Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Michael Daut joins Mousetrappe


Mousetrappe has announced that Michael Daut has joined the company as Director, New Business Development to further expand their growing portfolio of national and international projects. Michael Daut comes with a wealth of experience within the industry, most recently at Evans & Sutherland (E&S) where he was instrumental in acquiring numerous large accounts and expanding the product line. Joining Mousetrappe, Michael will cultivate and establish new partnerships while maintaining the existing relationships with their prestigious clientele.

Michael Daut

As the leader of the New Business Development team, Michael joins Mousetrappe to continue the company’s recent successes in their groundbreaking approach to media-centric attraction development, mapped projection events for theme parks worldwide, and award-winning world-renowned experiences. Michael comments, “With my experience as an immersive media producer and as a board member for both IMERSA and GSCA, two organizations fundamentally focused on immersive experiences, I’m excited to bring my passion and creativity to the Mousetrappe team to help imagine and realize unforgettable seamless experiences for audiences of all ages, not just in themed entertainment venues, but in new and unexpected places where people can be captivated and carried away by immersive storytelling. It’s going to be a blast to find new opportunities and to see what we can develop and achieve together.”

Mousetrappe’s Owner and Founder, Daren Ulmer, expanded on these ideas. “The future of media-centric attractions and experiences is in the clever integration of emerging technologies. Michael‘s experience as a media producer and his understanding of technical evolution – coupled with his wonderful approach to developing producer-to-producer relationships – will make him particularly adept at understanding our clients’ expectations and how best Mousetrappe can deliver on those requirements.”

Mousetrappe has created some of the most complex and entertaining massive-scale architecturally mapped projection nighttime spectaculars for top-tier theme parks worldwide, bringing beloved intellectual properties to life in new and exciting ways; media-based theme park attractions for Ferrari Land; and award-winning world-renowned media experiences in historical and cultural venues such as the historic 33K resolution media installation for the iconic One World Observatory in New York City, the Space Shuttle Atlantis immersive theater and reveal at Kennedy Space Center, and notably their work on Beyond All Boundaries 4D Cinematic Experience for the National WWII Museum with Executive Producer Tom Hanks.


Michael Daut: Building a bigger Mousetrappe

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleimanhttp://wwww.themedreality.com
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, ThemedReality.com 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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