Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Variety Charity Poker Tournament, Paramount Studios

R2-D2 entertained the crowd at this charity event for children's causes, held at Paramount Studios.


 

Bai Ling

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Fullerton Public Library Presentation

Mike spoke at the Fullerton Public Library, sharing how he built R2-D2 and WALL-E, telling stories about places they've appeared, and encouraging the audience members to pursue their dreams and give back to others.





Sunday, May 25, 2014

R2-D2 and WALL-E appeared at the Astronomy Outreach Network's first annual Starlight Festival at the Northwoods Resort in Big Bear, CA on May 24-25, 2014. Mike spoke at four stage presentations, while the family drove the robots around the event grounds for photos and on-camera interviews.

 







Mike was interviewed on camera by Andre Bormanis, a writer, producer and science advisor who has worked on Star Trek and Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.
http://vimeo.com/96440392

R2-D2 interview:
http://vimeo.com/96369589














Our robots met Rad the Robot, built by Garner Holt Productions, which makes animatronics for theme parks like Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm.


Speaker Bio:
http://www.starlightfestival.com/speakers.aspx














More festival info:
http://www.starlightfestival.com/

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Mommy Bloggers at Loews Hotel, Hollywood

R2-D2 visited a group of Mommy Bloggers being hosted by Disney on Star Wars Day at the Loews Hotel in Hollywood. They were posting pics online as soon as they took them!





LA Children's Hospital

R2-D2 appeared alongside Disney Channel actors at a Star Wars Day Celebration at Los Angeles Children's Hospital.













Friday, May 2, 2014

El Dorado High School Film Festival

R2-D2  appeared at El Dorado High School's Film Festival on Friday, May 2. He was joined by WALL-E and a Delorean time machine as seen in Back to the Future.





Friday, April 18, 2014

WonderCon Anaheim

Mike and his R2-D2 appeared at WonderCon as part of an R2 Builder's panel on Friday, April 18 at the Anaheim Convention Center. There was a large group of droids at the R2 Builder's booth and an even bigger audience turnout for our panel. We even had some famous character visitors to our booth.