Speakers Announced For 2014 Envision Symposium

Speakers Announced For 2014 Envision Symposium

The second annual Envision Symposium will be held September 11-13, 2014 in Monterey, CA... entertainment industry leaders will decipher the DNA code of storytelling, design, and technology...




The second annual Envision Symposium will be held September 11-13, 2014, at the Steinbeck Forum, in Monterey, CA, with Bran Ferren of Applied Minds and Bob Bonniol of Mode Studios returning as creative consultants. They will explore the DNA of Storytelling, Design, and Technology to discuss what's next in the creation, production, design, and direction of theatre, concerts, theme parks, film, digital environments, and more... with a list of speakers that spans all aspects of the entertainment industry:

Butch Allen has spent decades in concert touring as lighting director, lighting designer, production designer, and production manager for such artists as Van Halen, No Doubt, Nickelback, Black Keys, New Kids On The Block – just to name a few.

Christopher Barreca is a scenic designer with over 200 Productions, including Chronicle of a Death Fortold, Search and Destroy, Three Days of Rain, Neon Psalms, and Rocky, for which he was nominated for a 2014 Tony Award.

Surya Buchwald (AKA Momo The Monster) creates extraordinary visuals for concerts and design interactive computer things including Deadmau5 and The Glitch Mob. 

Jasmine Ellsworth is a young veteran of Hollywood, with credits as diverse as video game tradeshow and event representations for Disney, Imagi Studios, Comedy Central and 20th Century Fox at some of the largest industry events such as E3, Licensing Show, Comic-Con and Anime Expo

Martin Gimenez is a graduate of CalArts and a cutting-edge sound designer, who recently worked on the site-specific opera, Invisible Cities at Union Station in Los Angeles

Peter Guber is an executive, entrepreneur and #1 New York Times best selling author.  He is chairman and CEO of Mandalay Entertainment and an owner of the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Dodgers.  He is an Entertainment and Media Analyst for Fox Business News and a full professor at UCLA's Anderson School of Management and the School of Theater Film and Television.

Sandra Tsing Loh, a Los Angeles, California-based writer, actress, performance-artist, pop-culture analyst, and radio commentator..

Alex McDowell is a British production designer and film producer who has worked, among others, with directors Tim Burton, Steven Spielberg, Alex Proyas, David Fincher and Zack Snyder.

Peter Schneider is an American film and theatrical producer, notable as the first president of Walt Disney Feature Animation for The Walt Disney Company from 1985 to 1999.

Neal Stephenson is an American author and game designer known for his works of speculative fiction. His novels have been categorized as science fiction, historical fiction, or "postcyberpunk."

Amy Tinkham is a director, producer, and writer of theater, dance, music concerts, tours, film, television, video, and art installations.

Bora Yoon is a Korean-American composer, vocalist, and pioneering sound artist who explores the connection of sound to the subliminal.

Envision is a high-octane conference that brings together the best and brightest innovators and practitioners in live entertainment, film, and media to discuss what’s happening now and to share their views on what’s next.

Designers, writers, artists, technicians, engineers, programmers, manufacturers, distributors, visionaries, and inventors will contribute to the discussion, as we bring together a unique set of practicing visionaries.

Register today and help unlock the code.


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