Creating Quality Entertainment and the Compelling Case for Real Science in Hollywood
August 18, 2009 (Burbank, CA) Jeffrey Silver, one of the industry’s most respected and prolific producers, will Keynote
on November 5th, 2009 in Burbank, California. Mr. Silver is currently at work on “Tron Legacy,” the highly anticipated 3D release slated for 2010. He has produced over 30 feature films, including “
,” and “Training Day,” and is a founding partner of
. Mr. Silver is a DGA and Emmy Award winning producer for his work on “Wonder Years.”
Mr. Silver has been involved with groundbreaking technology on a number of productions including “300,” the 2006 hit that brought Frank Miller’s graphic novel vividly to life in a way that had not been seen before, and his current project, “Tron Legacy,” a sequel to the 1982 game changer “Tron.” “Tron Legacy” returns to a later point in the storyline, and presents a sleek world of fierce programs and gladiatorial games where heroes embark on a life-and-death journey across a visually-stunning cyber universe.
The Science and Entertainment Industry Exchange, an organization founded by the National Academy of Science and a number of influential filmmakers, sponsor Mr. Silver’s keynote. The Exchange is focused on helping content creators understand and deploy real scientific knowledge in content creation. Mr. Silver is a member of the Advisory Board of The Exchange and a dedicated supporter of the collaboration between scientists and content creators who both face a growing need to put creative license and creative authenticity and clarity in sync.
HD EXPO – Createasphere presents two full days of talent and technology to inform and inspire on November 4th & 5th at The Burbank Marriott Convention Center. The respected industry trade show and conference is in the midst of a year of transformation as it enters the “Createasphere,” expanding a brand that supported the adoption of a single technology to a multi-faceted organization that champions the broader needs and interests of the content creation community. November 5th will mark HD EXPO – Createasphere’s third 3D Day, where thought leaders and technology pioneers have presented and continue to discuss the new frontier of 3D.
For further information about HD EXPO, visit hdexpo.net, or call 818.842.6611. For Further information about The Science & Entertainment industry Exchange, visit
About HD EXPO – Createasphere
Since 2001, HD EXPO has created venues where the entertainment and technology communities meet and exchange invaluable information, community and education. In 2009, HD EXPO transitions to Createasphere, a world where entertainment technology and creative vision converge. Createasphere, building on the success of HD EXPO, is an integrated organization presenting multi-tiered offerings that include expos and events, a membership organization, ongoing professional educations, and a dynamic online content resource. HD EXPO – Createasphere is headquartered in Burbank, California.
About The Science and Entertainment Industry Exchange
The Science & Entertainment Exchange is a program of the National Academy of Sciences that provides entertainment industry professionals with access to top scientists and engineers to help bring the reality of cutting-edge science to creative and engaging storylines. Established in 1863 by Abraham Lincoln to provide crucial scientific advice to the nation, the National Academy of Sciences is uniquely positioned to draw on the expertise of thousands of men and women who have distinguished themselves in their respective fields in science. Relying on the special connections available to the Academy, the Science & Entertainment Exchange can quickly and efficiently make introductions, schedule briefings, and arrange for consultations to anyone developing science-based entertainment content. By constructing an informational nexus between science and entertainment, The Exchange is able to facilitate a valuable connection between the two communities.
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