[ISEA94] Artists Statement: Iwerks Entertainment – Sub Oceanic Shuttle (S.O.S.) (1991)

Artists Statement

Preshow and the Main Show. An entirely computer-generated futuristic ride on a high-speed underwater vehicle between San Francisco and Tokyo. A simulated earthquake will take place… Superb realization by the French CG company ExMacchina.

  • SimEx-Iwerks (USA) is a leading creator/developer of 3D / 4D-seat / FX / Simulation / Large Format and Custom Special Venue Attractions.
  • Ubbe Eert “Ub” Iwerks, (1901-1971) was an American animator, cartoonist, character designer, inventor, and special effectstechnician, who created Oswald the Lucky Rabbit and Mickey Mouse. The works Iwerks produced alongside Disney went on to win numerous awards, including multiple Academy Awards. Animator Chuck Jones, who worked for Iwerks’ studio in his youth, said “Iwerks is Screwy [Skrewi] spelled backwards.” [source Wikipedia].