Jon Sipos

Technical Direction, Beijing Studio

As Technical Director at Thinkwell’s Beijing Studio, Jon supervises the installation of show control, audio and video systems.

With his unique range of knowledge and proficiency in the fabrication, installation, and process management of complex scenic elements and mechanical special effects, he is able to bring technical expertise to all of his project engagements. Jon has over 20 years experience in construction management, technical management and special effects design, and production. He has served as a technical manager on numerous Thinkwell projects including: Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, Jurassic Park Institute Tour, Sesame Street Presents: The Body, and more.

 

Prior to Thinkwell, Jon supervised Special Effects in commercials and events for brands including Pepsi, Mercedes Benz, and Range Rover.


Background

Twenty years experience in construction management, technical management and special effects design and production

Former Owner of Scenery Effects


Awards & Accolades

2013 Thea Award for Outstanding Attraction, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter

2012 Thea Award for Outstanding Museum Exhibit, NatureQuest

2012 Thea Award for Outstanding Live Show, House of Dancing Water

2011 Event Design Award for Best Museum Environment, NatureQuest

2006 Thea Award for Outstanding Attraction, Ice Age Adventure

2005 Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Traveling Museum Exhibit, Jurassic Park Institute Tour


Select Projects

Lionsgate Entertainment World, Novotown, Henqing

Wintastar Snow Park, China

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter, London

NatureQuest at Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta

Special Effects Stage Show, Universal Studios Hollywood