Free Bots High T-Shirt and DVD [Contest]

August 5, 2011

  With just about 1700 fans on the Facebook page, I’m having another giveaway! But this time it’s through the Meetup Everywhere screenings. By the end of the weekend I’ll randomly pick someone who RSVP’d to their city. If your city isn’t listed, add it! If 40 cities are listed by Monday I’ll pick two [...]

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Free Screening Day Explained by Director [Video]

July 15, 2011

I’m getting in front of the camera now, explaining the Screening Day. Join here!

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Robot Builders Doc Bots High: Mad Hot Ballroom with Nerds – Thompson on Hollywood [Press]

July 14, 2011

Robot Builders Doc Bots High: Mad Hot Ballroom with Nerds – Thompson on Hollywood Bots High is a film that proudly declares its geekiness, which is a promising sign for a documentary that follows three groups of high school robotics students as they develop and (literally) battle their way to a national combat robots competition in [...]

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Bots High Takes Best Documentary Award at Geek Film Festival

July 13, 2011

Last week Bots High played at the Geek Film Festival, which was part of Florida Supercon. Interesting to say the least, especially when Win from the film dressed like Nyan Cat. No wonder it took him three days to do the whole festival – I put the costume on for two seconds to walk down [...]

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Sheryl Sandberg on Women in Engineering

July 9, 2011

One reason there are few female executives in Silicon Valley is that few women become engineers. In the United States, less than twenty per cent of engineering and computer-science majors are women. Girls are said to think that software and video games and computer programming are for guys. “Growing up,” Mark Zuckerberg’s older sister Randi [...]

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Bots High at Geek Film Festival This Weekend

July 1, 2011

What better way to celebrate America’s freedom than by watching robots smash each other up! Bots High will be at the Geek Film Festival this weekend, which is part of Florida Supercon. I’ll be there for Q&As, along with some of My Mechanical Romance and Mechanical Misfits. Screening Times: Saturday, July 2 – 2:00 PM [...]

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Bots High en Español

June 23, 2011

This week has been pretty interesting. Some popular geek websites in Spain posted about Bots High, which in turn led to a lot of retweets – in Spanish! Here are some of my favorites (correct me if my translation is off): Bots High: a documentary where robots fight to the death. ROBOTS that FIGHT, enough [...]

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‘Bots High’ Documentary Takes You Inside the Fierce and Hormonal World of High School Robotics – IEEE Spectrum

June 22, 2011

The bottom line: If you can stand to be reminded of high school, this is a very well executed and altogether enjoyable documentary that might just inspire you to get involved in combat robotics yourself. And you absolutely should. via ‘Bots High’ Documentary Takes You Inside the Fierce and Hormonal World of High School Robotics [...]

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Free Bots High Screenings Around the World

June 20, 2011

I have an exciting announcement – on Thursday, October 6, you can watch Bots High for free! Yep, we’re trying a crazy distribution idea that will enable you to setup a screening in your city (or join one) and watch Bots High for free for one day only. We’re looking to make this day an [...]

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Host a Bots High Screening

June 6, 2011

I’m working on a DVD launch online later this summer, along with iTunes, Netflix, etc. In the meantime, if you want to check out Bots High and can set up a screening, there are some options available over on the new Host a Screening page. Go check it out! You don’t need a big movie [...]

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