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Power Up Festival Features Work Crossing Art and Technology

HP has joined forces with presenting partner Made in New York Media Center by IFP (Filmmaker‘s publisher) to present Power Up, a five-day festival of new work and discussions centering around technology and creativity. Of particular interest to Filmmaker readers are events feature 25 New Faces Jessica Oreck and Andrew S. Allen; Paul Trillo’s short, A Truncated Story of Infinity, recently featured at Filmmaker; and a screening of director and Film Fatales founder Leah Meyerhoff’s debut feature, I Believe in Unicorns. Other notable events include an discussion on architecture with Daniel Libeskind and a panel on the VFX of James Gunn’s Guardians of the Galaxy. Throughout the event will be demonstrations of new HP Z workstation technology. Best of all, the program is free with registration.

Highlights are listed below, and you can view the complete schedule on the HP site.

WEDNESDAY
At Milk Studios (449 West 14th St. NYC) – PUSHING BOUNDARIES > Workshops with RED cameras, a maker showcase of interactive and animation with META Agency, and a keynote from DreamWorks Animation with Kate Swanborg.

THURSDAY
At Milk Studios (449 West 14th St. NYC) – DO, PLAY, SEE > Come meet our HP Ambassadors and hear more on the creative projects powered by HP, Gamer Thu Tran presents Pasta Shooter, and explore
The Satellite an experiential, photo-realistic portrait of Earth with artists Dana Karwas and Gabriel Winer.

At Made in NY Media Center by IFP (30 John St. DUMBO, Brooklyn) –
9am-7pm – Live Demos of HP Z Workstation
7pm-10pm – SCREENING & COCKTAILS: I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS (Ages 21+)

FRIDAY
At Milk Studios (449 West 14th St. NYC) – DISCOVER & BUILD: ART & DESIGN IN NYC > Sessions include a keynote from renowned architect Daniel Libeskind delivers and a panel on Technology and Public Art Installation presented by Lightbox.

At Made in NY Media Center by IFP (30 John St. DUMBO, Brooklyn) –
9am-7pm – Live Demos of HP Z Workstation
6:30pm-7pm – ANIMATION APPETIZER
7pm-9pm – SCREENING & COCKTAILS: GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY (Ages 21+)

SATURDAY
At Milk Studios (449 West 14th St. NYC) – ART MEET TECH: INNOVATIONS IN IMAGES & SOUND > Blast Off Productions presents Mixing in the Box and Producing for the Stars, THE MILL presents, Making the Impossible, Possible and more from MADE Fashion Week!

At Made in NY Media Center by IFP (30 John St. DUMBO, Brooklyn) –
9am-7pm – Live Demos of HP Z Workstation
At Milk Studios (449 West 14th St. NYC):
10am-11am – TOOLS FOR THOUGHT: NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR CREATIVES

INTRODUCING POWER UP IN NYC! from BOND Strategy & Influence on Vimeo.

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