FITC Amsterdam 2018
  • 2018-02-19 00:00:00 2018-02-20 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Amsterdam 2018 Amsterdam FITC
  • Amsterdam
  • #FITCAmsterdam



When science fiction films envisage credible futures, is there a bigger role that design studios can play in converting creative speculation to technological innovation?

This talk looks at the challenges and real world applications of technology designed for science fiction films. Drawing on recent work for blockbuster films Blade Runner 2049, Ghost in the Shell, The Martian and more, David will present the studio’s design-led approach and share how blue sky technology for films inform and inspire real world products.


To inspire and excite! To illustrate the relevance of imagined worlds and  technologies to the work of artists and designers.

Target Audience

Anyone interested in exploring the relationship between designers, creative speculation and technological innovation.

Four Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. The role of visual design in realizing tech dreams and world visions
  2. The craft of credibility
  3. How blue sky creativity can work for innovators
  4. The power of collaborative relationships