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MacGillivray Freeman Films to develop Flying Films for Simex-Iwerks
26 Nov 2018 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
L-R: Michael Needham, president of Simex-Iwerks and Shiori Sudo, VP of Simex-Iwerks with Shaun MacGillivray, president of MacGillivray Freeman Films and Mike Frueh, senior VP of Licensing & Distribution at Simex-Iwerks
Simex-Iwerks has announced a new partnership with MacGillivray Freeman Films, that will see the development of three new and exclusive flying films for Simex Iwerks' flying theatre attraction, the Vertical 4D Experience.

Flying Across America will be the first release, launching in spring 2019, while Flying Across America is expected to launch next summer and Flying Wild is slated for an autumn release.

The films will be distributed by Simex Iwerks' Entertainment arm, while MacGillivray Freeman will also collaborate with the company to create custom Vertical 4D Experiences.

Shaun MacGillivray, president of MacGillivray Freeman Films, said: We are storytellers. When Simex-Iwerks shared their new vertical 4D Experience design, we knew we could deliver pristine aerial films that could complement the ride technology to capture the true feeling of having wings."

Michael Needham, president and CEO at Simex Iwerks, said: "We are proud to introduce our Vertical 4D Experience. We have been developing this breakthrough in 4D technology for three years."

Designed to authentically re-create the sensation of flying or deep sea diving, the Vertical 4D Experience is a scalable 4D flying theatre attraction. It features a patented thrust capability and a giant screen to fully-immerse riders in the action.
PRODUCT NEWS
Triotech unveils Qube simulator
Triotech revealed its new Qube simulator – an interactive multiplayer coin-op game – at IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.
Disney launches wearable MagicBand+ for Disneyland Resort
SimEx-Iwerks reveals first customised fly film in collaboration with Red Raion
Immersive cinema specialist SimEx-Iwerks, which celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2023, has created its first custom-production fly film in collaboration with CGI specialist, Red Raion.
LCI Productions delivered 20m projection mapped tree at Longleat’s Festival of Light
The Festival of Light returned to Longleat Safari & Adventure Park in Wiltshire, UK, at Christmas after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, placing storytelling at the heart of the experience.
AromaPrime releases most popular scents
Themed scent company AromaPrime has released its top 10 ‘weird and wacky’ smells over the past few years.
Billings Productions supplies dinosaurs to Columbus Zoo and Library
Provider of life-size animatronic dinosaurs Billings Productions has provided a Megalosaurus, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops for the atrium of Columbus Metropolitan Main Library, Columbus, US as part of a special autumn programme of activities.
Simworx unveils new cops and robbers ride concept
Attractions developer Simworx has teamed up with themed entertainment designers Katapult to design a cops and robbers themed ride concept for Simworx’s Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) Dark Ride.
Vennersys upgrades Clevedon Pier’s ticketing system
Integrated ticketing and visitor management firm Vennersys was asked by the Clevedon Pier & Heritage Trust board to update their ticketing management system.
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA, US.
Aardman collaborates with gaming venues to launch immersive Shaun the Sheep experience
Animation studio Aardman has announced a partnership with immersive group gaming experience providers Electric Gamebox to launch a game featuring Shaun the Sheep.
Giving the Gift of an experience has limitless benefits
As we emerge from the clutches of Covid and our freedom of movement is fully restored, giving the gift of an experience is more appealing than ever before.
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MacGillivray Freeman Films to develop Flying Films for Simex-Iwerks
26 Nov 2018 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
L-R: Michael Needham, president of Simex-Iwerks and Shiori Sudo, VP of Simex-Iwerks with Shaun MacGillivray, president of MacGillivray Freeman Films and Mike Frueh, senior VP of Licensing & Distribution at Simex-Iwerks
Simex-Iwerks has announced a new partnership with MacGillivray Freeman Films, that will see the development of three new and exclusive flying films for Simex Iwerks' flying theatre attraction, the Vertical 4D Experience.

Flying Across America will be the first release, launching in spring 2019, while Flying Across America is expected to launch next summer and Flying Wild is slated for an autumn release.

The films will be distributed by Simex Iwerks' Entertainment arm, while MacGillivray Freeman will also collaborate with the company to create custom Vertical 4D Experiences.

