Let’s start with . . .
THEE ANDY DICK
hotel on Hollywood and Vine or whatever the block up
or down that is all connected to the Red line Vine?
I had been on a mass invite list
to attend a little schindig for the
A military inspired film of sorts that I have yet to see
although I received numerous invites to see it for free
on the third street pomagranite in Santa Monica
but I have like other priorities and stuff.
But back to this event at
And I was like wow that’s Andy Dick.
And usually I have to do a double take just to make sure, who it is, that I think it is, that I am seeing, but
there is no mistakin’ Andy Dick.
I then see my technical advisor and marketing guru for the show, waive him over and then Mr. Dick walks past us as my Marketing and Tech guru sais:
like he’s known him since like before birth?
It was very cool and I managed to keep my professionalism.
here is the first movie I ever saw
THEE Andy Dick
but of course I was scheduled for class, so here’s a couple of pictures as a consolation prize:
Onto . . .
and the unique surprises that can happen at
Flash forward one week and the guest is
Bill Nye (that Science guy)
and I’m like now that’s freakin cool
and someone who had been tossed around the possible future guest bin
since I started there.
Shira had done an interesting interview with him way way back in 2010 about 3D printers . . .
THEE BILL NYE (THAT SCIENCE GUY)
to his own theme song
And now onto . . .
screening for ‘White House Down’and the A and Que
consisted of some of the VFX Team pictured above. Sans
Mr. Emmerich but since he’s a super fabulous big shot it’s
not like he’s gonna be there, but oh, how time flies when
your in a coma, and last night we ended up with A and
Que Part Deux with Mr. Emmerch along with VFX
Supervisors Volker Engle and Marc Weigert and I believe
Mr. Engle is the bald headed gent pictured in the first A
and Que back way back in July? Or it may be Weigert? I
can’t keep those two straight?
This turned out to be one of those
very special A and Ques that about
20 people showed up for.
Every once in awhile we get a director here that I’m just star struck by. Honors society actually had
GOES TO WASHINGTON
which is coincidentally a Roland Emmerich flick
So last night Roland Emmerich was here for what amounted to an A and Que for White House Down and Anonymous. We had screened white house down the week after the fourth of July and this made for a most excellent A and Que if it had happened then and I was really floored that only about 20 people showed up. Most from the Visual EFX Society and a handful of students, mostly from film.
And it basically turned into a love fest for pre-viz and Roland sharing stories such as George Lucas having invented pre-viz back when he was making star wars and 20th Century Fox thought he was on crack or ludes or whatever the kids were doing in those days? Had no faith that Star Wars would do anything and then basically sold him all the franchising and merchandising rights.
His main words of wisdom being do a project that you love cause it will be reflective in the final product. I felt extremely special and priviliged to be one of the few that came and sat in on this.
Oh and I almost forgot to mention that in the midst of all this and learning all there is to know about Intellectual Properties in class that last week Mount Super Fabulous had a screening for Iron Man 3 and the director and co-writer did an A and Que after with a special screening of Agent Carter which you can watch the short film below and listen to the full A and Que by clicking on the link 🙂
Also, apparently this was the only time Agent Carter had been shown on the big screen
Thank you so much for such wonderful feedback. You are an exceptional student and you will go far. We are finding that the Professionalism rubric is a positive reinforcement for the class, so I am glad you also appreciate it. That will continue in future classes. I also look forward to seeing you again in another class.
Your exam grade was 95.5 (congratulations!) and your final grade is 94.9. Great job!