Tag Archives: Renaissance Entertainment

Characterz Movie Lifts the Head off of Theme Park Characters

On the surface, being a costumed character in a theme park may seem like one of the worst jobs on the planet. Jumping into a fur-lined costume where you literally bake in the sun all day, roasting in your own juices, is just plain miserable. All while paying customers poke and prod you like a giant

Read the full article…

Posted in Theme Parks 101 | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

New Film About Being A Theme Park Costumed Character Coming in 2016 – Characterz

Recently Theme Park University got a special private screening of a new film all about the ups and downs of being a costumed character in a theme park! Characterz coming in 2016!

Posted in Theme Parks 101 | Also tagged , , | Leave a comment

Serpentine Fire Draws Inspiration From Theme Park Experience

Imagine you live in a world where one day you wake up and it seems the apocalypse has arrived. Earthquakes, giant tsunamis, floods, fires and a new set of unforeseen catastrophes coming at you from every direction and you never saw any of it coming. This is the opening premise of “Serpentine Fire,” a new

Read the full article…

Posted in Outside The Parks, special events | Also tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ghosts And Legends Of The Queen Mary Tour Brings Unexpected Surprises

Ghosts And Legends of the Queen Mary

TPU goes behind the scenes in the making of this iconic Long Beach attraction that lead to an independent film called The Visitant

Posted in Haunts | Also tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Exclusive Interview With Jon Binkowski – Former Hard Rock Park’s Chief Creative Officer

Jon Binkowski Opening Day Hard Rock Park

In an exclusive interview five years after Hard Rock Park opened and quickly closed, Josh Young sits down and chats with Jon Binkowski: former CCO at Renaissance Entertainment in Celebration, Florida where Jon is still creating attractions for the themed entertainment industry.

Posted in Extinct Attractions, Hard Rock Park | Also tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hard Rock Park 1: The Birth of The World’s First Rock N Roll Theme Park

How often does a theme park open in the United States? In the summer of 2008, Myrtle Beach opened an extremely ambitious theme park that only lasted 4 months. Josh Young takes us on a journey in what it took to build the park in the first of an expansive series.

Posted in Extinct Attractions, Hard Rock Park | Also tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Response

Powered by WordPress. Built on the Thematic Theme Framework.

The views and opinions of Theme Park University Staff are not associated with any themed entertainment company and are clearly our own. Please don't sue us.