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3 Elements of magic and the bond between technology and illusion
by Christy Roland 09.07.2017 01:58 PM
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Marco Tempest at AT&T SHAPEAt AT&T SHAPE in Los Angeles, cyber illusionist Marco Tempest demonstrated how magic and AR can merge to create fascinating tricks at his talk on “Inventing the Impossible.” He also shares his thoughts on collaboration, technology, and the role the magician plays in foretelling the future.

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A million-dollar opportunity: Underrepresented filmmaker Faraday Okoro on what it means to win AT&T Untold Stories
by Christy Roland 08.30.2017 01:58 PM
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Tribeca Film Institute and AT&TEarlier this year, AT&T and Tribeca Film Institute announced the inaugural winner of the AT&T Untold Stories. Learn about winner Faraday Okoro’s experience and the advice he received from award-winning actor Jeffery Wright and Amy Hobby, Executive Director of the Tribeca Film Institute.

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How the network revolution will drastically change the way we live and what we can do about it
by Christy Roland 08.21.2017 01:00 AM
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Gerd Leonard at AT&T SHAPEIn the next 20 years, technology will change the way we live. We are at the beginning of this powerful transformation and we have a big say in how it will all turn out. Find out why Futurist and Author Gerd Leonhard believes that’s a good thing and what we need to do make sure the change goes smoothly.

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How technology will transform 2028 Olympic experience in Los Angeles
by Christy Roland 08.17.2017 01:03 PM
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Casey Wasserman and Andrew Keen at Futurecast - AT&T SHAPEL.A. won the bid for the Summer Olympics in 2028. The Futurecast at SHAPE featured Casey Wasserman and California state officials discussing their plans for the event and how technology will change the way the world experiences the games. See what they had to say.

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Lights, camera, action: Create a short film or video at AT&T SHAPE Create-a-thon
by Ed Donahue 08.09.2017 02:20 AM
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AT&T SHAPE Create-a-thonUPDATE: Winners Announced – See which shorts won

Find out how to get the chance to spend the weekend of July 14-15 producing a short film or video content on-site at Warner Bros. Studios at the AT&T SHAPE Create-a-thon.

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What we learned at SHAPE: Convergence is revolutionizing the entertainment landscape
by Christy Roland 08.07.2017 03:50 PM
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How are technologies like virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and software-driven filmmaking experiences contributing to and transforming how we consume entertainment? That’s exactly what some of the top minds in the entertainment and technology industries came together to discuss at AT&T SHAPE held at Warner Bros. Studios on July 14th and 15th. The two-day event, which was open to the public, hosted some of the most innovative filmmakers of our time and spurred stimulating conversations among attendees and speakers alike. Read all about it…

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How technology changes everything: The evolution of celebrity and what it means for content
by Christy Roland 08.02.2017 11:15 AM
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John Stankey Consumer panelJust a little over a decade ago things in the media world were quite different. Streaming services didn’t develop and distribute their own content. Consumers couldn’t interact directly with celebrities. Shows were either 30-minute or 60-minute episodes as dictated by TV. Now that’s all changed. See how industry insiders Kate Hudson, Michael Kives, and Van Toffler view the landscape today.

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Tagline Podcast @ SHAPE: Engineering Creativity
by Dave Okamoto 07.31.2017 03:19 PM
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TaglineJoin us for “Tagline,” a podcast produced by iHeartRadio in partnership with Advertising Age. This episode of Tagline focuses on what it means to engineer content, develop creative and create entertainment in an age of VR, AI, and unprecedented access to capture, consume and curate on our own terms.

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SHAPE Hackathon recap: See what happens when super heroes and augmented reality come together
by Ben Nelson 07.24.2017 11:30 AM
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TimeShow - 2nd place winners of SHAPE HackathonOver 450 people spent 24 hours making some amazing entertainment-centric apps at the SHAPE hackathon in Los Angeles. Find out which teams won and learn about their innovative projects that bring some unlikely characters into the real world.

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Kathryn Bigelow makes movies that make a difference
by Christy Roland 07.18.2017 10:53 AM
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Kathryn Bigelow on stage at AT&T SHAPEAttendees at AT&T SHAPE had the opportunity to view Kathryn Bigelow’s VR short, The Protectors, Walk in the Ranger’s Shoes, the way it was meant to be seen: wearing Samsung VR headsets. Find out how you can see the movie and learn more about her motivation when creating these films.

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