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Joseph Kleiman

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Zookeeper, IMAX projectionist, museum director, trade journalist, unofficial Somali pirate – Joe Kleiman has led one interesting life. His blogs KInotech, Mid-cap Chronicles, and ThemedReality have examined cinema technology, marine life parks and welfare, and the attractions industry.
While, as a huge Marvel fan, I’m excited about the new Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT, it feels like a real step back for the park, both architecturally and thematically. And it’s certainly the kind of drastic...
WALT DISNEY: THEME PARK CHARACTER With the “new” Disney California Adventure now a year old, I thought it would be interesting to take a look back on my original thoughts on the California theme, the redesign of the park, and...
In a previous piece, I wrote about how visual effects company Rhythm & Hues, whose work includes “It’s Tough to Be a Bug” at DCA and Animal Kingdom, filed for bankruptcy a week before winning the Oscar for “Life...
This past Saturday, members of the themed entertainment design community met at the Disneyland Hotel to honor their peers for the best themed attractions of last year at the 2013 Thea Awards.  Presented by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), the...
With the movie awards season now behind us, one film secured its place in the pantheon of great visual effects films by winning the Annie for Outstanding Achievement in Character Animation in a Live Action Production, the Visual Effects...
EDITOR'S NOTE: We'd like to welcome Joseph Kleiman of InPark Magazine to MiceChat. His new column focuses on the technical aspects of the theme park industry. Please give him a warm MiceChat welcome! Over the past few months, a limited...