Cohab and The Robinson Film Center Cohost TEDx Red River Series

TED Talks
Presenter: Brandon Oldenburg of Moonbot Studios
Wednesday, Nov. 2, 6pm – 7:30pm
Robinson Film Center, Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd Floor

Cohab is teaming up with the Robinson Film Center and Moonbot Studios to bring a Series of TEDx events to Shreveport-Bossier.

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The TED movement is happening all over the world, but up to this point North Louisiana has not been a part of the TED dialogue. All of that is changing with a group of TED believers aligning forces to bring TEDxRed River to life.

We’ll begin on November 2nd with a series of TED talks led by Moonbot Studios’ own Brandon Oldenburg at the Robinson Film Center’s Multi-purpose spaces on the 2nd floor.

We’ll have a cash bar and light food on hand. The night is set up to localize the TED Movement and looking to begin a series of TED talks in 2012 from January-May leading up to the TED Global event live streamed at the Robinson Film Center’s Theaters on June 25-29th. http://conferences.ted.com/TEDGlobal2012/

We really want the community’s involvement in the conversation with Brandon and to hear your “Ideas Worth Spreading!”

The speakers for the remaining 5 TEDxRed River talks are TBD, and we are looking for bright minds that want to join us in picking their favorite TED talks and giving them their own take and discussing them with the group in 2012.

We believe that there is no time better than now to bring TED to North Louisiana and we need your help in doing so. So join us on November 2nd to begin the TED movement in our area!

We’ll be meeting upstairs in MPS1, across from Abby Singer’s Bistro and we will have a few TED videos with a followup talk from local artistic genius Brandon Oldenburg.

BRANDON OLDENBURG was a co-founding member of Reel FX Creative Studios (1995), doing a combination of design and special effects for television and film. Serving as Senior Creative director for 15 years, he worked with such clients as Troublemaker Studios, Pixar, Disney, DreamWorks and Blue Sky Studios. From 1998 to 2009 Oldenburg oversaw a joint venture with William Joyce and Reel FX. Oldenburg and Joyce’s other collaborations include Halloween decor for Martha Stewart, Parade Floats for Disney and Title Design for feature films. Oldenburg’s work has won many industry accolades, most recently the Distinguished Alumni of the Year from Ringling College of Art and Design, where he received his BFA in Illustration and sits on the Board of Trustees.

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