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Tuesday, October 20 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Entertainment & Technology: Escaping the Fear Box, or Billy's Unexpected Adventures in Visual Effects

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Join 20 year visual effects veteran, Billy Brooks, as he takes you through his career in visual effects how his overcoming that all too familiar artificial fear changed his life. Billy went from working in big Hollywood studios to owning his own forward thinking virtual visual effects collective, Mind & Machine and having a whole lot of fun along the way. He’ll touch on everything from his work on big budget movies such as the Star Wars franchise to more independent movies like Space Station 76 and Anomalisa, winner of the Grand Jury prize at this year's Venice Film Festival. Billy’s more recent work with cutting edge technology company, Otoy Inc, exposed him to a whole new world of advanced rendering technology and mind blowing virtual reality innovation that helped make it all possible.

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Billy Brooks

Founder, Mind & Machine
Billy Brooks has been working in the Visual Effects and Animation industry for over 19 years. Through his new visual effects company, Mind & Machine, he has started directing work on new major Hollywood releases like Space Station 76, and is currently doing visual effects for Con Man, the new Vimeo series created by and starring Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion of Firefly fame that was revealed at ComiCon to an enthusiastic crowd of over 7000... Read More →


Tuesday October 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Connect Coworking 33 S 5th Ave, Tucson, AZ

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