Here's a video clip, from Disney:
Perhaps it's because I don't know any of the park visitors featured in the clips. Or perhaps it's because I'm just a cold-hearted tech geek. But the element of the presentation which impressed me most wasn't the images of the children on the castle. It was the spectacular, "Inception"-like video projections that played with the castle's form itself.
The effects color the castle like a kindergartener's crayon picture, crumble the castle's walls in a pixelated dissolve and shoot fireworks streaming across the castle, which then continue as real pyrotechnics in the sky behind. Color me... impressed.
Update: Here's a video of the complete show, sent along by our friend Scott Joseph:
Scott writes: "This is so much more than a slide show on the walls. At times the castle seems to fall into a pile of dust, or go up in flames, or seem to launch one of its turrets into space. I gotta tell you, I'm pretty jaded about this sort of thing, and it blew me away."Tweet
Perhaps this will be Disney's "gift" to WDW in light of the Wonderful World of Color (which I also saw a video for it a couple of days ago WOW!)
Here is the Ralph Lauren link. So cool...
That being said... I understand the incentive behind covering the castle in photos taken that day, but the show would be much more impressive without the photographs. They make the show seem tacky, almost like a cheaply made PowerPoint presentation with plenty of star wipes.
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