Morton Heilig
3-D Inventor, Writer, Director, Cameraman
EDUCATION
- 1943 - CORNELL UNIVERSITY  - Pre-Engineering
- 1944 - UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO - Liberal Arts -  Bachelor of Philosophy
- 1947 - ACADEMIE JULIENNE, PARIS, France - Painting,
- 1947 - UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA, Switzerland - Philosophy
- 1948-50 CENTRO EXPERIMENTAL DI CINEMA, ROME, Italy  - Diploma in Film Direction
- 1958 - ANNENBERG SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, Univ. of Pennsylvania - Master of      Communication Arts
MILITARY SERVICE
- 1945 - US ARMY - Infantry,
- 1947 - MEDICAL CORPS - General Field Hospital, Marseille, France - Ran all      Motion Picture Services and Base Motion Picture Theater.
- 1947  - Honorable Discharge
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
- DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA (DGA) - Director
- INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THEATRICAL AND STAGE EMPLOYEES - Director of Photography
TRAVEL
Mort traveled and worked throughout the United States, Europe, and Central America. He lived 1-1/2  yrs in France, 3 yrs in Mexico, 5 yrs in Italy, 6 months each in Taiwand  in Mainland China. As a result of these travels he is fluent in French, Spanish and Italian.
TEACHING
- 1958 - ANNENBERG SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION, UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA     Course in History of Film
- 1959 - CLUMBIA UNIVERSITY - Course in Documentary Film Production
- 1978 - UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, EXTENSION  - Cinema of the Future
- 1994 - CAL STATE UNIVERSITY, LONG BEACH - Seminar on Virtual Reality
PAPERS
-  "ENTER THE EXPERIENTIAL REVOLUTION" - CYBERARTS - Miller Freeman
-  "MORT HEILIG'S RESPONSE" - Computer Graphics - Vol 28, Number 2
-  "CINEMA OF THE FUTURE" - Published in 1955 in "Expacios", a leading Mexican                Architectural Magazine, and re-published in 1992 in "Presence" , MIT Presss
-  "THE LEARNING WALL"  - Dubnoff School of Education
-  "PSYCHICAL DESIGN" - Annenberg School of Communication, Univ. of Pennsyl.
-  "BLUEPRINT FOR A NEW HOLLYWOOD" - Mort Heilig, self published
CONSULTING
THE DUBNOFF SCHOOL OF EDUCATIONAL THERAPY, NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA - Designed and built "The Learning Wall Room", a special media room, featuring a large life-size rear projected scren image, with which students interact.
WALT DISNEY ENTERPRISES (WED), BURBANK, CA - Designed special effects, illusions, interactive experience rooms, and the "Thrillerama" 3-D theater. Largely responsible for awakening Disney's interest in 3-D
WRATHER ENTERTAINMENT CORP. , BEVERLY HILLS, CA - Consultant and assistant to Project Director to the Howard Hughes "Spruce Goose" exhibit in Long Beach, CA, Developed show concepts for the "Queen Mary"
GARY GODDARD PRODUCTIONS (now LANDMARK), HOLLYWOOD, CA - Designed special effects for theme park attractions.
TEENAGE WORLD's FAIR INC, CENTURY CITY, CA - Cheif  designer (never built)
STEREOGRAPHICS INC., SAN RAFAEL, CA - 3-D Director-Cameraman on several StereoGraphics demo films, helped design 3-D Video Camera.
SONY PICTURES CORP., CULVER CITY, CA - 3-D Cameraman , evaluating use of 65mm PanaVision-StereoVision 3-D camera, and IMAX 3-D cameras for Sony's "Wings of Courage" large-screen 3-D production.
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