T-minus seven days and counting until 7×7. May 12th. 7PM. 375 Hudson St. $7.
Tickets are going fast, so if you haven’t gotten yours, be sure to head over to Showclix to get your seats today! If you’re a SaatchiNY-er, you can reserve your tickets by emailing Courtney Winegar. If you haven’t seen it already, our complete lineup is listed below!
JACK MYERS – MEDIA ECONOMIST
Jack Myers - Media Economist
Jack Myers is a media economist and chairman of Media Advisory Group. He has authored three books on advertising, writes a weekly industry economic advisory, invests in early stage media companies and curates a blog platform for industry thought leaders. He has won the George Foster Peabody Award for journalism and been nominated for both an Academy Award and Emmy.
ALEXANDER CHEN – GOOGLE CREATIVE LAB
Alex Chen to talk MTA.me
Alexander Chen is a designer and programmer at Google Creative Lab. His recent projects include MTA.ME, which used HTML5 to turn the NYC subway system into a musical instrument. This was later extended into a virtual string instrument performed through the Xbox Kinect. He also records and performs in musical acts The Consulate General and Boy in Static.
LILLIAN CORYN – SHESAYS/WELL MADE WORLD
Lillian Coryn is discussing SheSays
Lillian Coryn co-runs SheSays, a global organization for women in interactive design and advertising. She’s is also Co-Founder and Creative Director of Well Made World, a design consultancy focused in biodiversity, gender equality, sustainable food, green energy, social entrepreneurship and technological innovation.
MARCUS ROBINSON – ARTIST/DOCUMENTARIAN
Marcus Robinson on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center
Marcus Robinson is an artist and documentarian specializing in urban transformation and architecture. His current project, REBUILDING, chronicles the reconstruction of the World Trade Center site from start to finish. It’s a collection of drawings, paintings and time-lapse film that capture different moments in the ever-moving historic landscape.
VIVIAN ROSENTHAL – CO-FOUNDER, TRONIC STUDIOS/FOUNDER, GOLDRUN
Vivian Rosenthal on GoldRun and mobile gaming
Vivian Rosenthal is co-founder of Tronic Studios as well as founder and CEO of GoldRun, a mobile augmented reality platform. She was named to Creativity’s Top 50 creative list in 2010. Their work moves between and marks a convergence of animation, architecture and interactive design. Tronic’s clients include GE, Microsoft, Target, Nike, and Adidas.
S.T. VAN AIRSDALE – EDITOR, MOVIELINE
ST VanAirsdale on "The Lumet Effect"
S.T. Van Airsdale is the Editor of Movieline.com. First gaining prominence in the NYC indie film community through founding The Reeler, he later worked as editor of Gawker film property Defamer.com. His writing has been featured in The New York Times, The Village Voice, Esquire.com and numerous other national publications.
THE TOPP TWINS – COMEDIC MUSICAL SOCIAL ACTIVIST
Jools & Linda Topp will do a set in 7-minutes or less
The Topp Twins are the world’s only comedic, singing, yodeling lesbian twin sisters. Their music and political activism has helped change New Zealand’s social landscape. An acclaimed documentary on their career, The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls (watch the trailer here) which won the People’s Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, opens in New York on May 13.