JURASSIC WORLD Project


The following project was created for personal development only.
Using an Oculus (Go) I created a virtual experience.

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(Patrick) is ready for a safari in Jurassic World.

 Custom media was viewed through an Oculus (Go) headset.

Water, scent, wind and seat rumble effects were used to enhance the ride.


Project Media
Custom animation reel: Cody Reanu / Patrick Fragale
 Making of the Original Animation

Project Construction Photos
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4/4/19 – This area will be transformed into a room for the VR ride.

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4/4/19 – The room was painted a dark grey color.

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4/11/19 – Final painted room. The center platform will act as the stage for the VR project.

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6/2/19  – The platforms have been painted grey.

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6/8/19 – Supplies purchased to create Jurassic World.

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6/12/19 – These wooden panels will frame the platform. Each panel will be painted using the Jurassic World color scheme of grey, blue and white.

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6/12/19 – Panels have received their first white coat.

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6/12/19 – The painters tape is used to outline the design wanted on these panels.

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6/12/19 – The outside of the tape is painted dark grey, while the inside is painted light blue.

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6/12/19 – Once the paint has dried the tape is removed, revealing finished design.

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6/12/19 – The wooden panels have been installed along the platform.

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6/15/19 – These smaller wooden panels will be used to enclose the sides of the platform.

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6/18/19 – Guests will sit within a small area themed to a paddock found in Jurassic World. This is the early framework of that paddock.

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6/18/19  – Another look at the paddock frames. These will be joined together.

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6/26/19 – The paddock has started to take shape. To aid guests with motion sickness a handrail was constructed for them to hold onto.

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6/26/19 – Another view of the handrail.

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7/2/19 – The paddock has been fully enclosed and painted.

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7/2/19 – Front view of the enclosed paddock.

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7/5/19 – A wooden post has been installed on the floor. This will be themed to a stone curb.

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7/10/19 – Using liquid nails, small stones have started to be placed around the wooden post. This is my first time working with these materials. The process had its challenges.

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7/10/19 – Backside view of the stone curb.

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7/17/19 – Front view of the partially complete stone curb.

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7/20/19 – The first pole has been fastened to the ground. These poles will be themed to electric fences in Jurassic World. Their function is to support the lighting fixtures for the set.

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7/23/19 – The poles have been painted light blue to continue the color scheme.

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7/26/19 – Aging to the poles. I mixed black and grey paint. Once the paint was partially dry I smeared it across the post. This created an effect of wear and tear on the posts.

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7/30/19 – More aging effects were applied to the panels surrounding the platform.

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8/2/19 – The base is complete with construction and paint. The area will now be themed to Jurassic World using props and lights. The podium constructed in the back of the platform will be used to hold the VR headset.

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8/5/19 – Using black, grey and white paint, a gravel texture was applied to the platform.

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8/7/19 – More details have been added surrounding the paddock.

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8/7/19 – A themed poster was added to the podium.

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8/12/19 – Themed lighting has been installed along with fake plants.

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8/15/19 – More props and theme elements have been added to the podium. Notice the raptor toy and the can of Barbosal shaving cream. The monitor displayed a “live video feed” of the safari.

"The live video feed loop" - animation credit : Universal Studios.
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8/21/19  -Testing has started on the project. The head was used to act as a person wearing the VR headset. This allowed me to practice getting riders on and off, as well as timing the effects.

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8/21/19 – second view of testing.

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8/27/19 – Finished view. In show lighting.

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8/30/19 – Opening Day! Guests taking their own safari in Jurassic World.

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8/30/19 – Guests enjoying the experience. Patrick Fragale operating ride (left corner).

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8/30/19 – Adults and kids alike enjoyed their trip to Jurassic World!

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8/30/19 – On ride Photo.

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This project was for creative purpose only.

Universal Studios owns all rights. Jurassic World.