DECONSTRUCTING PI @ Samuel Goldwyn Theatre, Monday, 5/6, 7:30 PM

PLEASE DO NOT RSVP UNLESS YOU ALREADY HAVE A CONFIRMATION FROM THE ACADEMY BOX OFFICE THAT YOU HAVE A TICKET! TICKETS ($5) ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE FROM THE ACADEMY BOX OFFICE.

 

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HOSTED BY ACADEMY GOVERNOR BILL KROYER

WITH SPECIAL GUEST OSCAR-WINNING VISUAL EFFECTS SUPERVISOR BILL WESTENHOFER

“Thinking in 3D really helped me make this movie…I think that put me in a position to conceive and make this movie somehow differently.” – director Ang Lee

Ang Lee

The Academy’s Science and Technology Council takes a look at the breakthrough stereoscopic and visual effects work that went into crafting the Oscar-winning film “Life of Pi,” featuring an onstage discussion with members of the film’s creative teams.

While stereoscopic filmmaking has literally added a new dimension to visual effects in theatrical motion pictures, few films have combined those technologies with greater technical virtuosity or narrative impact than “Life of Pi.”

This year’s Oscar winner for Cinematography, Directing, Music – Original Score and Visual Effects, “Life of Pi” tells the story of a boy lost at sea and his struggle to survive inside a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker.

The evening will include film sequences and “making-of” clips alongside presentations and panel discussions on the creative challenges and production processes of employing stereoscopic technology with visual effects. Topics will include shot concepts, previsualization, location design, depth scripting and the complexities of combining live-action plates with extensive visual effects.

Life of Pi

Academy Award winner: Cinematography (Claudio Miranda), Directing (Ang Lee), Music – Original Score (Mychael Danna), Visual Effects (Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott)

Academy Award nominee: Film Editing (Tim Squyres), Music – Original Song (“Pi’s Lullaby,” Music by Mychael Danna; Lyric by Bombay Jayashri), Best Picture (Gil Netter, Ang Lee and David Womark, producers), Production Design (David Gropman; Set Decoration: Anna Pinnock), Sound Editing (Eugene Gearty and Philip Stockton), Sound Mixing (Ron Bartlett, D.M. Hemphill and Drew Kunin), Writing – Adapted Screenplay (David Magee)

 


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    A former member

    I have 1 extra ticket for this event if anyone wants it

    May 6, 2013

  • Megan

    Plez let me know if any tickets to Life of Pi turn up.
    It's sold out .

    April 30, 2013

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      Get in touch with Lindsie.

      May 6, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have 2 tickets to give away for tonight's Deconstructing Life of Pi. Please get in touch with Lindsie if you need them.

    May 6, 2013

  • Bill

    Sorry, I plan to arrive at 7:00 pm after our Meetup group has been let in the theater so I removed my name from the RSVP list.

    May 5, 2013

  • Diane

    sorry I am leaving on a trip the next day.

    May 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Glad to be a new member..looking forward to meeting fellow members.WHAT A FANTASTIC FILM...I am spending to day taking people with learning disabilities to the GEFFEN THEATRE to see David Mamet's "Buffalo Nickel"..HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND ALL

    April 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    George and I bought our tickets. See ya!

    April 4, 2013

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