Creative Director - Film Director and Attraction Show Integration
FAR Out! Creative Direction

Rick Rothschild

Blending a unique set of skills developed over 45 years in the world of theater, Disney theme parks, media and museums, Rick Rothschild founded FAR Out! Creative Direction in 2008.  Bringing deep technical knowledge together with strong creative perspective enables him to integrate complex concepts and systems into a complete entertainment product.

Providing creative leadership to 25 unique Disney attractions during his thirty years with Disney Imagineering, Rick has continued to lead concept development teams to explore new attractions, theme parks/resorts and immersive experiences across the themed entertainment world.

Notable Disney projects have included Soarin’ over CaliforniaCaptain EO 3D starring Michael Jackson and The American Adventure for EPCOT Center.  Recent independent projects include FlyOver Canada, FlyOver America, FlyOver Iceland and FlyOver Las Vegas (featuring The Real Wild West.)  Six Disney produced projects in which Rick was involved have received the THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement.  Chimelong Ocean Kingdom’s Kaka’s Ocean Adventure provided a seventh award in 2017.

Rick was inducted into the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2020. Rick has served as President of the TEA.  He continues as a active member of the Past Presidents Committee.