Saturday, December 3, 2022

"World’s largest animatronic performance" – The Crane Dance at Resorts World Sentosa (video)

Designed by Emmy Award winner Jeremy Railton, Crane Dance is the spectacular new attraction at Resorts World Sentosa in Singapore. The crane is recognized as a universal symbol of longevity, abundance and good luck. Crane Dance celebrates these magnificent birds with an animatronic performance that references the traditional Crane movements in a jubilant dance — a sweet and magical love story inspired by an archetypal myth found in the folk lore of many cultures: the power of love to infuse life into an inanimate form. A defining feature of Crane Dance is its imposing scale: at full extension the cranes are as tall as a 10-story building, making them the world’s largest animatronics. Designer Jeremy Railton’s company is Entertainment Design Co. Also on the team: Bob Chambers & Edward Marks with It’s Alive Co.

Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin
Judith Rubin ([email protected]) is a leading journalist, publicist, strategist, blogger, content marketing specialist and connector in the international attractions industry. She excels at writing about all aspects of design and technical design, production and project management. Areas of special interest include AV integration and show control, lighting design and acoustics, specialty cinema, digital video and world’s fairs. Judith has ties to numerous industry organizations. From 2005-2020 she ran communications, publications and social media for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). In 2013, she was honored with the TEA Service Award. She was development director of IMERSA, and co-chair of the 2014 IMERSA Summit. She was publicist for the Large Format Cinema Association in the 1990s, now part of the Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) and has also contributed to the publications of PLASA, IAAPA and the International Planetarium Society. Already making her mark as a magazine and book editor, Judith joined World’s Fair magazine in 1987, which introduced her to the attractions industry. Launching as a freelancer in the mid 1990s she has contributed to dozens of publications and media outlets including Funworld, Lighting&Sound America, Sound & Communications, Urban Land, The Raconteur and The Planetarian. She joined InPark in 2010. Judith earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute. She has lived in New York City and the San Francisco Bay Area, and now makes her home in Saint Louis, where she is active in the local arts and theater community.

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