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Bringing Science to Life in the Movie Interstellar

Chief Scientist of Double Negative, Oliver James, is giving a special National Science Week lecture in regional Mount Eliza. His team developed the special visual effects in several movies, with the blockbuster “Interstellar” being the focus of this talk.

When: Wednesday, August 16 2017. 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Main lecture theatre, Building T
Peninsula Grammar, 20 Wooralla Drive, Mount Eliza, VIC, 3930
Topic: Space and astronomy, Innovation and technology
Cost: Free
Bookings: 0419 253 252
welcome@mpas.asn.au
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Other: Wheelchair access
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Special international visitor, Physicist and Chief Scientist of the company Double Negative, Oliver James, is touring across Australia in Science Week.

His team developed the graphics & special visual effects in several well-known international movies.

While in Victoria he is giving this year’s National Science Week lecture for the Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society in Mt.Eliza on the science and methods of his team’s work on the 2014 Sci Fi movie “Interstellar” that starred Matthew McConaughey.

His talk should appeal to anyone interested in technology, science, graphic art, imaging and movies.

Please note that recording of the talk is not permitted.

Additional Information:

The lecture theatre is at Melways map reference 105/F5 in the Senior School, Building T. Use the southern-most car park.

Contact details:

Peter Skilton
Mornington Peninsula Astronomical Society Inc.
Email: p.skilton@mpas.asn.au
Phone: 0428 104 509

See more at:www.mpas.asn.au

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