The first of my totally re edited Futureworld edits. Over ten years ago I first created my “Ultimate Tributes” and now they’re showing their age. Each one has been re built from scratch with far better quality, more footage and more angles, more art and construction material, far better higher resolution graphics and much higher quality, brand new audio mixes – with more clean live and source audio than before. Each video clip has been enhanced, cleaned as much as I can, and any screen flicker removed as much as possible.
Start back at the origins of EPCOT Center as the park we know began to emerge and the centrepiece attraction and theme developed. See how the building developed, the storyline progressed, and how the ride fits inside. Following a full construction section and dedication highlights take a trip through the 1982 version via art, models, vintage film clips and recreations and with a new audio mix. After riding take a full tour of Futurecom in Communicore West.
Next fast forward to 1986 to see the changes that were made, then walk into the building for a full multi camera ride of the Cronkite version with new footage and a new clean audio mix. See a brand new recreation of 180top, capturing the style and feeling of the complex show scene and take a descent to a brand new Tomorrows Child mix. On exiting the ride see the complete overhead Earthstation Futureworld film projection and take a look at the Worldkey Information System.
These new tributes have been a real labour of love and in production for over a year. Whilst there’s only so much that can be done with recordings of the era I hope you’ll agree they are far better than the previous versions and are some of the best available to the fan community.
He’s back to change the world! Walk into Epcot’s Magic Eye theatre for the full 2010 preshow in source quality.
Then take your seat in the main theatre for the full mainshow, recorded several years ago in Disneyland without a recording ban. For best possible quality and to capture the magic for posterity, this was shot:
With a polarizing lens for 2D
And then was colour corrected and processed with several filters to reveal as much detail as possible and to eliminate almost all visible flicker.
With stereo source audio.
The whole Water Engine show that ran from 1982 to 1996 in World of Motions Transcenter. Very rare footage, provided by Widen Your World and shot all on tripod from 3 angles. Since the show was very wide with separate vertical screens, shooting this way has enabled a composite to be assembled presenting the complete show as it was originally seen.
Enjoy this little piece of the parks history as never seen before on the web
Here it is, 46 minutes of the new Epcot attraction. Look at the original versions weak spots, then see how it was redesigned and updated via concepts and construction through to opening. Then take a full HD tour of the attraction from outside, through all three queue lines, through designing your car of the future and then a full, multi angle ride with a clean / inducted audio mix. Finally, view all the post show areas. Enjoy!
Now the attraction is closed for its makeover, go back to the mid 90s for an expanded concept, design and construction story and why the attraction opened 18 months later than planned.
Then, mastered in full HD, take a trip around the outside of the pavilion followed by full multi angle coverage of both the standby and Fastpass line exhibits.
Next, see the full preshow with split screen main and side monitor with an ALD audio track.
Follow the line through load, then take a full multi angle video, clean live and induction audio ride with a picture in picture LCD monitor.
This is followed by full postshow coverage, a look at changes to the pavilion and ride since 1998, and a tour and ride at night. 60 minutes long.
Finally, the complete 1982 EPCOT Center Imagination 3D movie, shot by Mike Lee at Widen Your World on a tripod with a polarising lens. With his permission, I joined both parts into one file, synced up the full stereo source audio track and removed 75-80% of the screen flicker. To preserve quality this is an MPEG file, not divx.
In this final part of The Land Ultimate trilogy, go back to 2005 to see the pavilion being totally refurbished. See the layout and decor changes, and how the Soarin’ buildings were added and where. See Soarin’ being constructed, its origins and how it works, then after its dedication take a look around the pavilion. This is followed by a full multi angle video of the current version of Living with the Land. Next, walk the line for Soarin’, watch the preshow and take a full ride with flicker-free high quality video (freely available) and source audio, followed by a walk of the exit line. 48 minutes long. Enjoy!
The second of my re edited trilogy, looking at the changes both to the pavilion and the attractions during the first major Futureworld overhaul. See the changes made to the interior, both in layout and decor. Then take a full, multi angle video and live/Induction audio ride of the 1993 version of Living with the Land. This is followed by a walk into the holding area for Food Rocks, and a new high quality and in-full multi angle, source quality audio edit of the show. Next walk into the Harvest Theatre for a look at the preshow to The Circle of Life, followed by the presentation in full with high quality video and an ALD audio track. Presented in full DV quality, 4:3. Running time 54:30
Here we go, the first of a brand new history trilogy. I thought it was time I covered this pavilion properly and group all the attractions in the correct time period.
Travel back, way back, to 1975 to see the origins of a pavilion based on the Land in the EPCOT Theme Center. Move through 1978’s Ecology pavilion and see how and why the direction and design changed, including early designs for the 1982 pavilion. This is followed by a full construction section of the pavilion itself and the interior attractions, through to October 1982. Next, is a full 1982 layout tour of the pavilion and the various attractions within.
Take a tour of the original Kraft pavilion, shot in the late 80`s and early 90`s, the food court and the farmers market. This is followed by a full multi angle video ride on Listen to the Land with a good live audio mix. Next, line up in the holding area for The Kitchen Kabaret, with the whole show presented as a new high quality multi camera edit with full source audio. Once the show has ended, enter The Harvest Theatre and watch in full Symbiosis, with a clean live audio mix.
65 minutes long, with parts 2 and 3 to follow soon. Enjoy!
Shot in both Epcot and Disneyland, here is a full multi camera record of the 1994 3D attraction.
Take a full HD daytime tour of the Epcot Imagination fountain garden, then walk into the Imagination Institutes Magic Eye Theatre. First watch a handheld video of the whole True Colors preshow with source audio. Then watch a full handheld video of the original Californian preshow with Dr. Channing being interviewed for WNN-TV. Finally, see the whole recent preshow video tripod shot in HD including the full slogan video, the full What Will You Imagine preshow and the full introduction safety video with a clean ALD/induction audio mix. Finally, walk into the main theatre for a tripod shot main show with a new stereo source quality audio mix, and both main and side screens tripod shot with the main screen having flicker removal and polarised 2D filters. To finish, walk out for a look at Epcots fountain garden at night. Main show shot in Disneyland in 2009 with permission.
50 minutes long. Enjoy!