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  • 01:07

    Visual Effects Guru Ed Kramer

    in Movies

    Take a fascinating journey into moviemaking history with special effects guru Ed Kramer. Remember the droid factory and fiery lava planet in Star Wars II & III? How about the skittering scarab beetles in The Mummy? The Quidditch course in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets? The Kraken in Pirates of the Carribbean II? The Rock Monster in Galaxy Quest? The weather & dramatic ocean effects in Twister, Deep Impact and The Perfect Storm?  The T-Rex in Jurassic Park II? The multiplying puppies in 101 Dalmations? And how about the mischievous monkeys in Jumanji?
    All of these memorable movie experiences and many more are the work of visual effects expert Ed Kramer. A Senior Technical Director and Visual Effects Artist at Industrial Light and Magic for many years, Ed has been an integral part of making movie magic for some of the biggest blockbusters of all time, including being part of visual effects teams winning the visual effects Academy Award in 2006 (for Pirates of the Carribbean II) and being nominated for four others.  He has also done a significant amount of work for television, including Stargate SG-I and he animated the Columbia Pictures Lady with a Torch logo.
    Ed's presentations on the history of visual effects are fascinating, and he has worked with many of the industry's top directors. Ed is now a professor teaching the next generation of VFX artists and still actively works in the visual effects industry.
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  • 01:00

    Guest:Adam Avery/Visual Effects Editor/Jurassic World/Godzilla/42

    in Movies

    Adam Avery has been working in the film and television industry since 2001, when he started as an intern at producer Joel Silver's company Silver Pictures at Warner Bros. His first on-screen credit was as Post Production Coordinator on "Ghost Ship," the 2002 horror film from Silver's Dark Castle Entertainment. From his experience on that film he was able to join the Motion Picture Editor's Guild and after a brief stint on "Cradle 2 the Grave", he started working as a Visual Effects Editor on such films as "Be Cool," "House of Wax," and "The Reaping. Dreamworks Studios film "I am Number Four." He followed that up with "Mr. Popper's Penguins" before going on location to Berlin for the Paramount film "Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters." In 2012, he worked for director Francis Lawrence on a television pilot called "Gotham" (no relation to the current Fox show) and then headed back to Paramount for the Tom Cruise film "Jack Reacher." Later in 2012, Adam joined the Jackie Robinson biopic "42" for Legendary Pictures. That was followed up with another Legendary movie, 2014's "Godzilla," where he worked with Oscar-winning Visual Effects Supervisors Jim Rygiel and John Dykstra.Currently, Adam is the Visual Effects Editor on "Jurassic World," the fourth movie in the "Jurassic Park" series. Produced by Steven Spielberg and directed by Colin Trevorrow, the film is slated to be released on June 12, 2015.The movies Adam has worked on have made over $2 billion combined at the box office worldwide. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:02

    Academy Award Winning Visual Effects Supervisor Bill Taylor

    in Entertainment

    Visual effects supervisor and director of photography Bill Taylor will be presented with the John A. Bonner Medal of Commendation by the Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for "outstanding service and dedication in upholding the high standards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences" at the Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Saturday, February 9, at The Beverly Hills Hotel.
    Taylor is the co-founder of Illusion Arts, where he worked on the visual effects of more than 200 films. His visual effects supervisor credits include Lawless, Public Enemies, Milk Bruce Almighty, Glory, and Cape Fear.
    The Bonner is Taylor's second special award from the Academy. In 1981 Taylor earned a Technical Achievement Award for the concept and specifications for a Two-Format, Rotating Head, Aerial Image Optical Printer.
    Taylor first joined the Academy in 1972, served on the Academy's Board of Governors representing the Visual Effects Branch for five terms and was a founding co-chair of the Science and Technology Council.
    Bill has also co-authored chapters on bluescreen and greenscreen compositing in both the American Cinematographer Manual and The VES Handbook of Visual Effects.
    Portions of the Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation will be included in the Oscar telecast on ABC, February 24, 2013.

  • 00:59

    Tapping The Power Within

    in Family

    Authentic power encompasses the ability to face adversity, to overcome fear and inhibition, to be in touch with our inner lives and be able to plan ahead.

    Whether we admit it or not, power is an essential ingredient of life. It is present in every single human action and transaction; it is our ability to produce an effect, to make what we want happen. Usually, its presence is unspoken. Part of the problem is that when we think of power, most of us think of dominance—command and control. But that's only one type of power.

    During this discussion we look forward to discussing the pattern of behavior that involves violence and abuse in domestic environments. We will also discuss social pressures against reporting domestic violence.  Our discussion will lead to the effects of domestic violence on professionals who respond to the issues.  

    Please participate in this open discussion with our hosts and invited guests of victims, authors, and international professional leaders.

