23 March 2017 | Los Angeles
Glug LA: Launch!
- Light Sail VR
- Two Bit Circus
Glug HQ with the help of ICHI Worldwide and The Mill LA, present the launch of #GlugLA, the first in a series of engaging, energetic and inspiring talks for the design and creative community. All hosted in a friendly after work atmosphere at WeWork La Brea.
We are kicking off with an all-star line up of speakers including:
Two Bit Circus (a creative engineering company), Light Sail VR (a VR production company) and Starbeast (a visual effects and storytelling company).
What a line-up! See you there,
Date: Thursday 23 March
Time: 6.00pm – 10.00pm
Venue: 925 N La Brea Ave, Los Angeles
Light Sail VR – Matthew Celia
Matthew is a skilled filmmaker with an eye towards telling authentic stories. He’s spent the last 10 years in the industry producing, directing, shooting, and editing a variety of narrative and nonfiction projects for Warner Bros. Chevrolet, NBC, Unilever, and others. Light Sail VR is a #storyfirst immersive cinema production company that offers a complete end-to-end solution for creating compelling live action 360 content. Founded by managing partners Matthew Celia and Robert Watts in 2015, Light Sail VR specializes in telling stories with great characters and compelling narratives.
Two Bit Circus – Lou Pizante
Lou is CFO and Head of Corporate Development at Two Bit Circus. When he is not quashing robot uprisings or risk-managing accidental violations of physics and occasional eyebrow injuries, he is supporting all aspects of the Circus troupe’s endeavors to amaze people and get them playing/interacting in meaningful ways. Two Bit Circus is a band of mad scientists, artists, inventors, storytellers and performers who regularly renegotiate the laws of physics in the name of entertainment. Two Bit Circus is currently building its first micro-amusement park, which will be a permanent, 30,000+ square foot social playspace packed with insane immersive entertainment.
Starbeast – Nick Losq
Nick found his calling early on, growing up a comic book and film enthusiast and accomplished illustrator. After pursuing formal education at UCLA, he started working as a designer and 3D artist at Los Angeles based VFX/Design studios Motion Theory and MPC in their nascent years. While at these companies he developed into a creative director and director, working on campaigns for clients including Budweiser, Nike, Xbox, Sony, Acura, Guinness, HP and more. Nick’s unique brand of storytelling Shortlisted his work for Cannes’ Young Director award in 2012 for his short film “Metamorphosis,”created for Conrad Hotels. With expertise spanning live action direction, design, and animation Nick continually pushes the boundaries of physical and digital techniques to create a cohesive vision that stands out and draws audiences in. Nick currently runs and operates Starbeast Digital, a production studio that focuses on creating unique and multi-platfrom media for advertising.