Thursday, November 30, 2023

#70 IAAPA 2017

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Issue 70 Editorials

Leader of the pack

Martin Palicki speaks with Andreas Veilstrup Andersen, IAAPA’s new incoming chair

Enjoy the dark ride

Alterface shares expertise on IP and gameplay • by Benoit ‘Ben’ Cornet

The psychology of play

WhiteWater offers more than one way to play in the park • by Dawn Kirby

Riding the eye

New CEO Rosemary Rose sees opportunities at I-Drive 360 • by Rona Gindin

Fear the Fremont Street

Las Vegas’ newest themed entertainment attraction • by Martin Palicki

Delight and outrage

The highs and lows of customer emotions in theme parks • by Dr. Edwin N. Torres

Recipe for a dark ride

Jora Vision’s recipe for dark ride development • interview by Martin Palicki

Themed education & immersive museums

Using tech to empower face-to-face interaction • by Mira Cohen

Flying with Stantec

Designing a new aviation-themed park in China • by Daryl Leblanc & Greg Meyer

From hurricanes to Bigfoot

nWave continues its growth in various markets • by Joe Kleiman

Specialty projection screens

Turnkey screen solutions from Strong/MDI and Eclipse Screens • interview by Martin Palicki

A league of their own

Sally Corporation celebrates 40 years of dark rides

Year of the dog

Cedar Fair deal shows Snoopy is good for the brand and park • by Judith Rubin

Secret sauce

The Hettema Group turns 15 • by Judith Rubin

Are you being served?

The video servers that feed media-based attractions • by Dawn Allcot

Amusement park cleanup boy makes good

Meet Geoff Thatcher of Creative Principals • by Judith Rubin

Truly, virtually, Birdly

Birdly VR soars into Orlando for the IAAPA Attractions Expo • interview by Joe Kleiman

From floats to starships

Rando Productions and the action behind show action • by Joe Kleiman

Super 78

Two decades in business; Eight secrets of success • by Robert Coker

It’s a dimensional thing

Garner Holt Productions’ animatronics are making faces at the future • by Bill Butler

Honoring the past, anticipating the future

JRA celebrates 30 years • by Clara Rice

WEB BONUS: Revitalizing Kentucky Kingdom

Thanks to Ed Hart, Kentucky Kingdom rolls on, heading toward a 30-year anniversary and a goal of 1 million visitors • by Kevin Dazey
Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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