Design Night is open to the general public, It is an events program at the Autodesk Gallery. At each event, guests explore a different theme — such as biomimicry, light, or robotics — that challenges the conventionally narrow definition of design. The theme is reflected in all aspects of the event, from the activities guests enjoy to the food they eat to the music they hear. The result is a fun and fascinating venue for exploration, networking, and the exchange of ideas. So far we have had:
On Thursday, February 6, 6-10 p.m., the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco will host another Design Night: Making Movie Magic, where we will explore the design's impact on special effects in movies. So get yourself over to Design Night and experience:
A talk by Rich McBride, visual effects supervisor for Framestore on Gravity // more
Fun with a green screen photo booth
This Design Night spotlights movies that blow our minds. We're talking mesmerizing visual effects, from middle earth and outer space to superheroes and subhumans. Gone are the days of strings on model airplanes and guys in foam rubber. Today's technology enables worlds to be created that seem more real than our own. So if you want some serious escapism hit the hyper-speed button and warp over to Design Night.
So come to Design Night if you're curious about movie making and what it means to be influenced by the future of design. Also enjoy an open bar, food, activities, and much, much more so...um...hurry! The previous Design Nights have sold out quickly. Registration is required and ticket pricing is as follows:
- $25 General
- $20 Students
- $15 Autodesk Employees
Tickets go on sale at noon today Pacific time (about 5 hours from now). To attend the event:
Admission fees include admission to the presentation, as well as an open bar, food, music, and hands-on activities. Almost all Design Nights have sold out in advance! So make sure to go to the event site at high noon.
Lights, camera, and action are alive in the lab.