Scott Ross, Founder of Digital Domain
Can Asia Become Hollywood?
International box office now makes up more than 65 percent of Hollywood film box office. Clearly, China and Japan have become the No. 2 and No. 3 box-office territories. It has been said that China will surpass the United States as being the largest box-office territory by 2021. Given the importance of Asia’s moviegoing public, will Asian filmmakers and Asian stories replace Hollywood? [Thursday, Dec. 4, 11 a.m., Bougainvillea Hall]
Steven Feiner, professor, Columbia University
Feiner directs the Computer Graphics and User Interfaces Lab, and co-directs the Columbia Vision and Graphics Center. His lab has been doing AR research for over 20 years, creating the first outdoor mobile AR system using a see-through display, and pioneering experimental applications of AR to fields such as tourism, journalism, maintenance, and construction. [Saturday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m., Bougainvillea Hall]