Cyberlink Debuts its First Interactive Pop-Up AI Museum at LA Times Festival of Books
"InstaArt: Create Your LA Story" Exhibit Inspires Festival Attendees to Create Instant Art and Their Los Angeles Stories
April 11, 2019
Reflecting a fast-evolving world of modern and personalized storytelling beyond the traditional book form, multimedia software provider will be at the University of Southern California (USC) and debut its first interactive pop-up museum at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, April 13 and April 14, 2019. Themed "#InstaArt: Create Your LA Story," the museum is a free, interactive, customizable photo booth and exhibit. It is aimed at inspiring digital artists, photographers, visual storytellers and festival attendees to create, tweak and showcase their instant art and personalized Los Angeles stories via digital, social, viral methods and software tools.
Featuring artwork from local artists at Booth #996
Jeff Dotson is an Award
Winning Visual Effects Artist, Photographer and Director from SouthernCalifornia. His creative contributions began in Visual Effects, working on films such as James Cameron'sAvatar, Land of the Lost, and Maleficent. Soon after, he began collaborating with musical artists such as Excision, Illenium, Maroon 5 and Foster the People. Jeff won a VMA for Best Visual effects on the video
for Katy Perry's E.T. ft Kanye West, followed by a nomination for Skrillex's Breakn' a Sweat music video.
Recently he showcased his directorial talents in collaboration with Director, Tom Lowe, and Producer, Terrence Malick, on the feature film Awaken. Over the course of four years, Jeff served as Second Unit Director on this film. During this time, he shot in over five countries, managing over a petabyte of data, and contributed heavily to the project's international production logistics.
Having stepped into an entrepreneurial role, Jeff is most recently focused on transforming his production entity, Dotson Film Company, into an advertising agency within the tech and creative commercial space. Dotson Film Company is responsible for several flagship product launch campaigns, with clients that include Intel, Razer, and Nvidia, among others. Jeff is also in the early development stages of several original properties in the long form entertainment space, working to expand and practice his voice as a visual storyteller.
Marielou Mandl is a tech blogger, digital content producer, and host with a healthy appetite for gadgets + glam. In addition to creating content
for her Instagram and YouTube channel, she has produced photo/video content for clients such as Nickelodeon, HBO, Sesame Workshop, Nintendo, Cupcake Vineyards and more. When she is not playing with new gadgets or dancing in glitter, she can be seen as the host of her podcast On the Fly Filmmaking, featured on the hit online network Popcorn Talk.
JoJo "Small She" Guevara is a signed dancer to the Movement Talent Agency. Her credits inlcude Samsung, Skrillex, Universal Studios and Fox "So You Think You Can Dance." Plus, more! Graduating this year with her BFA in Film production, JoJo has also be en recognized at film festivals for her pieces "His Wisdom" (Noho Film Festival) and "Selah" (Independent Short Awards)
which received an honorable mention for Best Student Short.
She is the creator of visual art brand Hobo Circus where she creates content in the forms of fashion, photography, dance and film.
Bree is a freelance artist who has a strong passion for abstract art and bright colors. Born and raised in North Hollywood, she's a true valley girl who feels she was put on this planet to create. In her downtime, she enjoys cuddling with her cat Dexter and stargazing in the desert.
Creative Mind | Adrenaline Junkie
Los Angeles, CA