We did it first -Wide Screen “Laser Enhanced Video” designed and programmed by Cory Simpson while working for the Lightspeed Design Group.
Today the gadget we praise is the Nintendo GameCube, a console that arrived in the hazy days of 2002 in an attempt to follow up on the success of the N64. In the annals of early 21st century gaming, the GameCube often gets little more than a footnote”
Working at the Lightspeed Design Group Cory designed and programmed the laser special effects and animations for this Stereo 3D Laser Production by KOHR.
“The daily show at the world’s fair goes on until 3 a.m., featuring 10,000 sea creatures in a giant oceanarium, polyglot performances on 10 stages and midnight fireworks over a 150-acre global village in Lisbon’s new riverfront park. ”
Over 3.5 Million Visitors.
While working for Laser Fantasy, Cory was tasked to design the laser animations for the finale of the Sanrio Boat Ride.
Harmonyland is a theme park featuring Hello Kitty, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, Jewelpet and more characters created by the Sanrio company. Harmonyland is in Hayami-gun of Oita Prefecture on the island of Kyushu.
While at Laser Fantasy Cory of KOHR productions was tasked with programming the Laser Effects both, UV and visible, for the Fairyland Diner Theater. Sanrio Puroland is a theme park featuring Hello Kitty, My Melody, Cinnamoroll, Jewelpet and more characters created by the Sanrio company. Sanrio Puroland is in the western suburbs of Tokyo in Tama New Town.
Conceived, design, staged and produced by Landmark Entertainment Group for Universal Studios, Orlando “Ghostbusters: Live Action Spooktaclar” was a 12-minute stage production that combined live performers with large-scale animatronics and “holographic” laser effects.
Based on the hit Columbia Pictures film, this state-of-the-art production was one of the only attractions in operation when Universal Studios Florida opened its gates in 1990.
While working for Laser Fantasy, Cory was the production lead for a team of 6 artist creating the world’s largest laser light show spanning over one mile, running for twenty four years.
With the river as narrator, the laser light show at tells the story of the Columbia River and how its power was harnessed to provide multiple benefits to mankind, including electrical power, irrigation for farming and exciting recreational opportunities.