Epcot® International Flower and Garden Festival - 2014
Lake Buena Vista, FL USA
In 2014, Landscape Structures celebrated its 12th year of participating in the Epcot® International Flower and Garden Festival. This year featured a children's play area called "Mike and Sulley's Monstrous Garden," which showcased a monster-themed Eclipse® Net Plus to welcome kids ages 5 to 12 and, a university-themed play structure for younger kids to climb, slide and interact with play activities.
- 2 to 5 Years
- 5 to 12 years
- March 2014
Min Area Required
Total Area: 93' x 45' (28,35 m x 13,72 m)
2-5 Area: 42' x 40' (12,8 m x 12,19 m)
5-12 Area: 51' x 45' (15,54 m x 13,72 m)
Max Fall Height
96" (2,44 m)
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Video features the Monster's University themed playground at the 2014 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival in Orlando Florida.
[video: camera comes into focus looking out off a railing to a garden full of pink flowers stretching out to a man-made pond. The pond has floating post of more pink flowers. Buildings can be seen beyond the pond.]
[video: screen goes blue with a silhouette icon of Monster University character Mike Wazowski. Text appears that reads, this year. The silhouette changes to a silhouette icon of Monster University character Sulley. Text appears that reads, Landscape Structures. Scene changes to overlooking a garden over many different flowers and the Epcot spaceship earth structure in the distance. Screen goes back to blue with a silhouette icon of Monster University Character Art. Text appears that reads, teamed up with the. The silhouette icon changes to Monster University Character Squishy. Text appears that reads, Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival.]
[video: camera pans left to right across a bed of pink roses. Camera comes into focus as an employee in a blaze orange vest waters a garden. Scene switch to a view of a bright colorful plant. Camera close-up pans a bed of morning glory flowers. Camera close-up pans through a different garden full of lush green and colorful flowers. Camera switch to some bushes with printed monster eyes.]
[video: screen goes blue with a silhouette icon of the Monster University character Don Carlton. Text appears that reads, to scare up some fun! Scene switches to a close up of three stacked Monster University text books, the spines of the books read, Introductory Scare Techniques, The complete history of scaring and Scare Rescue.]
[video: camera close-up of a Monster University Mike Wazowski statue made of bushes and flowers holding a textbook. Camera switch to a close-up of the Monster University character Sulley statues face made up of bushes and flowers. Screen change to a close-up of a climber rung with monster Permalene foot print cut outs. A close-up of a two-piece cast-aluminum ball connector painted like an eyeball. Camera pans across as periscope panel with the silhouette engravings of Mike, Sulley and Art at the bottom. Scene fades to black.]
[video: camera pans up from the side walk and surrounding garden with the Monster University playground in the background. Three D text appears on screen reading Welcome to Mike and Sulley's Monstrous Playground. Camera continues to pan across the entire play area. Camera switches to a top down view of two boys playing and spinning on the Gyro Twister. Scene change to a top down view of children climbing all over an Eclipse Net Climber. Camera view changes to the side walk outside of the playground fence looking back at the playground while children play all around. Camera switches to the end of the playground where a boy goes down a rush winder slide. The playground is shaded by a large blue SkyWays playground shade.]
[video: to parents stand close by as their swing girls climb up the cozy climber onto the playground. Camera pans down from an elevated view of a balcony deck and driver steering wheel. A young boy stands backwards and spins the steering wheel with his hands. Camera has a top down view of a young girl playing with the marble panel. Camera pans across a full view of the Mike and Sulley bush and flower shaped statues. Camera view across the playground where children climb all over an Eclipse Net climber. Camera switch to a different angle of the Eclipse Net climber with children climbing all over. A boy holds his arms out like he is surfing while he shakes his legs on a wobble pod. Camera comes into focus as a young girl climbs to the top of a climber onto the playground decking. She looks around and notices the camera, she smiles at the camera and continues to climb.]
[video: camera has an elevated view of the top deck of a playground where several children play. A young girl bends over and looks through the periscope panel. A young boy kneels next to an hourglass panel, he spins the panel and watches the sand poor from one end to the other. A full view of the periscope panel as a girl approaches and looks through the eye wholes. A side view of a young girl as she slides down a small double slide. Scene changes to a view of a blue monster foot print in the green fake playground grass. Some young boy’s feet jump onto the middle of the footprint, he stomps his right foot a few times on the footprint. The camera views over the tops of colorful red leaves as a girl climbs onto the Gyro Twister behind them. A child wears a point of view camera as they spin on the blender spinner. Another girl riding the spinner screams while they spin quickly. Camera switches to a full view of the Eclipse Net climber with Blender spinner and Gyro Twister attachments. Camera shoots across the playground where two girls climb up separate cozy climbers with Permalene monster feet foot grips. Camera zooms in to a close-up of young girl’s feet as she reaches the top of the cozy climber and steps onto the playground decking.]
