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July 9, 2022

How To: Lighting Texture and Lighting Transition Effects For Your Hau…

Today, we have two lighting tips for you from Julia at Gantom Lighting. The first is how to add texture using what you already have; Texture gives your scenes depth and makes them look more natural. The second is lighting …

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July 8, 2022

Scare Actor Training: The Essential Guide

Coming up, a step-by-step process to prepare your scare actors for this season. No matter your haunt’s size, there’s something for everyone in this guide. This episode is from one of our Partner Stations – Hauntopic Radio – hosted by …

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July 6, 2022

Making Paranormal Cirque II, the Scariest & Funniest Circus Around

Today, we’re going on-location to Paranormal Cirque II. Paranormal Cirque combines horror, acrobatics, and comedy to create a 2-hour experience that’s currently touring the US. We’ll learn about the creation and specifically about the scripting of...

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July 6, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for July 5th

Haunters Against Hate: The Event takes place this coming weekend; Midsummer Scream releases schedule and new app; Nosferatu returns to the Renaissance Theatre Company this Halloween season; All Saints Lunatic Asylum announces Halloween season...

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July 4, 2022

Chapek’s Extension, California’s Great America To Close, Pride Day

Coming up, we’ll discuss Bob Chapek’s extension, the closing of California’s Great America, and Pride Day celebrates inclusion at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Subscribe to all our offerings: https://linktr.ee/hauntedattractionnetwork

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July 1, 2022

Lighting Design Hacks for the Budget Minded Haunter

Tips and Tricks to make effective lighting designs with what you already have at your haunt. Today’s show breaks down lighting terms and concepts for you uses real-world examples from a panel of 4 themed entertainment lighting designers. If you …

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June 30, 2022

URBAN DEATH: Behind the Scenes of Cannibal Corpse

We’re going behind the Scenes of Urban Death Cannibal Corpse at Zombie Joe’s Underground in North Hollywood. Today’s episode is a recording from our first meet-up of the season which we did in partnership with Horrorbuzz. We often say that …

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June 30, 2022

What Is a Haunted House and Why Should You Visit One?

This episode, presented by The Scare Factor, discusses the different types of haunted attractions, and helps you determine which you should go to. We know many of you listening are in the industry and are already familiar with this, but …

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June 28, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for June 28th

Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights announces "The Horrors of Blumhouse" house - inspired by "The Black Phone" and "Freaky"; Phantom Fall Fest comes to Adventureland Park September 30th - October 30th; the first-ever SHAQTOBERFEST comes to the...

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June 28, 2022

The Politics of Staffing

Today we discuss Disney’s new Abortion Travel Credit, 13th Floor Entertainment Group’s new event Shaqtoberfest, and the opening of Volkanu from Sally Dark Rides. Subscribe to all our offerings: https://linktr.ee/hauntedattractionnetwork

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June 25, 2022

What Cruise Ships Can Teach You About Entertainment Design

They say that the best thing about cruising is seeing new places, but it turns out there's more than just scenery on a ship. In this video, Scott explores how the new ‘Carnival Mardi Gras’ ship has been designed with …

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June 24, 2022

INSIDE LOOK at Massacre Haunted House in Montgomery IL for 2022

We’re going on-location to Massacre Haunted House in Montgomery IL to learn about their 2022 season. Massacre is known for their large sets and dramatic yearly renovations. We’ll hear all about it from owner Ryan Burke. We visited Evil Intentions …

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June 23, 2022

Goosebumps Writer Interview - Dan Angel Talks About The TV Series

We’ll hear about creating the Goosebumps TV series with Executive Story Editor and Writer Dan Angel. Dan talks about what it was like to work on the series and the journey of adapting the series from the popular books. He …

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June 22, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for June 21st

Disneyland Resort announces more details regarding their Halloween season events; Midsummer Scream announces HHN Panel; Ohio Haunters Association will hold next meeting on August 15th at Carnage Haunted House; West Coast Halloween Convention addresses...

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June 21, 2022

How Much Would You Pay To Go On A DISNEY DREAM VACATION For 24 Days?

Disney unveils a new luxury experience, Universal Orlando unveils escape rooms, Ghost Town Alive! and Forbidden Frontier are returning for the 2022 season, and Electric Ocean comes to SeaWorld Orlando.

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June 18, 2022

Time Management Strategies For The Busy Haunter

Coming up - How to Effectively Manage Your Time When Running a Haunted Attraction. Scott Swenson explains how working "time smart" will prevent your event from creeping up on you.

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June 16, 2022

Get a sneak peak of Evil Intentions' 2022 season

We’re going on-location to Evil Intentions in Elgin IL to learn about their 2022 season. Evil Intentions is known for its ‘jungle gym’ rooms filled with actors choreographed to original music. Today we’ll hear from owner Mike Fitzpatrick.

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June 15, 2022

How many types of Haunt Scares are there? (The Scare Factor)

Join Bryan (Team Skelegore) and Tiph (Team Terror Techies) to discuss different types of scares you will experience at haunted attractions.

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June 15, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for June 7th

The Canadian Haunters Association announces 2021 Home Haunters Awards; Get 50% off your Chamber of Haunters membership; The next Haunters Toolbox Haunt Master Class takes place Wednesday, June 22nd - "Hiring and Training Actors: From Application to...

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June 13, 2022

IRL: Indianapolis Zoo & BMorrow Productions

In our first "IRL" episode, Scott takes us on-location to the Indianapolis Zoo for a construction update. Then, Philip speaks with Brian Morrow at BMorrow Productions HQ about the recession, staffing, upcoming projects, and working with IP.

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June 10, 2022

Haunt Hacks: Guests with Disabilities (Replay)

A primer on preparing your haunt for guests with disabilities from Scott Swenson.

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June 9, 2022

INSIDE SCARECON: Europe's Biggest Scare Convention (2022)

Find out all about Europe's only trade show for the scare attraction and horror industry, from the seminars and workshops to the awards and ball. ScareCON is the biggest European Scare Convention! Today’s episode is courtesy of our partner station...

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June 9, 2022

CREATING "SPOOKTACULAR!" How one haunted attraction became a househol…

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Spooktacular, the new documentary about Spookyworld! This new film takes an in-depth look at one of the original horror scream parks and Halloween destinations in America. This video is taken from a panel the team …

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June 7, 2022

Haunted Attraction Industry News for June 7th

Midwest Haunters Convention takes place this weekend in Rosemont, Illinois; HauntX returns to the Pomona Fairgrounds for a weekend of scare-based learning, exhibits, and more June 11th - 12th; Mark your calendars for Creepie Con 2022 - February 4th -...

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