Friday, May 24 • 8:20pm - 9:10pm
Alien: 40 Years of Fright

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In 1979, Ridley Scott's science fiction/horror classic ALIEN terrified audiences around the world, spawning a successful multi-film franchise in the process.  The Xenomorph continues to appear in films, comic books, video games and other media to this day. Charles de Lauzirika, director of the definitive documentary THE BEAST WITHIN: MAKING ALIEN, and producer of the massive ALIEN ANTHOLOGY and PROMETHEUS box sets, will discuss the creation of the first film, its impact and its ongoing legacy.

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Bjorn Munson

Artistic Director, Jabberwocky Audio Theater
Bjorn is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. Bjorn currently feeds his need for storytelling as artistic director of Jabberwocky Audio Theater where he also writes and directs the space opera, Rogue Tyger. As lifelong fan of science fiction in all media, he's excited to be involved... Read More →

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Charles de Lauzirika

The producer/director of over 100 behind-the-scenes documentaries and featurettes exploring such films and TV shows as BLADE RUNNER, TWIN PEAKS, THE MARTIAN, The ALIEN Anthology and the STAR WARS Saga, Lauzirika made his featue directing debut with the psychological thriller CRAVE... Read More →

Friday May 24, 2019 8:20pm - 9:10pm
Panel 6 (Mag 2)
  • Moderator Bjorn Munson