Expo 2020 | Dubai, UAE

October 1, 2021

Expo 2020 (opened 2021) was themed – “Connecting Minds and Creating the Future”. Organized in 3 districts, “Sustainability,” “Mobility,” and “Opportunity”, the Expo sought to inspire the over 1 million visitors to change how they see the world.  The USA Pavilion, celebrates and explores the unique American spirit that harnesses creativity, rewards risk, and creates a brighter future for all.  Jon oversaw all aspects of the pavilion’s 8 exhibit soundtracks for Thinkwell.


Hailed as “the world’s first vertical theme park”, Lionsgate Entertainment World opened in Hengqin, China in July 2019.  A four story, indoor theme park presents many challenges,  not least of which is keeping IP’s separated physically AND sonically.  Jon joined the Ears Up sound design team to integrate park-wide BGM for all areas including food and beverage and retail for Thinkwell Asia.  Additionally, Jon was tasked with mixing interactive attractions that were part of the park’s 25 overall rides and attractions.

PortAventura’s new area for 2019: “SésamoAventura” is a highly stylized land especially designed for children. The “Street Mission” dark ride is the first Sesame Street dark ride in Europe and it’s the flagship attraction in the new area. Sally Corporation called on Jon with his two decades of collaboration with Sesame Workshop to compose the synchronized score for this interactive 3D ride where the guests use their “clue collector” device to solve the mystery of the missing cookie.

SeaWorld, Orlando|Sesame St. Land – “Party Parade”

April 12, 2019

SeaWorld, Orlando’s very own Sesame Street Land opened to critical praise in May of 2019.  This brand new area features rides, a water area and some of the most charming interactives designed by Beaudry Interactive. And, the centerpiece of the entire Sesame experience is the daily Sesame Street “Party Parade.”  Jon Baker Productions collaborated with […]

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Warner Brothers World-Abu Dhabi|On-Site Audio Mix & Integration

July 25, 2018

The audio and sound design for the largest indoor theme park ever built (at 153 square meters) was no small feat. Bringing dozens Warner Bros. Looney Tunes, DC Comics and Hanna-Barbera rides and attractions to life as part of the Ears Up Sound Design team for Thinkwell was an opportunity of a lifetime.

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Universal Studios Orlando|Cinematic Celebration Lagoon Show

July 21, 2018

Dubbed “a 20 minute love letter to Universal’s fans…from action to animation”, this exciting, new water/pyro/projection show at Universal Orlando’s lagoon is as immersive sonically as it is captivating visually.  The lagoon was completely re-imagined in the summer of 2018 for this “kiss goodnight” from Jurrasic World, Fast & Furious, ET,  Dream Works, Harry Potter […]

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Universal Studios Singapore|Sesame Street Live Shows 2017-18

September 17, 2017

USS’s 2,700 seat Pantages Theater has been transformed year round into a “Sesame Street” live theatrical experience with 3 new shows starting Halloween 2017 with “Trick or Treat on Sesame Street”. The Christmas season will warm hearts with “Oscar’s Grouchmas” and in January 2018,  Elmo and company celebrate the power of imagination with “Elmo’s TV […]

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PortAventura, Spain |FerriLand

April 17, 2017

The heart of PortAventura’s  €100 million “FerrariWorld” expansion is a striking 4000 m2 building where you can enjoy a technological experience that is unique in Europe. Mousetrappe Media partnered with Jon Baker Productions to create the content for 2 large format, inverted dome films that serve to give the guest the past and future of […]

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Viking Ocean Cruises |Viking Star, Viking Sea, Viking Sun, Viking Sky

March 24, 2017

After years of dominating the world of river cruising, Viking Cruises christened it’s first ocean cruising ship the Viking Star in April of 2015 and Jon Baker Productions was tapped to produce and mix the 3 inaugural shows in the Star Theater featuring the prerecorded instrumental track (mixed in 7.1) with the live 8 member […]

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Adventure Aquarium|Hippo Haven

August 3, 2014

The 21st century aquarium is immersive and Herchend’s Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey is on the leading edge.  “Hippo Haven” has been re-imagined as “a day in the life on an African river” by the award-winning production company, Mousetrappe with original music by Jon Baker Productions.  Guests find themselves immersed in a colorful landscape […]

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