Imagineering with Chris Beatty

chris beatty seven dwarfsChris Beatty left McClain High School with a solid foundation in art. Several years later he graduated from Columbus College of Art and Design and a gnat’s breath later was working for the Walt Disney Corporation.

For most of his years with Disney Chris has worked with their Imagineering branch, that part of the company responsible for designing and constructing theme parks and attractions.

Today, as Executive Creative Director of Imagineering he  has spent the past five years bringing to life the Seven Dwarf’s Mine Ride which is part of Disney World Orlando’s New Fantasyland  park. The attraction opens to the public on May 28, 2014 and following is a filmed interview of Chris talking about the project.

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