On Monday, Nov 12, Old School New School screened at Chapman University in Orange, California. The post screening Q&A with director Steven Fischer was led by producer Michael Phillips. Click here to hear a moment from the evening in which Fischer talks about where creativity and ideas come from.
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Join us Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the Acorn Theater in Three Oaks, Michigan for a stimulating discussion on creative self development.
Location: Acorn Theater, 107 Generations Drive, Three Oaks, MI 49128
Date: Sat, Apr 28, 2012
Allen Turner, Chairman of the board of Columbia College Chicago’s Board of Trustees
Barbara Allen, Emmy Award winning producer, “DuSable to Obama”.
Corky Siegel, musician: Siegel-Schwall Band and the Chamber Blues group
Rick Kogan, creator/host, “The Sunday Papers with Rick Kogan” (WGN Radio)
Kim Clark, Emmy nominated producer; Artistic Director, Acorn Theatre
Steven Fischer, two-time Emmy nominated producer of Old School New School with Brian Cox.
On Thursday, April 5 at 6pm we will be having an interactive panel discussion at the Chicago Cultural Center about mortality and creativity.
“In my beginning is my end. In my end is my beginning.” These two poetic statements, which frame one of T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets, capture the spirit of this panel discussion about the ways in which awareness of our own mortality impacts our life’s meaning, our creativity, and our resilience to adversity.
Leah Roth-Howe is a descendant of Holocaust survivors. She draws on her family’s legacy to better understand the causes of genocide and uses the arts as a means of healing. In 2008, Leah led educational and art workshops in Cambodia for Khmer Rouge genocide survivors and their family members.
Omer Mozaffar was born in Karachi, Pakistan and is a lifelong member of the Chicago Muslim Community. He teaches Islamic studies at University of Chicago (Graham School), Loyola University, and Islamic centers throughout the city.
Dr. Todd DuBose has 25 years of experience in various modes of caring for others in tragic and/or “boundary” situations – from trauma chaplaincy and pastoral care to the arts of clinical psychology, focusing his work on the interplay between suffering, meaning, and care, and the inherent spirituality within this process. Dr. DuBose is an Associate Professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and a licensed existential-phenomenological psychologist.
Steven Fischer, who will facilitate the discussion, is a two-time Emmy® nominated writer/producer known for films that explore the human condition. His latest documentary, Old School New School, examines the nature of creativity with actor Brian Cox.
Hours: 6pm – 7.30pm
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington Street, 5th Floor Washington Room
Chicago, IL 60602
This event is a part of the lecture series Starting from Scratch: The Psychology of Beginning, sponsored by The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Morbid Curiosity showcases collector Richard Harris’s nearly 1,000 works, including creations by many of the greatest artists of our time, which explore the iconography of death and human mortality. This exhibition of art, artifacts, installations, and decorative objects reflects the breadth of artistic expression on this topic across a variety of cultural and spiritual traditions and through almost six centuries.
For more details visit: Chicago Cultural Center
Join TheatrePros and Steven Fischer as they present a stimulating discussion on the nature of creativity with top artists working in the Chicago theater scene. The panel continues the discussion begun in Old School New School about how a person can tap into his or her full creative potential.
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Avila University and Steven Fischer present Secrets of Success: The Nature of Creativity, an interactive panel discussion exploring how a person can tap into his or her full creative potential. The panel continues the dialogue begun in Old School New School with such world-class artists as actor Brian Cox, jazz great McCoy Tyner, and cinematography legend William Fraker.
Renowned cinematographer, and Old School New School subject, John Bailey spoke strongly last year on the use of digital technology in the cinema. He references an alarming report published by The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences called The Digital Dilemma.
Some very strong points made as to the dangers and weaknesses of the digital medium’s ability to preserve our cinema heritage.
Click here for video of Mr. Bailey speaking at the CineGear Expo.