Tag: roller coaster

Screenshot of Wicker Man ride time-lapse from Alton Towers Resort documentary Inside Alton Towers broadcast on Channel 4

Another of our time-lapses features on national television

Following the public release of our long-term, rapid interval time-lapse video of Wicker Man’s construction, our work also featured on Channel 4’s ‘Inside Alton Towers’ documentary, tracking the inside story of the roller coaster construction.

The iconic Corkscrew roller coaster before its demolition at Alton Towers.

Time-Lapse Trends: roller coasters

This week’s “Time-Lapse Trends” explores the subject of roller coasters in varying forms. We even feature some of our own work capturing some iconic rides at the Alton Towers Resort.

Promotional image for The Smiler

BBC show footage of our latest project for Merlin

The time-lapse of our latest project for Merlin Entertainments has recently been shown on the BBC.

We supplied Blue Peter with clips that featured several times as part of their show on 16th May.

Over the last 9 months one of our HD time-lapse camera systems has been at the Alton Towers Resort, where we have been capturing the construction of the theme park’s record breaking new attraction ‘The Smiler’…

Snowfall during the construction of Th13teen at Alton Towers

Time-lapse of rollercoaster ‘Th13teen’ complete!

We have finished the 12 month long time-lapse construction of the brand new rollercoaster, called ‘Th13teen’ at the Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire… Out time-lapse camera system had been placed in a highly exposed position, high on a specially designed post in the Staffordshire Moorlands. It faced extremes of temperatures and weather conditions throughout the 12 months of construction, but performed without major problems for the entire duration. We have now edited the complete movie sequence of the entire construction for our clients.

Secret Weapon 6 rollercoaster being constructed at Alton Towers

All going well with time-lapse of build of Rollercoaster

We are 6 months into our time-lapse of the building of Alton Towers’ and Merlin Entertainment’s newest rollercoaster…. The camera system has performed brilliantly and the HD images it is capturing are providing an amazing step by step record of the build, which our clients are able to view via their coded access to our servers.

Start of Th13teen rollercoaster construction at Alton Towers

We start major project for Alton Towers Resort

We set up and install a time-lapse system on special bespoke post to capture the entire build of Alton Towers’ new rollercoaster… The project is expected to run for 12 months until March 2010 and will cover every stage of the building process, from the groundworks to the finished theming of this newest Rollercoaster for the Merlin Entertainments Group. As ever, the latest images the camera captures, will be viewable to our clients and their stake holders via coded access to our servers.

Corkscrew rollercoaster at Alton Towers after dismantling

Rollercoaster time-lapse edit embedded in website

We have finished the edit of our time-lapse of the demolition of the Corkscrew rollercoaster and embedded it into Alton Towers Resort’s Heritage Website. Incidentally, we also designed and populated the content for this very website through our other areas of expertise! See our sister company website

Corkscrew rollercoaster at Alton Towers during the final stages of being dismantled

We finish time-lapse of Corkscrew Rollercoaster

The entire demolition of the iconic Corkscrew Rollercoaster has now been time-lapsed for Alton Towers resort… We are now looking forward to putting together the edit.

Corkscrew rollercoaster at Alton Towers being dismantled

We timelapse the demolition of the Corkscrew Rollercoaster

Alton Towers have commissioned us to time-lapse the demolition of their world-famous Corkscrew Rollercoaster… We set up a time-lapse camera system from a vantage point which looks directly down the iconic helix of this world famous attraction, in order to get the best possible perspective.