Entertainment

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Flexible, scalable solutions to bring stories to life, enhance quest experiences, and drive revenues for entertainment brands and theme parks.

We deliver creative, technical and build solutions to the ride and prop industry.

We Help Bring your Stories to Life

Fredricks has been a major player in the entertainment industry for years. We’ve had the pleasure of working with the biggest names in the industry and developing solutions for some of the most advanced entertainment projects of our time.

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We understand low volume production

Shorten Development

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We consider creative, technical and business challenges

Increase Innovation

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We apply our diverse market experience

Streamline Communication

Single source design, engineering and build

How We Work:

Prefix Fredricks specializes in full service design, engineering, build and installation solutions for ride, animated prop and show set projects. We balance design and engineering talent to bring your ideas to life.

Current Workflow

Our Workflow

Our Services


Ideation

In early ideation our creative teams work with our clients to generate ideas on how we can solve their problems using a variety of different disciplines to identify real world solutions using a holistic approach. We leverage extensive in and out of market research to inform decisions and generate fresh and innovative ideas.

Feasibility + Packaging

Feasibility and packaging is at the heart of any successful ride development project. We understand the complexities of the many safety standards and multiple stakeholders that often come with this industry, so we get to work quickly. We lay out packaging models that help us visualize and understand limitations, and drive key decisions as we move towards a singular vision.

Feasibility + Packaging

Feasibility and packaging is at the heart of any successful ride development project. We understand the complexities of the many safety standards and multiple stakeholders that often come with this industry, so we get to work quickly. We lay out packaging models that help us visualize and understand limitations, and drive key decisions as we move towards a singular vision.

Creative Development

The Fredricks Design team quickly found a niche in the entertainment world. We pride ourselves on having engineer and design teams who work side-by-side throughout the scope of each and every one of our projects — a mindset that’s exceptionally well-suited to project development in the entertainment industry. Our holistic vision gives us an innate ability to convert theme direction and concept art from creative studios into feasible concepts that meet our clients safety standards and commercial goals.

Engineer

Our engineering teams have many projects under their belt and understand the complexities associated with the entertainment industries. Our teams have the resources to design, analyze, simulate and deliver production-ready packages and have been one of the first suppliers to deliver directly into our clients systems.

Engineer

Our engineering teams have many projects under their belt and understand the complexities associated with the entertainment industries. Our teams have the resources to design, analyze, simulate and deliver production-ready packages and have been one of the first suppliers to deliver directly into our clients systems.

Build + Installation

In build, we work closely with tested and proven build resources to deliver high-end, functional properties. Our build partners are world-class and we have extremely high confidence in their ability to build just about anything ranging from one time show properties to small batch manufacturing runs. Our build teams take our innovative CAD packages and bring them to life. Covering advanced test capabilities and installation into ride systems and sites.

Fredricks Design Entertainment Market Overview

Through our years in the entertainment industry, we have learned and grown according to the needs of our clients. Our long history of program management has resulted in a collaborative solutions model focused on easing stress on our clients and key decision makers by providing exceptional solutions, efficiently.

Seating + GWD

Dark Rides

Cabin Development

Animated Props

Interior Lighting

01. Ingress/Egress
02. Interior Panels
03. Interior Display

04. Guest Restraint + Handles
05. Ergonomics

06. Guest Storage

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See what 30 years of design and engineering experience can deliver for your company. We will assemble an exceptional team, with proven methodology and project management strategies, and the design and engineering capabilities necessary to see your project through to the end.

Let’s talk about your next project…

Coast-to-Coast Solutions Since 1984.
Industrial Design and Engineering Studio.
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Digital Brochure Download

See what 30 years of design and engineering experience can deliver for your company. We will assemble an exceptional team, with proven methodology and project management strategies, and the design and engineering capabilities necessary to see your project through to the end.

Let's talk about your next project...

What can we do for you?

Coast-to-Coast Solutions Since 1984.
Industrial Design and Engineering Studio.
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