Cinema, technology visionary featured in Carson Center Q&A

Cinema, technology visionary featured in Carson Center Q&A

Ted Schilowitz
Ted Schilowitz

Ted Schilowitz, the first-ever futurist-in-residence at Paramount Pictures, will participate in a question and answer session on the future of emerging technologies and cinema, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center, Room 213.

The talk is free and open to students, faculty and staff. Participants are encouraged to bring a lunch to the session.

In his new role, Schilowitz works closely with the Paramount and Viacom technology teams to explore all forms of new and emerging technologies, with an emphasis on virtual reality and augmented reality.

An expert on the evolving art of motion picture creation, Schilowitz is a founding member of the product development team at RED Digital Cinema and an inaugural member of the Johnny Carson Center for Emerging Media Arts' advisory council.

Schilowitz previously worked for Fox, developing the evolving art and science of advanced motion picture creation and devising strategies on future technology of cinema.

Schilowitz also continues in his role as chief creative officer at Barco Escape, where he's been spearheading the creative aspects of the Barco Escape cinema project, which adds immersive right and left screens to movie theaters. Previous titles that have used the technology include "The Maze Runner" and "Star Trek: Beyond."