Tag Archives: Animatronics

Jurassic World Dinosaur Animatronic Exhibit Heads to Philly November 25

Are you a fan of dinosaurs? Animatronics? Jurassic Park? Of course you are, don’t be ridiculous. It’s time to rejoice, friends! The Jurassic World Exhibition, which has debuted in Melbourne, Australia, is headed to The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia from November 25, 2016 through April 23, 2017. The Creature Technology Company, who is famous for

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Are Animatronic Shows Becoming Extinct?

TPU reader Jordan wrote in to ask, “Hi, I’m a huge fan I read all your posts. I’d like to throw a question your way that I’ve been stewing on for quite a while. Are the days of audio-animatronics shows dead? The most recent one I can really think of is Stitch/Alien Encounter, and even

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Thousands of Disneyland Artifacts To Be Auctioned In Los Angeles

How many times have you been strolling through Disneyland and saw a piece of art, a statue or even an animatronic and thought “How do I get that (legally) back into my house?” Well now is your chance. Starting Friday February 7th, Van Eaton Galleries in Sherman Oaks, California will be hosting The Story of

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Inside Harry Potter And The Escape From Gringotts

Today we will take a look around Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts in Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida. Needless to say, everything in this article can be considered spoilers since the attraction and Diagon Alley haven’t officially opened yet. However, I suspect it will soft open some time this week so they can

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IAAPA 2013 Coverage Part 3

IAAPA 2013

Theme Park University hit the floor running again with even more coverage of IAAPA 2013. I can’t stress enough how busy this year’s show is compared to the last several years. You can’t walk past a booth without some sort of deal going on. It’s great news for the industry and fans of themed entertainment.

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Creating Sentosa Resort World’s Crane Show – Part 2

In Part 2 of the series, Josh Young uncovers what it took construct and build the world’s largest animatronic show in Singapore.

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Creating Sentosa Resort World’s Crane Show – Part 1

Take a peek behind the curtain as Theme Park University looks at the inspiration of creating the world’s largest animatronic figure show in Singapore.

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