AV leader Christie congratulates the Blooloop 50 theme park influencers

Christie congratulates the Blooloop 50 theme park influencers! The world leading digital projection and display technology company celebrates the creatives and innovators highlighted in the groundbreaking new list.

In a statement, Christie said, “In an industry where success is measured in smiles, the creative, passionate and driven people behind the scenes often go unnoticed. That’s why we want to throw in our enthusiastic support in celebrating those named in the inaugural Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List.

“Nominated by Blooloop readers and selected by their peers, this list comprises a dynamic cross-section of tireless innovators, entrepreneurs, designers and executives who have all made monumental contributions in shaping the theme park industry.

“What makes the Blooloop 50 initiative even more exciting is that it represents just a small segment of the expansive talent and creativity we are so privileged to collaborate with on a daily basis.

“Congratulations to this year’s list from all of us at Christie!”

The Liminal Hour giant puppet at vivid sydney 2018 christie widget designer

The Liminal Hour utilised Christie Widget Designer

Powering attractions

Christie is a world leader in creating and delivering the technology that brings themed attractions, shows and events to life. It works with major theme parks, museums, live events and attractions worldwide. Its Christie Widget Designer was utilised to bring a 6 metre tall puppet to life at the recent Vivid Sydney festival. The company’s visual solutions also powered the spectacular Nanhu Park Light and Water Dance Show in Bozhou, China.

Additional projects include bringing ancient Han Dynasty history to life at the revamped Hunan Museum and the projection mapping and light painting at the Lumieres Hong Kong festival.

The Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer list 2018 in association wth Omnico was revealed July 4th. It celebrates the thinkers and innovators shaping the development of the theme park business. The list was put together via nominations from our readers across the world and the consideration of our panel of judges.

The “Power Ten”comprised the following:

Thierry Coup, Senior Vice-President, Universal Parks & Resorts
Fernando Eiroa, CEO, Parques Reunidos
Robert Iger, Chairman and CEO, The Walt Disney Company
John Jakobsen, Chief New Openings Officer, Merlin Entertainments
Tom Mehrmann, Vice-President, Universal Studios Beijing
Joe Rohde, Portfolio Creative Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering
Amanda Thompson OBE, Managing Director, Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Nick Varney, CEO, Merlin Entertainments
Su Zhigang, Chairman and Founder, Chimelong Group
Li Zhe, Chairman and CEO, Riverside Group