Darkness, Creativity, and Realism are the low budget Haunter’s best allies in the hunt for high fright! By utilizing these elements to the fullest, a simple home display can rival the patron satisfaction of even the biggest of high budget professional attractions. In this lively interactive presentation, Haunting icon Leonard Pickel of Hauntrepreneurs, Themed Design and Consulting discusses proven scares and fright techniques that you can put into action at your Haunt without paying a sawed off arm and a leg to do it!
Innovator, Designer, Artist, Inventor, Teacher, Writer, Leader –Leonard Pickel has over 40 years of themed attraction design and operations experience, of both year-round and summer seasonal installations, as well as museums and dark rides. Creating more than 300 original and innovative dark themed attractions for major venues worldwide, Leonard’s creative accomplishments include the industry’s first turn-key Haunted House kits, and the Triangular Grid System. Over 1 million people from Los Angeles to New York, Puerto Rico to Australia have experienced the “Pickel Theory” of Haunt Design firsthand. Leonard is constantly experimenting with new technologies, and searching for fresh new approaches to making money in the business of scaring people.