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Webinar: The X-factor of theme parks with Barco

Join Barco on 14 September for a webinar about what’s new for immersive dark ride experiences.

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Join us on Tuesday 14 September at 4pm BST | 5pm CEST to hear from Barco, Scallywag Entertainments and Kraftwerk Living Technologies. They will discuss trends and insights for theme parks and immersive dark rides. Register for the webinar here.

New Barco projectors revealed

Richard Marples, Director of Global Sales Enablement and Koen Van Belle, Product Manager Projection, from Barco will be joined by Oliver Cully, CEO and Founder of Scallywag Entertainment and Thomas Gellermann, Head of Special Projects at Kraftwerk Living Technologies.

Together, the panel will explore what the future holds for the theme park industry and what trends we should watch in the coming years.

They will also look at the key aspects that make a ride or attraction a big hit from a design perspective. Barco will also introduce two new Barco projectors with Native 4K resolution, Rec.2020 colours and exceptional serviceability.

The panel will then discuss how the resolution and colour reproduction of a projector in a ride helps make the attraction believable, and why Rec2020 is better than Rec709.

The Panel

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Oliver Cully, CEO and Founder, Scallywag Entertainment

Scallywag Entertainment is a consulting and agency company that focuses on the LBE sector. The company supports its clients with research, market entry analysis, licensing support and more.

Before founding Scallywag Entertainment, Oliver Cully was the Business Development Director for Asia of Merlin Entertainments.

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Thomas Gellermann, Head of Special Projects, Kraftwerk Living Technologies.

Kraftwerk Living Technologies is a leading company in the field of integrated media technology solutions and media-based attractions.

Thomas Gellermann is the main contact for the development of customised special solutions at Kraftwerk. He is a well-respected A/V specialist and has worked on large-scale, high-end projects around the world. Thomas specialises in the interface between media production and technology.

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Richard Marples, Director of Global Sales Enablement, Barco

Richard Marples joined Barco in 2005 as Asia Pacific Sales Manager for Barco’s Rental & Staging Division. Between 2010-2012 he helped to develop Barco’s Entertainment businesses in Latin America, establishing Barco’s presence in Digital Cinema in the region. He started his current role in 2019.

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Koen Van Belle, Product Manager Projection, Barco

Koen Van Belle started as an Optical Engineer with Barco in 2000 and became R&D Manager in 2007. As part of the Product Management team within the Entertainment division of Barco, he is responsible for fixed install Projectors.

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Alice Sarsfield-Hall

Alice is Sales and Events Manager and looks after Blooloop’s clients, new business and events. She studied English Literature and French at the University of Leeds. A Disney and Harry Potter geek, you can usually find her reading, baking or at a museum.

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