SCAD To Host Lecture Series with Scott Ross | Community Spirit
On September 21st, the Savannah College of Art and Design will feature digital media giant, Scott Ross, in an exciting cross-country lecture series.
Ross has been recognized as a trailblazer in the entertainment and technology industry for more than 30 years, he has led companies such as Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light and Magic, and Digital Domain, receiving more than 15 Academy-award nominations and seven Oscars.
During this multi-city tour, Ross will speak about his career, the changing digital industry, hiring new talent, and how SCAD is preparing students for careers in creative fields. All lectures are free and open to the public.
During the early nineties, Ross was named vice-president of LucasArts Entertainment Group. About three years later, Ross branched out and created Digital Domain, one of the largest and most respected digital production studios in the motion picture and advertising industries.
With Ross at the helm, Digital Domain was honored with eight Academy Award nominations and received Oscars in 1997 for the groundbreaking visual effects in "Titanic" and in 1998 for "What Dreams May Come."
The lecture series will be in Atlanta on:Sept. 21, 7 p.m.
Digital Media Center
1611 W. Peachtree St.
For more information, visit www.scad.edu. Media inquires may be directed to 404.253.2759.