Ex’pert Series with Don Bies 8/27 5PM San Jose Campus

August 13, 2013 in E'vents, Ex'pert Series, Guest Speaker by vicki

Ex'pert Series - Don Bies, August 27, 2013

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Don Bies
Don Bies
Owner/Director/Designer
White Room Artifacts, LLC

August 27, 2013
5 – 7 PM
Theater at San Jose campus
1751 Fox Drive, San Jose, CA 95131

Join instructor Peter Overstreet and Special Effects veteran Don Bies in an interview/discussion outlining the history of special effects, its current state and potential future. The discussion will be framed with an overview of Bies’ 28 year career history, starting with his work on the Academy Award winning The Fly to modern classics such as The Pirates of the Caribbean films and the Star Wars prequels. Behind the scenes stories, photos and video highlight some of his work, and the two will discuss the role and focus modern artists need to have to work in this changing profession.

Don began his career with Lucasfilm operating the remote control R2-D2 for personal appearances and commercials while acting as the Lucasfilm Archives curator. As curator, he organized a number of exhibitions, and eventually began working at Industrial Light & Magic. As a supervising model maker, Don has numerous credits in well-known films and television commercials.

To attend, RSVP at expression.edu/expert.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity!