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Adam Connor of Mad*Pow | Lights! Camera! Interaction!

REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/adam-connor-of-madpow-lights-camera-interaction-tickets-13884223085

Adam Connor of Mad*Pow will be speaking to the SoCal UX community on October 23 in Los Angeles on "Lights! Camera! Interaction! Design Inspiration From Filmmakers".

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Adam Connor - Experience Design Director at Mad*Pow & Independent Illustrator

Adam Connor is a designer, illustrator and speaker and passionate about collaboration, communication, creativity and storytelling. As an Experience Design Director with Mad*Pow, Adam combines 10+ years of experience in interaction and experience design with a background in Computer Science, film, and animation to create effective and easy-to-use digital products and services. He believes that no matter how utilitarian a tool is, at the core of its creation lies a story; uncovering that story is key to its success. Occasionally, he shares his perspectives on design at adamconnor.com and discussingdesign.com.

In Adam Connor's own words

I began college as a film student. I’ve always loved storytelling, particularly visual storytelling in the forms of film and animation. Well-made films show us that they can drive engagement, communicate in subtle ways, change attitudes, and inspire us to try to change our lives.


Films succeed in evoking responses and engaging audiences only with a combination of well-written narrative and effective storytelling technique. It’s the filmmaker’s job to put this together. To do so they’ve developed processes, tools and techniques that allow them to focus attention, emphasize information, foreshadow and produce the many elements that together comprise a well-told story.


We’re responsible for creating products that aren’t just easy to use, but that people appreciate using. It stands to reason that the methods used in films to communicate with and engage audiences can serve as inspiration for designers.


With this presentation, we'’ll revisit the topic of using stories in design and expand on the technical aspects used in film to communicate. We’ll look at some tools used in film such as: cinematic patterns, beat sheets, and storyboards. We’ll consider why they’re used and how we might look to them for inspiration.

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REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/adam-connor-of-madpow-lights-camera-interaction-tickets-13884223085

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AGENDA 
6:00 - Venue setup volunteers arrive
7:00 - Attendees arrive & followed by food & beverages
7:10 - Live streaming and video recording begins
7:20 - Upcoming events and community announcements
7:25 - Venue sponsor introduction
7:30 - Event sponsor introduction
7:35 - Speaker introduction
7:40 - Speaker presentation
8:40 - Q&A
9:00 - Event closes

Other:

Interview with Jason Gillard of Media Contour (UX Magazine) 

LIVE STREAM URL:  - http://www.meetup.com/ia-55/pages/Live_Events

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Event Hashtags:  #LAUX, @LAUXmeetup, @adamconnor, #InspiredLAUX@cpbgroup@GA_LA , @mediacontour, @MGO, @TechJobsLA, @BLANKSPACES, ConveyUX

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PARKING:
Street parking will be very limited around 2110 Colorado Ave in Santa Monica. Please carpool or consider using a ride-sharing service.

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VOLUNTEERS 


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CONVEY UX

MEDIA CONTOUR & UX  MAGAZINE

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TWEETS

.@adamconnor is making a rare visit to LA on 10/23. If you would like him to do some consulting or an in-house workshop, just ping him.

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Presi Presentation Link 

http://prezi.com/6gsz4zz6yzxh/

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  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Watch the archived livestream of Adam Connor's Lights! Camera! Interaction! presentation. http://youtu.be/S4erJ-znKyc

    October 27, 2014

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    W00t! Here is the SlideShare presentation from Lights! Camera! Interaction! What Designers Can Learn From Filmmakers by Adam Connor, Experience Design Director at Mad*Pow http://www.slideshare.net/adamconnor/designers-learnfromfilmmaking2

    1 · October 27, 2014

  • Lara F.

    Adam you are a skilled and articulate presenter! Thank you for flying in to spend time sharing your insights with us. I'm pre-ordering my copy of the book now! http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920033561.do

    October 26, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Charismatic, but could have used many more examples from his work.

    October 25, 2014

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Check out these awesome photos taken at the Adam Connor of Mad*Pow event. He speaks to the LAUX community on the topic of "Lights! Camera! Interaction! Design Inspiration From Filmmakers".

    http://www.meetup.com/ia-55/photos/all_photos/?photoAlbumId=25380882

    October 24, 2014

  • Nancy S.

    Jason presented a lot of interesting ideas and ways to think about experience design. The connection to film language is really intriguing.

    1 · October 24, 2014

  • Jade

    Great talk, and lots of interesting examples. Looking forward to exploring more!

    1 · October 24, 2014

  • jaclyn g.

    Adam Connor knows how to present! Great insight about creatively pushing the boundaries of technology while keeping the design in context with the pace of the message. Thanks, Adam, for flying in to teach us about it!

    3 · October 24, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    That was an interesting presentation, looking forward to Adam and Aaron's O'Reilly book.

    3 · October 24, 2014

  • Stacy

    Great insights and an engaging presentation.

    1 · October 24, 2014

  • Jen B.

    Very interesting talk. I loved it!

    1 · October 24, 2014

  • Simon C.

    Engaging, relevant and entertaining.

    2 · October 23, 2014

  • Elisabeth B.

    great speaker!!! fascinating content!

    2 · October 23, 2014

  • Simon C.

    I'm heading from West Hollywood to Event and back.

    October 23, 2014

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Hi Folks,

    Be sure to register for the Adam Conner event this evening. As of yesterday, we moved the event registration to Eventbrite. Everyone who receives this message must register there. When you arrive, be sure to have your Eventbrite registration on hand. To register on Eventbrite:

    http://www.eventbrite.com/e/adam-connor-of-madpow-lights-camera-interaction-tickets-13884223085

    October 23, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey LAUXers, I'll be streaming the event tomorrow night. If you can't make it in person, tune in to the YouTube channel feed on our LIVE EVENTS page, http://www.meetup.com/ia-55/pages/Live_Events

    Don't forget to RSVP so there's enough room for those who want to be there in the flesh.

    3 · October 22, 2014

  • Kurt K.

    I am at SFO for Launch SCALE event and will miss out on this one :(

    October 21, 2014

  • Crystal Ehrlich, UX D.

    Hi Folks, Street parking will be very limited around 2110 Colorado Ave in Santa Monica. Please carpool or consider using a ridesharing service.

    October 21, 2014

  • Paul L.

    Anyone heading out there and back from downtown LA area? Would appreciate a lift!!

    1 · October 20, 2014

  • Vivek K.

    EdTech for MedTech

    October 18, 2014

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