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Thad Beier @thadbeier San Francisco Bay Area

Director of Image Platform Workflow at Dolby...35 years researching and creating CG for VFX before that.

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Joined Twitter 7/31/09


@imAbhishek_20 Iran -9% or 0.9%. The fist is hard to believe.
12/27
2019
Donald Trump is a threat to our democracy. He must be impeached.
Retweeted by Thad BeierA 4.5 magnitude earthquake occurred 0mi ENE of Waldon, California. Details: https://t.co/UzeK9dCkdA Map: https://t.co/mSMzUrbxP2
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10/15
2019
@mamiemccall @drkatestone Thanks Mamie! I had a great meeting with Amazon in Seattle two months ago, it is an asto… https://t.co/Z4vju2PADR
9/24
2019
Great! Warren is the best Democrat for me. Let's go! https://t.co/63l3fv43vKTrump has been pushing many things to increase the heat of the world -- and this is because Russia needs it to be w… https://t.co/yonodtpMf4
8/30
2019
Live sketch from @SenWarren rally last night. She was powerfully intelligent and passionate, and touched on so many… https://t.co/V5znAFepaW
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6/1
2018
@rbredow @RealRonHoward I agree. A great film about an unbelievable event.
9/30
2018
@ollie When the robot "swaps the location of two balls" -- is it swapping the location of any two balls, or only tw… https://t.co/xAMWmZIl3w
9/29
2018
#orindaparade https://t.co/IF4qAqWXK7
7/5
2018
#orindaparade This sweet girl's reaction to the dinosaur could not be better! https://t.co/VwwIXhZLPC#orindaparade The July 4 Orinda Parade was a lot of fun -- She blew me away! https://t.co/YqnPJHTNP4
7/4
2018
My daughter had a awesome 'article' in the Washington Post! Check it out! https://t.co/pLslPQ8u3f
7/2
2018
I'm so excited for my first ever piece on @thenib about Prop 8 and the decade since! please check it out and pass i… https://t.co/KpgF0PIapT
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6/28
2018
@kady I apologize, and I might every week apologize, for our insane nasty stupid unpredictable president of the Uni… https://t.co/qZ4v3bDGLw
6/10
2018
If Canada rationally limits guns, I'll move there from the US. https://t.co/ywlfOsCycs
5/26
2018
I have to go down to LA to see this... https://t.co/5pW6B8YbYB
4/21
2018
@maddow The reason that the GOP committee's won't release the Fusion GPS transcripts is *not* the Fusion GPS respon… https://t.co/dPH18i8JEZElizabeth's first big book -- but the ones to come next will be incredible! https://t.co/WIlc40fCib
1/4
2017
One of the best Inktober images I've ever seen https://t.co/oKBjIRy1XP
10/26
2017
@leolaporte Hey Leo -- if you're interested in a Dolby Vision presentation, let me know. Dolby Vision is going to make all content better!
9/13
2017
@RodBogart Total eclipse, though...you have to see it! https://t.co/Ftz1KWumyQ
8/27
2017
It's great to see art tell a strong story. https://t.co/v4pcxGZPpP
8/16
2017
@photo6161 Sure -- please send me any email questions! I'm thadbeier@gmail.com
8/1
2017
This is going to be a great book, Elizabeth! https://t.co/kdMWQ4C45D
7/5
2017
So, this happened. https://t.co/W185RXVkVa
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6/30
2017
@maddow Rachel -- the reason that the four "conservative" Senators oppose bill allows wretched changes with NO CBO oversight.
6/22
2017
'Horse Soldiers' Brings Dolby Cinema to 100 Announced Titles https://t.co/QuWxhmZskb via @thr
6/18
2017
@GeorgeTakei He is getting the Russians to hack the tapes. Not hard by any means, but Trump probably is constantly re-writing the script.
6/10
2017
Comey's statement establishes obstruction of justice by Trump. Period.
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6/7
2017
A Voronoi diagram of people enjoying the sun in Bryant Park. https://t.co/yRqrZ2lMzJ
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5/20
2017
@ClareMalone Enjoyed last podcast -- but the ONLY reason for AHCA is to allow reduction in taxes for the rich. They celebrated that!
