody Michael H Petrucci Kaitlin Anne Pechin David Michael Lester Geoffrey L Williams Jason Scott Read Joseph Falzetta Lorraine M Hansen Matthew William Goldbach Maika Lindsay Christine Marie Barnes Steve Wang Erik W Solan Jose A Gutierrez David Nguyen Bui SIJIN KIM Michael C Pechin Daniel Joseph Steven Booth Olga Tsirambidis Christopher Smith Haluk Ay Gordon E Levin Thomas A King Mark A Reichow Monica Chiodo Thomas T Tait
Norma Iris Cardona Renata Molnar Elizabeth A Richards Bradley Dwight Okeson Jared A Kleier William Martin McKenna Pooya Ghobadpour Jeffery K Kirkman Harry B Wykes Raul Felix Mike Kutcher John D Adamczyk Brianna L Pfost James D Hendrickson Kim Tolman Matthew Stephen Daly Tricia Arneson Casey R Caddell John T Kestler Matthew D McKim Jonathan Michael Moran Corban Wyatt Prim Elias Lopez Brandon Kirkpatrick Mayumi A Davies Gary W Schnuckle Diana K Bradley Susey Soo-Hee Chang Samantha Catanzaro Ryan Douglas Adams Travis M Hill Colleen Meyers Michael F Carter Asher Stephen Harder Glenn Edward Koch Salvatore Ingraldi Gilles Martin David Rothman Amy S Goodwin Joseph J Vitale Mark H Dunlap Benjamin I Froman Adam Ressa Carmen A Perreault Kurt H Kinzel Galen R Lande Carolyn J Lovell Kristin O Appleton Amy Watts Jason Abruzzese Ashley Ahr John Higgins Construction Management Raymond D Harper Arthur R Belanger Esau Varela David A Shields Scott Aaron O’Donnell Allen T Thomasson Janee A Lackey Matthew S Irwin Janice Marie Knapp Glenn A Poston Nicholas A Thadeio Robert A Knop Lidia Carr
Official Credits List (continued) - Avatar Flight of Passage Facility Teresa L Harris Operations Curtis Davenport Peter Stevens Sara Hurst Chris Mattson Annie Cantele Nick Blackwell Adam Manlove David Kennedy Chris Cook Angel Price Carlos Robles Rolando Rodriguez Matt Earle Vendors Lightstorm Entertainment James Cameron Richie Baneham Jon Landau Kathy Franklin Geoff Burdick Dylan Cole Ben Proctor Danny Fowler Dan Neufeld Tex Condanaga Daphne Yap
Yuri Bartoli Steve Dean Dean Lewondowski Mustika and Made Woodcarvers Unisystems Prism Roush Peak Technical Services Wunderlich-Malec DH Griffin WDI R&D Pittsburgh Tampa Armature Works McCollough Yachts ATA Fredricks Design ADK AES Amazulu AOA Builds Blackwolf Christie EDGE Innovation Infitec InterAmerica Stage Legacy FX Leviathan LIT Mindrix MLC
Name the Machine ProSound REI Spitz ThemeWorks TimberSprings, Inc (Jim Janninck) TransFX TUV (Robert Stickles) Walter P. Moore & Associates Morris Architects, Inc. EXP US Services, Inc. Ermco of Florida Balfour Beatty Construction Siemens Industry Inc. TTG Engineers Pro Sound, Inc. ThemeWorks, Inc. Acomb Ostendorf & Associates MLC Theming Cost of Wisconsin Valley Crest Landscape Randall Architectural Ironworks Icarus Exhibits Next Step Design Heery Cuningham Group Architects
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Rainis’ Museum — Tadenava, Latvia Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement Museum Rehab, Limited Budget
This unique exhibition, celebrating Latvia’s famous poet, playwright and politician Rainis (1865–1929) takes visitors through a series of interactive installations, beautifully designed and crafted of wood, each evoking a key moment of Rainis’s life or legacy. This participatory experience, compelling in creation and execution, engages the imagination and is educational and meaningful for all ages. The TEA Thea Awards Committee praised the museum’s unique presentation, design and production excellence, and community impact. Instead of focusing on the poet’s life and literature in a literal way, the development team created an unexpected and participatory experience - a more emotional approach in which inspiration is prioritized over information, leaving room for the visitor’s own imagination. The 530-square meter exhibition, housed in a historic 19th century farm, invites visitors to work with their hands and tactile, informative materials. Each installation consists of a little game that subtly refers to Rainis’s life or literary heritage. At the start of the exhibition,
each visitor spins a big wooden wheel and receives a small wooden ball. The ball is a metaphor for the sun that shone upon Tadenava when Rainis lived there as a child. From that point on, the ball plays an integral part in the exhibition and initiates action in each installation. The deliberate lack of digital elements encourages the visitor to see and hear everything that the great Latvian poet experienced in the first years of his life. The use of natural materials adds to the sense of authenticity and organically blends with the peaceful setting of the historic farmstead. The museum’s remote location makes it one of the few points of interest for tourists in the region. Since it reopened its doors in July 2016, visitor numbers multiplied by five compared to the visitor numbers before the remodeling. The new Rainis’ Museum pays homage to a poet with the minimal use of writing. Instead it creates a unique, emotional, but above all poetic experience for the mind and senses.
Official Credits List - Rainis’ Museum Rita Meinerte, Exhibition Content Concept Author, Association of Memorial Museums
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Inese Zandere, Exhibiton Content Concept Author and Text Author, Poet Sanita Kossoviča, Project Lead, Association of Memorial Museums Agnese Timofejeva, Text Author, Rainis’ Museum TADENAVA Sandra Zobena, Text Editor, Association of Memorial Museums Holgers Elers, Creative Lead, Design studio H2E Ingūna Elere, Creative Lead, Design studio H2E Dagnija Balode, Project Lead, Design studio H2E Mārtiņš Vītols, Designer, Design studio H2E Ģirts Arājs, Designer, Design studio H2E Laura Lorence, Graphic Design Assistant, Design studio H2E
Charly Blödel, Graphic Designer, Design studio H2E Anete Liepa, Design Assistant, Design studio H2E Krista Miltiņa, Design Intern, Design studio H2E Elīna Elere, Design Assistant, Design studio H2E Ingars Putniņš, Company Director, MD Noass. Rainis’ Museum TADENAVA renovation and setting up of the exhibition were conducted within the framework of the Pre-defined Project “Restoration of the Museum of Rainis and Aspazija” of the European Economic Area Financial Mechanism Programme LV04 “Conservation and Revitalisation of Cultural and Natural Heritage”. Project implementer – SJSC “State Real Estate” in partnership with the Association of Memorial Museums.
Annika Oetken and Joe Fox Recipients of the 2018 TEA Peter Chernack Distinguished Service Award We are very grateful for the support you have provided to the TEA. Your generous service and eﬀorts on behalf of the association have truly made a diﬀerence. Thank you!! Monty Lunde Joe McHugh Roberta Perry Peter Chernack John Wright Brian Edwards Keith James George Wiktor Pat Gallegos Craig Hanna Nick Farmer Steve Thorburn Rick Rothschild Christine Kerr Steve Birket
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Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa), Wellington, New Zealand
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement Museum Exhibit, Limited Budget The brilliance of this exhibition, as noted by the Thea Awards Committee, is the emotional connection and ingenious presentation of eight sculpted figures, crafted 2.5 times human scale and in hyperreal detail. They tell the epic story of New Zealandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s commitment to World War I, and its huge cost in human life. The exhibit includes artefacts, full-scale mock-ups, and models with time-lapse projection of battles. Gallipoli: The scale of our war is a collaboration between Te Papa and Weta Workshop. The museum made a bold choice to present the narrative with the eight sculpted figures, crafted with such perfect detail that one can see the sweat on the faces and tears in the eye. The story of the campaign is told through the voices of the personalities, carefully chosen by Te Papa to represent a cross section of actual Gallipoli soldiers, and a nurse. Captured at dramatic moments, they create a powerful emotional link with visitors of all ages. In 1915, New Zealand troops participated in the storming of the beaches of the Gallipoli Peninsula in
what is now Turkey. By the time the tragic battle ended, over 2,700 soldiers had lost their lives. While a relatively small campaign within the context of WWI, the New Zealand commitment, including a Maori contingent, played an important role in fostering a sense of national identity in the years after the war. The ingenious presentation focuses on intimate details - a spoiled can of rations, personal possessions, letters and journals - to support the impact of the giant figures and connect visitors to the horrendous experience and loss of life on Gallipoli. The exhibit is anchored by the astonishing execution of the large-scale figures and the stunning level of detail based on in depth research, down to every pore, every bead of sweat, every microhair around the eyelash so it feels as if they could start blinking. The Thea Committee is using its Special Discretionary category for this project since its opening date falls outside the usual two-year window of eligibility. (The project opened April 18, 2015.)
(L) Cecil Malthus emerges from poppies, 2015. (R) Weta workshop staff member puts final touches on Rikihana Carkeek, 2015. Photos by Michael Hall. Te Papa.
Official Credits List - Gallipoli: The scale of our war Te Papa Geraint Martin, CEO Rick Ellis, Previous CEO David Robinson, Executive Stephen Davidson, Executive Arapata Hakiwai, Kaihautu Tracy Puklowski, Executive Ian Crowe, Executive Phil Smith, Executive Raewyn Smith Kapa, Programme Development & Delivery Manager Kate Camp, Communications manager Rachael Bruce, Senior Communications Advisor, Key Gallipoli team Sue Harrop, Project Manager, Core Gallipoli team Kate Adolph, Project Coordinator, Core Gallipoli team Lucy Moore, Audience Engagement Facilitator, Core Gallipoli team Dave Armstrong, Writer, Core Gallipoli team Ben Barraud, Lead designer, Core Gallipoli team Nick Clarkson, Graphic designer, Core Gallipoli team Ian Ruxton, Lead preparator, Core Gallipoli team Catriona McPherson, Image researcher, Core Gallipoli team Prue Donald, Digital content producer, Core Gallipoli team Amos Mann, Digital content producer, Core Gallipoli team Kirstie Ross, Lead curator, Core Gallipoli team r Michael Fitzgerald, Curator, Core Gallipoli team Puawai Cairns, Curator, Core Gallipoli team Amber Aranui, Curator, Core Gallipoli team Stephanie Gibson, Curator, Core Gallipoli team Ginevera Ambrosia, Graphic designer, Core Gallipoli team Samantha Wallis, Graphics coordinator & installer, Core Gallipoli team Frith Williams, Head writer, Core Gallipoli team Paora Tibble, Writer te reo, Core Gallipoli team James Brown, Writer, Core Gallipoli team Rupert Alchin, Writer, Core Gallipoli team Mark Roxburgh, Technology Solutions Analyst, Core Gallipoli team
Piet Asplet, Technology Solutions Analyst, Core Gallipoli team Andrew Bruce, Technology Solutions Manager, Core Gallipoli team Scott Abernethy, Technology Solutions Analyst, Core Gallipoli team Andrew Allison, Technology Solutions Contractor Michael Hall, Imaging Team Leader Lucy Jackson, Imaging Programme Coordinator Kate Whitley, Photographer Norm Heke, Photographer Jeremy Glyde, Digital Retoucher Sabine Schulte, Senior Advisor Loans & Acquisitions Carolyn McGill, Kaitiaki Taonga Collection Manager Humanities Nirmala Balram, Conservtor Ethnographic Objects & Sculpture Robert Clendon, Conservator History & Natural Environment Shane Pasene, Conservation Technician Callum Strong, Object Support Preparator - Mountmaking Pierre Lagace, Object Support Preparator James Kirk, Object Support Preparator - Framer Works on Paper Anne Peranteau, Conservator Textiles Jennifer Cauchi, Conservator Paper Andrea Hearfield, Kaitiaki Taonga Collection Manager Humanities Josh Barraud, Manager Exhibiton Maintenance & Installation Paul Alexander, Exhibition Preparator Joe Joe Orangias, Casual Installer Adrian Sanders, Casual Installer Matthew Vickerman, Casual Installer Matt Ward, Casual Installer Shannon Reid, Casual Installer Brad Welch, Exhibition Maintenance Technician Steve Crombie, Property and Facilities Manager Dan Ruck, Capital Works Manager Kirsten Mathews, Finance Officer - Accounts Payable Craig Alderdice, Finance, Systems Analyst Kaitlin May, Finance, Administrator Raewyn Smith Kapa, Programme Development & Delivery Manager
John Cordner, MLC Ops Manager Claire Regnault, Senior Curator Creative Industries Andrew Watt, Educator / Bookings Coordinator Gabrielle Lawton, Senior Education Advisor Liz Hay, Manager Business & Market Development Kristen Meads, Marketing Manager Alice Tappenden, Sponsorship coordinator Amy Figgins, Sponsorship manager Sharman Buckle, Manager Knowledge & Content Darran Gillies, Manager Retail Melissa Ronayne, Manager Visitor Services Jean-Marie Odonnell, Digital Content Producer Sarah Satterthwaite, Senior Education Advisor Sarah Morris, Senior Audience Engagement Facilitator Matthew Beveridge, Social media Te Waari Carkeek, Kaumatua Hema Temara, Marae & Tikanga Coordinator and Voice Artist Haley Hakaraia, Strategic Advisor Iwi Relationships Weta Workshop Richard Taylor, Creative Director Ri Streeter, Executive Assistant to Richard Taylor Rob Gillies, Workshop Supervisor Andrew Durno, Workshop Supervisor 2IC Tania Rodger, Workshop Manager Dave Wilks, General Manager Grant Bensley, Head of Production Sarah Morris, Production Manager Cathrine Mitchell, Production Coordinator Rik Athorne, Head of Design & Creative Production Tasha Guillot, Design Project Manager Hayley Gray, Design Studio Supervisor Mona Peters, Project Supervisor Rob Murphy, Installation Supervisor Lans Hansen, 3D Modelling Supervisor Jason Hablous, 3D Modelling Jordan Thomson, 3D Modelling Will Furneaux, 3D Modelling
Jamin Vollebregt, 3D Modelling Jared Haley, 3D Modelling Tim Arbuckle, 3D Modelling Ben de la Roche, 3D Modelling Luke Swasbrook, 3D Modelling Mike Buchanan, 3D Modelling Ed Denton, 3D Modelling Jake Evill, 3D Modelling Mark Keetch, 3D Modelling Mary Pike, 3D Modelling Joel Savage, 3D Modelling Stephen Lambert, Animator of Motion Graphic Rhys Humphrys, Animator of Motion Graphics Assistant Ben Hawker, Lead Concept Designer Paul Tobin, Lead Concept Designer Chris Guise, Concept Designer Rebekah Tisch, Concept Designer Filippo Valsecchi, Concept Designer Christian Pearce, Concept Designer Frank Victoria, Concept Designer Jeremy Hanna, Concept & Graphic Designer Adam Middleton, Concept & Graphic Designer Gus Hunter, Concept & Graphic Designer Adam Anderson, Concept & Graphic Designer William Bennett, Concept & Graphic Designer Nick Keller, Concept & Graphic Designer Greg Tozer, Concept Designer & Digital Sculptor Lindsey Crummett, Digital Sculptor Gary Hunt, Digital Sculptor Clay Osmus, Digital Sculptor Carlos Slater, Image Assistant & Researcher Alistair McDougall, Costume Supervisor Eliza Thompson-Munn, Costume Bryce Curtis, Costume Katherine Pepperell, Costume Caroline MacLeod, Costume Darin Gordine, Costume Cathy Tree Harris, Costume Claire Prebble, Costume Jasmin van Lith, Costume Nadine Jaggi, Costume Hannah Goldblatt, Costume Kelly Marie, Costume Kate Venables, Costume Marly Doyle, Costume Art Finishing Pietro Marson, Electronics Supervisor Rod Sheehy, Electronic
Official Credits List (continued) - Gallipoli: The scale of our war David Duke, Electronic Sean Brennan, Electronic Fiona Sole, Hair Supervisor Jacqueline Makkee, Hair Jade Jolly, Hair Susan Durno, Hair Catherine Maguire, Hair Zoe Marsden, Hair Hil Cook, Hair Elizabeth McCarthy, Hair Davina Lamont, Hair Antje Goehring, Hair Steve Unwin, Head of Imaging & Media Production Wendy Bown, Assistant Manager & Imaging Creative Jeff McDonald,Video Manager & Imaging Creative Michael Valli, Imaging Operations Coordinator Joel Anscombe-Smith, Sound Operator Jono Tucker, Camera Operator Joel Ahie-Drought, Metal Fabrication Supervisor Robert Elliott, Metal Fabrication Chris Menges, Metal Fabrication Mike Williamson, Metal Fabrication Tim Domett, Metal Fabrication Cody Gillies, Metal Fabrication Henry Daly, Metal Fabrication Luke Hawker, Mold Making Supervisor Aaron Unasa, Mold Making Chris Atkinson, Mold Making John Howard, Mold Making Brad Cunningham, Mold Making Shanti Costar, Mold Making Rob Skene, Mold Making Emersen Ziffle, Mold Making Mike Wallace, Mold Making Brian Stendebach, Mold Making Mathieu Baptista, Mold Making Tom Pilling, Mold Making Sourisak Chanpaseuth, Paint Supervisor Fraser Anderson, Paint Nick Dephoff, Paint Dordi Moen, Paint Paul Hambleton, Paint Alan Curreri, Paint Elisabeth Karin, Paint Jorgelina Yeme, Paint Mark Dewes, Paint Jules German, Paint Tony Ferrier, Paint Genelle Eaglen, Paint Laura King, Paint Tiger Kang, Paint Sanit Klamchanuan, Polycarving Alex Falkner, Props & Model Making Supervisor Paul Van Ommen, Props & Model Making
Craig Guy, Props & Model Making Lily Uivel, Props & Model Making Bevan Fraser, Props & Model Making Bruce Campbell, Props & Model Making Marco Wuest, Props & Model Making Marc Dutilloy, Props & Model Making Mauro Santini, Props & Model Making Carl Hobman, Props & Model Making Luke Fisher, Props & Model Making Casey Lin, Props & Model Making Kitt Van Der Kidd, Props & Model Making Peter Lyon, Props & Model Making Hynie Rasch, Props & Model Making Rory Stewart, Props & Model Making James French, Props & Model Making Nick Dainty, Props & Model Making Blair Simpson, Props & Model Making Jason Docherty, Technical & Manufacture Supervisor of Giants Kim Docherty Daniel Cockersell, Sculpting Supervisor Sam Gao, Sculpting Jamie Beswarick, Sculpting Jane Wenley, Sculpting Javier Murcia, Sculpting Brigitte Wuest, Sculpting Max Patte, Sculpting Masa Ohashi, Sculpting Simon Rose, Sculpting Jamie Salmon, Sculpting Sam Genet, Sculpting Sean Foot, Sculpting Sofia Pedersen, Sculpting Emmett Davey, Urethane Casting Supervisor Pati AhSue, Urethane Casting Cassandra Lopez, Urethane Casting Stephen Edwards, Urethane Casting Jamie Rencen, Urethane Casting Matt Hagedorn, Urethane Casting Axel Kremer, Urethane Casting Ben Fairless, Urethane Casting Kim McAuslan, Wood Working Supervisor Nigel Royal, Wood Working
Lukas Niebel, Wood Working Toby Jackson, Wood Working Tom Field, Wood Working Tim Prebble, Wood Working Antony Welsh, Wood Working Lidi Wong, Wood Working Greg Hunt, Corporate Services Manager Aaron Jago, Finance Manager Wendy Bambro-Tilyard, Accounts Administration & Payroll Anita Jones, Accounts Administration Jon Ewen, Purchasing Officer Peter Van de Laar, H&S, Purchasing & Facilities Manager Olivia Harris, Human Resources Advisor Matt Landreth, Character Model & Runner Tane Upjohn Beatson, Music and Soundscape Composer, Gareth Farr, Orchestrator, Brad Jenkins, Orchestration & Recording assistant, Jeremy Cullen, Music Editor, Stephen Gallagher, Music Editor, Neil Maddever, Music Recordist, John Neill, PRP - Score Mixer, Rowan Watson, Field Recordist, Michael Stewart, Choir Conductor, David Long, Session Musician Hamish Oliver, Session Musician Ariana Tikao, Session Musician Anna Edgington, Soprano, Hamish McKeich, NZSO Conductor, The Tudor Consor NZSO Symphony Orchestra Featured Voice Artists: Jed Brophy, Mark Hadlow, Gavin Rutherford, Alex Grieg, Paul Waggott, Ricky Dey, Ben Hawker, Erin Banks, Simon Leary, Johnny Fraser Allen, George Fenn, Michael Hebenton, Aiden Weekes, Simon Haren, Hema Temara, Reverend Michael Tamihere, Te Aute Old Boys Clayton McGregor, Spatial design support, worked on cases/ joinery/mounts etc, Design + Space Russell Nelson, Quantity Surveyor, Rawlinsons Leon Langton, Ben Keeganâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s manager, Opus Ben Keegan, Gallipoli construction coordination tasks, NTCs etc, Opus David Gasson, Architect, Opus
David Morrison then Steven Crundwell, Structural engineering, Opus Ben Hume, Fire engineering, Beca Paula van Raalte, Client construction project manager, CoveKinloch Mark Tainui, Small works Manager, Naylor Love Lachlan Collett, Base-build project manager, Naylor Love Ray Clemens assisted at the end by Dion Williams, Base-build site manager, Naylor Love Scott Walker, Base-build QS, Naylor Love Jim Cane, Naylor Love Subcontractor - HVAC and Electrical, Aquaheat Brent Corlett, Naylor Love subcontractor- Electrical, Aquaheat Evan Dimond, Naylor Love Subcontractor - carpentry, Dimond Design Leon Downes, Naylor Love Subcontractor - ceilings, Prestige Ceilings Megan Smith, Naylor Love Subcontractor - fire services, Wormald Joseph Dews, Naylor Love Subcontractor - security, Redwolf Nicole Baker, Naylor Love Subcontractor - painting, Kensingtons Steve Leitch, Naylor Love Subcontractor - bell jar floor plates, Panda Joinery Jason Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Hara, Naylor Love Subcontractor - plastering, Unstoppable Bill Ricketts, Naylor Love Subcontractor - floor laying incl vinyl tiles, BR Flooring Ben Ricketts, Naylor Love Subcontractor - floor laying incl vinyl tiles, BR Flooring Therese Eberhard + Louise Wright, John Cruikshanks, Jamesina Moffat, Scenic artist, Therese Eberhard & team Martin Kelly + team, Exhibition furniture, cases, graphic rails, shop modifications , Te Mahi Marc Simpson + team, Lighting design and AV/Lighting installation, Toulouse Hartmut Reinhelt and Lizzie Aitken, Printed vinyl floor tiles supply and printing - based in Waikanae, Eurometals
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Official Credits List (continued) - Gallipoli: The scale of our war
Fenwick, 2015. Photo by Norm Heke. Te Papa.
Ingo Schleuss (subcontractor to Eurometals), Did the actual printing of the tiles - based in Levin, 57 Main Rd South, Kapinua Dave Armstrong, Writer, Armstrong Creative Tane Upjohn-Beatson, Soundscape, Tane UpjohnBeatson Tony Parkinson, Audio engineer, Tony Parkinson Chris Hay + team, Projected Dioramas - Concept Director, Locales Claudia Frutiger, Projected Dioramas - Project Manager, Locales Matt Pickering + team, Digital biographies, Rose Album, Digging in and Research Database , NV Interactive
Emily Loughnan + team, Badge and X-Ray Interactives, Click Suite Dean Watkins / Cameron Harland, AV post production, Park Road Post Shane Philip + team, Graphic production (large illustrations, canvasses, entry signage etc), Concept Sign & Display Peter Muller and Denis Clode, Graphic production (most text based panels, backlit and glass applied), DAC Christine Barraud, Graphic design support for Nick Clarkson, BC Creative Model maker - made the individual Gallipoli model elements, Alivia Kofoed (Images) Jenni Cristoffels, Research Librarian, Pictorial, Image supply and WW1 oral history collection, Alexander Turnbull Library
(Oral Histories) Gillian Headifen, Research Librarian, Oral History, Image supply and WW1 oral history collection, Alexander Turnbull Library (Film)- Emma Richardson, Client Services Co-ordinatior- Film & Video, Film footage and archived audio supply, Nga Taonga Sound and Vision (Oral Histories)- Sarah Johnston, Client Services Co-ordinatorRadio, Film footage and archived audio supply, Nga Taonga Sound and Vision John McCay, Legal advice for Weta contract and NZSO rights agreement, Minter Ellison
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The island of Gozo, part of the Archipelago of Malta, offers some of the best swimming, snorkelling and diving in the Mediterranean, with its mild climate throughout the year. There are caves to explore, wonderful walks, UNESCO World Heritage sites, dramatic fortifications and the baroque architecture of the Knights of St John, the famous Knights of Malta. Not to mention a vibrant calendar of cultural events from grand opera to lively village festas. Choose Gozo for an authentic Mediterranean experience.
Citadella Visitors Centre —
Gozo Island, Malta
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement Heritage Visitor Center, Limited Budget
Gozo is an island rich in 2,000 years of history, and the design brief for the new Cittadella Visitors’ Centre was to convert the city’s disused stone reservoirs into an experience that would reinforce the historical ties of the buildings, the people and the natural landscape. This visually striking walk-through exhibition has nine multi-language storytelling zones, (as there are no artifacts to display), beginning with a more traditional exhibit experience of information panels, graphics and interactive touchscreens. Then guests arrive at a stone portal where they are greeted by an image of the legendary mythical nymph Calypso, who enticed Ulysses to stay on her island. It opens and guests enter to find themselves on a short audiovisual journey that echoes all of the peoples who have previously come to Gozo, including Phoenicians, Romans, medieval knights, and 19th century bishops. Calypso reappears and guests pass through another portal to the final zone: the Cittadella Show. Using 16 video projectors and 8 projection screens set within the
beautiful stone arches, deep within the high ceiling area of the reservoir, the guests are fully immersed in a 360° audiovisual show that brings the entire journey together in one amazing experience. It is the combination of traditional exhibition techniques, exceptional storytelling and the 360° show finale, set in the unique historical environment that make this project so special. Given the island’s small population of roughly 37,300, the fact that this project has exceeded all expectations and attracted 135,000 visitors in its first six months confirms that this is something out of the ordinary. This project’s design team has developed an overall experience that has even moved some visitors to tears, and others to spontaneous applause. The project was intended to increase tourism - and has done so - while creating a unique and entertaining way to highlight Cittadella’s importance and long history, and the culture and history of the entire island.
Official Credits List - Citadella Visitors Centre John Cremona, Project Leader, Cittadella Rehabilitation Project, Ministry for Gozo Michael Bennett, Creative Director, Sarner International Ross Magri, Technical Director, Sarner International Ed Cookson, Project Director, Sarner International Chris Lethbridge, Writer/ Director, Sarner International Andrew McKinna, Project Manager, Sarner International Mark Herbert, Content Director, Sarner International Becky Salomons, Content Producer, Sarner International Peter Paul Gauci, Production Manager, Sarner International Ben Mason, Lead Compositor, Sarner International Georgina Ferguson, Animator, Sarner International Elizabeth Schuch, Illustrator, Sarner International Emma Wells, Exhibition Design, Sarner International Patrick Morrissey, Graphic Design, Sarner International Peter Key, Audio, Sarner International
Matt Howes, AV Design, Sarner International Noel Collins, Installation Manager, Sarner International John Drew, AV programming, Sarner International Henry Proudlove, Interactives Design and Programming, Sarner International Alex Carter, Content Manager, Sarner International Martin Clapp, Show Animatic, Sarner International Silvio Scerri, Project Advisor Brian Miller, Senior Manager, Camray Dorianne Ellis, Structural Engineer, ACTN Studio Maria Camilleri, Projects Administrator, Camray Angela Camilleri, Projects Administrator, Camray Martin Xuereb, Architect, mxa Keith Chetcuti, General Manager, Nexos Lighting & Video Tim Deiling and Michael Atkinson, Lighting, Premier LED Adrian Dominic Bartolo, Technician, Malta Sparks Charles Haines, Managing Director, Hall Stage
Les Carrières de Lumières —
Les Baux de Provence, France
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement - Immersive Event
This unique, immersive experience, dedicated to the art of painting, is within a vast, ancient quarry in the scenic Les Baux de Provence in the South of France. Visitors are surrounded by giant images projected on the walls, floor and ceiling of the caves. In operation since 1977, Les Carrières de Lumières has been upgraded with state-of-the-art technologies. When visitors enter this vast quarry within the rock of “Val d’Enfer” (the Hell Valley), they’re surrounded by imagery and sound (7,000 square meters of projection area with ceilings up to 18 meters high). The visitor can walk around inside the quarry, totally immersed within this “Cathedral of Images” (ancient name of the place). This living and spectacular exhibition presents
its material in a manner capable of captivating everyone, from the children to the experts. The media delivery system includes 100 video projectors, linked by fiber optics to cover all the visible surfaces and 12-channel surround sound. The current show is dedicated to the Baroque era painters Bosch, Brueghel and Arcimboldo. The present operator (“Culturespaces,” a company dedicated to Museums and Exhibitions) undertook a state-of-the-art upgrade to enhance the experience and operations. Annual visitation is some 580,000. Les Carrières de Lumières is a unique place to present art in a popular and spectacular way.
Official Credits List Les Carrières de Lumières An Art and Music Immersive Exhibition produced by CULTURESPACES® CEO and producer Bruno Monnier Director of Carrières de Lumières and associate producer Augustin de Cointet de Fillain Artistic associate producer Sophie Hovanessian
THEA Classic Award
THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement
THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement
City council of Les Baux de Provence Michel Fenard (mayor) Anne Poniatowski (deputy major in charge of Communication) Laurent Ferrat (deputy mayor in charge of Cultural affairs) Artistic director Gianfranco Iannuzzi Renato Gatto Massimiliano Siccadri Sound arrangement Luca Longobardi
Video effects Ginevra Napoleoni Vittorio Guidotti Arash Irandoust Valerio Ciminelli Technical staff (images, lights, sound) Sébastien Chapuis Nicoals Mathey Pierre Novi Echeto Grégory Giovannini Olivier Raousset Sylvain Alcacer Communication, partnerships, photo edition, publications and sales Fanny Ménégaux Julia da Costa Romane Dargent Sophie Maouche Fontusier Sophie Etcheverry Andrea Laleouse Valéria Guerra Elise Hardouin Livia Leres Monumental Installation Giants of Arcimboldo Philipp Haas
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Notre-Dame Basilica of Montréal, Canada
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement Immersive Event, Limited Budget
“Aura” is a light and video projection-mapping experience in Montréal’s historic Notre Dame Basilica, accompanied by an orchestral/choral soundtrack.
project images that have no relationship to the underlying architecture – “Aura” uses the technology to highlight and reveal the soaring beauty of the space.
As part of Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebration, the goal was to create a ticketed attraction that would highlight the architectural intricacy and beauty of the gothic-revival Notre-Dame Basilica.
The ‘architectural narrative’ leads the eye to explore the soaring Gothic elements, illuminated by vivid blues, azures, reds, purple, silver and gold. Accompanied by an orchestral/choral score, the final synthesis of space, color and music create a dramatic and uplifting experience of this sacred space.
While projection mapping has become an industry trend - often using a building’s façade as a ‘screen’ to
Official Credits List - “Aura” Jonathan St-Onge, Producer, Moment Factory Tarik Mikou, Creative Director, Moment Factory Bruno Ribeiro, Multimedia Director, Moment Factory Valérie D’Amours, Line Producer, Moment Factory James Richardson, Technical Director, Moment Factory
Marc Tétreault, Lighting Designer, Moment Factory Lucas Schumacher, Lead Motion Designer, Moment Factory Gabriel Thibaudeau, Music Composer, TroubleMakers Marc Bell, Music Composer, TroubleMakers
The soundtrack features an original orchestral composition, performed by 30 musicians, 20 choirs and Notre-Dame Basilica’s organ.
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3D Live - “Holographic” 3D LED Display Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement - Innovative Technology
This “Holographic” 3D LED technology, originally developed for Michael Jackson’s “This is It” tour, had its first permanent, themed entertainment installation at California’s Great America, within the “Mass Effect: New Earth” attraction that opened May 2016. The technology is a patented method of assembling an array of 3D LED tiles that can be configured into any size screen and format. The tiles can be arranged in flat, curved and circular screen formats, or seamlessly integrated within scenery, theatrical spaces and mixed reality experiences. The 3D LED system provides superior brightness, more saturated color and truer blacks than projection systems and twice the perceived depth of field over standard 3D projection. Where projected 3D systems provide a viewing angle of 40 degrees, this 3D LED technology produces a viewing angle of 140 degrees. The 3D effect can be viewed with the use of passive polarized glasses which helps control the cost and reduces eye fatigue. Because the polarization is permanently registered within the 3D LED screen module, maintaining critical alignment in the field is not necessary.
The TEA Thea Awards committee recognizes 3D Live’s “holographic” 3D LED technology as a significant evolutionary step to creating large scale 3D presentations for themed and experiential venues. 3D Live’s 3D LED technology solves many of the problems associated with projection-based 3D systems and can be used in venues that would not work using typical 3D projected systems. The interface with live performers,VR and other immersive systems is seamless and powerful as demonstrated in the “Mass Effect: New Earth” attraction. The “Holographic” 3D LED technology is recognized by the Thea Committee as an exemplary technology due to its versatility and innovation. This technology is a promising foundation for the production of ever more compelling and immersive guest experiences.
Official Credits List - 3D Live “Holographic” 3D LED Display Nathan Huber, CEO, 3D Live Ryan Pardeiro, COO, 3D Live Bradley Nelson, CEO, Nelson Engineering
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Jameson Distillery Bow St. —
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement - Brand Experience
The Jameson Distillery Bow St. occupies the same building where John Jameson founded his original distillery in 1780, and the program utilizes many existing elements of the actual Distillery. The fully guided tour runs approximately 40 minutes, taking guests on a multisensory, interactive, story-driven experience on any of six unique pathways. The Bow St. Experience plunges guests into the history and process that defines Jameson: “Our Story”: At the story table, a digital interactive map tells the history of Jameson. Guests are invited to choose from one of six “artifacts” with embedded RFID chips that, when touched to the table, tell a unique story from six different perspectives. “Our Process”: The Jameson Whiskey production process, from start to finish, is told through a 3-D digital projection mapping show. The Story Table invites guests to touch, smell and taste the ingredients – the grains, the raw distillate and the various woods – that combine to give Jameson its popular taste.
“Our Taste”: Guests are invited to participate in a taste test in which Jameson is compared side-by-side with the leading Scotch (Johnnie Walker) and American (Jack Daniels) whiskies. Whiskey Shakers: guests are provided all the professional bar tools and ingredients in a ninety-minute hands-on mixology course. The experience ends with guests visiting an actual maturation warehouse where a cask of Jameson is tapped and the tasting begins. Whiskey Tasters: guests blend their own whiskey and get to take it home in a bottle featuring their name on the logo. Jameson Distillery Bow St., in addition to very effectively communicating the Jameson brand and story, blends a variety of highly effective methods in its storytelling. State-of-the-art digital, unique interactive elements, taste, touch, smell, and actual hands-on participatory experiences are combined in an extraordinary manner, creating a delightful and memorable Brand Experience.
Official Credits List - Jameson Distillery Bow St. Created, Designed and Directed by BRC Imagination Arts in collaboration with Irish Distilers Ltd.
Kevin O’Gorman Sandra Reape Louis O’Sullivan Smithy
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Irish Distillers Ltd. (IDL) INTERNATIONAL MARKETING DIRECTOR Simon Fay MANAGING DIRECTOR BRAND HOMES AND EDUCATION Claire Tolan PROJECT DIRECTOR John Carroll PROJECT MANAGER Paula Reynolds GENERAL MANAGER Ray Dempsey DIRECTOR MIDLETON CAMPUS David Byrne SALES & MARKETING MANAGER Sabine Sheehan BRAND DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE Hanne Grainger F&B MANAGER Michael Flanagan TECHNICAL MANAGER Eoin Murphy RETAIL MANAGER Margaret Treacy RESOURCE MANAGER Rob Maxwell EXPERIENCE MANAGER Michelle Layden TRAINING COORDINATOR Saragh Killeen PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Miren Somers PRODUCTION ASSISTANT Michael O’Connor ARCHIVIST Carol Quinn GLOBAL BRAND DIRECTOR Daniel Lundberg INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ANALYSIS & TREASURY Donny Tobin LEGAL DIRECTOR Antione Brocas CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER Julien Soisson CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER “Anna Malmhake, Jean-Christophe Coutures” SPECIAL THANKS Brian Nation Billy Leighton Ger Buckley Kieran Hill David McCabe
EXPERIENCE DESIGN AGENCY - BRC Imagination Arts EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR Christian Lachel PROJECT MANAGER / PRODUCER Philipp Edelmann TECHNICAL DIRECTOR / FIELD ART DIRECTOR Alex MacKay EXECUTIVE PRODUCER Carmel Lewis GLOBAL PROJECT DEVELOPMENT Donna Davidson WRITER Carolyn Leach CONCEPT ART DIRECTION John King EXPERIENCE DESIGN “Bernard Semerdjian, Mikey “”Nitro”” Reyes” CONCEPT ARTIST Brian Higgins 3D MODELING “Ella Cameron, Alexandra Banuelos-Medina” CONCEPT GRAPHIC DESIGN Bernard Semerdjian, Kevin McBee, Rebekka Takamizu, Jessica Ramirez, Anne McNeal CONCEPT MANAGER Alexandra Maxwell COORDINATION SUPPORT Alicia Hungerford CONCEPT PLANNING Anthony Onibon BUSINESS AFFAIRS Christopher De Ande PROJECT ACCOUNTANT Tom McDonald ACCOUNTS PAYABLE/ RECEIVABLE Socheat Taing STUDIO MANAGER Cara Pico INTERN Ashton Williams MARKETING COORDINATION Emily Heller BRC OPERATIONS TEAM “Bob Rogers, Brad Shelton, Carmel Lewis, Christian Lachel, Christopher De Ande, Marci Carlin, Matthew Solari, Tom McDonald”
Operational Planning Management Resources PRINCIPAL Jim Higashi VICE PRESIDENT John MacDonald ASSOCIATE Jami Thomas Property Services Consulting - MKF CONSULTING PROJECT MANAGER Derek Boyle Training Consulting Optimum Results Principal Dee Clune Architect - TOTP Architects & Partners PARTNER IN CHARGE Paddy O’Toole LEAD ARCHITECT - DESIGN PHASE Sarah Heery LEAD ARCHITECT CONSTRUCTION PHASE Sharon Conroy ARCHITECT Albert Tobin INTERIOR ARCHITECT Carol Eakins ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST Nathaniel Dwyer HEALTH & SAFETY PSDP Emma Butler Experience Fabrication Nineyards CREATIVE DIRECTOR Neil Jordan HEAD OF PRODUCTION Conor Mullally COMMUNICATION AND ARCHITECTURE INTEGRATION Fergal Mullally DIRECTOR Michael Durkan DRAUGHTSPERSON | BUDGET Elaine Mooney Coffey SCHEDULING AND IMPLEMENTATION Russell Garnaut ENGINEER AND CAD TECHNICIAN Michael Young
PROP DESIGNER Barry Holden CAD DESIGNER Joe O’Neill INTERIOR DESIGNER Kate Hartley GRAPHIC DESIGN Agnieszka Lyznicka Experience AV Systems & Lighting - Rockbrook Engineering DIRECTOR | SHOW SYSTEMS Jon Hughes DIRECTOR | SHOW SYSTEMS Juan Gil ENGINEER Daniel Kirwan ENGINEER Andrew Byrne SITE FOREMAN Kieran Moran LIGHTING PM Paul Byrne Experience Media CLOCKWORK PRODUCTIONS MEDIA PRODUCER Vinnie O Neill MEDIA CREATIVE DIRECTOR Jonathan Parson MEDIA CREATIVE DIRECTOR Brian Williams MEDIA DIRECTOR Richie O’Keeffe LIGHTSCAPE MEDIA PRODUCER/ DIRECTOR Brian Kenny Experience Lighting Design Visual Terrain CEO Lisa Passamonte Green SENIOR LIGHTING DESIGNER Kate Furst LIGHTING DESIGNER Leigh Spencer Brown Makers and Shakers Experience Design Consultant - 1751 CREATIVE DIRECTOR Vaughan Yates PRODUCER Ben Cochrane Experience Graphic Design Pony Design GRAPHIC DESIGNER Niall Sweeney
Official Credits List (continued) Jameson Distillery Bow St. General Contractor - Flynn Management & Contractors PARTNER IN CHARGE Mick Flynn PROJECTS DIRECTOR Fergal Duffy CONTRACTS MANAGER Brendan Smyth PROJECT MANAGER John McCormack TECHNICAL SERVICES Alan Murray PROJECT MANAGER Kevin Finlay PROJECT MANAGER Conor McMahon COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR William O’Brien PROJECT QS Niall Osborne PROJECT QS Brian Egan PROJECT MANAGER Ronan McManus CONSULTANTS METEC CONSULTING ENGINEERS DIRECTOR, MECHANICAL ENGINEER Bernard Denver ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Martin Kavanagh MECHANICAL ENGINEER Daniel Lynch OBJ QUANTITY SURVEYORS QS DIRECTOR Rory O’Byrne PROJECT QS Anne Donnelly PROJECT QS Cathal Douglas CARRIG CONSERVATION CONSERVATION DIRECTOR Peter Cox PROJECT CONSERVATION CONSULTANT John Beattie PROJECT CONSERVATION CONSULTANT Mary-Liz McCarthy
BARRY & PARTNERS STRUCTURAL ENGINEER DIRECTOR Jerome O’Brien PROJECT STRUCTURAL ENGINEER Garry Flood BC(A)R ASSIGNED CERTIFIER Barry Kavanagh GSP FIRE SAFETY FIRE SAFETY CONSULTANT Andrew Howard DIRECTOR & FIRE SAFETY CONSULTANT Lory Holland Electrical Engineering - CJK Engineering MANAGING DIRECTOR Conor Kearney COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR Vincent Bruen ESTIMATOR Paul Carberry PROJECT MANAGER Jimmy Mulhall SITE FOREMAN Dave McMahon Mechanical Engineering Riverside Mechanical CONTRACTS MANAGER Marcus Sutcliffe MECHANICAL ENGINEER Eamonn Garland MECHANICAL ENGINEER Colm Conway PLUMBER Gary McGrath Catering Equipment - Stephens Catering Equipment COMMERCIAL DIRECTOR Conrad Greene F&B DESIGN - QA DESIGN Lindsay Adams
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Sleep No More — Shanghai, China Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement Connected Immersion Theater
The Thea Awards Committee found that Sleep No More Shanghai deserves special praise for its adaptation for Chinese audiences; maintaining a successful operational model for distributed performance; working closely with its Chinese partner to get audience specifics right; and in selecting and operating the right venue.
Sleep No More took Broadway by storm in 2011 with a unique show format that allowed the audience to go where they wanted, when they wanted, as voyeurs in a creative, interactive, distributed performance of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Sleep No More Shanghai has reimagined this pioneering, immersive show, set in 1930s Shanghai. It is the first collaboration between Punchdrunk, the original creators, and Shanghai Media Group (SMG). The visceral, tactile and darkly cinematic telling of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, Macbeth, spans five floors of a vast, specially constructed building in the Jing’An district of the city. It begins with the audience opening the performance, participants from the start as they don
masks and take the role of hotel guests. They can then choose where they go - ultimately exploring over 90 rooms. The evocative era’s opulence and austerity have been meticulously created in rich detail. Each room contains authentic artifacts and props, and there is even a bustling street market complete with dimly lit alleyways. The audience can peep behind faded gold picture frames and discover secret messages, while other clues to the unfolding narrative could lie inside a cast member’s breast pocket or silk clutch purse - all of them adding to the exquisite, haunting dance and performance of 25+ players. Punchdrunk International took on a monumental task in re-imagining this hit show for China, working closely with SMG. Sleep No More Shanghai is full of props and artifacts that all had to be re-written for 1930s China references. Key to its success was understanding the audience and where it needed to be revised. The production opened on 14th December 2016 and is currently ranked the third longest-running theatrical production in Shanghai.
Official Credits List - Sleep No More Direction & Choreography Felix Barrett, Co-Director Maxine Doyle, Co-Director Felix Barrett, Co-Designer Livi Vaughan, Co-Designer Beatrice Minns, Co-Designer Maxine Doyle, Choreographer Stephen Dobbie, Sound Designer Felix Barrett, Lighting Designer David Israel Reynoso, Costume Designer Colin Nightingale, Creative Producer Conor Doyle, Associate Choreographer Conor Doyle, Associate Director Wencong Chen, Assistant Director Wencong Chen, Sleep No More Shanghai Dramaturgy Consultant Rehearsal Directors Eric Bradley, Original Rehearsal Director Anna Finkel, Original Rehearsal Director Emily Terndrup, Original Rehearsal Director Paul Zivkovich, Original Rehearsal Director Pao-Su Chiang, Original Rehearsal Director Ching-I Chang, Original Rehearsal Director Steven Apicello, Current Rehearsal Director Pin- Chieh Chen, Current Rehearsal Director Hope Davis, Current Rehearsal Director Austin Goodwin, Current Rehearsal Director Olly Hornsby-Sayer, Current Rehearsal Director Emily Terndrup, Current Rehearsal Director Paul Zivkovich, Current Rehearsal Director Garth Johnson, Current Rehearsal Director Design Delivery Livi Vaughan, Designer Claire Karoff, Lead Design Consultant Hebe George, Senior Design Consultant MaĂŻto JobbĂŠ-Duval, Senior Design Consultant Nali Zhao, Design Manager & Sleep No More, Shanghai Design Consultant Bin Lan, Design Manager & Sleep No More, Shanghai Design Consultant
Amanda Perry, Design Consultant (Install) George Ellison, Design Consultant (Install) Scenic Team Shanqiang Fu, Scenic Team Xinsun Wu, Scenic Team Jianjun Huang, Scenic Team Qihua Shu, Scenic Team Hua Yang, Scenic Team Jianming Fan, Scenic Team Zengyue Zhu, Scenic Team Zhicheng Yan, Scenic Team Min Li, Scenic Team Yuegui Cheng, Scenic Team Hong Jiang, Scenic Team Jun Qin, Scenic Team Guoping Ding, Scenic Team Huaiying Sun, Scenic Team Bin Cheng, Scenic Team Jinlai Xu, Scenic Team Biwu Li, Scenic Team Chengliang Yu, Scenic Team Rangcheng Wu, Scenic Team Minju Xin, Scenic Team Longhua Cheng, Scenic Team Changliang Zhu, Scenic Team Jiangfeng Tong, Scenic Team Liming Han, Scenic Team Zhongwei Chen, Scenic Team Siyue Ban, Scenic Team Faming Han, Scenic Team Shoushan Han, Scenic Team Fangqing Wang, Scenic Team Xinhai Cheng, Scenic Team Xiuping Jin, Scenic Team Wei Zhang, Scenic Team Liang Wen, Scenic Team LIjun Shan, Scenic Team Zhongqin Liu, Scenic Team Xiaolin Liu, Scenic Team Bangzhu Xiao, Scenic Team Zuogao Lin, Scenic Team Graphic Designers Stephen Dobbie, Designer Rongjia Wei, Designer Yulu Tang, Designer Huiping Tang, Designer Lingling Shen, Designer Chunhua Wu, Designer Zesheng Yang, Designer Xinhui Sun, Designer Zedong Han, Designer Yue Zhao, Designer Props & Dressing Team Li Zhang, Prop Coordinator Chenchen Sheng, Prop Design Assistant Yang Wang, Props & Dressing Team Shanglun Wu, Props & Dressing Team Shanshan Wang, Props & Dressing Team
Hexi Pan, Props & Dressing Team Jiamiao Cao, Props & Dressing Team Hang Yu, Props & Dressing Team Mengxue Xiong, Props & Dressing Team Jie Wang, Props & Dressing Team Qifei Liu, Props & Dressing Team Liang Wang, Props & Dressing Team Ming Qin, Props & Dressing Team Jian Li, Props & Dressing Team Peng Song, Props & Dressing Team Feng Wang, Props & Dressing Team Yanmei Han, Props & Dressing Team Xuebin Lv, Props & Dressing Team Zhen Xu, Props & Dressing Team Rucheng Wei, Props & Dressing Team Binhao Song, Props & Dressing Team Haiming Li, Props & Dressing Team Changli Mao, Props & Dressing Team Xin Wang, Props & Dressing Team Lillian Clements, Senior Props Buyer (NY) Susan Barras, Props Buyer (NY) Casey Dienel, Props Buyer (NY) Chris Kavanah, Props Buyer (NY) Roxanne Kratt, Props Buyer (NY) Emily Levin, Props Buyer (NY) Alison Mantilla, Props Buyer (NY) Sound Stephen Dobbie, Sound Designer Steven Dove, Sound Design Associate Bin Hu, Sound Consultant Guoqing Wu, Sound Operation Team Wenhao Xiao, Sound Operation Team Tantai Dingli, Sound Operation Team Katsuyuki Makino, Sound Coordinator Xuefeng Zhu, Sound Coordinator Keran Liu, Sound Coordinator Peng Qin, Sound Coordinator Ji Xu, Sound Coordinator Bin Hu, Sound Coordinator Weijia Cao, Sound Coordinator
Lighting Felix Barrett, Lighting Designer Evan Gannon, Lighting Consultant Kanie Liu King Kan, Local Lighting Consultant Yubin Yang, Lighting Technical Support Dawei Wu, Lighting Technical Support Fenghua Chen, Lighting Operation Support Yajun Jia, Lighting Operation Team Zhengbo Cui, Lighting Operation Team Costume David Israel Reynoso, Costume Designer Jiaxi Liu, Costume Coordinator Weiling Wang, Costume Coordinator Shuyun Xia, Costume Assistant Ziwei Lv, Costume Assistant Xiuyue Zhu, Costume Assistant Juhua Fang, Costume Maintenance Production Ben Hosford, Production Consultant Tao Pan, Production Manager Tian Zhang, Production Manager Jiawen Fan, Production Assistant He Zhang, Production Assistant Stage Management Vanessa Dodgson-Thomas, Stage Management Consultant Chunjie Xiao, Stage Manager Jiao Liu, Deputy Stage Manager Mengjie Wang, Deputy Stage Manager Zedong Wu, Deputy Stage Manager Zihe Wang, Assistant Stage Managers Ruohu Luo, Assistant Stage Managers Tao Hong, Assistant Stage Managers Chinglam Yau, Assistant Stage Managers Qiongwen Zhang, Assistant Stage Managers Xuewei Zhou, Assistant Stage Managers Company Management Rosalind Coleman, International Company Manager Xinyi Cao, Local Company Manager
Official Credits List (continued) - Sleep No More Physio Dr Derk Rietveld, Physio Kyle Sherry, Physio Haipo Song, First-Aid Qiang Wang, First-Aid Translators Shian-An Jem, Translator Qiao Meng, Translator Zihe Wang, Translator Yunmei Gou, Translator Shen Zhou, Translator Weitian Liu, Translator Hui Liu, Translator Rui Yang, Translator Yu Liu, Translator Lin Lei, Translator Qian Xie, Translator Lei Wang, Translator Zhenqing Hou, Translator Luting Liang, Translator Huifang Zhou, Translator Yaxuan Wang, Translator Qiwei Chen, Translator Manyang Hu, Translator Punchdrunk International Felix Barrett, Artistic Director Felix Barrett, Sleep No More, Executive Co-Creator Maxine Doyle, Sleep No More, Executive Co-Creator Despina Tsatsas, Executive Producer Colin Nightingale, Creative Producer Stephen Makin, Producer Lucy Whitby, General Manager Andrew Morgan, International General Manager Lauren Van Zyl, Finance Director Judith Glynne, Finance Manager JoJo Tyhurst, Communications Manager Nicole Kay, Production Assistant Victoria Eyton, Production Assistant Sleep No More, Shanghai General Management Consultancy, Mark Rubinstein Ltd Public Relations, The Corner Shop PR Legal, Harbottle & Lewis Accountants, Mercer & Hole SMG Live Jing Zhong, Chief Producer Chencheng Ma, Producer Chenlin Zhao, Associate Producer Liang Chen, Associate Producer Haiyun Mu, Production Coordinator Xinxin Li, Production Coordinator Tao Pan, Operation Director
Tian Zhang, Production Director Jiamin Mao, Marketing Director Lianna Wu, Marketing Director Zhenhao Lin, Construction Director Jie Zhang, Finance Director Xiaojie Chen, Legal Director Wenhan Xu, Marketing and Publicity Tingting Dai, Marketing and Publicity Lin Xiang, Marketing and Publicity Luying Chen, Marketing and Publicity Xinke Zou, Marketing and Publicity Xiaowei Qian, Marketing and Publicity Yi Wu, Sponsorship & CoPromotion Zhuoyao Huang, Sponsorship & Co-Promotion Xianglong Tang, Box Office Junjie Yang, Box Office Huixian Chen, Box Office Jun Mao, Box Office Jing Luo, Marketing Assistant Boyao Hu, Marketing Assistant Luqing Fang, Marketing Assistant Li Wang, Box Office Assistant Yiling Li, Box Office Assistant Ruihao Lou, Box Office Assistant Shun Wang, Event Coordinators Xiaoying Dai, Event Coordinator Nan Zhang, Event Coordinators Yujie Zhang, Event Coordination Xin Gu, Event Coordination Xiaoyue Tang, Event Coordination Li Liu, Event Coordination Yichao Zhang, Event Coordination Minxia Hao, Event Coordination Shuang Ma, Finance Xinhui Hong, Finance Chen Yang, Finance Chen Zhou, Finance Qiongwen Wu, Administrative Ying Fang, Administrative Yimin Yan, Administrative Assistant Jingyuan Zhang, Operation Xiaojin Gu, Operation Xiang Wang, Operation Xiaochen Zhu, Operation Xiaochen Zhu, Operation Yajuan Yang, Operation Lei Fu, Operation Bin Chen, Operation Zhiyun Zhan, Construction Consultant Xuanxuan Wu, Construction Design Coordinator Jiajie Kang, Construction Design
Jingyuan Zhang, Construction Coordinator Hui Huang, Production Trailer Filming and Editing Linhong Fu, Production Trailer Filming and Editing Sheng Xu, Production Trailer Filming and Editing Black Sheep Studios, Production Trailer Filming and Editing Yuan Studio, Production Photography Stephen Dobbie, Production Photography Fan Jiang, Production Photography Xiaolin Zhang (Shanghai RayShine Advertising Agency & Production Co. Ltd.), Marketing Designer Xiaowei Yang, Marketing Designer
Daniel Nicholson Ryan O’Neill Simon Palmer John Ross Shaoting Dai Emily Terndrup Tingting Tang Edward Warner Wen- Hsin Lee Xinwen Xu Xuehao Zhang Yang Gao Valentine Yannopoulos Yi-an Cheng Yuli Jiang Paul Zivkovich
Performers Steven Apicello Maren Fidje Bjørneseth Sam Booth Camilla Brogård Andrea Carucci Pin- Chieh Chen Daisy Curdy Hope Davis Conor Doyle Akos Dozsa Austin Goodwin Carl Harrison Olly Hornsby-Sayer Hsiao- Ting Liao Hui- Ting Hsu Chris Jaeger Chris Jared Garth Johnson Olivia McPherson Maya Milet Mingchao Wang Ni Shen
Originally produced by Punchdrunk.
Credits Lighting Design for the New York City production of Sleep No More was created by Felix Barrett and Euan Maybank.
The US premiere of Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More was presented by Punchdrunk and the American Repertory Theater. The New York City production of Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More is presented by Emursive. Punchdrunk Global Ltd trading as Punchdrunk International. “Punchdrunk” is the registered trade mark of Punchdrunk (a registered charity number: 1113741) and is used under licence. Punchdrunk Global Ltd UK Company Number: 9302561. UK VAT Registration Number: 232 4800 38.
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Chimelong Ocean Kingdom’s Journey of Lights Parade — Zhuhai City, China Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement - Live Show
The TEA Thea Awards Committee noted these hallmarks of the project: • Creative staging and production. The lands of Ocean Kingdom are celebrated with eight parade units, two carts, and one wagon, supported by 75 performers in a 35-minute color-changing, illuminated show, all set to an original soundtrack. • Each unit creates its own 90-second story-driven scene, complete with its own variation on the musical theme, “Celebrate Tonight.” • Dazzlingly beautiful, blazing on a grand scale with over one million color changing LEDs. • Technically stunning as all one million lights are programmed, synchronized and color controlled by 850 total DMX Universes across 120 CueServer playback systems. This allows every light in the parade to change colors at the same moment, achieving technical sophistication and synchronized color changes unimaginable only a few years ago. • The parade route is long, about .8 kilometer or 1/2 mile. What’s important is that each guest, no matter
where they are standing, receives about 35 minutes of show. The Journey of Lights Parade at Chimelong Ocean Kingdom signals a giant leap forward of technical and creative possibilities in the creation of mobile nighttime spectaculars. This is combined with the highest level of visual imagination and design, executed with theatrical flair and showmanship at virtually every level. The thematic sculptural and animation effects of the floats and the imaginative design of the costumes wonderfully celebrate the thematic zones of the surrounding theme park, bringing the characters and worlds of Chimelong Ocean Kingdom to life while creating a perfect finale to the day-long visit. This is a stunning combination of world-class technical and creative excellence. The Journey of Lights Parade takes the art and technology of mobile nighttime spectaculars to a new world standard of excellence.
Official Credits List - Chimelong Ocean Kingdomâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Journey of Lights Parade Zhigang Su, Producer & Director General, Chimelong Group Chris Ho, Creative Director, Executive Producer & Global Sourcing, Chimelong Group Paul Yuan, Owner Representative, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom Raymond Lin, Project Management, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
Charlotte Huggins, Executive Producer, Miziker Entertainment
Michael Lee, Project Management, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
Sean Chung, Project Management, Miziker Entertainment
Ka Wai Li, Project Management, Chimelong Ocean Kingdom
John Ramirez, Art Director
Tracy Liang, Contract & Logistics, Chimelong Group Ryan Miziker, Creative Director, Miziker Entertainment
David Foley, Technical Director Brian Gale, Lighting Designer Mirena Rada, Costume Designer
Robert Mackey, Choreographer Scott Arnold, Park Wide System Shawn Lawless, Chassis, Lawless Industries Angel Wong, Costume Manufacturer, Limelight Cathy Chow, Costume Manufacturer, Dongguan Qiaoyi Felix Chow, Lighting Supplier, Karlson Global
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Charlotte He, Project Management & Global Sourcing, Chimelong Group
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Frozen Ever After —
Norway Pavilion, Epcot, Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL, USA
Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement - Attraction Reimagining
The immersive journey of Frozen Ever After is the first dark ride encounter based on the world and characters of Disney’s animated film “Frozen.” Open since June 21, 2016, it features scenes and characters inspired by Disney’s 2013 animated film “Frozen” as well as the 2015 animated short, “Frozen Fever.” This imaginative new storytelling experience is delivered with elegance, grace and beauty, using each twist, turn and backward falling moment to full potential. Newgeneration Audio-Animatronics® figures plus projection, special effects, scenic design and soundscape/musical score all blend seamlessly to surround guests as they float through the world of “Frozen.”
Frozen Ever After was designed to seamlessly integrate with the same boat vehicles (and a slightly modified track layout) of the former Maelstrom attraction in the Norway pavilion at Epcot® Theme Park, in the park’s World Showcase. The elegant coupling of the existing ride layout with the beautiful new story experience combine to create “goose-bump” thrills and excitement for the guests. It was designed and executed with such art and precision that the new attraction feels purpose-built. Guests are immersed in a delightful and well rendered three-dimensional world. The Thea Awards Committee praised Frozen Ever After for impressive production values and execution, emotional resonance and guest impact.
Official Credits List - Frozen Ever After Walt Disney Imagineering / Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Abby Brandenburg Abdul Delgado Abigail E. Workman Adam Anthony Earl Jones Adam B Hill Adam C Obenberger Adam Christopher Lind Adam D Flemming Adrian B Hendels Aimee Scribner Alexa N Nelson Alexander Salvador Mendoza Alexandre Juliao Alexis C Sopkiw Alexis W Chamberlin Alicia Marie Hofer Allan Cody-Rapport Allan J Marasco Amanda Hatsumi Nozaki Amanda M Crane Amber Danielle Chandler Amber N LaRosa Amrit Pal S Sangha Amrita Meher Andres Bermudez Andrew F Carbonar Andrew G MacPhee Andrew James Sinclair-Harris Andrew Nocar Andrew S Rubin Andrew Sibner Andrew T Grenier Angela Dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Anna Angela W Girardi Anjelica Casillas Anna Maylynn Hudman Annette Crump Anthony Flores Anthony G Enriquez Anthony L Morris April V Warren Areyna Schmidt Ari B Novick Arlean Thompson Arrea V Higgs Ashley Bickford Ashley C Stegall Ashley Cole Bruce Ashley Levine Ashley Nicole Cummings Avi Tuchman Ba Van Le Bailey E Freer Barry J Berman Barry S Golding Becky Gregory Benjamin J Van Beusekom Bernard J Manuel Bill Argus Blake J Ostrowski Brad F Ringhausen Braden M Bowers Brandi Keogh Ward
Brandon Kirkpatrick Brenda Lee Haggard Brian Burns Brian P Orr Brian R Cresse Brian S Nefsky Brianna L Pfost Brittany D Wright Brittany Danielle Pittner Brittney Marie Flaherty Brooke Mackenzie Swift Bruno Galliadi Bryan L Jolley Cameron Schlender Candace R Brown Carlos Olguin Carmen A Perreault Carmen Kee Carol S Torrez Carolyn A Schoenfeld Carolyn April Truluck Cintron Carolyn Lovell Carolyn Ojeda Carri C Forrest Catharine E Carver Cathy J Woo Cecelia A Cicchini Chad A Stachnik Chad Hinton Oglesby Chad Michael Smith Chalmer D Day III Charles Samuel Schmidt Charles W Leatherberry Charlotte D Poole George Paterakis Chelsea Eliese Whikehart Cherie E Beaulieu-Unland Chester Bennett Christina Case Christine Elizabeth Weck Christopher Brunner Christopher C Hofer Christopher D Johnson Christopher D Smith Christopher G Miller Christopher J Mazzella Christopher Ryan Douglas Christopher Stewart Christopher W Dryden Chuck Granger Claire Seymour Clarence W Whitley Clyde J Allen II Colleen Meyers Connie McAloney Stamos Corban Wyatt Prim Curtis Donahou Curtis Nagatoshi Cynthia Ann Marinaro Cynthia L Moss Dale M Hashimoto Damian R Esteem Dan Lund Dana Elizabeth Baker Daniel A Gray Daniel Garibek
Daniel George Aguirri Daniel Joseph Steck Jr Daniel L Baker Daniel R Richardson Daniel Spinella Darin Hollings David A Green David Christoffers David E Emery David E White David Erdmann David J Hardiman David J Wiedman David J. Myers David L Harker David Michael Gaetke David P Goldberg David Rothman David S Wishart David W Driver David W Stern Debbie Petersen Deborah Lee Debra Lynn Nolan Diana J Hall Dieuvella Moricette Don Matz Donald B MacDonald Donald L Updyke Jr Donald Matheson III Donald Robert Hillhouse Donella Bullock Vitale Donna L Lenartowicz Doreen Muir Douglas A Dozier Douglas E Hartwell Douglas P Esselstrom Douglas R Griffith Douglas Scharfenberg Drue J Erdmann Dustin Eshenroder Edgar Frederick Mahnke IV Edward J Hanna Edward J Heslin Eliacin Reyes Eliana Almario Elina Abedi Elisabeth H Sun Elise Christine M Lim Elizabeth Sweeney Emilio Loza Emily Roy Emily V Davis Eric Jacobson Eric L Daffern Eric M Lindberg Eric S Kovach Erica C Bourdage Erik M Moore Erik W Solan Erin Staymates Ernest A Fennell Esteban Jimenez Colon Ethan F Reed Evan M Higgins Eve Starrdell Hinds
Ezell Malik Jordan Felicity Marie Ryder Ferdinand C Rigotti Fernando A Gamez Rivas Francisco L Hamilton Frank Villalpando Frank Newman Franklin T Batino Gary Landrum Gary S Herpst Gary W Schnuckle Gauge Phillip Donald Banks Genell Nikeya Hoechstetter Genevieve R Billedeau George A Gomez George E Adams Geraldo Reyes Velez Gilles Martin Giri G Shankar Glenn E Wens Glenn Edward Koch Gordon P.R. Land Greg R Wiatroski Gregory P Lechuga Jr Guillermo Fok De Jesus Hannah Adele Gibson Hannah Ruth Brennan Hansen Austin Colyer Harold Fred Bufford Jr Harry B Wykes Harry J Weiss Heath J Miller Heather L Klaubert Heather S Greene Hien V Dinh Holger Irmler Horace T Joiner Ian T. Spence Irvin Serrano Infantes Ismael Diaz II Ismael J Ranzola Jack Blitch Jack W Raupach Jackie L Shadrake Jaclyn Lea Hicks Jacob A Ellis Jacqueline P Scoggin Jaime M McGough James A Catlett James A Thomas James E Carlson James G Armagost James G Jackson James J Romano James Kozak James M Graziano James Moore Jane E Bumar Janet MacDonald Janice Jones Jann A Adachi Jared A Andersen Jared E Bishop Jasmin None Reinmoeller Jasmine Natalie Perrett Jason Abruzzese
Official Credits List (continued) - Frozen Ever After Jason C Smith Jason Daniel Sustar Jason G Grandt Jason L Pellegrino Jay Becker Jeffrey A Davis Jeffrey A White Jeffrey D Webb Jeffrey E Flitman Jeffrey Green Jeffrey J. Gloudeman Jeffrey S Thompson Jennifer A Robertson Jennifer Erin Brooks Jennifer K Tepper Jennifer Leone Jennifer Lowe Jennifer V Kwoon Jennifer Zipeto Jennilee Kristen Atillo Navales Jerold S Kaplan Jerome Douglas Turner Jerre B Kirk Jerry Frame Jerry L Bailey Jessica Mylynne Shaw Jesus M Lacanilao Jiejing Zhang Jim Blackman Jim Dotson Joe Wayne Tyson John A Anderson John A Malluck John C Kirtland John C Mitchell John C Nappo John E Swapp John Enriquez John Higgins John L Dennis John M Stewart John P Mauvezin John P Ronan John T Kestler John Terrance Murphy Jolie L Weston Jonathan L Fisher Jonathan Michael Moran Jordan Tyler Giglio Jordyn Zimmerman Jorge G Regal Jose Miguel Jimenez Jose R McCausland Joseph A Van Dam Joseph C Husung Joseph Forcier Joseph J Vitale Joseph M Killian Joseph Reed Scarborough Joseph S Case Josh D Cimino Joshua A Ross Joshua D Shipley Joshua J Bak-Jensen Joshua Michael Newton Joshua Paul Ferroni
Judy L Resh Julie A Deen Justin Petronglo Kaitlyn L Schneider Kaitlyn Patterson Karen E Lawrence Karin Elizabeth Hanson Karl R Strahl Karyn M Rinaldi Katherine Burns Katherine Kelly Kathleen Brady Kathleen M Janus Kathy A Mangum Kathryn Joan Yancey Kathryn Julia Skobrak Kathryn Rose Siloac Katie Eastman Katie Frances Eastman Katrina Esther Alvarez Kayla L Childers Keith A Rector Keith Jeffrey Mazzella Keith Whipple Kelly J Boston Kelsey A Neal Kelsey L Hardwick Ken D Petersen Kenneth “Sonny” Chapman Ken A Horii Kenneth Lumpkins Kerri Bair Keven R Schlender Kevin Michael Leverett Kevin R Fleeman Kevin Lively Kim M Wessel Krista Marie Montoya Kristen De Jonge Kristen Michele Coogan Kristen Paige Craig Kristin L Brown Krys Chang Kyle M Kloss Kyle R C O’Brien Landon Pontius Larry L Pool Jr Laura G Cuccaro Laura Hoshino Laura N Panno Lauren A Martinez Lauren E Stec Lauren Niederhiser Lauren M Urso Laurence Treweek Lawrence Polla Jr Leann M Blackman Lee M Wilson Leonard J Yee Leslie J Kramer Levi Ponce Liana Zorn Liane Dietz Linda Ann Miller Linda Huynh Lisa Maureen Anderson
Lori Rothman Story Lucas T Phelan Luis Barrios III Luis Fragoso Luke Jongbloed Manny Dumas Marcia L Williams Marcos Reyes Marcus DeSouza Marcus William Ledet Margaret Maldonado Mark A Kohl Mark Alan Godby Mark D Goldberg Mark D Gooch Mark Dasso Mark E Tripp Mark H Dunlap Mark J Lai Mark T Inglert Martin A Franzka Mary Elizabeth Carver Matt Lorenzo Matthew Buckley Clonts Matthew C Schoepf Matthew K Gary Matthew R Dowling Matthew Robert Soplinski Matthew V Smith Max Von Friedrich Megan Bette Nowikowski Melissa Ann Troutt Melissa Lacy Poole Melissa Valquette Michael A Koronka Michael Alex Campbell Michael C Pechin Michael Carrero Michael D Spurk Michael J Bishop Michael J Fracassi Michael J Iezza Michael J McCormick II Michael John Anson Michael Kingery Michael R Arana Michael R Harper Michael R Vossler Michael S Welch Michael T Ferguson Michael W Horen Michael Yip Michel Den Dulk Michelle T Sasse Miguel Cabada Mike Kutcher Molly Irene Hoelper Nancy A Goodwin Natalie Alonso Natalie Rose Scott Neil M Jones Nicholas G Sayles Nicholas Joseph Dunn Nicholas Taylor Neubrand Nicholas V Alers Nicole A Doolittle
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Steven N Silverstein Steven Rogers Gensmer Steven T Kosakura Susan A Milner Susan L Adams Susanna Margarita Lorenzo Tanner J Smith Tanner Wade Lovgren Taralyn Omolara Jaiyeola Taylor S Zimmerman Teresa Margaret Wright Terra J Gurley Terrence A Tasior Thanh Minh Phan Theodore Bryce Houston Thomas E Byerly Thomas F LaDuke Thomas J Fitzgerald Thomas M Fotie Thomas R Berberette Jr Timothy E Schmidt Timothy J Eck Timothy John Skundrich Timothy William Zalk Tod A Mathias Todd H Glanz Todd L Dasso Todd Neubrand Tony Roush Tricia Arneson
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This exhilarating new experience at Disney California Adventure® Park is based on the “Guardians of the Galaxy” film franchise. Disney Imagineers met the challenge by creating a thrilling, immersive adventure, leveraging what people love about “Guardians” and bringing the popular movies authentically to life. Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! was designed around a pre-existing ride system, guest flow and facility layout, re-imagined using the popular characters (and actors), environments and lore from the Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. “The Collector” (aka Taneleer Tivan, played with style by Benicio Del Toro) has brought his traveling exhibit to Earth, and The Guardians of the Galaxy are among his most prized possessions. The Guardians do not take well to being part of a live exhibit, and while they are complaining, Rocket devises an escape plan and recruits the audience. The environment leverages the unique production design and character roles from the film creatives. The entire building was reimagined as Tivan’s Collection, with the exterior meant to resemble an intergalactic fortress. Inside, guests are greeted by Tivan (Del Toro). Hundreds of props and items in the lobby and throughout the preshow are a fan’s dream. When the ride (Gantry) portion starts, a silhouette of Rocket pops up on top, unplugs a wire, and plugs in a cassette player to start the rock and roll music that powers the experience. The gantry continues to move up and down, stopping multiple times to open the doors, showing views of Rocket-induced chaos.
From exterior to props to new ride programming, the flow through authentically integrates the Guardians mythology. The decision to amplify a small section of the first film – “The Collector” – gives fans a fun, recognizable storyline. Strategically selecting Rocket, a genetically engineered raccoon, as the Audio-Animatronics® character to help drive the pre-show, is brilliant and wellexecuted. Linking 1970s and early 1980s soundtrack selections (like ‘Hit Me With Your Best Shot’) to the various ride programs also connects guests emotionally to the experience. This expertly crafted attraction has won over even the most skeptical fans.
Official Credits List - Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING Elina Abedi Darcy L Accardi Jonathan Ackley Jann Adachi Rebecca L Agee Carlos J Aldas Billy L Almon Kristin O Appleton Ashley Arden Julie Asato Kristin Athans BillÂŹÂŹ Avzaradel Jason Badger Jerry L Bailey Tyler Bal Andy Bare Dennis Barlow Dave Barnett Jean Batthany Jason Bayever Dani J Bellar Will R Benson Thomas Bergman Stephanie Berry Irmgard E Berry Cristian Bilauca Chris Bodden Diana Bradley William Bredberg Mike Brent Ryan Brierly Sarah Brnca Robbin Broad Bethann M Brody Sierra Brown Marc Brugnoni John Bunt Christine Burchett Butler Marnie Burress Susanna Carranza Thomas Casarez Anjelica Casillas Joshua Catalfo Samantha Catanzaro Matias Cena Anthony B Chacon Sonny Jr Chapman Manny Chavez Hill Cheuk YuMing (Aki) Chien Agnes Chu Jordan Coleman Viorel Coman Sally Conner Kristen Coogan Christopher Corbett Jeanne Costello Annette Crump Eric Daffern Garth Dahlgren Matt Daly Todd Daniels Christine Dantzler Mayumi Davies
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The DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai is an indoor land in the park featuring sublands focusing on DreamWorks animated intellectual properties (IP), immersing guests into “Shrek,” “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda.” The exterior of the building/land is representative of the DreamWorks logo and has static characters from DreamWorks films for photo ops. Just inside is the Fountain of Dreams rotunda, with bronze sculptures of the featured DreamWorks characters. Adjacent to the rotunda is the main DreamWorks Store. Each zone is highly themed with excellent theatrical lighting, audio, immersive environments, strong character graphics (the Madagascar area is of particular note in this category) and moments of discovery. Major attractions within the zone include: • Dragon Gliders: This roller coaster uses the ride system to great effect, passing custom CGI scenes from “How to Train Your Dragon,” dimensional scenes with animatronics, and bursting out into the enclosed area development for a dragon’s-eye-view of the themed land below. • Shrek’s Merry Fairy Tale Journey: An epic-scale, trackless ride through a retelling of the first Shrek motion picture. • Madagascar Mad Pursuit!: An indoor launch coaster in the dark • Kung Fu Panda: Unstoppable Awesomeness: Multiplatform, high-capacity 4D simulator theater. Expertly designed, well crafted, cleverly integrated, and overall high quality of delivery make the DreamWorks “box” a standout at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai. The climate-controlled environment is a welcome addition
to the park. The mix of highly-themed environments and intellectual properties, along with something for everyone to do in terms of attractions, make the DreamWorks zone feel like a theme park-within-a-theme park. Throughout the zone, the sense of immersion, lighting, graphics, audio, and overall integration into the facility create a world-class experience and make it a standout at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai. DreamWorks’ IP comes to life at a grand scale in exciting and immersive lands, attractions, and experiences.
Official Credits List - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai Raed Al Nuaimi, Chief Executive Officer, DXB Entertainments PJSC Sahar Sayeban, Office Manager - CEO’s Office, DXB Entertainments PJSC Paul La France, Chief Projects Officer, DXB Entertainments PJSC Charley Singayan, Executive - CPO’s Office, DXB Entertainments PJSC Jeffrey Smith,Vice President Show /Rides Engineering, DXB Entertainments PJSC Michael Blaylock, Senior Vice President - Projects, DXB Entertainments PJSC Mohamed Newera,Vice President - Project Management, DXB Entertainments PJSC Michael O’Connell,Vice President - Project Management, DXB Entertainments PJSC Morne Fourie,Vice President Design, DXB Entertainments PJSC Arte Contreras, Director creative, DXB Entertainments PJSC Bruce Dunnet, Director Design Management, DXB Entertainments PJSC Richard Krent, Director - Design, DXB Entertainments PJSC Michael Carroll, Director – Media/ AV/ Control Systems, DXB Entertainments PJSC Amna Bin Thaneya, Assistant Manager - Architect, DXB Entertainments PJSC Amel Al Aboodi, Assistant Manager - Architect, DXB Entertainments PJSC Giovanni Ravagnani Head – Creative Sponsorship, DXB Entertainments PJSC Megha Biswas, Senior Manager Interiors, DXB Entertainments PJSC Andrea Zane, Senior Manager Design, DXB Entertainments PJSC Robert Duane, Senior Manager - Media, DXB Entertainments PJSC Cindy Hussami, Manager - Media, DXB Entertainments PJSC Rida Kassem, Manager Graphics, DXB Entertainments PJSC Anthony J Aguilar, Assistant Manager - Creative, DXB Entertainments PJSC
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Samantha Racliffe Head - MEP, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Roger Cassidy, Delivery Manager, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Jerry Im, Senior Administration Manager, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION James Manuel, Senior Project Manager - Master Plan, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION James Welbourne, Contracts Manager, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Carlo Amato, Associate Director - Programme Management, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Frank Neal, Project Controls Director, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Alfredo Fajardo, Senior Show Systems Manager, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Olivier Mazot, Project Manager - Ride, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Luce Guillot, Design Manager Area Development, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Ginalee Salazar, Assistant Manager - Pre/Post Contract, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Sean McMahon, Senior Manager - General Superintendent, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Anu Biswas, Manager Rides SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Fergus McCarthy, Director - Rides, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Anna Figuera, Senior Manager - Rides, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION William Collins, Head - Delivery Management (Motiongate Dreamworks), SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Lucy Makina, Contracts Manager, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Mohammed Thanveer, Head Rides Coordination, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Satish Chansekhar, Manager - Systems Development, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Robert Weber, Head - AV Projection, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION
Official Credits List (cont’d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai Claudia Nunn, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Nagoor Mohideen, Associate Director -ICT Projects, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Gregory Pen, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Paul Komer, SAMSUNG C&T CORPORATION Charlie Smith, Head - Show & Ride, HILL INTERNATIONAL Bruce Chipman, Senior Manager - Show Quality Systems, HILL INTERNATIONAL Peter Rahill, Director - Show & Ride HILL INTERNATIONAL Peter Wentzel, Senior Manager General Superintendent (Motiongate), HILL INTERNATIONAL Tanguy Le Ghoalec, Head - R&D, AV & Projection Systems, HILL INTERNATIONAL Gregg Nunn, HILL INTERNATIONAL Hazem Taha Senior Manager - Electrical Engineering (Motiongate), HILL INTERNATIONAL Andy Mercer, Head - Logistics, HILL INTERNATIONAL Shane Boys, Director Construction Management, HILL INTERNATIONAL Bashar Ghazi, Manager - Electrical Engineering (Motiongate), HILL INTERNATIONAL Roberta Vilhena, Senior Manager - Graphics, HILL INTERNATIONAL Grietje Gaels, Senior Manager - Interiors, HILL INTERNATIONAL Janet Hulme, Senior Manager HILL INTERNATIONAL Khristel Ramos, Coordinator - Motiongate, HILL INTERNATIONAL Zenaida Zozobrado, Senior Officer - Motiongate, HILL INTERNATIONAL Mary Jean Untalan, Coordintor Rides, HILL INTERNATIONAL Tawfik Orabi, Senior Art Director - Interiors, HILL INTERNATIONAL William Georgensen, Senior Art Director - Interiors, HILL INTERNATIONAL Maria Khawaja, Senior Officer - Interiors, HILL INTERNATIONAL
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John Hessler, Special Projects Engineer, ETC Thomas McGuire, Programming Engineer, ETC Abigail Tutorow, Field Service Engineer, ETC Karl Haas, Architectural Systems Manager, ETC Buddy Pope, Senior Systems Project Manager, 4Wall Bill Groener, Systems and Design General Manager, 4Wall Tom Sauerbrei, Project Administrator, 4Wall Patrick Brambila, Project Manager, 4Wall Mical Goldzweig, Project Manager, 4Wall Mike Farmer, Fixture Prep Manager, 4Wall Sam Updike, Fixture Prep Manager, 4Wall Matt Wyman, Application Engineer, 4Wall Nathan Barmer, Application Engineer, 4Wall John Kernisky, Field Project Tech, 4Wall Logan Hayden, Field Project Tech, 4Wall Josh Logan, Programmer, 4Wall Theresa Heffernan, CAD Design Engineer, 4Wall Shaun Ballew, CAD Design Engineer, 4Wall Joe Schmidt, CAD Design Engineer, 4Wall Noah Trinmer-Rowan, Field Project Tech, 4Wall Tom Lloyd, Executive Team, ADKS Chris Detmer, Executive Team, ADKS Joel Krasnove, Executive Team, ADKS Michael Blau, Executive Team, ADKS Louis Allen, Executive Team, ADKS Ken Crosby, Executive Team, ADKS Matt Reardon, Executive Team, ADKS Tamara Bentley, Executive Team, ADKS Steve Howey, Business Development, ADKS Stephen Detmer, Project Director, ADKS Ryan McLaughlin, Project Manager, ADKS Chris Marcotte, Project Manager, ADKS Clark Wilkinson, Project Manager, ADKS
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Official Credits List (cont’d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai Jessica Darrow, Project Coordinator, ADKS Jenilyn Garcia, Project Coordinator, ADKS John Ellis, Site Superintendant, ADKS Jason Fitzpatrick, Site Superintendant, ADKS Dave Dorman, Site Superintendant, ADKS Austin Drake, Site Foreman, ADKS Nikolas Krasnove, Site Foreman, ADKS Clif Hawkins, Site Foreman, ADKS Gaston Locklear, Site Foreman, ADKS Greg Shkuratoff, Site Foreman, ADKS Jaya Nair, Site Foreman, ADKS Jourdan Darrow, Site Foreman, ADKS Philippe Vercruyssen, Site Foreman, ADKS Neil Vaillancourt, Site Foreman, ADKS Mark Blatchford, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS Daniel Diaz, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS Miguel Diaz, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS Stephen Page, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS Toni Barbosa, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS David Diaz, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS Cynthia Lee, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS Ivy Sickler, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS John Meyer, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS Rhianna Stallard, Site Scenic Artist, ADKS Matt Jackson, Technical Director, ADKS Tyler Needham, Technical Designer, ADKS Rebecca Laufer, Technical Designer, ADKS Peter Rock, Technical Designer, ADKS Dan Auer, Technical Designer, ADKS Adam Obenberger, Technical Designer, ADKS William Fritz, Technical Designer, ADKS Russell Poole, Technical Designer, ADKS Forrest Norton, Technical Designer, ADKS
Joseph Sauthoff, Technical Designer, ADKS Sean Donohue, Technical Designer, ADKS Nina Miszkiewicz, Technical Designer, ADKS Seth Harkins, Creative Director, ADKS Faryha Chowdhury Creative Designer, ADKS Jinna McHugh, Creative Designer, ADKS Tony Shortway, Creative Designer, ADKS Matt Trombley, Creative Designer, ADKS James Casil, Creative Designer, ADKS Cristina Cortese, Creative Designer, ADKS Andrea Nice, Creative Designer, ADKS Larissa Gusek, Creative Designer, ADKS Jeff DuVilla, Creative Designer, ADKS Olga Aleksandrova, Creative Designer, ADKS Xuemei Cao, Creative Designer, ADKS Tonya Hale, Administrative/ Finance, ADKS Mike Marko, Administrative/ Finance, ADKS Greg Almy, Estimation, ADKS Melissa Vandermark, Estimation, ADKS Carl Zutz, Estimation, ADKS Jim Nichols, Estimation, ADKS Alison Hubbard, Administrative, ADKS Jeannie Figurski, Purchasing, ADKS Fred Baker, Purchasing, ADKS Richard Mahaney, Production Director, ADKS Chris Bouchard, Production, ADKS Robert Bentley, Production, ADKS John Mabry, Production, ADKS Jeff Ritchie, Production, ADKS Gary Jarvis, Production, ADKS Aaron Northrup, Production, ADKS Gary Rock, Production, ADKS Sam Detmer, Production, ADKS Darren Gorthey, Production, ADKS Bob Gregory, Production, ADKS Phil Johnson, Production, ADKS James Winslow, Production, ADKS James Brady, Production, ADKS Bruce Nancarrow, Production, ADKS
Ken VanGuilder, Production, ADKS Corey Shearer, Production, ADKS Sean Reardon, Production, ADKS Eric Anderson, Production, ADKS Joe Roulier, Production, ADKS Warren Cicotte, Production, ADKS John Begin, Production, ADKS Andrew Stoddard, Production, ADKS Nicholas Wright, Production, ADKS Patrick Tynan, Production, ADKS Caitlin Wickes, Production, ADKS Ashlea Reardon, Production, ADKS Michael Bollendorf, Production, ADKS Robert Willard, Production, ADKS Peter Gray, Production, ADKS Stephen Nallie, Production, ADKS Chad Smith, Production, ADKS Amber Perry, Production, ADKS Jordan Bardin, Production, ADKS Matthew Newton, Production, ADKS Timothy Reardon, Production, ADKS Marshall Stevens, Production, ADKS Chris Stein, Production, ADKS Shawn Hale, Production, ADKS Angelica Rose, Production, ADKS Cora Fleissner, Production, ADKS Jonathan Wilson, Production, ADKS John Grant, Production, ADKS Stephanie Raap, Production, ADKS Siobhan Peters, Production, ADKS Joshua Morrow, Production, ADKS Nate Baker, Production, ADKS Chris Pasquale, Production, ADKS Max Smith, Production, ADKS Matt Greene, Production, ADKS Earl VanGuilder, Production, ADKS Kevin Benedict, Production, ADKS Nate French, Production, ADKS Shane Bennett, Production, ADKS Christian Poczobut, Production, ADKS Matthew Johnson, Production, ADKS
John Gordon, Production, ADKS Wayne Jones, Production, ADKS Philip Guarino, Production, ADKS Alice Manzi, Production, ADKS Chet Fleming, Production, ADKS Dylan Rogers, Production, ADKS Josh Baker, Production, ADKS Andrew Keech, Production, ADKS Josh Cummins, Production, ADKS George Skellie, Production, ADKS Mark Hotte, Production, ADKS Jordan Auclaire, Production, ADKS Mike Stemmler, Production, ADKS Bill Stoddard, Production, ADKS Lara Sorensen, Production, ADKS Pamela Fryer, Production, ADKS Joan Park, Production, ADKS Margaret Bollendorf, Production, ADKS Ryan Breheny, Production, ADKS Laurie Wilson, Production, ADKS Robert Rathbun, Production, ADKS Katina Condon, Production, ADKS Christina Williams, Production, ADKS John Owens, Production, ADKS Taylor Morrison, Production, ADKS Robert Stevens, Production, ADKS Courtney Rathbun, Production, ADKS Curtis Condon, Production, ADKS Bill McDonald, Production, ADKS Tony Condon, Production, ADKS Roscoe Stark, Production, ADKS Sherrie Criscio, Production, ADKS Barb Edelmann, Production, ADKS Rachel-Leah McDonald, Production, ADKS Marilyn Detmer, Production, ADKS Rachel Johnson, Production, ADKS Karen Kozial, Production, ADKS Elizabeth Willbanks, Production, ADKS Kim Fitzgerald, Production, ADKS Zach Brunelle, Production, ADKS Jeri MacDonald, Production, ADKS Gan Kwang Ze, Theme Painter, Eneon
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Official Credits List (cont’d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai Wan Ahmad, Installer, Eneon Zulkefley Bin, Installer, Eneon Michael Lim Shan Kai, Site Supervisor, Eneon Keith Lim, Project Manager, Eneon Adrian Lim, Owner, Eneon Cham Chi Cheong Director, Designer,Vitruvius Ryan Ng Sculptor,Vitruvius Mafujul Hassan, HS&E Officer, ECC- Engineering Contracting Co: Prabhaharan, Time Keeper, ECCEngineering Contracting Co: Taher Mohammed, HR Officer, ECC- Engineering Contracting Co: Zidan Ebrahim Hatem, General Foreman, ECC- Engineering Contracting Co: Mohammad Abudaqa, Project Manager, ECC- Engineering Contracting Co: Sameeh Almukdad, Project Manager, Prime Metal Industries: Pamela Waldon, Operations Manager, SG Studios Jeremy Railton, Chairman/ Principle Designer, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Alex Calle, CEO/ Director of Design, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Richard Wechsler, Director of Projects, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Francesca Nicolas, Production Designer, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Juliana Wilson, Controller, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Alison Picard, Production Manager, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Chris Stage, Concept Architect, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Josie Booth, General Manager, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Wesley Rae, Director of Operations, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Joselito Valencia, Office Manager, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Michael Jarabelo, Commercial Manager, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Malvin David, Art Director/ Theming Manager, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting Dragos Stanculescu, Project Manager - Dreamworks Theming Project Lead, Sim Leisure Gulf Contracting
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Kent Matsuzaki, Control Systems Engineer, ITEC Entertainment Chris Stuart, Control Systems Engineer, ITEC Entertainment Victor Robles, Control Systems Engineer, ITEC Entertainment Logan O’Farrell, Control Systems Engineer, ITEC Entertainment Sebastian Mora, Control Systems Engineer, ITEC Entertainment Robert Pauli, Control Systems Engineer, ITEC Entertainment Raymond Carriere, Control Systems Engineer, ITEC Entertainment Leland Parker, Control Systems Engineer, ITEC Entertainment Stan Leimer, Control Systems Designer, ITEC Entertainment Mark Hohman, Quality Control Manager, ITEC Entertainment Robert Guadalupe, Fabrication Manager, ITEC Entertainment Greg Kline, Installation Supervisor, ITEC Entertainment Albert Romo, Installation Support, ITEC Entertainment Alex Megna, Fabrication Support, ITEC Entertainment Paul Goulding, Project Manager, ITEC Entertainment Clint Ferguson, Project Management Associate, ITEC Entertainment Rodney Heiligmann, President, LifeFormations Inc. Bret Woodbury, Principal, LifeFormations Inc. Haz Minor, Creative Director, LifeFormations Inc. Will Brady, Production Director, LifeFormations Inc. Marc Maley, Art Director, LifeFormations Inc. David Green, COO, LGA Lisa Passamonte Green, CEO/ Principal in Charge, LGA Mike Mahlum, Principal Designer, LGA Jeff DeLamotte, Principal Designer, LGA Ken Daniel, Principal Designer Themed Lighting, LGA Rose Yager, Production Designer, LGA Lisa Maydwell, Project Manager, LGA Kate Furst, Senior Lighitng Designer, LGA Ryan Bona, Lighting Designer, LGA Leigh Spencer Brown, Lighting Designer, LGA John Delfino, Lighting Designer, LGA
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Official Credits List (contâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATEâ&#x201E;˘ Dubai Michael Lagrotteria, Lighting Designer, LGA Bryan Yu, Lighting Designer, LGA Asif Parkar,Vice President, Cumming Dan Short, Senior Commercial Manager (MEP), Cumming Nader Alhasan, Senior Commercial Manager, Cumming Jacques Hanekom, Senior Cost Manager, Cumming Bob McGowan, Senior Cost Manager, Cumming Daniel Ledesma, Cost Manager, Cumming Methra Olaboduwage, Cost Manager, Cumming Katie Macfarlane, Director, Cumming Paul Hatton, Associate Director, Cumming Janakan Vallipuram, Quatity Surveyor, Cumming Jeremy Railton, Creative Director/Producer, Entertainment Design Corporation Alex Calle, Chief Creative Officer, Entertainment Design Corporation Alison Picard, Production Manager, Entertainment Design Corporation Kathryn Epil, Project Coordinator, Entertainment Design Corporation Jane Grogan, Shrek Project Manager, Entertainment Design Corporation Adam Johnsen, Project Coordinator, Entertainment Design Corporation Shaunessy Quinn, HTTYD Project Manager, Entertainment Design Corporation Adam Nixon, Computer Coordinator, Entertainment Design Corporation Tripp Aquadro, Production Administration, Entertainment Design Corporation Amber Caras, Production Administration, Entertainment Design Corporation Maggie Bellomy, Design Manager, Entertainment Design Corporation Richard Wechsler, Writer, Entertainment Design Corporation Jacob Berding, Supervising Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Juliana de Abreu, Supervising Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation
Francesca Nicolas, Supervising Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Mark Walters, Supervising Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Gary Chaffin, Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Vestalis Pizzaro, Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Kurt Kaufman, Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Hossein Zanjani, Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Leaf Baimbridge, Asst. Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Alexandra Banuelos, Asst. Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Mike Bonanno, Asst. Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Gabriel Fajardo, Asst. Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Kurt Gefke, Asst. Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Gary McMonnies, Asst. Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Daniela Medeiros, Asst. Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation Yasmin Pazandeh, Asst. Art Director, Entertainment Design Corporation John Emurai, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Sara Gilman, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Cynthia Ignacio, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Zofia Kostyrko, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Bill Mather, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Danilo Montejo, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Violette Sacre, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Luc Steadman, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation
David Valdez, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Erik Van Der Palen, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Hao Wu, Illustrator, Entertainment Design Corporation Bill Bronwyn, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Robert Chang, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Gayle Childs, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Waqas Hossein, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Steven Huynh, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation John Inman, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Peter Kim, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Michael Kitchings, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Linda Kurgpold, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation William Lestigi, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Annie Marcos, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Gilbert Marquez, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Jose Navarro, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Katherine Siebert, 3D Modeler, Entertainment Design Corporation Cliff Warner, Executive Producer, Mycotoo Seth Cover, Senior Producer, Mycotoo Ryan Holmes, Area Producer, Mycotoo Danny Hartigan, Executive Creative Director, Riva Creative USA Zane Jensch, Senior Creative Director, Riva Creative USA John Rust, Senior Creative Director, Riva Creative USA Jefferson Eliot, Senior Art Director, Riva Creative USA
Chris Manson, Senior Technical Director Riva Creative USA Terry Palmer, Master Planner, Riva Creative USA Jay Bolton, Area Producer, Riva Creative USA Catherine Forester, Area Producer, Riva Creative USA Kenneth Herring, Area Producer, Riva Creative USA Nicola Rossini, Area Producer, Riva Creative USA Amanda Haley, Associate Producer, Riva Creative USA Shaunessy Quinn, Associate Producer / Production Manager, Riva Creative USA Nicole Addis, Assistant Production Manager, Riva Creative USA Jane Grogan, Assistant Production Manager, Riva Creative USA Devin Flanigan, Creative Director, Riva Creative USA Bonnie Hallman, Creative Director, Riva Creative USA Damon Hill, Creative Director, Riva Creative USA Robert Palmer, Creative Associate, Riva Creative USA Josephine Austin, Area Coordinator, Riva Creative USA Brian Farr, Area Coordinator, Riva Creative USA Daniel Greenberg, Area Coordinator, Riva Creative USA Abby Van De Voort, Area Coordinator, Riva Creative USA Janet De Paiva, Art Coordinator, Riva Creative USA Reid Baker, Area Art Director, Riva Creative USA Mike Fish, Area Art Director, Riva Creative USA Cynthia Ignacio, Area Art Director, Riva Creative USA Zofia Kostyrko-Edwards, Area Art Director, Riva Creative USA Kevin Singleton, Area Art Director, Riva Creative USA Daniel Jenkins, Art Director / Show Set Designer, Riva Creative USA Dennis Kraft, Art Director/ Design Manager, Riva Creative USA James Coatney, Designer, Riva Creative USA Topper Helmers, Designer, Riva Creative USA
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Official Credits List (contâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATEâ&#x201E;˘ Dubai David Lepor, Designer, Riva Creative USA Cory Lorenzen, Designer, Riva Creative USA Jacob Maitless, Designer, Riva Creative USA James Pickering, Designer, Riva Creative USA Estephan Quass, Designer, Riva Creative USA Vincent Richards, Designer, Riva Creative USA Luc Steadman, Designer, Riva Creative USA Mark Stutz, Designer, Riva Creative USA Sywa Sung, Designer, Riva Creative USA Leonardo Tavares, Designer, Riva Creative USA Amanda Gill, Design Associate, Riva Creative USA Brad Biben, Lead Area Development Riva Creative USA Teresa Cuba, Development Designer, Riva Creative USA Vinita Pugal, Development Designer, Riva Creative USA Johnathan Williams, Area Development Coordinator, Riva Creative USA Willis Nearhood Jr., Lead Technical Director, Riva Creative USA Veronika Vorel, Area Technical Director, Riva Creative USA Brian Marshall, Technical Manager, Riva Creative USA Scott Sabens, Rides Manager, Riva Creative USA Alex Merryman, Technical Associate, Riva Creative USA Kari Rae Seekins, Technical Associate, Riva Creative USA Michael Gordon, Facility Design Manager, Riva Creative USA Kevin Sherbrooke, Architectural Designer, Riva Creative USA Nina Tchagayan, Show Set Design Manager, Riva Creative USA Ade Agbalaya, Show Set Designer, Riva Creative USA Pierre Antounian, Show Set Designer, Riva Creative USA Efren Balenton, Show Set Designer, Riva Creative USA Stephen Berger, Show Set Designer, Riva Creative USA Michelle Costamagna, Show Set Designer, Riva Creative USA Jonathan Dawang, Show Set Designer, Riva Creative USA Manoj Engineer, Show Set Designer, Riva Creative USA
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Official Credits List (contâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATEâ&#x201E;˘ Dubai Sunilkumar Radhakrishnan RSS, Wartsila Santosh Thomas, RSS, Wartsila Suendren Nellisheri, AV Technician, Wartsila Andy Cohen, Co-CEO, Principal, Gensler - Los Angeles Rob Jernigan, Principal-In-Charge, Gensler - Los Angeles Marty Borko, Principal Gensler Los Angeles Philip Jaffarian, Principal, Gensler - Los Angeles Tom Sze, Design Principal, Gensler - Los Angeles Jon Corish, Project Manager, Gensler - Los Angeles Timothy Morneau, Project Manager, Gensler - Los Angeles Leanne Sahota, Interior Designer, Gensler - Abu Dhabi Erin Schultz, Interior Designer, Gensler - Abu Dhabi Karim Sijlamassi, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Eugene Chen, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Babak Eshraghi, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles G Sivaprasad Reddy, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Suzanne Chan, Designer, Gensler - San Jose, Costa Rica Ratheesh Ravi, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Steven Knudsen, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Byron Cantu, Designer, Gensler Los Angeles Anastacia Chaves, Designer, Gensler - San Jose, Costa Rica Thomas Karimpanal, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Rupesh Kumar Kalluri, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Alan Imperial, Designer, Gensler - Las Vegas Roberto Jimenez, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Abhishek Srinath, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Jason Opp, Designer, Gensler Los Angeles Esha Nagella, Designer, Gensler Bangalore-India Naveed Mulla, Designer, Gensler - Abu Dhabi Hung Tran, Designer, Gensler Las Vegas Micah Gates, Designer, Gensler - Houston Indumathi Rathnam, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Sumithra Shivakumar, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India
Omid Majidinejad, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles John Charlin Panneer Selvam, Designer, Gensler - BangaloreIndia Megan Lubaszka, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Jo-anne Quizan, Designer, Gensler - Newport Beach Tungu Dogani, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Brett Dougherty, Designer, Gensler - Newport Beach Philip Little, Designer, Gensler Newport Beach Kris McCann, Designer, Gensler - San Diego Juan Padilla, Designer, Gensler Denver Micah Gates, Designer, Gensler Los Angeles Chetan Shetty, Designer, Gensler - Newport Beach Suzanne Chan, Designer, Gensler - San Jose, Costa Rica Sumithra Shivakumar, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Abishek Srinath, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Deepak Swaminathan, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Charles Simmons, Designer, Gensler - Las Vegas Esther Garcia, Designer, Gensler - Las Vegas Hessam Vakili, Designer, Gensler - Newport Beach Jordan Clark, Designer, Gensler - Las Vegas Sandra Acuna Venegas, Designer, Gensler - Las Vegas Casey McGrath, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Diana Cabalceta Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Erin Calma, Designer, Gensler Los Angeles Gazor Farshid, Designer, Gensler - Abu Dhabi Jennifer Donnelly, Designer, Gensler - Newport Beach Joe Breidenbach, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Leon Liao, Designer, Gensler Los Angeles Lynette Quintos, Designer, Gensler - San Jose, Costa Rica Nehal Ahmad, Designer, Gensler - Abu Dhabi Maanasa G, Designer, Gensler Abu Dhabi Manny Lamarche, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Manuel Alcala, Designer, Gensler - San Jose, Costa Rica
Michael Cox, Designer, Gensler Los Angeles Mohamed Abdelmoaz, Designer, Gensler - Abu Dhabi Mohammad Sadeddin, Designer, Gensler - Abu Dhabi Mohammed Ansari, Designer, Gensler - Abu Dhabi Rashmi Cuduvalli, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Reynaldo Ventura, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Rory Heggie, Designer, Gensler Los Angeles Su Yun, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Viro S, Designer, Gensler - Los Angeles Varoojan Dergaloost, Designer, Gensler - Bangalore-India Maria Teope, Admin, Gensler Abu Dhabi Ibrahim Jaber, Admin, Gensler Abu Dhabi Phil Jaffarian, Project Director, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN John Corish, Project Architect, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN Tim Morneau, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN Tom Sze, Design Director, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN Mohammed Hossain, GENSLER LEAD DESIGN Yousef Abdalsayed, GENSLER LEAD DESIGN Karim Sijlamassi, Project Architect, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN Steve Knudson, GENSLER LEAD DESIGN Mari Reem, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN Byron Canto, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN Monahmmed Ansari, GENSLER LEAD DESIGN Steven Hergent, GENSLER LEAD DESIGN Charles Uge, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN Tony, GENSLER - LEAD DESIGN Mohammad Ansai, GENSLER LEAD DESIGN Tom Lloyd, Executive Team, Adirondack Studios Chris Detmer, Executive Team, Adirondack Studios Joel Krasnove, Executive Team, Adirondack Studios Michael Blau, Executive Team, Adirondack Studios Louis Allen, Executive Team, Adirondack Studios Ken Crosby, Executive Team, Adirondack Studios
Matt Reardon, Executive Team, Adirondack Studios Tamara Bentley, Executive Team, Adirondack Studios Steve Howey, Business Development, Adirondack Studios Stephen Detmer, Project Director, Adirondack Studios Ryan McLaughlin, Project Manager, Adirondack Studios Chris Marcotte, Project Manager, Adirondack Studios Clark Wilkinson, Project Manager, Adirondack Studios Jessica Darrow, Project Coordinator, Adirondack Studios Jenilyn Garcia, Project Coordinator, Adirondack Studios John Ellis, Site Superintendant, Adirondack Studios Jason Fitzpatrick, Site Superintendant, Adirondack Studios Dave Dorman, Site Superintendant, Adirondack Studios Austin Drake, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Nikolas Krasnove, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Clif Hawkins, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Gaston Locklear, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Greg Shkuratoff, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Jaya Nair, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Jourdan Darrow, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Philippe Vercruyssen, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Neil Vaillancourt, Site Foreman, Adirondack Studios Mark Blatchford, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios Daniel Diaz, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios Miguel Diaz, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios Steaphen Page, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios Toni Barbosa, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios David Diaz, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios Cynthia Lee, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios Ivy Sickler, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios John Meyer, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios
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Official Credits List (cont’d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai Rhianna Stallard, Site Scenic Artist, Adirondack Studios Matt Jackson Technical Director, Adirondack Studios Tyler Needham, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Rebecca Laufer, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Peter Rock, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Dan Auer, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Adam Obenberger, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios William Fritz, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Russell Poole, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Forrest Norton, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Joseph Sauthoff, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Sean Donohue, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Nina Miszkiewicz, Technical Designer, Adirondack Studios Seth Harkins, Creative Director, Adirondack Studios Faryha Chowdhury Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Jinna McHugh, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Tony Shortway, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Matt Trombley, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios James Casil, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Cristina Cortese, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Andrea Nice, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Larissa Gusek, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Jeff DuVilla, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Olga Aleksandrova, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Xuemei Cao, Creative Designer, Adirondack Studios Tonya Hale, Administrative/ Finance, Adirondack Studios Mike Marko, Administrative/ Finance, Adirondack Studios Greg Almy, Estimation, Adirondack Studios Melissa Vandermark, Estimation, Adirondack Studios Carl Zutz, Estimation, Adirondack Studios Jim Nichols, Estimation, Adirondack Studios Alison Hubbard, Administrative, Adirondack Studios Jeannie Figurski, Purchasing, Adirondack Studios
Fred Baker, Purchasing, Adirondack Studios Richard Mahaney, Production Director, Adirondack Studios Chris Bouchard, Production, Adirondack Studios Robert Bentley, Production, Adirondack Studios John Mabry, Production, Adirondack Studios Jeff Ritchie, Production, Adirondack Studios Gary Jarvis, Production, Adirondack Studios Aaron Northrup, Production, Adirondack Studios Gary Rock, Production, Adirondack Studios Sam Detmer, Production, Adirondack Studios Darren Gorthey, Production, Adirondack Studios Bob Gregory, Production, Adirondack Studios Phil Johnson, Production, Adirondack Studios James Winslow, Production, Adirondack Studios James Brady, Production, Adirondack Studios Bruce Nancarrow, Production, Adirondack Studios Ken VanGuilder, Production, Adirondack Studios Corey Shearer, Production, Adirondack Studios Sean Reardon, Production, Adirondack Studios Eric Anderson, Production, Adirondack Studios Joe Roulier, Production, Adirondack Studios Warren Cicotte, Production, Adirondack Studios John Begin, Production, Adirondack Studios Andrew Stoddard, Production, Adirondack Studios Nicholas Wright, Production, Adirondack Studios Patrick Tynan, Production, Adirondack Studios Caitlin Wickes, Production, Adirondack Studios Ashlea Reardon, Production, Adirondack Studios Michael Bollendorf, Production, Adirondack Studios Robert Willard, Production, Adirondack Studios Peter Gray, Production, Adirondack Studios Stephen Nallie, Production, Adirondack Studios Chad Smith, Production, Adirondack Studios
Amber Perry, Production, Adirondack Studios Jordan Bardin, Production, Adirondack Studios Matthew Newton, Production, Adirondack Studios Timothy Reardon, Production, Adirondack Studios Marshall Stevens, Production, Adirondack Studios Chris Stein, Production, Adirondack Studios Shawn Hale, Production, Adirondack Studios Angelica Rose, Production, Adirondack Studios Cora Fleissner, Production, Adirondack Studios Jonathan Wilson, Production, Adirondack Studios John Grant, Production, Adirondack Studios Stephanie Raap, Production, Adirondack Studios Siobhan Peters, Production, Adirondack Studios Joshua Morrow, Production, Adirondack Studios Nate Baker, Production, Adirondack Studios Chris Pasquale, Production, Adirondack Studios Max Smith, Production, Adirondack Studios Matt Greene, Production, Adirondack Studios Earl VanGuilder, Production, Adirondack Studios Kevin Benedict, Production, Adirondack Studios Nate French, Production, Adirondack Studios Shane Bennett, Production, Adirondack Studios Christian Poczobut, Production, Adirondack Studios Matthew Johnson, Production, Adirondack Studios John Gordon, Production, Adirondack Studios Wayne Jones, Production, Adirondack Studios Philip Guarino, Production, Adirondack Studios Alice Manzi, Production, Adirondack Studios Chet Fleming, Production, Adirondack Studios Dylan Rogers, Production, Adirondack Studios Josh Baker, Production, Adirondack Studios Andrew Keech, Production, Adirondack Studios Josh Cummins, Production, Adirondack Studios
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Official Credits List (contâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATEâ&#x201E;˘ Dubai Gan Kwang Ze, Theme Painter, Adirondack Studios -Eneon Wan Ahmad, Installer, Adirondack Studios -Eneon Zulkefley Bin, Installer, Adirondack Studios -Eneon Michael Lim Shan Kai, Site Supervisor, Adirondack Studios -Eneon Keith Lim, Project Manager, Adirondack Studios -Eneon Adrian Lim, Owner Adirondack Studios -Eneon Cham Chi Cheong Director, Designer, Adirondack StudiosVitruvius Ryan Ng Sculptor, Adirondack Studios-Vitruvius Mafujul Hassan, HS&E Officer, Adirondack Studios-Engineering Contracting Co. Prabhaharan, Time Keeper, Adirondack Studios-Engineering Contracting Co. Taher Mohammed, HR Officer, Adirondack Studios-Engineering Contracting Co. Zidan Ebrahim Hatem, General Foreman, Adirondack StudiosEngineering Contracting Co. Mohammad Abudaqa, Project Manager, Adirondack StudiosEngineering Contracting Co. Sameeh Almukdad, Project Manager, Adirondack StudiosPrime Metal Industries Pamela Waldon, Operations Manager, Adirondack StudiosSG Studios Nasser Al Hai Chairman, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Mamdouh Farrag VPConstruction Administration, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Tamer Ebrahim, Project Manager, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Hanan Zidan Liaison Manager, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Mohammed Fawzy, Civil Structural Engineer Dynamic Engineering Consultants Naveed Mahmood, Civil / Structural Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Junaid Khan, Civil / Structural Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Muhammed Omair Khan, Civil / Structural Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants
Edward Buliyat, Land Surveyor Dynamic Engineering Consultants Smitha Rajeevan, Sr. Architect, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Diaa Hees, Electrical Engineer, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Rami Mohamed Zidan, Mechanical Engineer, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Haneesh Kumar, Electrical Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Badran Budairi, Mechanical Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Shabin Lakshmanan, EHS Engineer, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Claire Caasi, Document Controller, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Khalid Khan, Resident Engineer, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Siarhei Yakavenka, Civil Structural Engineer Dynamic Engineering Consultants Salman Arif, Civil / Structural Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Muhammad Ajmal, Civil / Structural Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Ahmed Rabie, Civil / Structural Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Afzal Muhammad, Land Surveyor Dynamic Engineering Consultants Ameer Altarazi, Finishing Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Tariq Alyain, Electrical Engineer, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Ranjith Raveendran, Mechanical Engineer, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Pradeep Kumar, Mechanical Engineer, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Elsayed Fathy, Electrical Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Abdullah K.M, Mechanical Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Abdelrahman Koura, Finishing Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Muhammad Ayaz Khan, EHS Engineer, Dynamic Engineering Consultants
Amelia Reyes, Document Controller, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Walter Bone Senior Landscape Manager Dynamic Engineering Consultants Arnizza Fernando, Sr. Landscape Architect, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Alvin Zernan Cruz, Landscape Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Milany Penalosa, Landscape Inspector, Dynamic Engineering Consultants Peter Holdsworth, Paragon Creative John Dobson, CEO, Paragon Creative Mark Pyrah, Account Director, Paragon Creative David Heron Logistics & Installation, Paragon Creative Neil Taylor, Site Foreman, Paragon Creative Peter Holdsworth Senior Consultant, Paragon Creative Patrick Rufus, Head of Estimating/QS, Paragon Creative Marc Broadbent, AV & Integration Manager, Paragon Creative Steve Matthewman, Interactive & Electronics Technician, Paragon Creative Maciej Sobocinski CT QC and Workshop Supervisor, Paragon Creative David McRae, Graphic Design Studio Manager, Paragon Creative Phil Brockway Graphic Designer, Paragon Creative Simon Clarke CNC Operator, Paragon Creative Jack Ball CNC Operator, Paragon Creative Paul Warne Senior CNC Operator, Paragon Creative Chris Nuttall Technical Director, Paragon Creative David Bloodworth Creative Director, Paragon Creative Jon Myers Operations Director, Paragon Creative Stuart Beardow, Art Department Technical Manager, Paragon Creative Neil Kay, Head of Props/Site Manager (creative), Paragon Creative Andy Alsford, Prop Maker Paragon Creative Antony Bartyla, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative
Layla Khoo, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Adam Hart, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Duncan Henthorne, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Ben Greenwood, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Daren Higham, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Kayla Mundy, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Michaella Smith, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Stephen White, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Marzena Madziag, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Mike Prendergast, Head of Modelmaking, Paragon Creative Philippa Batchelor, Modelmaker, Paragon Creative Sam Jones, Head of Scenic Painting and Finishing, Paragon Creative Gemma Fletcher, Scenic Painting and Finishing, Paragon Creative Keri Johnston, Scenic Painting and Finishing, Paragon Creative Gemma Foster, Scenic Painting and Finishing, Paragon Creative Rada Bolcar, Scenic Painting and Finishing, Paragon Creative Rick Duffield, Scenic Painting and Finishing, Paragon Creative Tabby Riley, Scenic Painting and Finishing, Paragon Creative Sarah Baker, Scenic Painting and Finishing, Paragon Creative Richard Ison, Head of Sculpture, Paragon Creative Chris Jowett, Sculptor, Paragon Creative Alec Kay, Sculptor, Paragon Creative Nick Gates, Head of GRP and Laminating, Paragon Creative Alex Penistone, Laminators and Mould Maker, Paragon Creative Sam Hutchinson, Laminators and Mould Maker, Paragon Creative Mike Shaw, Laminators and Mould Maker, Paragon Creative Luke Thackarey, Laminators and Mould Maker, Paragon Creative John Hudson, Scenic Carpenter, Paragon Creative Don MacKay, Prop Maker, Paragon Creative Garry Houseman, Head of Joinery, Paragon Creative Simon Wright, Joinery Workshop Foreman, Paragon Creative Artemij Nagorynch, Joiner, Paragon Creative
Official Credits List (contâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATEâ&#x201E;˘ Dubai John Garland, Joiner, Paragon Creative Daniel Watson, Joiner, Paragon Creative Ross Doughty, Joiner, Paragon Creative Craig Proctor, Joiner, Paragon Creative Rimas Skerutis, Joiner, Paragon Creative Henry Myers, Joiner, Paragon Creative Simon Yarker, Joiner, Paragon Creative Richard Hepworth, Joiner, Paragon Creative Carl Ottolini Joiner, Paragon Creative Algirdas Petkus, Joiner, Paragon Creative Valentinas Petkus, Joiner, Paragon Creative Kestas Petkus, Joiner, Paragon Creative William Greenwood, Joiner, Paragon Creative John Palmer, Joiner, Paragon Creative Tom Winfield-Smith, Apprentice Joiner, Paragon Creative Paul Ratcliffe, Design Manager, Paragon Creative Graham Taylor, Senior Designer, Paragon Creative Matthew Bilham, Senior Designer, Paragon Creative Martyn Guy, Designer, Paragon Creative Tom Rogers, Designer, Paragon Creative Jodie Denton, Drawing Administrator, Paragon Creative Martyn Wilson, Metal Fabrication Workshop Manager Paragon Creative Steve Lockie-Bloore, Deputy Head of Fabrication, Paragon Creative Lee Cheffings, Welder, Paragon Creative Michael Jones, Head of Solid Surface Department, Paragon Creative Anthony Hollies, Solid Surface Fabricator, Paragon Creative Christopher Turner, Solid Surface Fabricator, Paragon Creative Mark Shepherdson, Solid Surface - Deputy, Paragon Creative Christopher Dayman, Solid Surface Fabricator, Paragon Creative David Morris, Executive Creative Director, Rethink Attractions
Dan Coats, Chief Operations Officer, Rethink Attractions Joshua L. Updike, Executive Show Producer, Rethink Attractions Steve Leff, Executive Producer, Rethink Attractions Gary Blumenstein Jr., Senior Show Producer, Rethink Attractions Emily Orcutt Clenard, Show producer, Rethink Attractions C.O.Thomas, Poject coordinator, Rethink Attractions Laura Godley, Office Manager, Rethink Attractions Brent Kato, Masterplanning, Rethink Attractions Sevak Petrosian, Masterplanning, Rethink Attractions Art Zargaryan, Masterplanning, Rethink Attractions Danny Hartigan, Senior Show Writer, Rethink Attractions Stefan Lawerence, Show Writer Rethink Attractions Kevin Conran, Design Director, Rethink Attractions Ryan Fitzgerald Smith, Senior Concept Designer Rethink Attractions Amy Treff, Consulting Creative Director, Rethink Attractions Jojo Aguilar, Lead Concept Designer Rethink Attractions Brian Higgins, Concept Designer Rethink Attractions Topper Helmers, Concept Designer Rethink Attractions Jeff Pervus, Concept Designer Rethink Attractions Benton Jew, Concept Designer Rethink Attractions Vaughan Ling, Concept Designer Rethink Attractions Sherwin Abesamis, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Ruben Chavez, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Joseph Feinsilver, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Alex Ortiz, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Davin Chang, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Bryan Lee, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Carlos Fernandez, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Mark Yang, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Ethan Hegge, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Lim Hurr, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions Lynn Yang, Concept Artist, Rethink Attractions
He Jung Park, Concept Artist Rethink Attractions Jaime Guerrero, Creative Associate Rethink Attractions Kevin McBee, Senior Graphic Designer, Rethink Attractions Bobby Dragulescu, Graphic Designer, Dragulescu Studio Joe Acello, Graphics and Signage, Acello Graphics Tyson Blackmon, Production Designer, Rethink Attractions Irving Ambrosa, Lead Show Set Designer, Rethink Attractions Royce Acosta, Show Set Designers, Rethink Attractions Kim Tolman, Show Set Designers, Rethink Attractions Jessica Ruiz, Show Set Designers, Rethink Attractions Meredith Harmon, Show Set Designers, Rethink Attractions Victor Clarke, Show Set Designers, Rethink Attractions Gabreil Fajardo, Show Set Designers, Rethink Attractions Ali Alawar, Show Set Designers, Rethink Attractions David Flad, Show Lighting, Q1 Designs Iain McGillivray, Estimation and Program Management, MDP Michael Pharr, Estimation and Program Management, MDP Frank Weigand, Ride Technical Consultation, TWT Group Brad Borgman, Ride Technical Consultation, TWT Group Gino De Gol, Ride Technical Consultation, Robocoaster LTD Cassie De Gol, Ride Technical Consultation, Robocoaster LTD Stuart Heatherington, Ride Technical Consultation, Holovis Andrew Brown, Ride Technical Consultation, Holovis Joe Jurado, Ride Technical Consultation, Holovis Andy Bates, Ride Technical Consultation, Holovis Andy Symonds, Ride Technical Consultation, Holovis Stefan Pieters, , Ride Technical Consultation, Snox Bruno Bolsens, Ride Technical Consultation, Snox Joe Rando, Show Action Technical Consultation, Rando Productions Derby Ahlstone, Show Action Technical Consultation, Rando Productions Creative Consultants, Concept and Design, BRC Imagination Arts
Dina Benadon, CEO | Executive Producer, Super 78 Team Brent Young, President | Creative Director, Super 78 Team Kate Crandall, Producer | Production Manager, Super 78 Team Michael Oz Smith, Technical Director | Visual Effects Artist, Super 78 Team Derek Dolechek, Assistant Art Director, Super 78 Team Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chief Executive Officer, DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Phil Hettema, Chief Creative Officer, DreamWorks Animation Location Based Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation Michael Silver, President, Business Development, Location Based Entertainment Universal Parks & Resorts / DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Yoshi Maruyama, Head of DreamWorks Animation Location Based Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation Jonathan Linn, Executive Producer, Head of Production, Marketing, Operations Universal Parks & Resorts / DreamWorks Location Based Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation Kyle Goins, Coordinator, Production, Marketing, Operations Universal Parks & Resorts / DreamWorks Animation Location Base Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation Lawrence Hamashima, Senior Character Artist, Universal Pictures Group / DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Karen Foster, Producer, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Doug Cooper, Producer, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Gary Trousdale, Director, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Steve Hickner, Director, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Craig Rittenbaum, Associate Producer, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation
Official Credits List (cont’d) - DreamWorks Animation Zone at MOTIONGATE™ Dubai Tang Heng, Production Designer, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Mike Hernandez Production Designer, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Robert Crawford Head of Layout, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Marc Scott, Digital Supervisor, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Sean Sexton, Head of Character Animation, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation
Germaine Franco, Composer, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Rick Hromodka, Sound Design / Mixer, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Rick Morris, Sound Mixer, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Esan Mandal, Lead Technical Director, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Louis Flores, Glendale FX Supervisor, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation
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Liang Wang, CG Supervisor, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Olivier Staphylas, Head of Character Animation, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Xavier Bemasconi,VFX Supervisor, Media DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation Scott Sinclair, Senior Art Director, The Hettema Group / DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation
Diana O’Rourke, Project Manager, The Hettema Group / DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation David Gonzalez Lozano, Color Grade Operator, Amarillo Group / DreamWorks Animation, DreamWorks Animation
EUROPE & MIDDLE EAST
Industry Landscape The power of the collective in creating shared experiences that are shaping themed entertainment May 2nd and 3rd, 2018 - Europa Park, Germany SATE in Europe 2018 looks at the influences shaping great attractions and experiences and how current developments and innovations are impacting the overall landscape of our industry going forward. The speakers will share their experiences and insights on topics such as: ▶ The importance of taking a strategic approach to IPs and Branding ▶ Driving long term growth without losing sight of what is happening today ▶ Accessibility as a premise instead of an after-thought ▶ Integrating today’s increased security requirements seamlessly into the guest experience ▶ The blurring of lines between themed entertainment and brand experiences: from temporary events to permanent installations ▶ Technologies that are shaping the future and changing lighting and special effects in themed experiences ▶ The evolution of shopping centers as community gathering spaces and entertainment venues
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CONGRATULATIONS D REAM W ORKS ANIMATION ZONE
and all the 2018 THEA AWARD WInners.
