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Screening w. Q+A: Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens

VES London

Sunday, 10 January 2016 from 19:15 to 23:00 (GMT)

Screening w. Q+A: Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens

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Exclusive! The only 70mm IMAX film print of Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens in Europe. And thanks to Autodesk's very generous sponsorship of VES London with support from bluegfx, we were able to arrange some great surprises for you!

VES London Logo Some important points about Sunday's VES London screening:

Please note the start time has changed. Arrive at the Science Museum main entrance from 6.30pm; the evening's programme must begin at 7.15pm sharp, so please ensure you arrive with sufficient time to check in and make the long walk to the cinema. As this event is overbooked, late arrivals risk disappointment.

To help you check in faster, please use the links below to load your ticket on your phone or print out a paper ticket with a barcode. Remember, everyone needs their own ticket.

The screening of Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens will be followed by a Q&A talk with visual effects supervisors Roger Guyett and Pat Tubach, special effects supervisor Chris Corbould and creature effects supervisor Neal Scanlan with moderation by VES Chair Mike Chambers (panelists subject to change).

You are invited to tweet your questions to #VESStarWars at any time for inclusion in the global Q&A.

We also have an exclusive screening of the first ever IMAX short film, Academy Award nominated More. With fantastic claymation and a melancholy soundtrack by New Order to explore the meaning of life and that which cannot be manufactured, this film remains ever a poignant tale of the creative fire.

The screening of More will be followed by a Q&A talk with director Mark Osborne. You are invited to ask your questions in the cinema or tweet them to #AskVESLondon at any time. Note that More's Q&A is a live feed from New York City exclusive to our screening in London.

Free WiFi is available by connecting to the Science Museum network and logging in using a web browser. Please log in before the evening begins to avoid disturbing others.

The concession outside the auditorium will have a selection of snacks, beer, wine and soft drinks available for purchase. It will remain open until 8.15pm.

The Science Museum would like to provide the best experience for guests in a wheelchair or requiring assistance. Please make yourself known to hello@ves.london and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Remember that all VES London events may be overbooked to compensate for no-shows, and entry is not guaranteed. Again, please arrive early to avoid disappointment. 

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VES London sponsored by

Autodesk Logo

www.FlameUnleashed.co.uk
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. For more information visit autodesk.com or follow @autodesk.

with support from

bluegfx logo

bluegfx provides 3D software and content creation tools to some of the most exciting creative studios in the media and entertainment industry. We work with clients leading the way in games, design visualisation, film and TV. We pride ourselves on our outstanding technical expertise and the support we provide, and our reputation is validated by our position as Autodesk Gold Partner.

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. You may go on the waitlist and try your luck on the night, however. -Ean


The Visual Effects Society London Section invites you and your guest to a screening of Disney, Lucasfilm and 20th Century Fox's Star Wars: The Force Awakens presented in 70mm IMAX film.

This screening will be held at the the Science Museum IMAX and will be followed by a live streaming Q&A with the visual effects crew in LA.

DOORS at 6:30 pm

PROGRAM START at 8:00 pm 7:15 pm. (Please note this is different to previously advertised start. We've adjusted to allow a bit of extra time for surprises before the main feature!)

For those who've never been to the Science Museum IMAX, note that there's a long walk from the front door to the auditorium. Also, kindly note that this event is now overbooked and so seating is not guaranteed. Arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Cheers,

Ean, Martin, Ronald and the VES volunteers and staff

 


 

Sponsored by


www.FlameUnleashed.co.uk
Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone-from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists-uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges. For more information visit autodesk.com or follow @autodesk.


With support from


bluegfx provides 3D software and content creation tools to some of the most exciting creative studios in the media and entertainment industry. We work with clients leading the way in games, design visualisation, film and TV. We pride ourselves on our outstanding technical expertise and the support we provide, and our reputation is validated by our position as Autodesk Gold Partner.
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When & Where


Science Museums
Exhibition Road
SW7 2DD London
United Kingdom

Sunday, 10 January 2016 from 19:15 to 23:00 (GMT)


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VES London

The Visual Effects Society is the entertainment industry's only organization representing the full breadth of visual effects practitioners including artists, technologists, model makers, educators, studio leaders, supervisors, PR/marketing specialists and producers in all areas of entertainment from film, television and commercials to music videos and games.

 

Comprised of a diverse group of more than 3,000 members in 33 countries, the VES strives to enrich and educate its own members and members of the entertainment community at large through a multitude of domestic and international events, screenings and programs.

 

Locally in London over 225 members enjoy a vibrant and thriving community of screenings, social events and parties attended by the industry professionals from across the capital and beyond.

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