5/8
2017
Why is Nunes working so hard to destroy the House Intelligence Committee?https://t.co/2dZVZNb4Yl
3/31
2017
The GOP voted more than 50 times over 7 1/2 years to repeal Obamacare. But the one time they could actually do it, they choked. SAD!!
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3/25
2017
It appears that the House has bailed on the AHCA -- they were supposed to vote at 3:30 and instead they have shut down the house. Awww.#Trumpcare pulled from vote. It was DOA. RIP #WealthcareBill
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3/24
2017
Does anyone else wish they could go back and rework a VFX shot knowing what they know now? I can think of at least 1/2 dozen shots I'd redo
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3/20
2017
Trump voter James Walker, 31, from Nashville, says: "This is the first step: showing up and being honest." https://t.co/kP1vLUHxNl
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3/19
2017
Unbelievable...but on the other hand...so tremendously exciting. Congrats Moonlight!I have seen a similar screwup before, when Anne Miller and Mickey Rooney messed up a presentation at the Tonys. But boy, wow!!
Retweeted by Thad BeierCongrats to all at @DisneyAnimation for their #Oscars win for Zootopia! https://t.co/q8pPOWbRI1
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2/27
2017
Jazzed to see this cool VR face rendering tech from @googlevr and @googleresearch make its way out of the lab! https://t.co/PbvjNY1wdI
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2/23
2017
I really liked La La Land, but I'm glad it wasn't nominated for the VFX Oscar 🙂
1/24
2017
Keep retweeting this, people. Dear Leader has banned the National Park Agency, the ones who orig. tweeted it, from… https://t.co/LDrP8hTPVU
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1/22
2017
Here's a much better comparison of the Obama to Trump inauguration... https://t.co/wNDJX3eRq4After an extraordinary 8 years, I'll be taking a little break. Will be back before you know it to work with you on… https://t.co/MGxtq69RF3
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1/21
2016
Florida in the rain. https://t.co/J6g0R08xSY
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11/7
2016
Je sors d'1 heure d'interview avec @thadbeier sur la naissance du morphing à feu Pacific Data Images & le HDR pour CGM 16… It's gonna rock 😲
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10/29
2016
@rohit_bmd Just implemented tools in the DCTL format for Blackmagic Resolve. Powerful robust language, thanks to BMD for adding this!
10/28
2016
@HamiltonChas You probably need two stamps...at least in California with the ridiculous number of propositions we have to vote for.
10/23
2016
I think McCain might really be hurting the GOP's chance to keep the Senate, with this kind of talk. https://t.co/srX0dtwtmL
10/18
2016
@karaswisher Really! How stupid! You always take the drug test *AFTER* the debate!
10/16
2016
A little piece that I did. I thought Trump's apology speech wasn't quite right...https://t.co/ZOQeqyTrat
10/13
2016
@KellyannePolls So, about when Trump said that he would send Hillary to jail. Not *actually* a 'quip', is it Kellyanne? It's a WTF!No, you literally wrote "check out her sex tape." Literally.
Retweeted by Thad BeierI'm so old I remember when this was a Town Hall.
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10/10
2016
Incredible story from @brianstelter on how the tape of Donald Trump was found. https://t.co/lhUrTCAq7l I have a few thoughts. (1)
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10/8
2016
Prediction: if Trump continues to gain in the polls the next few days, he will not debate Hillary. Why risk when things going well?
9/20
2016
Sometimes, twitter is a perfect forum... https://t.co/r2AdPX9kba
9/17
2016
#iphone7 prediction: It will be HDR. This is without any actual knowledge whatsoever, but I'll bet it happens!
8/25
2016
@538politics Seems like only yesterday that 538 began Pres forecast. If that was true, the election is tomorrow! https://t.co/A6gDHj6Lo9
8/22
2016
@film_girl @beatsbydre It's not a joke that the connectors are designed to fail, rather than to destroy the device the are plugged into. @ollie If you can only run out the way the ram ran in...the ram can't be more than 10.7% faster than you. https://t.co/BSm3cksqo8
8/20
2016
#fav7films 2001: A Space Odyssey The Incredibles Dr. Strangelove Shawshank Redemption Star Wars Network Rear Window
8/16
2016
@Variety_DSCohen If Ryan runs as an independent in a half-dozen of Hillary's states (like Wisconsin) he can be president.
