Special Effects Stage Show

  • Client: Universal
  • Location: Universal City, California


  • Strategic Development
  • Master Planning
  • Concept Development + Refinement
  • Design + Development
  • Project + Production Management
  • Technical, Lighting + Audio Design
  • Media Production
  • In-Field Art Direction
  • Show Production
  • Installation Supervision
  • Programming + Training

This signature, crowd-pleasing show at Universal Studios Hollywood provides guests with a hilarious and engaging live show experience that combines footage from famous Universal Entertainment movies, live actors, and special effects with lots of audience participation.

The show brings the park’s “behind-the-scenes” content into the contemporary digital realm with demonstrations of motion-capture and digital-backlot techniques, as well as a unique look back at classic techniques like miniature models, stop-motion animation, and matte paintings—honoring Universal Entertainment’s legacy of iconic cinematic visuals in a fresh, contemporary new format.