[video: A Monsters University crest rolls across the screen changes scenes to Allison Schrein a Landscape Structures Designer speaks to the camera.]
Allison: We had initial discovery call with the Disney people, a number of months ago and they told us they wanted to do a Monster's University theme playground.
Allison voiceover: So, I did a lot of research I had seen the movie, I have little kids who love monsters. We did initial concepts for them on both of the structures and then presented our initial concepts to Disney and they loved them.
[video: camera elevated view pans over the Swiggle Stix bride with the Eclipse Net climber behind it. Children climb and run all around the structures. Camera switches to a girl with glasses spinning another girl on the Blender Spinner. Camera switches back to Allison speaking to camera briefly. A view of a young boy as he looks through the bubble panel to look like a window on a tower made of monster scales. Camera switches to the side of the playground where several sensory panels are located. Such as the hourglass, bubble, finger maze, color splash and the storefront panel. Camera pans from beyond the outer playground fence across the play area. Camera close-up of young boy holding onto the ropes of the Eclipse Net climber. Children climber over the top of the camera on the ring tangle climber. Camera back to Allison speaking to the camera.]
Allison: It's so fun to get to see the kids playing on it, interacting with it and having fun.
Allison voiceover: Seeing the big giant eyeballs and all the monsters it's really awesome.
[video: camera looks up as a young girl reaches the top support beam of the Eclipse Net climber. Camera pulls back from a full view of a two-piece cast-aluminum ball connector painted like an eyeball. Three girls stand in front of the Mike statue made of bushes and flowers. Camera back to Allison speaking to the camera.]
Woman off camera: And one of those kids is your very own son, right?
Allison: Yes, Aden is around her somewhere.
Allison voiceover. He’s running and playing, he found a friend yeah, he’s having a great time.
[video: a young boy climbs on the ropes of the Eclipse Net climber. Camera shoots up to the sky where the young boy continues to climb on the Eclipse Net climber. Camera close-up of young boy’s face as he sits on the climber and looks into the camera.]
[video: camera zooms into a man’s green shirt with a logo embroidered on the chest. Logo reads Rep Services, INC. Experts at Play and Outdoor Spaces. Camera pulls back to J.T. Almon Landscape Structures Florida Rep as he speaks to the camera.
J.T.: Somewhere in two thousand, they reached out and said what about doing a playground at Epcot during the Flower and Garden Festival.
J.T. voiceover: Creating an except-able playground to integrate kids into the garden. So, for the last couple of years they've seen these play environments to go along with one of the movies and so kids have just gone wild over Mike and Sulley and all the things about the Monsters U.
[video: camera view shoots up from the ground as a girl spins on a Gyro Twister. Outside of the playground fence the camera looks in at the playground while children play all around. Top down view as a girl kneels on a blue monster foot print and slowly stands up. Scene change to ground view across the Swiggle Stix bridge and kid’s feet walk on the foot discs. Camera pans across an Eclipse Net Climber full of children. Camera view over large green leaves with the Eclipse Net climber in the background full of children climbing. Camera back to J.T. speaking to the camera by the cozy climber. Monster University crest rolls across the screen.]
[video: Camera close-up of children’s feet standing on the ropes of the Eclipse Net climber. Camera close up of young girls face as she climbs on the Eclipse Net climber. A girl spins on the Gyro Twister with the Eclipse Net climber behind her. A close-up of toddler’s tennis shoes as they stand on a bar. Scene switches to a girl standing on the Swiggle Stix bridge and speaking to the camera.]
Girl: I have Monster Inc. and Monsters University at my house.
[video: the girl turns around to point across the playground.]
Girl: I like these twirly things they are fun.
[video: screen goes blue with silhouette icons of Monster University characters Art, Squishy, Don and the two-headed monster Terri and Terry Perry. Text appears on screen reading, see you at...]
[video: silhouettes change to Monster University characters Sulley and Mike with text across the screen reading, next year's festival! Fade to black.]
[video: a young girl runs her hand across the chime panel made to look like a monster’s teeth. A young girl smiles and waves at the camera from the top of the playground. Camera close up of a young girl on
the Eclipse Net climber as she smiles and waves at the camera. Scene switches to Allison and her son standing in front of one of the Monster University playgrounds. Camera switches to a young girl looking through a bubble panel while her mom taps the outside of the bubble. Camera looks directly up from underneath the Eclipse Net climber as children climb overhead. Scene zooms out into the Monsters Inc logo. Fade to black. Playing chimes noise is heard and the Landscape Structure logo appears from falling glitter stars with a final bell ring once the logo fully appears. Text below the logo reads, better playgrounds, better world.]
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