Episode 027 – Mark Hickson, Part 2

Mark HicksonStories of the Magic, Episode 27


Interview Guest: Mark Hickson


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In this episode, we return to finish up my interview with former Walt Disney Imagineer Mark Hickson. As usual, we back up just a bit so we can keep the flow of the conversation, then…


Mark talks about:

  • More details about what kinds of things Imagineering did for special projects;
  • A couple of unused concepts for some park attractions; (Here’s the link to the interview about the “floating theme park” project on Disney and More Mark mentioned: http://disneyandmore.blogspot.com/2011/09/d-archives-ss-disney-incredible-wdi.html)
  • The last project he worked on as an Imagineer;
  • What got him interested in working for Disney, particularly as an Imagineer;
  • The first time he remembers thinking, “I’m doing something really special”;
  • What he loved most about what he did;
  • The job he’d want to have with the Walt Disney Company;
  • What he never gets asked that he’d like to answer;
  • What inspires him;
  • His advice to you for following your dreams;
  • And, of course, his “Disney by Mark” websites.


Find Mark:

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