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ILM Director Tom Bertino In Person and A Tribute to Billy Greene

ILM Director Tom Bertino In Person and A Tribute to Billy Greene: Wednesday, October 17, 2001, San Francisco, California USA. ASIFA-San Francisco presents an evening with ILM Director Tom Bertino. Tom is currently working as animation director for DreamWorks "The Time Machine" He joined ILM in 1986 and has worked on over 40 features. Tom's experimental digital animated 35mm short "Work In Progress" will be screened and he will discuss his latest projects. Sally Cruickshank's "Make Me Psychic" will also be shown. Tom did ink and paint on this film and it was his first professional job. The evening will begin with a tribute to stop-motion animator Billy Greene, who was shot dead in front of his apartment in Emeryville in September. Billy's latest short film "Thought Bubble" has been screened at many prominent film festivals, including Sundance and Annecy. He had worked for Will Vinton Studios and returned to the Bay Area five weeks before he was killed to work on "Phantom Investigators." Wednesday, October 17, 2001 at 7:30pm McBean Auditorium at The Exploratorium (San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts) This event is open to the public and admission is free. For more information, contact: Karl Cohen at ASIFA-San Francisco, USA; Email:; Web: