Event - The Making of EARTHQUAKE (Bay Area)

Saturday, 6 October 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
The VES Vision Committee & VES Bay Area Section Present
Immersive Experiences: Fulldome Digital

Production, The Making Of EARTHQUAKE


From paleolithic cave art to modern fulldome cinema, storytellers have enveloped audiences in their narratives - drawing viewers into a first-person experience that approximates reality. Fulldome Digital Production is one of the latest and richest opportunities for filmmakers to create truly immersive experiences.

Participants include:

Ryan Wyatt, Director of Morrison Planetarium and Science Visualization, Introducing Earthquake and the California Academy of Sciences fulldome filmmaking approach
Tom Kennedy, Panel Moderator, Head of Production, Visualization Studio, California Academy of Sciences and producer of Earthquake: Evidence of a Restless Planet

Panelists will include:

Matthew Blackwell,  Technical Director/Data Lead, presenting the integration of motion footage, geo-located data and photogrammetry for large-scale spherical projection
Jeroen Lapré, Senior Technical Director, presenting the scientific and historic reconstruction of the 1906 "Great Earthquake" at California and Market Streets in San Francisco
Mike Schmitt, VFX Supervisor/Production Designer, presenting 3-Dimensional design considerations for the fulldome immersive experience
Please RSVP below
Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 6:30PM to 9:30PM

California Academy of Sciences
55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 94118

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6:30PM - Registration and Refreshments 
7:30PM - Screening of Earthquake 
8:00PM - Panel Discussion on Fulldome Digital Production 
9:00PM to 9:30PM - Questions



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