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Mycotoo Makes Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Media Companies in America

Mycotoo on Inc 5000 List

 

PASADENA, Calif., August 18, 2017 —  The List is out and our team couldn’t be more excited! Mycotoo, Inc. has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S. Ranked 539 overall and 11th for Top Media Companies, Mycotoo’s success has resulted in over 835% revenue growth over a three-year period.

“We are thrilled to join the 2017 honorees and are very proud of what we’ve been able to acomplish” said Clifford Warner, Co-Founder and Chairman of Mycotoo. “Our team’s growth is primarily attributed to our focus on helping passionate people achieve. We focus on creating compelling experience that speak to the brand, in an authentic way”

Since its founding in 2011, Mycotoo has been involved with over ten live events, two full theme parks that have opened, and one highly successful brand experience at Comic Con 2017.

“It’s exciting to see where we’re headed” said Fri Forjindam, Chief Development Officer of Mycotoo. “This acknowledgement from Inc. is a reminder to keep doing what we’re doing. It’s simply the beginning and we look forward to bringing our approach to storytelling, experiential design and the culture of fun to our partners and collaborators”
Check out the full profile on Inc.com/5000.

 

About Mycotoo

Mycotoo is the leading entertainment development company, specializing in immersive experiences and live entertainment. Recognized as one of the fastest growing companies by Inc. 5000, Mycotoo has garnered a distinctive record of trust in developing story-driven attractions and strategic partnerships. Mycotoo offers a variety of indoor/outdoor entertainment franchise opportunities targeted to helping activate repeat visitation for regional shopping destinations and mixed-use developments. The award-winning team has led the creation, production and management of many experiences for a global clientele, including museums, destination resorts, theme parks, brands, movie studios and Fortune 500 companies. Learn more at http://www.mycotoo.com and follow on Twitter (@Mycotoo)

Blade Runner 2049 Experience by Alcon Entertainment & Mycotoo

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After months and months of behind the scenes, Mycotoo is proud to share our involvement on the Blade Runner 2049 Experience, one of the most talked about Immersive, Events at Comic Con 2017.

The Los Angeles Times is calling it “The Biggest Hollywood Studio Effort” they’ve seen at Comic-Con.  In anticipation the release of Blade Runner 2049 on October 2017, Warner Bros. in collaboration with Alcon Entertainment, Oculus, Johnny Walker and Mycotoo, set the stage in a giant pop up tent for Comic Con.  A complex coordination of massive props, set design, original costumes, memorabilia, VR overlay and actors to recreate Los Angeles in 2049.

The film’s leading stars – Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford even made a cameo at this highly talked about event.

Here’s what Gizmodo said:  “There are plenty of Comic-Con experiences that claim to be “interactive” but Blade Runner 2049 has gone above and BEYOND by recreating an entire street set, complete with actors, props AND udon noodles. THIS is immersive”bbishop_170719_1860_0010

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Mycotoo is proud to have been part of this event.  #SDCC #ComicCon #WelcomeTo2049

Mycotoo Announced as Lead Designers for Six Flags’ Biggest Fright Fest® Maze in Park History

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PASADENA, Calif.Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Mycotoo, Inc., The Entertainment Development Company, is proud to be partnering with Six Flags Magic Mountain on their newest walk-through attraction: Aftermath 2: Chaos Rising, the largest outdoor maze ever built as part of the park’s 24thseason of Fright Fest®.

Aftermath 2: Chaos Rising is a 40,000 square feet experience, featuring over 1,500 feet of linear walls, enough to beckon thrill-seekers and haunt enthusiasts. Those who dare to enter must race to survive a half-mile of gore, two-story high custom facades and a total of 13 new horrifying scenes.

Mycotoo’s innovative experience design approach immerses guests into a world that changes constantly, making the attraction extremely repeatable.  This “choose-your-own-haunt” experience separates guests from each other and utilizes the latest trends and effects to create disorienting environments.

Industry leader – David Wally (Chief Creative Officer), Ryan Holmes (Sr. Producer) and Daniel Hirsch(Production Designer) led the Mycotoo team, balancing bold creativity with concentrated business acumen to design Six Flags Magic Mountain’s most anticipated maze.

“Whether we are collaborating with a client or developing with a partner, our vision at Mycotoo is to help passionate people achieve,” said David Wally.  “We want our collaborators to feel that we are all one team working together to achieve the same vision. That’s exactly how this project progressed and we could not have had a stronger collaboration with our friends at Six Flags Magic Mountain.”

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35 Percent of Mega Theme Park Complete

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Construction is moving fast and furious Dubai’s $2.9 billion theme park complex, located in Jebel Ali.  Development is spread across 25 million sqft in its first phase and includes three theme parks – Hollywood-theme Motiongate Dubai, Bollywood Parks Dubai – the world’s first park themed after the Indian movie industry, and Legoland Dubai – the first of its kind in the Middle East. The development will also feature Riverpark – an entrance plaza with F&B and retail options and Lapita, a Polynesian themed hotel.

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Smurfs in Dubai?

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Why not?  At least that’s the mindset that Sony Pictures took in partnering with Dubai Parks & Resorts to dedicate a considerable portion of the upcoming Motiongate to Smurfs Zone.  The highly anticipated opening of Motiongate, will feature the IPs: Ghostbusters, Zombieland, Hotel Transylvania and other attractions.  Read more…

Bollywood Parks In The News!

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Want to know what it feels like to design and develop 16 attractions, 5 themed lands under one mammoth genre that is Bollywood?  Then you want to know more about the last 18 months.  Mycotoo, Inc was brought in to help oversee the strategic master planning,  concept design & development and production of one of the most anticipated theme parks to date: Bollywood Parks.

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Read the full article here.

Our Theme Parks Announced!

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Over the last 18 months, mycotoo has been working on a big secret and it’s not so secret anymore.  Motiongate, one of the theme parks that we have been involved in, was recently announced on The National UAE.

In partnership with The Riva Group, Mycotoo was brought in at the early inception of the project to oversee production development, strategic planning and team staffing for this studio IP theme park.

Mycotoo’s David Wally, Panel Presenter at Scare LA 2014

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In anticipation of the upcoming halloween season, the 2nd most profitable holiday after Christmas, Haunt creators and enthusiasts clamor to get a piece of the next big scare.

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10448492_10152739601989766_4861032289184344127_oWhere else to see the best of the best in this year’s ScareLA in Los Angeles?  Mycotoo’s David Wally, Talent Director of The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor (since 2009) was front and center to give fans a taste of what’s store.  We’re looking forward to Halloween this year.

Helping Passionate People Achieve.

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