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Createasphere Entertainment Technology Exposition Focuses on the Cinematography Program at the American Film Institute

Grads Wally Pfister, ASC, Uta Briesewitz, Petra Korner, Darren Genet and Tommy Maddox-Upshaw Reflect on a Powerful Education and Their Careers

(Burbank, CA)

Createasphere Entertainment Technology Exposition

, the entertainment and media industry’s showcase for the latest trends and groundbreaking technology, will take place November 3rd & 4th, 2010 at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center.

On November 4th, Createasphere Entertainment Technology Exposition is honored to host a roster of distinguished cinematographers for a discussion, “The Cinematography Program at


: Focus on Excellence.” Stephen Lighthill,


, Artist in Residence, AFI Cinematography, will moderate a conversation with the respected graduates of the Cinematography program including Oscar nominee Wally Pfister, ASC (“Inception,” “Batman Returns,” “The Prestige”); Uta Briesewitz (“Hung,” “The Wire”); Darren Genet (“CSI Miami,” “A Good Funeral,” “Lucky”); Petra Korner (“My Soul To Take,” “The Wackness”); and Tommy Maddox-Upshaw (“The Inheritance,” “Christmas in Beverly Hills,” “When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts”). The panel is sponsored by American Cinematographer Magazine and the Conservatory of the AFI.

Createasphere Entertainment Technology Exposition will feature a full exhibition of leading edge technology, along with professional education, industry panels, and networking. For registration and more information please visit

, or call 818.842.6611.

About Createasphere

Createasphere is a global community builder for the entertainment technology industry, building and connecting communities and advancing technology and careers through expos, conferences, education and online offerings.

Createasphere was founded in 2001 as HD EXPO, and over the past decade has grown into a global company that develops and presents influential events for the content creation community, on line and face to face. Founded by Kristin Petrovich Kennedy in Los Angeles, Createasphere became part of Diversified Business Communications in 2009, now driving their entertainment strategies and properties division. Currently Createasphere is presenting the Createasphere Entertainment Technology Expos in New York and LA, The Digital Asset Management Conference, in New York and Los Angeles, The DAMMY Awards in New York, Cinema India in Mumbai, and workshops focused on 3D, Canon EOS, REDucation, and Post Production Master Classes in the US and abroad.

Createasphere is headquartered in Burbank, California (


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