The Visual Story with Bruce Block

September 10, 2008 6:22 pm Published by Leave your thoughts
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Registration 6:00 pm
Presentation 6:30pm to 8:00pm
About the Speaker
Bruce Block‘s wide experience in film and video production has made him an expert in almost every phase of what is often called ‘the cinematic arts.’ An adjunct professor at USC’s school of Cinematic Arts for the past 30 years, Block teaches graduate level classes in visual structure. His book, “The Visual Story,” now in its second edition, is used the world over by students and professionals working in motion pictures, television, advertising and video game design.
Block’s seminars in visual structure have been presented to companies including PIXAR Studios, The Walt Disney Company, DreamWorks Animation, Nickelodeon Studios, Hasbro Interactive, The American Film Institute (AFI), Hewlett Packard, Blue Sky Studios, DirecTV, The Irish Film Board, Relic Entertainment, and The Binger Film Institute.
Additionally, he has directed, designed, photographed and edited films and videos in every available format, including films, television shows, commercials, documentaries, animated films, IMAX movies and video games.
As the producer and creative consultant for feature films of major Hollywood studios, Block’s credits include: The Holiday, Spanglish, Something’s Gotta Give, America’s Sweethearts, Alfie, As Good As It Gets, Christmas with the Kranks, What Women Want, Stuart Little, The Parent Trap, Father of the Bride I and II, Some Kind of Wonderful, I Love Trouble, The Great Outdoors, Baby Boom, and Pretty in Pink.
The University of Oregon — Portland Programs, in the White Stag Building
Ground Floor
70 NW Couch Street
Portland, OR
Parking Available
Smart Park
130 SW Stark St
FREE to Cascade SIGGRAPH Chapter members;
$5.00 public;
Light refreshments will be served.
Please RSVP to cascadesiggraph ( at ) gmail (dot) com
by September 9th
so that we can plan for attendance.

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