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iWERKS

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Compiled by: Dan Sherlock & Thomas Hauerslev Date: November 2002
iWERKS Turbo Ride in Liseberg, Gothenburg, Sweden. Picture by Thomas Hauerslev

The 8/70 format has been used for quite a few special venue and Expo films. It has also been used for quite a few "ride films" using motion bases, and quite a few IMAX Dome films have been printed down to the 8/70 format. The first use of the 8/70 format for a movie shown to the public that comes to mind was for multimedia sequences in the program "VOYAGE TO THE OUTER PLANETS" in 1973. Those sequences were filmed in 8/65 with a fisheye lens and blown up to Omnimax. The entire film "COSMOS: THE UNIVERSE OF LOREN EISLEY" was blown up in this manner in 1974.

The 8/70 format has been used for ride films, dome projection, 3-D, and special uses such as for projection onto water screens and, for example, in the SPIDERMAN ride in Florida.

But as a sampling, here are some of the non-ride films that were projected in 8/70 (not limited to films done by Iwerks):

Imagination 1989
Tierra de Gracia 1992
To Be An Astronaut 1992
Winds of Spain, The (Vientos de Espana) 1992
Dream of Flight 1993
Enertopia Symphony 1993
Fascinating World of Materials 1993
Korea Look Ahead 1993
Puerto Rico
Rock Anthology (Prince, Duran Duran) 1993 - seems to have also been called "Big Rock"
Voyages 1993
Big Country 1994
Cirque du Soleil 1994
Dancing in the Sky 1994
Giant Rock 1994
Heartsong 1994
Hearst Castle: Building the Dream 1996
EAGLE...America's Tall Ship 1997
Sedona: The Spirit of Wonder 1998
On Guard! 1999
Spirit of American 1999
Rheged: The Lost Kingdom 2000
Sacred Journey 2002
Vulcania 2002

-Dan Sherlock
 
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Title Released Cinema Notes
   
Category "A" films      
       
Aliens: Ride at the speed of fright *) 1995 4:00 Iwerks 570, 870. Blown up from VistaVision.
Alpha One Cowboy 199 4:24 Iwerks 570, 870
Days of Thunder 199 3:50 Iwerks 570
Dino Island 1994 3:36 Iwerks 570, 870
Escape to Planet Earth 199 3:10 Iwerks 870
Glacier Run 199 3:57 Iwerks 570, 870
Moon Raid Alpha 199 3:32 Iwerks 570, 870
Red Rock Run 199 3:25 Iwerks 570, 870
RoboCop: The Ride 1994 4:23 Iwerks 570, 870
Secrets of the lost Temple 199 4:00 Iwerks 570, 870
Sub Oceanic Shuttle (S.O.S.) 1991 3:31 Iwerks 870
Supersonic Flights 1993 3:23 Iwerks 870
White Lightning 199 4:24 Iwerks 570, 870
Facinating World of Materials 19 12:32 Iwerks (3D) 570 & 870 dual
Haunts of the Olde Country 1993 16:23 Iwerks (3D) 570 dual
Wilderness 199 15:40 Iwerks (3D) 570 dual
       
Category "B" films      
       
Canyon Rapids 1993 4:01 Iwerks 870
Jake Braking 199 3:39 Iwerks 870
Motion Madness 199 5:07 Iwerks 870
Outlaws 199 3:55 Iwerks 570, 870
The Rattler 1993 3:11 Iwerks 870
Wild Rides 199 5:36 Iwerks 570 (24 fps only)
Galapagos 19 13:00 Iwerks (3D) 570 dual
Magic Reef 19 13:20 Iwerks (3D) 870 over/under
Tender Savage 19 11:34 Iwerks (3D) 570 dual
       
Category "C" films      
       
American Eagle 19 2:30 Iwerks 570
Baja Boogie 19 3:58 Iwerks 570
Body Blender 19 3:58 Iwerks 570, 870
California Action Tour 19 3:00 Iwerks 870
Colossus 1988 3:29 Iwerks 870
Mustang Flyers 19 3:02 Iwerks 570, 870
River Runners 19 3:02 Iwerks 570, 870
Roller Buggy 19 4:07 Iwerks 570, 870
Snomotion 19 3:01 Iwerks 570, 870
Tank Slayer     Iwerks 570, 870
The Winds of Spain 1992 10:00 or 2:30 Iwerks 870
Big Country 1994 29:00 Iwerks 870
Giant Rock 1994 22:00 Iwerks 870
Terra de Gracia 1992 12:00 Iwerks 870
       
Dream of Flight 1993   Iwerks 870
Jurney to Technopia 1993   Iwerks 870
Inertopia Symphony 1993   Iwerks 870 3D
Korea Look Ahead 1993   Iwerks 870
 
 
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