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May 3, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for May 3rd

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party will return to The Magic Kingdom select nights August 12th - October 31st; The Oogie Boogie Bash - A Disney Halloween Party will return to Disney California Adventure this Fall; The Disney Cruise Line will debut...

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May 2, 2022

It’s Halfway to Halloween!

It’s Halfway to Halloween and we’re breaking down what you can learn from how other attractions are celebrating! Show notes: https://www.haunt.news/green-tagged-halfway-to-halloween

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May 1, 2022

SPECIAL: The Spooky Swap Meet Returns

It’s officially Halfway to Halloween and we’re celebrating with a trip to year 2 of the Spooky Swap Meet at the Heritage Square Museum in Los Angeles.

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May 1, 2022

Vortex Tunnels and You

We’ve all seen them, and maybe you’re thinking of adding one to your haunt. Today we’ll learn all about them from GEP productions (including pricing), so you can decide if it works for you.

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April 30, 2022

Faux Finishes for Your Haunt

Rust, mold, slag, water damage, ooze – Brutal Rust provides faux finishes for your haunt. Established by haunters in 2011, Brutal Rust has grown its customer base and catalog tremendously over the years.

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April 28, 2022

Insurance Options for Your Haunt

Do you have your haunt insurance for this season? Today, we’ll hear from some vendors offering coverage for your haunt. if you have specific questions about haunt insurance – let me know (philip@hauntedattractionnetwork.com)! Featured in this episode...

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April 27, 2022

2022 Products from Fright Night Studios

Founder of Fright Night Studios, Michael Burnett, got his start in movies. Today, we’ll learn about his studio and their ability to customize props.

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April 26, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for April 26th

Celebrate Halfway to Halloween this weekend at the Spooky Swap Meet; The Texas Haunters Convention & Los Bastardos present an interactive screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show; RWS Entertainment Group acquires The Experience Department; A...

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April 26, 2022

A Scott in the Dark: Episode 66 - Quotes and Contracts

Scott discusses how he has handled quotes and contracts for goods and services within the Haunt industry. NOTE: Scott is not a lawyer nor is he an expert in contract law. This episode is designed to share thoughts on what …

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April 25, 2022

Parks, Politics, and Purchases

We dive deep into Disney’s troubles in Florida, then hit takeaways from the dissolution of CNN+ and the latest RWS acquisition. Show Notes: https://www.haunt.news/green-tagged-parks-politics-purchases

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April 23, 2022

What is DMX and do you need it for your haunt lighting?

Today Julia from Gantom lighting will give you some suggestions on DMX alternatives and simple uses for DMX. DMX is a is a protocol used to control lights in your haunt. DMX can be used for many more things such …

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April 22, 2022

Celebrating Halfway to Halloween at the Spooky Swap Meet (Replay)

Halfway to Halloween is just around the corner, and plenty of haunts are opening this year to celebrate. Here in Los Angeles, we have a unique event that involves multiple haunts called the Spooky Swap Meet (https://spookyswapmeet.com/). Today, I’m...

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April 21, 2022

HaunTopic: Fire Safety & Actor Safety with Fear Asylum

One of the biggest hurdles that Haunters face is preparing your attraction for the fire marshal. This podcast episode will get you ready for your inspector and help make your Haunt safer, for your customers and staff. To hear this …

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April 20, 2022

Frightprops at Transworld 2022

Over the last 19 years Fright Props has grown from smaller mechanics to distributing most anything you’d need for your haunt. Today, we’ll hear about the new products and cutoff times. Their animatronic division, poison props, also launched 15 new...

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April 19, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for April 19th

Nightmare on Chicago Street cancelled for 2022; Warner Bros. Themed Entertainment and Egan Escape Productions present the "Escape IT" experience in Las Vegas; Ghost Bus Hawaii offers year-round Japanese-themed horror; Book Your Hotel for TransWorld's...

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April 18, 2022

The First Full-Service Marketing Agency for Haunted Houses

Fearworm is the first and largest full-service marketing agency dedicated to haunted houses; Today, we’ll learn about their firm and get a tip for managing your haunt’s social media.

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April 18, 2022

A Convergence of Trends

We’ll review the most important new attractions openings and break down why they’re all continuations of ongoing trends.

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April 16, 2022

Wristbands for your Haunt

Wristband Resources is one of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of identification wristbands and accessories in the world – and for the past 16 years, Bonnie has been building relationships in the haunted house space. This interview was recorded...

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April 15, 2022

The Half Masks of Von Grimm Productions

We check in with Matt Scott at Von Grimm Productions to hear about their 2022 products.

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April 14, 2022

Haunt Team Retention with Travis Rhoad of Reaper’s Revenge

Over the years, Travis has developed a family philosophy to retain team members, and today, we’ll explore some concrete things you can do to retain your haunt team.

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April 14, 2022

Mini Spotlight’s Custom Creations

Since 2006, minispotlight has been providing LED lighting solutions for haunts. They have the standard stuff sure, but as you’ll hear, their real differentiation is in custom creations like the LED Warp Tunnel and Jacob’s Ladders. This interview was...

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April 12, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for April 12th

A roundup of news from around the haunted attraction industry for the week of April 12th, 2022.

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April 11, 2022

The 2022 Body Buying Guide from Creepy Collection

For 19 years, Creepy Collection has been providing its unique style of static props to the industry. Today, Brian is discussing the 2022 line with Creepy Collection owner Jerry Dalessandro.

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April 11, 2022

The Staffing Balance

This week we explore stories of staffing, acquisition, diversification, and breaking the 4th wall.

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