Bots High

These are the Women in Tech

April 25, 2012

A few weeks back a well done infographic came out highlighting the gender gap with girls in science and engineering. While true and disheartening, Bots High highlights the little number – the small percentage of girls who study science in high school, build robots, and go off to major in engineering at MIT or Duke. [...]

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Bots High on Huffington Post

September 15, 2011

Larry Bock: Bots High Robotics Documentary – STEM, Gender Gaps, And Future Engineers In High School. Check out the awesome article on Bots High in the Huffington Post!

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Follow the History of the Teams in Bots High

September 1, 2011

Bots High takes place over the 2009-2010 school year. Unsurprisingly, the teams had a history before and after the time the film takes place (2011 Epilogue now in the DVD!). So to expand the scope and add some cool context and backstory to the Oct 6 screening day, I’ve been tracing the history of each team [...]

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MAKE | Bots High Documentary Goes Inside World of High School Robot Builders [Press]

August 22, 2011

MAKE | Bots High Documentary Goes Inside World of High School Robot Builders.

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Directors Notes Interview – Making of Bots High

August 22, 2011

Check out the latest Directors Notes podcast where I talk about the making of Bots High and other projects. Many thanks to MarBelle for the interview! I think his voice could work as a 1950s horror movie host. Listen to the Interview

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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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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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