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Sloan Film Summit

…At the Summit, it was apparent that indeed Sloan was creative with incorporating science in art. On Saturday night at The Grammy Museum, they hosted the “Science & Entertainment Exchange,” where industry professionals were paired with top scientists and engineers to create three original works. Highlights included a short film by Casey Cooper Johnson that explored brain implants and their potential to be hacked. While collaborating with hacker Ralph Echemendia, Johnson illustrated a world where mental illness is treated with an implant, a mechanism that can easily be tapped by the government and manipulated. There was also an original music work by Dr. Spiros Michalkis and award winning composer, Matt Schatz. The piece explored the science behind dating, phone apps and emotional chemistry.

Full article at Paste Magazine.