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To Be Takei: George Takei Documentary - Official Trailer (2014)

Over seven decades, actor and activist George Takei boldly journeyed from a WWII internment camp, to the helm of the starship Enterprise, to the daily news feeds of five million Facebook fans. Join George and his husband Brad on this star’s playful and profound trek for life, liberty, and love.

Director: Jennifer M. Kroot
Actors: George Takei, Brad Takei, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Nichelle Nichols, Howard Stern, Dan Savage, Walter Koenig
Genre: Documentary

In Theaters August 22nd, 2014

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The Adobe Illustrator Story (Documentary)

Watch the Illustrator story unfold, from its beginning as Adobe’s first software product, to its role in the digital publishing revolution, to becoming an essential tool for designers worldwide. Interviews include cofounder John Warnock, his wife Marva, artists and designers Ron Chan, Bert Monroy, Dylan Roscover and Jessica Hische.

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Video Games: The Movie (Official Trailer)

From executive producer Zach Braff and CliffyB comes an epic feature length documentary chronicling the meteoric rise of video games from nerd niche to multi-billion dollar industry.

Featuring in-depth interviews with the godfathers who started it all, the icons of game design, and the geek gurus who are leading us into the future, VIDEO GAMES: THE MOVIE is a celebration of gaming from Atari to Xbox, and an eye-opening look at what lies ahead.

Narrated by Sean Astin and featuring interviews with:
Chris Hardwick • Nolan Bushnell • Alison Haislip • Hideo Kojima • Wil Wheaton • Cliff Bleszinski (CliffyB) • Hiroyoki Kobayashi • Warren Spector… and MANY more!

Pre-order the film today at www.videogamesthemovie.com. Available on iTunes, on demand, or at the official website July 15th, 2014 - the same day it’s in theaters!

Cosplay Changes Lives [Off Book | PBS Digital Studios]

With TV shows dedicated to it, and pictures and videos all across the internet, cosplay has now officially entered the public consciousness.

All over the world, enthusiastic fans dress up as their favorite characters and show off amazing homemade costumes at conventions and in inspiring photography sessions. But beyond the glamour is a powerful story of personal transformation.

Dressing up helps many cosplayers subvert cultural norms and experiment with new identities. For some, it makes them feel more comfortable in their own skin.

A practice that on the surface seems just for fun, in fact can have a profound effect on the cosplayer, revealing another side to this intriguing contemporary movement.

Clothing of the Future!

Clothing of the Future. Wonderful film showing what the fashion designers of America predict women will be wearing in the year 2000 AD.

These predictions were made in 1939 so some 61 years before the Millennium. Not sure they got it right really!

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Hollywood’s History of Faking It: The Evolution of Greenscreen Compositing

Go inside the history of the travelling mattes (now called chromakey) and learn the history of visual trickery used by filmmakers from the earliest filmmakers through to the modern day.

This is part of Filmmaker IQ Course: History and Techniques of Modern Chromakey
filmmakeriq.com/courses/history-and-techniques-of-modern-chromakey/

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What Most Schools Don’t Teach

Learn about a new “superpower” that isn’t being taught in 90% of US schools.

Starring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Tony Hsieh, Drew Houston, Gabe Newell, Ruchi Sanghvi, Elena Silenok, Vanessa Hurst, and Hadi Partovi.

Directed by Leslie Chilcott.

The Centrifuge Brain Project

The “Centrifuge Brain Project” gives an insight on scientific experiments with amusement park rides.

Written/produced/directed by Till Nowak, starring Leslie Barany, cinematography: Ivan Robles Mendoza, sound: Andreas Radzuweit, Lukas Bonewitz, distributor: shortfilm.com; more: framebox.com

OFFICIAL WEBSITE: icr-science.org/about.htm.

DVD available at filmporium.com/product_info.php?cPath=403&products_id=192

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Real Life Superheroes = Next Level Role-Playing

We heard about these guys that live their lives playing the role of a superhero, but we didn’t understand why they did it; if it was because of their love and appreciation for superheroes or to actually protect their communities.

In this episode of Subculture Club, Thrash Lab explores a community of “Real Life Superheroes” in San Diego.

Learn more about Real Life Superheroes - reallifesuperheroes.com

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