Walt Disney first used the term “Audio-Animatronic” in 1961. He and his team of “Imagineers” created these robots that came to life to talk and interact with others. People were in shock how life like these machine were and still are today. Here we are, over 50 years later and Walt Disney Imagineering, through progression of technology has taken audio-animatronics to the next level. Below, Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager for Disney, put out a article in regards to how the Imagineers brought the Seven Dwarfs and other creatures to life in the new attraction “Seven Dwarfs Mine Train” that is set to open very soon.
How do you recreate Disney characters for a new attraction? According to Walt Disney Imagineering, it all starts with a hand-drawn sketch …
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