Join us for an explosive look at the world of fireworks. See who makes them and how. Meet the film makers along with some fo the Bay Areas pyrotechnics professionals. The evening starts off with a live fireworks ceremony outside the doors of the theater at 7pm.
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After the screening there will be a panel with the filmmakers and local Pyrotechnic Operators who work on displays big and small here in the Bay Area and at Burning Man. Have a question you have always wanted to ask a Pyro?
The panel will include:
· Pat Dyas is a local Pyro Spectaculars Show Producer with 35 years of experience in the pyrotechnics industry and a life-long passion for fireworks.
· Dimitri Timohovich is a licensed pyrotechnician who works in the TV/Film and live production industries. He has done pyro for shows in 33 countries and is the pyro license for the Burning Man Festival.
· Dave X is the Manager of the Burning Man Fire Art Safety Team holds several certifications for fuel management and is a licensed Pyrotechnic Operator.
· Steve Wilson is a founding member of the Western Pyrotechnic Association, Steve is a theatrical lighting designer, technician, and show biz equipment fabricator.
· Dave Best has over 20 years experience in pyrotechnics and has worked with Black Rock FX on some of the larger burns at Burning Man including the Temple and Anubis.
· Jesse Veverka, the producer of Passfire, is an award-winning filmmaker and founder of Veverka Bros. Productions LLC."
· Jeremy Veverka, Passfire's cinematographer, is an accomplished media professional with an interest in fireworks since childhood.