Mr Michael Uslan
Producer, The Batman movie franchise
Originator & Executive Producer of The BATMAN movie franchise, including BATMAN; THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY, including two top grossing movies in history, THE DARK KNIGHT & THE DARK KNIGHT RISES; BATMAN BEGINS; plus BATMAN RETURNS; THE LEGO MOVIE;THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE; JUSTICE LEAGUE; BATMAN v SUPERMAN; BATMAN: NINJA; GOTHAM KNIGHT; BATMAN BEYOND: RETURN OF THE JOKER, winner, Annie Award-outstanding achievement in animation; Producer: BATMAN: MASK OF THE PHANTASM; CONSTANTINE; Assoc. Producer, NATIONAL TREASURE.
Winner of Emmy Award for “Best Animated Series,” WHERE ON EARTH IS CARMEN SANDIEGO?
Writer of my memoir, THE BOY WHO LOVED BATMAN (Chronicle Books).
Instructor of both the first accredited college course and correspondence course on comic books (Indiana University 1971); Creator/Instructor with Stan Lee and David Uslan of the Smithsonian Institution’s first on-line course on Super-Heroes.
Initiator/writer, JUST IMAGINE with Stan Lee; scripter, BATMAN comic books.
Recipient of: World’s first Doctorate of Comic Books, Monmouth University 2012; CINE Motion Picture Industry Trailblazer Award 2012; Peace Film Festival’s Lifetime Achievement Award; The President’s Medal for Excellence, IU 2006; Iconosphere Award for Film 2006; Independent Spirit Award 2005; President’s Circle Award, IU 2002; Who’s Who in Entertainment; Who's Who in the World.
Commencement Speaker Indiana University (Named one of the Top Ten Commencement Addresses of All Time by USA Today/graduationwisdom.com; named by PBS as one of the 300 Greatest Commencement Speeches in the U.S. Since 1775; named by Baidu of China as one of the Top Three Commencement Addresses Ever in American Universities ); Speaker: West Point; United Nations; Smithsonian Institution; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Keynote Speaker: TED Talk; TenCent Company in Shenzhen;The Economist Magazine Human Potential Conference; National Association of Broadcasters International Conference in Shanghai; Association of Film Commissioners International; China/U.S. Summit.
Judge, 2017 Asian Film Awards, Hong Kong; Participant, Vice President Biden’s entertainment industry meeting on gun violence; Advisory Board, Discovery Channel Global Education Partnership; Advisory Board, Association of Film Commissioners International; Board of Trustees, Center for Excellence in Education. Youth Grants Panel, National Endowment for the Humanities. Chairman, New Jersey Film Commission. Professor of Practice, Indiana University Media School.
Content Without Borders: the new landscape of digital production and distribution
Date: 20 March, 2018 (Tuesday)
Time: 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM