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Announcement of selection of Executive Search Firm for TEA’s Executive Director position

February 25, 2021 BURBANK – The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) is looking to hire a visionary Executive Director to lead the organization through this period of opportunity, innovation, and strategic growth. In order to find the best person to fill this crucial role, TEA has selected an executive search firm, Vetted Solutions, to lead the…

Wiegand.waterrides GmbH receives the European Star Award for SlideWheel at Aquapark in Reda, Poland

The awarded slide is located at Aquapark Reda in Poland and was put into operation on January 10, 2020.The team of Aquapark Reda named the slide Aquaspinner. The SlideWheel – developed by wiegand.waterrides – is a combination of a Ferris wheel and a water slide offering a unique dimension of sliding which is not comparable to any other existing slide.

Falcon’s Creative Group Teams with Eric Calderon to Create New Animated Series Based on Katmandu® IP

Falcon’s Creative Group Teams with Eric Calderon to Create New Animated Series Based on Katmandu® IP Beloved characters from Katmandu Parks will be brought to life through an animated series developed by two entertainment powerhouses Orlando, Fla., September 22, 2020—Falcon’s Creative Group, a leading experience design and animation company in the world of themed entertainment,…

Terms for Submissions

Terms for Submissions Themedattraction.com is pleased to hear from its loyal fans and welcomes your comments regarding theme park imagineering. Unfortunately, however, Themedattraction.com’s policy does not allow it to accept or consider creative ideas, suggestions, message board postings, or materials other than those it has specifically requested. We hope you will understand that it is…

Using Theming Foliages

Design Toolchest: Using Theming Foliages by Brett Peterson of Commercial Silk Int’l What is Themed Foliage? Themed foliage is the process by which a designer selects a pallet of artificial foliages from hundreds of foliage varieties in order to be used in combination together to create a desired theme. How should you evaluate and choose…

The Blue Pencil

Design Tools: What tools are used for concept artwork? One subject that themedattraction.com has not addressed yet is the question of design tools: That is, what tools are used by designers to create theme park attractions? Blue Pencil Especially when in the blue-sky phase, one medium relied upon heavily is the blue pencil. Theme park…

SketchUp

Design Tools: What tools are used? One subject that themedattraction.com has not addressed yet is the question of design tools: That is, what tools are used by designers to create theme park attractions? Sketchup is a great new tool for theme park designers. It allows a designer to quickly take a two dimensional AutoCad drawing…

Adobe Photoshop

Design Tools: What tools are used? One subject that themedattraction.com has not addressed yet is the question of design tools: That is, what tools are used by designers to create theme park attractions? Photoshop is an invaluable tool in the creation of theme park attractions. Every show set designer should have at least a rudimentary…