Explore 3 new soundstages. See the secrets of huge movies revealed - plus get the chance to create your own special effects! Stage 1: The Virtual Studio throws you into a showdown with The Mummy and you'll witness how physical techniques (like rubber rocks, green screens, and miniatures) are used to make fantasy become on-screen reality. Lucky volunteers will re-enact scenes from famous films using these special effect techniques.
Next, you'll bring life to the gruesome, grotesque, and monstrous in Stage 2: Universal's Creature Factory. But beware, this stage is rumored to be haunted. Here you'll discover the make-up secrets that the Universal Studios masters of horror used to create their most gruesome and horrifying monsters. You'll also learn how puppetry and telemetry are used to animate creatures from the smallest mouse ot the biggest T-Rex. Watch out, some of the creatures develop a mind of their own.
Make noise with Bruce Almighty & current blockbusters in Stage 3: The Sound Lab! you'll find out how Hollywood creates all those wonderful sound effects that make movies and TV shows come to life. They'll select volunteers for a live demonstration of a Foley Stage - that's where sounds are added or replaced to match the images on screen. Using mainly silent scenes from blockbuster films, volunteers help a Foley artist add all the effects needed to create the scene.
Attraction not recommended for guests who have medical conditions that could be aggravated by strobe effects
Attraction not recommended for guests who have medical conditions that could be aggravated by for effects
The following guest assistances are available:
Guests may remain in their wheelchair throughout the attraction experience
Guests may remain in their Electric Convenience Vehicle (ECV) throughout the attraction experience
Attraction can accommodate service animals
Closed captions monitors are available
Located in the Lower Lot. Runs continuously every day. Actual attraction duration is 30 minutes, not counting any time spent waiting in line.