Art Focus Lecture: Art Loves Technology: When Hollywood Ran Off With Silicon Valley

From peanut butter and chocolate to Buzz and Woody, great things happen when two different worlds collide, and the collision of art and technology is no different. Examples can be found all around us, from the cineplex to the apps on our phones. While many people don’t associate art with technology, the truth is they can be deeply interwoven, and when they work together well, innovation often happens.

Bobby Podesta is Head of Creative at ToyTalk, Inc., a San Francisco start-up that blends art and technology to create family entertainment. Before that, Bobby spent 14 years at Pixar Animation Studios as a story artist and animator, most recently as supervising animator on Toy Story 3. He received his B.F.A. in Film from the California Institute of the Arts. He has created award-winning short films, comic strips, and enough hand-drawn Christmas cards to line any respectable mantle.

When:
Thursday, March 28, 2013. 4:15 PM.
Approximate duration of 2.0 hour(s).
Where:
Cantor Arts Center 328 Lomita Drive at Museum Way Stanford, CA 94305-5060 (Map)
Sponsor:
Cantor Arts Center
Contact:
723-3482
kgibson@stanford.edu
Admission:

Cantor Arts Center Members: $25 Non-Members: $30

Drop-in attendance is offered for $30 on the day of a lecture if space is available.  No advance reservations are possible for drop-in. Payment by check or cash accepted at the door.

Audience:
General Public, Faculty/Staff, Alumni/Friends, Members
Tags:
lecture, arts
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