- 30th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISNEY LEGENDS AWARDS
In the summer of 2017, Andrea Favilli had the great honor of once again crafting the Legends Award statuettes for the 30th Anniversary of the Disney Legends Awards whose recipients included Carrie Fisher, gerry Geronimo, Manuel Gonzales, Mark Hamill, Wayne Jackson, Stan Lee, Garry Marshall, Julie Taymor, Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg.
- 30th ANNIVERSARY OF THE DISNEY LEGENDS PANEL
On July 14, 2017, Andrea Favilli was thrilled to serve as introductory speaker for Stage 28’s 30th Anniversary Legends Panel at D23 hosted by distinguished film historian Leonard Maltin. Audiences delighted both in Andrea's deeply meaningful creation story of the Legends Award and the anecdotes of panelists (And Legends Award recipients!) Mark Hamill, Bob Gurr, Andreas Deja, Kathryn Beaumont, Dave Smith, Karen Dotrice and Bill Farmer.
- OCHA CLASSIC RESTAURANT
In late 2016, FS led the redesign of flagship Ocha Classic Thai Restaurant in Hollywood, California in partnership with Ron and David Lieberman of Design Development Company.
- HAICHANG OCEAN ANIMAL PARK
In 2016, Favilli Studio was proud to spearhead the concept design and masterplanning for the Haichang Group’s Zhengzhou Haichang Ocean Park—a world class marine theme park located in Zhengzhou, China.
- ANDREA FAVILLI FEATURED SPEAKER AT CCRE
On April 10, 2015 Andrea Favilli was a featured speaker at the 12th annual China Commercial Real Estate Summit in Shanghai, where he gave a well-received talk on the Power of Design.
- CHINA’S FIRST DINOSAUR-THEMED COMMERCIAL DISTRICT OPENS
Andrea Favilli was on hand to congratulate our friends of Dragon City Tourism Holding Group as they opened Dino Township in December 2014. FS was instrumental in planning and conceptualizing the 260,000 square meters zone central to the highly successful China Dinosaur Park. The one-stop tourist destination provides visitors with a unique experience in dining, entertainment, shopping, arts, hospitality and business facilities.
- A DAY WITH JAMES GURNEY
In November Favilli Studio was honored to host A Day With James Gurney which included his entertaining and outstanding presentation on Worldbuilding, followed by watercolor demonstration in the picturesque arroyo in South Pasadena. Images of the day can be viewed on our Facebook page.
- THE CITY OF HUAI’AN, CHINA BREAKS GROUND ON NEW PARK
FS Chief Creative Officer Andrea Favilli proudly participated in the formal announcement of The Journey to the West Theme Park on Huaihe River in Huai'an, Jiangsu province. He presented FS's masterplan and concept design to media and government officials and was available for media interviews along with the project ambassador, celebrated actor and Monkey King interpreter Liu Xiao Ling Tong.
- FS FEATURED ON ENTERTAINMENT DESIGNER
FS is featured on renowned themed attractions industry blog "Entertainment Designer" in a wonderful article by journalist Sasha Bailyn. The article describes FS origins, founder Andrea Favilli's European pedigree, continuing up to the present day and the studio's journey in China. Please click here to read the profile.
- CONGRATULATIONS TO CHANGZHOU DINOSAUR PARK
A heartfelt congratulations to our client and friends at the thriving Changzhou Dinosaur Land in Jiangsu Province, China on the opening of two new zones which FS is proud to have been a key partner in conceptualizing. DinoToon, a whimsical, kid-sized land and home to 5 adorable Dinosaur cartoon characters, opened to much fanfare on May 1st, 2014. On June 28th, AdventurePort was opened to the public as a portal between the Dinosaur Land theme park and the soon-to-open urban entertainment zone DinoWatertown.
- FS & BES TEAM UP TO PRESENT “COMING UP WITH A BIG IDEA”
Favilli Studio and BES completed the first day-long presentation in an ongoing series about creativity and design. In the inaugural session, Andrea Favilli presented FS's methodical approach to the process of the developing an idea and led the audience through an abbreviated charette, culminating with their own "big idea." Look for information regarding upcoming presentations.
- 3D NIGHTTIME SPECTACULAR
FS awarded project to conceive, design and produce a nighttime extravaganza for a well-known resort in the gambling mecca of the east. Stay tuned for production updates!
- DINO WATERTOWN OPENING 2014
FS created the masterplan and concept & design package for a retail, dining and entertainment zone for Changzhou China Dinosaur Land in Guangzhou,China. The prodigious project is in the final stages of construction and slated to open in 2014.
- NEW FAMILY MEMBER
Congratulations to our Director of Operations, Linus Sora, and his wife Kittiya on the birth of their son Kietsai Sora.
- WANDA NANCHANG & HARBIN THEMEPARKS
FS successfully completes two seperate planning, concept & design packages for one of China’s largest conglomerates, Wanda. Nanchang WorldQuest celebrates cultures from around the world and Harbinia pays homage to the namesake’s sites and traditions.
- ANDREA FAVILLI SUMMITS
FS President and Creative Officer followed his passion to the top of Mt. Whitney, California. Kuddos to him and his climbing partner Matt Bliss for the marathon day.
- WELCOME SIMON!
The Favilli’s are proud new parents of a bouncing Golden Retriever puppy, who has become a most welcomed addition in the Studio.