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Playing with Magic: Interactive Worlds and Walt Disney Imagineering

Brent D. Strong (Executive Creative Director, Walt Disney Imagineering)

Sara Thacher (Creative Director, Walt Disney Imagineering)

Location: Room 2005, West Hall

Date: Thursday, March 21

Time: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference - Get your pass now!

Topic: Vision

Format: Session

Vault Recording: Video

In Disney’s Parks & Resorts around the world, Imagineers use a blend of technology and storytelling to allow guests to explore mysterious jungles, step into fantasy kingdoms, journey to a galaxy far far away and suit up with the Avengers. Multi-disciplinary teams have the power to create new worlds of possibility for Disney guests. Join Disney Imagineers as they talk about the opportunities and challenges of building physical, interactive worlds and explore the overlap between designing theme parks and video games.

Takeaway

Learn about the opportunities and challenges of building physical, interactive worlds and explore the overlap between designing theme parks and video games.

Intended Audience

Game designers, XR creators, and anyone interested in building playful worlds and applying lessons learned from the intersection of physical and virtual play.