OMG OMG OMG OMG! Our group has just received word from our contact on the museum staff in Seattle about the opening day panels .... and here is the information she gave us:
"I have some very exciting news for you - we are about to announce our opening day panels and I wanted to send the info your way first! Here they are!"
Avatar: the Actors’ Experience
Join us for a star-studded insider look into the making of James Cameron’s Avatar with principal cast members Michelle Rodriguez (Trudy Chacon),Giovanni Ribisi (Parker Selfridge), CCH Pounder (Mo’at), and Laz Alonso (Tsu’tey). Hear from the actors themselves what it was like to act in a virtual world, utilizing new filmmaking technologies, and be a part of the highest-grossing movie of all time. Exhibition curator Brooks Peck will lead the intimate discussion with the actors and take questions from the audience.
$40 EMP members, $50 general admission for Avatar: The Actors’ Experience.
Pandora: The Creation of a New World
Dive into the vivid world of James Cameron’s Avatar. From alien landscapes and magnificent bioluminescent creatures, to the rich Na’vi culture and the groundbreaking technical advancements that made it all possible, this discussion will look at the many facets of creating Avatar and the process of translating decades of vision into big-screen blockbuster magic. Here to share their insights will be, Yuri Bartoli (Virtual Art Director), Terry Notary(Movement Choreographer), and Glenn Derry (Virtual Production Supervisor), moderated by exhibition curator Brooks Peck.
$15 EMP members, $20 general admission for Pandora: The Creation of a New World.
I would like to encourage memberships of course, because they will lower the ticket cost for these events and as I mentioned before, get you into the exhibit earlier. There are only 180 seats in our theater, so it will be a pretty amazing experience! Please spread the word!"