CARLOS GINATTA

THEMED ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN

This is a collection of Illustrations and Concept Designs created by Carlos Ginatta, for ride attractions, films, museums and theatrical projects for the themed entertainment industry.

SOLARA'A

CHESAPEAK BAY, DELAWARE

2019 TPEG AWARD

Solara'a is a themed land, based on the guardians of the Seasons. Guests venture through forests, waterfalls, and caves encountering moments of activation. Interactive TOTEMS (Team-Oriented Timed Entertainment Multisensory System) around the land provide entertainment for the entire family. . Through these activities, guests discover the benefit of natural balance and diversity, while they wait in an open queue system to ride the Sun Celebration roller coaster.

TPEG 

Winner

Type: Theme Park

Phase: Concept Design

Date: WINTER 2019

Designer/IllustratorCarlos Ginatta

Designer/Writer: Arielle Spencer

Writer: Emma Oliver

Imaginations

1st

CAGUAYA

PORT ROYAL,
JAMAICA

2018 Disney Imaginations  Winner

 

Caguaya is a submarine centre for exploration, education and entertainment. Located 30 ft underwater around the ruins of the lost city of Port Royal, Jamaica. The exploration centre covers 3 purposes: 

 

1) Fort Discovery focuses on the development Jamaican tourism by promoting its cultural identity through the exploration of the sunken city ruins

2) Coral Lab addresses the revitalization of the coral colonies which died due to effects of climate change.

3) Pirate Isle with a submersible amphitheater revisits the history of Port Royal and celebrates its vision of the future.

Type: UNDERWATER EXPLORATION CENTER

Phase: Concept Design

Date: WINTER 2018

 

Creative Director: Maria Mondloch

Writer: Michael Howell

Animator: Maya Vyas

Concept Artist: Carlos Ginatta

 

This project is the sole property of Walt Disney Imagineering and all rights to use these ideas are exclusive to Walt Disney Imagineering.

ISLA ENCANTADA

THEMED PARK

Isla Encantada is a themed land inspired by the Galapagos Islands. It is a family friendly park where guests go to experience adventurous escapades amidst pirate tribes surrounded by mysterious mythological creatures haunting the active volcano in which the park sits.

The 30 acre land is divided in 4 main areas and a center lagoon which at night transforms from a peaceful water show into a nigh-time spectacular display of fire and lava!

Type: THEMED LAND

Phase: Concept Design

Date: WINTER 2016

​​Designer: Carlos Ginatta

Writers: Diana Baucom and Sylvia Bay

GHOSTLY PROJECTION

PROJECTION MAPPING

Inspired by Walt Disney's Spooky Scary Animations, a proof of concept was created within 3 weeks to translate the story into a pre-programmed projection mapping live show.

Type: PROJECTION MAPPING

Phase: Concept Design

Date: 2016

Creative Director, 3D modeler & builder: Maris Piza

Animation: Carlos Ginatta

Show writer & Sound: Elizabeth McClain

INTERACTIVE GALLERY

DALI'S EYE

PROJECTION MAPPING

Type: MUSEUM ATTRACTION

Phase: Concept Design

Date: WINTER 2016

Designer: Carlos Ginatta

Dali’s Eye is an animatronic puppet eye with mapping technology which interacts with guests and digital paintings around the gallery walls. As each digital brushstroke starts to fill the canvas, the Eye begins to emote Dali’s facial expressions giving the audience an insight on the relationship between Dali’s mind, his emotional creative process, and his live performances.

SOGNO

QUEUE LINE

SOGNO's Queue Line, is inspired on a surreal dreamscape. 

The design of the QUEUE pushes the perspective of time, gravity and logic progressively as guests walk through the line leading to a rollercoaster attraction.

Type: QUEUE DESIGN

Phase: Concept Design

Date: SPRING 2016

Type: QUEUE DESIGN

Phase: Concept Design

Date: SPRING 2016

ENCHANT

DATE NIGHT

Enchant is business service which offers a customizable romantic end to your night out. Work with a designer to create a beautiful space themed from a choice of packages. Surprise your date with a romantic dessert in a whimsical setting placed in an unexpected environment.  Clients will prepare for their special night by speaking with one of our design consultants, who will guide them through the process of choosing a package.  Packages include a visual theme, dessert options, a drink of choice, and personalized elements such as a special music selection, and cards/gifts to be placed on their table. Our experiences start at one hour and clients can choose to extend their time for an extra price. 

Type: INSTALLATION

Phase: Proof of Concept

Date: FALL 2017

Designers: Morgan Devlin, Matt Cassidy, Carlos Ginatta

YODA'S STORYTIME

LIVE SHOW

YODA STORYTIME is an animatronic show with practical effects for the entire family.  The performance is held in a small theater with the guest surrounding Yoda who is sitting elevated. Yoda's narration is sync'd with practical effects that go off around him to immerse the audience into his storytelling.

 

Type: PERFORMANCE

Phase: Concept Design

Date: SPRING 2016

 

Designer: CARLOS GINATTA

CALLE DE LAGARTOS

CIRCUS

Calle de Lagartos is a branded theatrical spectacle inspired on the genera of the bizarre mechanical films.

The traveling circus offers a live performance of the macabre staged on a mechanically themed setting embodying the dark world of strange seemingly lifeless objects becoming alive.

 

 

Type: CIRCUS

Phase: Concept Design

Date: SPRING 2007

Designers: SCAD '07 ARCH Collaboration 

BLADE RUNNER

DARK RIDE

BLADE RUNNER NEXUS X is a thematic experience that takes guests into the world of Blade Runner. The experience includes track rides, 3D simulators and physical walkthroughs all linearly designed to give guests a taste of excitement of the fascinating story.

Type: ATTRACTION

Phase: Concept Design

Date: SPRING 2016

Designers: MARIA MONDLOCH,

ALYX PASCHKE AND CARLOS GINATTA