Shaun MacGillivray, president of MacGillivray Freeman Films, said: We are storytellers. When Simex-Iwerks shared their new vertical 4D Experience design, we knew we could deliver pristine aerial films that could complement the ride technology to capture the true feeling of having wings."

Michael Needham, president and CEO at Simex Iwerks, said: "We are proud to introduce our Vertical 4D Experience. We have been developing this breakthrough in 4D technology for three years."

Designed to authentically re-create the sensation of flying or deep sea diving, the Vertical 4D Experience is a scalable 4D flying theatre attraction. It features a patented thrust capability and a giant screen to fully-immerse riders in the action.
PRODUCT NEWS
Triotech unveils Qube simulator
Triotech revealed its new Qube simulator – an interactive multiplayer coin-op game – at IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.
Disney launches wearable MagicBand+ for Disneyland Resort
SimEx-Iwerks reveals first customised fly film in collaboration with Red Raion
Immersive cinema specialist SimEx-Iwerks, which celebrates its 30th anniversary in 2023, has created its first custom-production fly film in collaboration with CGI specialist, Red Raion.
LCI Productions delivered 20m projection mapped tree at Longleat’s Festival of Light
The Festival of Light returned to Longleat Safari & Adventure Park in Wiltshire, UK, at Christmas after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, placing storytelling at the heart of the experience.
AromaPrime releases most popular scents
Themed scent company AromaPrime has released its top 10 ‘weird and wacky’ smells over the past few years.
Billings Productions supplies dinosaurs to Columbus Zoo and Library
Provider of life-size animatronic dinosaurs Billings Productions has provided a Megalosaurus, Stegosaurus, and Triceratops for the atrium of Columbus Metropolitan Main Library, Columbus, US as part of a special autumn programme of activities.
Simworx unveils new cops and robbers ride concept
Attractions developer Simworx has teamed up with themed entertainment designers Katapult to design a cops and robbers themed ride concept for Simworx’s Automatic Guided Vehicle (AGV) Dark Ride.
Vennersys upgrades Clevedon Pier’s ticketing system
Integrated ticketing and visitor management firm Vennersys was asked by the Clevedon Pier & Heritage Trust board to update their ticketing management system.
Eden project uses drones to spell out climate change warning
Almost 300 drones were used to signal an environmental message above the Eden Project’s biomes, during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
Jaffe Holden helps bring Academy Museum of Motion Pictures alive
Acoustical consulting firm Jaffe Holden provided architectural acoustics and audio/video design services for the recently opened Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in LA, US.
Aardman collaborates with gaming venues to launch immersive Shaun the Sheep experience
Animation studio Aardman has announced a partnership with immersive group gaming experience providers Electric Gamebox to launch a game featuring Shaun the Sheep.
Family business celebrates 40 years as leading ticketing solutions provider
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COMPANY PROFILES
ProSlide Technology, Inc.

A former national ski team racer, ProSlide® CEO Rick Hunter’s goal has been to integrate the smoot [more...]
Red Raion

Founded in 2014, Red Raion is the CGI studio specialized in media based attractions. [more...]
Holovis

Holovis is a privately owned company established in 2004 by CEO Stuart Hetherington. [more...]
TechnoAlpin

TechnoAlpin is the world leader for snowmaking systems. Our product portfolio includes all different [more...]
+ More profiles  
FEATURED SUPPLIER

Behind the Scenes of IAAPA Expo 2022 with Michael Shelton
There is no place like IAAPA Expo, it’s the place to take in the most exciting sights, smells, tastes, and sensations that will take your career and attraction to new heights! The excitement, energy and opportunity are palpable. [more...]
VIDEO GALLERY

Red Raion - Testimonial Richard Needham - SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment
Last July 7th, Red Raion took part in the opening event of FICO Eataly World, the Italian theme park dedicated to food - the only one worldwide! Find out more...
More videos:
Red Raion Showreel 2022 – Red Raion
Keynote | Moby Dick - Friends to the rescue! – Red Raion
Red Raion TV - Testimonial: Leolandia – Red Raion
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05-06 Mar 2023

CryoCON 2023

Renaissance at Plano Legacy West Hotel, Dallas, United States
10-12 May 2023

Asia Pool & Spa Expo

China Import & Export Fair Complex, China
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