"Pacific Rim" Screening and Q&A
Saturday, September 19, 2015
Event hosted by: School of Visual Arts
As part ofÂ After School Special: The 2015 School of Visual Arts Alumni Film & Animation Festival, we are pleased to present a special screening of Pacific RimÂ (2013), followed by a Q&A and behind-the-scenes look at the film withÂ visual effects supervisorÂ John H. Han (BFA 2003 Computer Art). Â The Q&A will be moderated by current SVA student Sebastian Gat (BFA 2017 Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects).
Synopsis: As a war between humankind and monstrous sea creatures wages on, a former pilot and a trainee are paired up to drive a seemingly obsolete special weapon in a desperate effort to save the world from the apocalypse. Â Starring Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Charlie Day, Diego Klattenhoff, and Rinko Kikuchi, and directed by Guillermo del Toro.
The screening will be preceded by the short film Brink (2011), featuring visual effects by Luke DiTommaso (BFA 2001 Computer Art) and SVA BFA Computer Art alumni-artists from VFX studioÂ The Molecule.
Pacific RimÂ is rated PG-13. Â Parents are strongly cautioned â€“ some material may be inappropriate for children under 13, and children under the age of 5Â will not be admitted.
To RSVP please click here or on the ticket icon above.
All After School Special festival screenings are free and open to the public. General Admission RSVPs are appreciated, but not necessary. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes prior to each screening.
A limited amount of free popcorn will be offered at all screenings. Â Otherwise, concessions are not available for purchase at SVA Theatre. Â Guests are welcome to bring food and drink. Â Glass bottles and alcohol are not permitted.
Please contact [email protected] with questions.