Project Description

HeksenSkolen, Haunted House Production

Djurs Sommerland, 2014

Djurs Sommerland, a theme park in Denmark, had the aim to increase the number of visitors of their Halloween event especially by attracting new target groups. As experienced haunted houses developers, Leisure Expert Group took on this challenge and produced a themed haunted house for families with children aged from 4 to 12 years old. The result was a succesfull, chromadepth 3D experience themed as a witches’ school, called HeksenSkolen.

The location for the haunted house was the existing dodgem car attraction. Therefore, the building costs would be limited, yet everything had to be relatively easy to assemble and dismantle. For Djurs Sommerland, this was the first haunted house, which is why we did not only create the house itself, but also helped with marketing, costumes and even training for the actors.

Concept Design
  • Experience design

  • Artist impressions

  • Storyline

Schematic Design
  • Elevations

  • Dimensioning

  • Materialization & Color Coding

  • AV Design

  • Floorplan

Content Design
  • Soundtrack

Art Direction
  • Scenic production

  • On-site art direction

The scene with the pot at Hekseskolen in Djurs Sommerland
The school scene at Hekseskolen in Djurs Sommerland

Chroma Depth Technology

The witches’ school came to life by using Chroma depth whereby a 3D environment occurred with blacklight and fluorescent colors. By using this technique, the Halloween experience became unique and very suitable for smaller children to visit. Also, it was an easy way to make the haunted house efficient to disassemble and rebuild. The experience turned out to be a great success for the guests for Djurs Sommerland and was used for a second Halloween season.

The hallway full of letters at Hekseskolen in Djurs Sommerland
The hanging tools at Hekseskolen in Djurs Sommerland
The experiment corner at Hekseskolen in Djurs Sommerland



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