Walt Disney Imagineering

Mickey's Magic Garden

First Place 2016 Design Competition

My Role

  • Team Leader
  • Designed and constructed a 1:48 scale model of the center of the park with integrated synced show lighting and a miniature working animatronic dragon
  • Designed, constructed, and voiced a three foot tall working animatronic Grandmother Willow
  • Projection Media creation
  • Designed two trackless dark ride layouts and provided initial storyboard sketches

Mickey's Magic Garden was conceived by the University of Washington and Ohio University Team and created for the 2016 Walt Disney Imagineering’s Imaginations Design Competition. This project is the sole property of Walt Disney Imagineering and all rights to use these ideas are exclusive to Walt Disney Imagineering. The competition is a way for students and recent graduates to showcase their talents and for Walt Disney Imagineering to identify new talent

Team members: Geoff Backstrom, David Borning, Katie Eastman and Courtney Irby

UW School of Drama News Article
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