  • The Appearance Portal (100815) Welcome Holy Spirit 02

    in Christianity

    There are many questions being asked today in the Body of Christ about the Holy Spirit and the effects He has in a believer’s life.  What is the difference between the baptism of the Holy Spirit and the filling of the Holy Spirit? What does speaking in tongues really mean?  What are the gifts of the Holy Spirit?  These questions and many more being raised by Christians today will be answered in this new teaching series.  If you are confused about the Holy Spirit; what He can mean for your own life and you desire a closer relationship with Him, this teaching series is for you



    Augusto on Roku:  http://watchyourtongue.tv

    1.  Intro

    2.  Show Me Your Glory – Jesus Culture

    3.  You Are So Beautiful (Yeshua) – Joe Cocker

  • 01:01

    Saturn's Move into Sagittarius - What Does it Mean for Me?

    in Spirituality

    Today on Living Astrology - Saturn in Sagittarius:  What Does It Mean for Me?

    As part of the crazy host of transits and sign changes going on this Autumn, Saturn - the planet of Karma/Reward - moved into Sagittarius for a 2 year stay.  How does this effect you and me?  What are the likely effects in the world?  Tune in today and find out how this planet of boundaries, limits, and focus effected us the last time it was in Sagittarius (1985-1987) and what kinds of things we can expect from its transit this time?  Interestingly, Saturn begins to square (challenge) Neptune in Pisces this fall and that means possible issues for all of us.  

    Would you like a mini-reading during the show?  If so, please send me your birth information (date, time, place) to janet@living-astrology.com by 3:00 pm PT the day of the show (10/08/15).   

    Callers for readings or questions, dial 1-347-205-9869. 


  • Near Death Experiences

    in Spirituality

    A near-death experience, or NDE, is a profound event that may occur to a person close to death or who is not near death but in a situation of physical or emotional crisis. Being in a life-threatening situation does not, by itself, constitute a near-death experience. It is the pattern of perceptions, creating a recognizable overall event, that has been called “near-death experience.” Across thousands of years and in cultures around the world, people have described powerful experiences that follow this general pattern with its common features. At its broadest, the experiences involve perceptions of movement through space, of light and darkness, a landscape, presences, intense emotion, and a conviction of having a new understanding of the nature of the universe.  An NDE typically includes a sense of moving, often at great speed and usually through a dark space, into a fantastic landscape and encountering beings that may be perceived as sacred figures, deceased family members or friends, or unknown entities. A pinpoint of indescribable light may grow to surround the person in brilliant but not painful radiance; unlike physical light, it is not merely visual but is sensed as being an all-loving presence that many people define as the Supreme Being of their religious faith.

  • Road Map 4 Seeker's with Summer Jones

    in Spirituality

    Summer Jones has been a licensed Avatar® Master for over 20 years. Avatar is a worldwide self-evolvement course, dedicated to accelerating the awakening of awareness and compassionon the planet.  It teaches a series of powerful tools to enable people to live deliberately with connection, joy and purpose.

    She has always been interested in helping people move forward from what they have experienced to creating what they truly want. She got a BA in Psychology and Fine Arts.  Then moved to Geneva to work for the United Nations, helping nations rebuild after the effects of war. 

    Even after creating a successful life in Europe, and doing personal work, she still felt something was missing. Internally she kept experiencing anxiety, doubt and lack of connection with herself and others. She was looking for something that would change it completely. She was introduced to Avatar and had an intuition to try it. The course blew her away. It enabled her to truly break  free of these patterns so she could create the life she wanted and enjoy it. She can be reached at 720-480-7379 or Soulvision@earthlink.net

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  • Six Things God Hates or is it Seven? Part IV

    in Christianity

    This week we continue our study on Proverbs 6:16 focusing on a Murderous  Hands, and A Heart that Devises Wickedness. How do we avoid this behavior, and grow closer and deeper in our relationship with Father God through Jesus Christ. Our goal is always to live lives holy and acceptable to God. Jesus died to set us free from all the bondage's of sin including our attitude. 

    Join the call Thursday, as we seek to learn more about the effects of Murderous Hands, and A Heart that Devises Wickedness has on our life and relationship with God.


  • 01:22

    Dr Walter Williams ) religion is one hell of a drug

    in Education

    Religion and its effects on the mental ...

  • Beyond the Airwaves Episode #281 -- New Car Smell Wednesday

    in Entertainment

    This is Beyond the Airwaves: The Infinity Project, where we go beyond the mainstream media and tackle issues that don't seem so important to the major networks.

    It's Wednesday, so you know what that means...time to check out the NEW stuff coming out in anime, manga, video games, Blu-Ray/DVDs, and CDs (where it's always the most fun). Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Magic Mike XXL, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, People Places Things, and When Marnie Was There are among the new Blu-Ray/DVD movies coming out this week, along with at least 39 CDs. We'll cover other stories as time permits.

    If you want to have a great experience with Minecraft, please visit our sponsor: SOJ Dream Servers, Inc. at http://sojdream.enjin.com/.

    Ikari Chaos-San is the founder and creator. Shirley is truly the Oddball Extreme. Tim is our resident Tokusatsu and paranormal expert. Janet is our resident Arizona Magician. Heather is Queen Kitty Serenity. Mike the King of Hearts is our video game wizard. We'll also have guest appearances by our friends from the MAD HOUSE, so come and listen in!

    Visit our official website at http://beyondtheairwaves.weebly.com and don't forget to join in the conversation on the forums located on our official website. We want you guys and gals, the fans, to tell us what's on your mind and what you feel is important to cover, so let us know what you want to hear.

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