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Casey Chin: DIY Film Gear

Presenter

Having the right film gear is often the difference between an amateur video and a polished looking film. Casey Chin will share some techniques for making your own gear on a budget while still delivering professional shots.


CCRMA Musical Interactives

Exhibit

The Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford University will show interactive software, mobile music apps, musical controllers, sound art, and our scaled Linux distribution that runs on Beagle Boards.


CelloJoe

Performer

CelloJoe - Cello & Beatboxing - Classical Hip-Hop. International bicycle touring vagabond troubadour cellist beatboxern


Center Flee Two and C4SS4NDR4

Exhibit

Demonstrate the Center Flee which is an accelerometer driven, led device intended to be spun like fire poi and make music and light tricks.


Channelled Alien Mechanicals

Exhibit

Channelled Alien mechanical sculptures. All parts made by hand- They respond to human touch by changing shape, size, etc.


Cheng Concrete

Exhibit

Geared for professional contractors, designers, do-it yourselfers and makers, CHENG Concrete is a complete online how-to center offering ideas for designing with concrete, instructional video and drawings, and a full line of products for individuals to craft their own concrete projects. The CHENG Concrete Product Line includes a full range of mixes, color, project molds, sealer, wax, tools, accessories, books and DVDs. CHENG Concrete makes it easy for you to make expressive, functional, beautiful and cost-friendly projects for your home and garden.



Christian Ristow: Artist and Roboticist

Presenter

Taos, New Mexico-based artist and roboticist Christian Ristow has been dropping jaws with his large-scale installations at Maker Faire Bay Area since 2008 and has been a maker all his life. He has also done animatronics and special effects for a number of Hollywood movies and founded robotic performance art troupe Robochrist Industries. His interactive sculpture, Hand of Man, a 26-foot-long hydraulically actuated human hand and forearm capable of picking up and crushing cars, is on display at this year's Faire. Hosted by MAKE's Goli Mohammadi.


Christina Sporrong: Artist and Blacksmith

Presenter

Taos, New Mexico-based artist Christina Sporrong is a welder, blacksmith, educator, aerialist, illustrator, performer, mayhem creator, and all-around badass. She builds giant, fiery installations, does amazing high-flying aerial feats, teaches welding workshops, and is a mother, to top it all off. Her awe-inspiring kinetic sound sculpture, Caged Pulse Jets, is on display at this year's Faire.

Hosted by MAKE's Goli Mohammadi.


City X Project

Exhibit

Using 3D printing, modeling and scanning to imagine a better future with kids around the world. Join to learn the basics of 3D printing and modeling and how we're bringing these tools to schools around the world.


Cradle Duende

Performer

Cradle Duende presents a combination of Kezmer and Flamenco "cklezmenco" with an infusion of reggae and cumbia dance rhythms. Cradle Duende takes its name from the Spanish word "cduende", in reference to a musically heightened


Crazy Picasso with Running Sensors

Exhibit

An innovative DIY project that combines the application of electrical sensors and a new type of 3D art design together for fast prototyping is presented.


Creative Commons

Exhibit

Creative Commons is the legal and technological protocol that creative people can use to share their work with each other. Creative Commons licenses make it easy for creators to adapt and build on each other's ideas.


David Neevel and the Email Guitar

Presenter

I'll demonstrate my Email Guitar and talk about it and other recent projects like the Oreo Separator.


DGM: The History of the Game Console Controller

Exhibit

The History of the Game Console Controller, from the Fairchild controller of 1976 up through today's motion controllers, plus a section dedicated to rhythm games like DDR. Experience gaming as it used to be played!


DIY Cardboard Village

Exhibit

DIY will be providing the space and resources for kids to create their own Cardboard Village, and documenting the entire process with time lapse video.


Dobsonian Telescope Making

Exhibit

Build your own telescope! Learn how a reflector telescope works. The method for grinding & polishing the mirror will be shown. It's a fantastic experience seeing Saturn's rings, or the Orion Nebulae through a telescope you built yourself!


Dragon Horse

Exhibit

My project is a sculpture of a mix between a horse and a dragon with a sensor that moves the wings.


Drawp – Social and Secure Drawing App for Kids

Exhibit

Drawpu00ae is an iPad app to create beautiful drawings and swipe them to the people you love. n


Drone Dudes: Aerial Cinematography with Robots

Presenter

Based in Los Angeles, Drone Dudes is a unique collective of filmmakers, designers and flying robots. Specializing in live HD broadcasting and photographic/video capture via Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS). The have years of aerial experience behind the lens, featuring a strong cinema based background. They fly a range of HD cameras from lightweight GoPro's to a RED Epic or even a Phantom Miro! u200bListen to Andrew Petersen and Jeffrey Blank talk about the tools of their trade and watch them fly some of their drones.


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