INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES

PROFESSIONAL

  • Visual Effects Society (2006–2011)

    • Co-Chair, Technology Committee

    • Lead, Stereo3D WorkGroup, Interoperability WorkGroup, Transmedia WorkGroup

    • Activision/VES Think Tank: The Relationship Between VFX Technologies and Video Game Production

PERSONAL

  • PADI Certified Open Water Diver

  • Crewmember and fabricator, Dr. Brainlove, an interactive neurosculpture mounted on a Burning Man art car/science outreach vehicle.

  • Member, Long Now Foundation

  • Co-founder, Southern California chapter of Dorkbot, a collective of artists (sound/image/movement/etc.), designers, engineers, students and other interested parties involved in the creation of electronic art (in the broadest sense of the term).

  • Performer, San Francisco Fringe Festival

  • Member, Transmedia-LA; Persistent and Environmental Gaming Group (PEG-LA); Machine Project, a Los Angeles-based hacker space/art gallery

  • Recommended Actor-Combatant, Society of American Fight Directors (rapier and dagger, quarterstaff, hand to hand, court sword, Japanese katana).

  • One of only 20 foreign actors to perform Kabuki theatre and dance in Japan in the 1990s.

  • Volunteer, Maker Faire