John Rust
Senior Creative Director

Credited with four Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement, John Rust brings over 30 years of experience in the themed entertainment industry to Rethink Leisure & Entertainment, LLC. Prior to joining Rethink, John worked for Universal Creative, Paramount Parks & Resorts, Warner Home Video, Disney Home Entertainment, Landmark Entertainment, New Line Cinema, Six Flags, Saban Entertainment, and Sanrio Co., Ltd. John served as Creative Director, Show Director, and Filmmaker/Media Producer on over 75 themed attractions and four full theme park ventures.

John’s extensive list of projects includes the following:

  • Motiongate Dubai theme park (UAE)
  • Paramount Movie Park Korea (Incheon, South Korea)
  • Paramount Promenade (Jeju Island, South Korea)
  • Paramount Adventure Island (UAE)
  • The Crystal Pool (Galaxy Macau)
  • The Galaxy Diamond (Galaxy Macau)
  • Crane Dance nighttime spectacular (Resorts World Sentosa)
  • Battlestar Galactica: Human vs. Cylon (Universal Studios Singapore)
  • The Accelerator (Universal Studios Singapore)
  • The Simpsons Ride (Universal Studios Florida)
  • Movie Park Korea Press Event 2008 (Seoul, South Korea)
  • Sesame Street 4-D/Lights, Camera, Imagination! (Universal Studios Japan, Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Sea World Orlando/San Diego)
  • Palace of Myth and Legend (Sanrio Harmonyland)
  • Time Machine of Dreams - Journey Into Imagination
  • Puro Boat Ride (Sanrio Puroland)
  • Dream Home 2000 (Taejon Expo)
  • Sanrio Retail Stores (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Universal Studios Backlot Tour (Universal Studios Hollywood)
  • The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man (Universal’s Islands of Adventure)


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