October 15, 2016

From STEM to Screen: Inspiring Tomorrow's Creators

Oct 15, 2016
11:00 AM ET
New York

As part of PaleyFEST NY, The Paley Center for Media, the Verizon Foundation and  the Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment presented FROM STEM TO SCREEN: INSPIRING TOMORROW’s CREATORS. This special networking event connected New York City high school students with media professionals who use STEM in various fields of production and post-production. In a “speed dating” style, attendees rotated the room and visited ten professionals to learn more about the technical and scientific aspects of the different careers, as well as the educational and training requirements for entry.

IN PERSON:Keynote:
Tremaine Brown, Jr., Actor, The Get Down

Entertainment Mentors:
Toni Barton, Art Director, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Daredevil
Karl Coyner, Visual Effects Supervisor, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Daredevil, The Get Down
Gary Forsyth, Sr. Analyst Business Operations & Content Marketing, Verizon go90
Geraldina Alvarez Garcia, Software Engineer, VICE Media
Cary Lloyd, Verizon Enterprise IoT Solutions
Stephen Mann, CG Supervisor, Daredevil, Jessica Jones, The Get Down
Alex Montas, Sports & Comedy Marketing Manager, Verizon go90
Danica Parry, VFX Compositor/Animator, Ballers, Mr. Robot, The Americans, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, The Affair, Limitless




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