[ISEA94] Artists Statement: Iwerks Corporation – Virtual Ad Ventures (1993)

Artists Statement

A demo tape of the major interactive simulation attraction created by Iwerks Entertainment with Evans & Sutherland. Six people ride a “submersible” capsule, and each one is assigned a specific task. The first program is called The Loch Ness Expedition, the task being to save the eggs of the endangered Loch Ness monster.

  • 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 effects technician, 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].