MYCOTOO CONGRATULATES THE DREAMWORKS ANIMATION ZONE CREATIVE TEAM. We are proud to have joined forces with Danny Hartigan to lead the Motiongateâ&#x201E;¢ team from Concept Design through Design Development. To the Creative Directors, Producers, Writers, Art Directors, Illustrators, Show Set Designers, Technical Managers, Interior Designers Master Planners, Architects, Graphic Designers, Project Managers, Coordinators, OOce Managers and outside design consultants who brought this award-winning experience to life...WE SALUTE YOU!
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture — Washington, DC, USA Thea Award For Outstanding Achievement - Museum
Taking its place in Washington, DC on the iconic National Mall, the newest Smithsonian museum opened September 24, 2016, and has welcomed more than one million visitors to date. The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life in all aspects, from a new perspective. Like an exquisite sculpture, the elegant bronze 400,000 square foot building includes 12 inaugural exhibitions and 37,000 treasured artifacts on three separate floors. NMAAHC is a magnificent example of excellence in dimensional storytelling, by unfolding the African American experience in a beautifully creative and emotionally stirring way. The primary spirit behind the architecture is one of “praise,” as the form of the building suggests upward movement. The interior floor plan takes visitors from the darkest struggles for freedom in the lower History Gallery, rising to the third floor, which displays the spectacular achievements made as free
Americans, including examples in science, architecture, entertainment, music, art and sports. This is not a story of people brought down, but of a people that overcame tremendous challenges and obstacles, and helped to transform a country. A 360-degree virtual tour is available, augmenting the modern museum experience by making its exhibits available worldwide. Collection highlights include Nat Turner’s original Bible, a segregation era Southern Railway car, the slavery block, Louis Armstrong’s trumpet, Michael Jackson’s fedora, and an extensive display of photography and artwork, displayed in a variety of innovative ways, from touchscreens to interactive videos inside props and recreated sets. Visitors to the museum may experience moments of introspection and the pain of the past. But they will also embrace stories of resilience, joy, hope, inspiration and commitment, from lessons in history. The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture is a reconciliation; an experience for all, a place in history and an attraction for the ages.
Official Credits List - Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture NMAAHC STAFF OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR Lonnie Bunch, Director Kinshasha Holman Conwill, Deputy Director Tanya Barbour, Supervisory Staff Assistant Leslie Casaya, Assistant to the Deputy Director Dawn Cyrus, Museum Support Assistant Erin Golightly, Program Specialist April Holder, Management Support Assistant Cheryl Johnson, Senior Advisor to the Director Donna Jones, Assistant to the Deputy Director Michael Lee, Management Support Assistant Susan Samaroo, Museum Support Specialist Debora Scriber-Miller, Executive Assistant to the Director Angela Singleton, Management Support Assistant Leanne Thomas, Management Support Assistant Roylonda Webb, Museum Support Assistant OFFICE OF CURATORIAL AFFAIRS Rex Ellis, Associate Director Anita Arya, Mellon Fellowship Program Administrator LaTanya Benjamin, Museum Support Assistant Nancy Bercaw, Curator Aaron Bryant, Curator Timothy Anne Burnside, Museum Specialist Jasmine Castro, Media Digitization and Preservation Specialist Courtney Childs, Museum Support Assistant Rhea Combs, Curator Spencer Crew, Curator Mary Elliot, Museum Specialist Walter Forsberg, Media Archivist Tuliza Fleming, Curator Paul Gardullo, Curator Jon Goff, Museum Specialist Nicole Green, Museum Specialist Arletha Greer, Museum Support Assistant Cori Howard, Curatorial Assistant Joanne Hyppolite, Curator Kathleen Kendrick, Curator Jina Lee, Museum Support Assistant
Cynthia Mayers, Museum Support Assistant Blake McDowell, Media Digitization and Preservation Specialist Loren Miller, Curatorial Assistant Michele Gates Moresi, Supervisory Curator of Collections Kelly Navies, Museum Specialist Elaine Nichols, Supervisory Curator, Culture William Pretzer, Supervisory Curator, History Dwandalyn Reece, Curator Klarissa Ruiz, Museum Support Assistant Tulani Salahu-Din, Museum Specialist Krewasky Salter, Curator Jacquelyn Serwer, Supervisory Curator, Art Kevin Strait, Museum Specialist Damion Thomas, Curator Kimberly Townsend, Museum Support Assistant John Weingardt, Collections Manager Michelle Wilkinson, Curator Tsione Wolde-Michael, Writer/ Editor Collections Management Renee S. Anderson, Head of Collections Management Connie Beninghove, Assistant Registrar David Eustaquio, Museum Specialist Linda Landry, Conservator Laura Manaker, Collections Manager Antje Neumann, Supervisory Conservator Drew Talley, Supervisory Registrar Gregory Jackson Tanner, Supervisory Collections Specialist Amber Tarnowski, Supervisory Collections Specialist Ruthann Uithol, Assistant Registrar Cataloging and Digitization Laura Coyle, Head of Cataloging and Digitization Terri Anderson, Cataloger Courtney Bellizzi, Museum Specialist David Braatz, Cataloger/TMS Specialist Jessica Brode, Digital Assets Manager Alana Donocoff, Digital Imaging Specialist
Carrie Feldman, Museum Specialist Emily Houf, Collection Information Specialist Alex Jamison, Photographer Leah Jones, Digital Imaging Specialist Katie Knowles, Cataloger Christopher Louvar, Museum Specialist Amy Muth, Cataloger Douglas Remley, Editorial Assistant Jarrett Smith, Rights and Reproductions/DAMS Specialist Jennie Smithken-Lindsey, Cataloger Kamilah Stinnett, Cataloger Ben Sullivan, Digital Imaging Specialist OFFICE OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS Beverly Morgan-Welch, Associate Director Tasha Coleman, Assistant Director for Council Relations and Special Initiatives John Franklin, Senior Manager Advancement: Adrienne Brooks, Director Princess Gamble, Assistant Director Anna Barber, Senior Major Gifts Officer Christin Chism, Campaign Program Manager Phyllis Cunningham, Senior Major Gift Officer Nia Davis, Senior Advancement Program Manager Emily Draper, Advancement Associate Antoine Durham Management Support Specialist Barbara Feininger Writer/Editor Shiba Haley, Senior Sponsorship Manager Eva Headley, Development Operations Manager Natalie Holmes, Advancement Associate Anna Lee, CCS Campaign Consultant Minda Logan, Senior Manager for Corporate Relations Thameenah Muhammad, Senior Major Gifts Officer Kevin Thomas, Senior Advancement Specialist Najwa Thomas, Management Support Assistant Margaret Turner, Senior Major Gifts Officer
Marlene Turner, Advancement Associate Edison Wato, Membership Program Manager Austin Wilt, Membership Specialist March Wood, Advancement Specialist Education: Esther J. Washington, Director of Education Dierdre Cross, Director of Public Programming Shareen Dash, Audience Engagement Coordinator Jen Dubina,Visitor Services Coordinator Heather Dunn, Museum Teacher Tracey Enright, Treasures Program Coordinator Candra Flanagan, Teaching and Learning Coordinator Marcella Florence, New Media Coordinator Anna Hindley, Early Childhood Education Coordinator Kaitlyn Leaf, Audience Engagement Specialist Belinda Young-Cadette, Management Support Specialist Public Affairs: Abby Benson, Public Affairs Specialist James Gordon, Public Affairs Specialist Lindsey Koren, Public Affairs Specialist La Fleur Paysour, Media Relations Manager Lanae Spruce, Manager of Social Media and Digital Engagement Special Events: Denise Robinson Simms, Director of Special Events Madeline Goode, Special Events Assistant Kameya Shows-Ciers, Special Events Coordinator OFFICE OF OPERATIONS Lynn Ellington, Associate Director Facilities Planning and Business Programs: Sarah Drumming, Assistant Director Brian Fisher, Safety Coordinator Jasmine Utsey, Program Specialist, Business Liaison Finance, Budget, and Procurement: Cynthia Smith, Assistant Director
Official Credits List (continued) - Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture Arevivia Amos, Lead Procurement Analyst Michelle Brown, Financial Management Specialist Tracy Davis, Procurement Analyst Lynnetta Jones, Supervisory Financial Management Specialist Jacquelyne Moody, Management Support Assistant Cynthia Perry, Budget Analyst Twanita Simpson, Financial Management Specialist Craig Smith, Financial Management Specialist Ayesha Sparks, Budget Analyst Tiffanie Warner, Financial Management Specialist Laura Voss, Travel Specialist Human Resources: Shelley Boddie, Human Resource Manager Javier Aponte Cotto, Administrative Program Specialist Christine Jackson, Admin Program Specialist Anita Thomas, Management Support Assistant Information Technology: Allison Willcox, Assistant Director Shanita Brackett, Chief Portfolio Officer Helynsia Brown, Chief Technology Officer Adam Martin, Chief Digital Officer Tremain McNeill, IT Project Assistant Kathleen McSweeney, IT Project Manager Keith Oglesby, Developer Donald Staren-Doby, Chief of IT Operations Clinton Swart, Chief Information Security Officer OFFICE OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING Lynn Chase, Associate Director Carlos Bustamante, Project Manager Dorey Butter, Project Manager Colleen Davis, Exhibition Installer Marion Gill, Project Manager Carlos Gomez, Collections Manger Tequila Harris-Fenwick, Management Support Specialist Sabrina Berns Kestell, Project Manager
Lindsay Laws, Exhibition Installer John Lutz, Collections Manager Kate McMahon, Exhibition Installer Andy Medalie, Project Manager Jennifer Moore, Exhibition Installer Kareen Morrison, Collections Manager Lauren Sydney, Exhibition Installer Taima Smith, Management Support Specialist Selma Thomas, Executive Producer Gina Whiteman, Collections Manager Exhibition Design: Bryan Sieling, Chief of Design Michael Biddle, Exhibition Designer Jimin Lee, Exhibition Designer Dawn Neuendorffer, Exhibition Designer OFFICE OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS Deborah Mack, Associate Director Nicole Bryner, Museum Program Specialist Sharece Crawford, Management Support Specialist Nichole Green, Museum Program Specialist Kyle Hutchinson, Special Events Coordinator Jina Lee, Museum Research & Program Specialist Marion McGee, Museum Program Specialist John Parker, Special Events Coordinator Allison Prabhu, Supervisory Program Manager Auntaneshia Staveloz, Supervisory Program Manager John Welch, Strategic Communications Coordinator Jennifer Zazo-Brown, Museum Research & Program Specialist SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION STAFF SMITHSONIAN FACILITIES Senior Leadership Team Nancy Bechtol, Director Mike Bellamy, Associate Director, Design & Construction Mike Carrancho, Deputy Director, Engineering and Design Walt Ennaco, Deputy Director
Debra Nauta-Rodriguez, Deputy Director, Planning and Project Management Derek Ross, Deputy Director, Construction Core Team Judson McIntire, Project Executive Amy Ballard, Preservation Specialist Jim Call, Fire Protection Engineer Steve Christensen, Resident Engineer for Construction Curt Collier, Construction Manager Curtis Davis, Executive Project Manger Bill Donnelly, Landscape Architect Mark Edney, Building Manager Kenneth James, Physical Security Specialist Rex Little, Construction Manager Sharon Park, Associate Director for Architectural History and Historic Preservation Jane Passman, Senior Planner Angel Rodriguez, Facility Zone Manager Rusty Rossi, Construction Manager Brenda Sanchez, Senior Design Manager Joe Torre, Construction Manager Ann Trowbridge, Associate Director for Master Planning Menzies Wilson, Senior Cost Engineer Fred Wright, Construction Manager OFFICE OF CONTRACTING Thomas Dempsey, Director Debra Berke, Contract Specialist Richard Hicks, Procurement Manager Tina Jones, Associate Director Willard Powell, Associate Director Maia Puryear, Supervisor Attorney-Advisor OFFICE OF PROTECTION SERVICES Andrea Robinson, Security Manager Joe Johnson, Assistant Security Manager BUILDING DESIGN Architect of Record The Freelon Group
Architectural Design Team The Freelon Group Adjaye Associates Davis Brody Bond Architects and Planners SmithGroup JJR Landscape Design Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, Ltd. Lighting Design Fisher Marantz Stone Sustainable Design Rocky Mountain Institute Theater/Multimedia Fisher Dachs Associates Wayfinding Graphics Poulin + Morris BUILDING CONSTRUCTION General Contractor Clark Smoot Russell EXHIBITION DESIGN Exhibition Design Ralph Appelbaum Associates Acoustics SH Acoustics AV Systems Design Electrosonic Lighting Design Luce Group EXHIBITION FABRICATION Exhibit Fabrication and Installation Design & Production, Inc. Hadley Exhibits Pacific Studio Artifact Mounts and Specialty Metalwork Smithsonian Institution Exhibits Brigid Mountmaking Crossline Creations Cast Figures Studio EIS Display Cases Click Netherfield Goppion S.p.A. Zone Display Cases EXHIBITION MEDIA PRODUCTION Smithsonian Channel Cortina Productions Quatrefoil Associates
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