8/15
2016
Delete your account. https://t.co/Oa92sncRQY
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6/10
2016
I thought Bernie's speech was the best he has given. He will unite the party to fight Trump. He complimented HRC. OK, fight for DC...OK
6/8
2016
@DrScottRoss Those are not 'tax subsidies', they are kickbacks. BC pays about half the cost -- *way* more than the taxes would be.
5/18
2016
@film_girl It's never happened.
4/28
2016
I'm so beyond exciting to see @augusten this evening in San Francisco. My favorite author forever, an inspiration, funny, sad, true always.
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4/6
2016
Hedge fund mgr has been jailed since July for not turning over to SEC assets allegedly hidden by #PanamaPapers firm. https://t.co/LKWLSrQblA
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4/5
2016
Congratulations to @blueludebar and @egbeier the Queer Press Grant Winners!!
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3/27
2016
Astonishing! CA's biggest reservoir, Lake Shasta, now outputting as much water as comes in. Love El Niño! https://t.co/QB8bGg1rNqMe & @POTUS joke at end of actually serious interview about #SCOTUSnominee. Listen to Friday's @MorningEdition. https://t.co/GrowhRmDmH
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3/19
2016
GOP: We are so angry, we're going to commit suicide Dems: We won't stop you GOP: I'LL DO IT Dems: K
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3/16
2016
Watched #Zootopia at the brand-new Dolby Cinema in Newark CA. Disney did an awesome job making HDR wide-gamut movie. Stunning! Go Disney!
3/7
2016
@emptywheel @pzf what surprises you about this? Apple's phones are incredibly secure and brick-able these days.
2/17
2016
@film_girl @AMCTheatres Christina, I helped make the version of Deadpool for that Dolby theater. It is much brighter and better!
2/14
2016
2nd GOP election in a row where the third place candidate was the winner. Ugh
2/10
2016
night falls. a storm rolls in. can you cross the river? (our latest riddler.) https://t.co/ugfYGy8U0E https://t.co/oojZuMVFfQ
Retweeted by Thad Beier @film_girl Christina, I believe that the iPhone 6 (or 6S) screen is designed to fail. The 5 had strong square edge, the 6 not so much.
1/23
2016
Best of luck, SpaceX https://t.co/UZvldKQ2a4
1/17
2016
Carter Burwell should have won...well, hopefully i and the Academy will make a better choice!
1/11
2015
The Falcon 9 first stage landing is confirmed. Second stage continuing nominally. https://t.co/RX2QKSl0z7
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12/22
2015
@PeterBallNews @AFP It is indeed a vintage photo. It's been in Turkish newspapers over and over since at least 2010. @PeterBallNews @AFP Correct. Probably a vintage photo, it doesn't resemble the rest of the Su24 crash photos or video. @fatsr_bitdefe That's not an Su24, that's an Su29.
11/24
2015
@emptywheel I thought Hillary's biggest crisis was Hillarycare back in early 90's. I think she learned a lot from that.I like how the 'bell' hasn't rung even once. The Dems are actually being civilized @emptywheel I agree with Bernie -- I'd love to see Obama have a third term
11/15
2015
@emptywheel They often do it then to see the exhaust in the sunlight against the dark sky. Seen many similar tests.
11/8
2015
@THErealDVORAK John, right now our only CA theaters in LA. Happy to fly you down there. Everest opens 9/18.
8/27
2015
@THErealDVORAK You got it. Next HDR movie is Everest -- interested?
8/26
2015
@THErealDVORAK Hey John -- you're into HDR; I'd love to see your photos on Dolby's revolutionary 19-stop monitor in S'vale. Hit me up!
8/25
2015
@emptywheel I'm guessing it's not 'fatter', but 'manlier'
8/22
2015
@earthquakesSF Well, I hope this wasn't a fore-shock of a Big Quake on the Calaveras or Hayward faults -- but it might be.
8/17
2015
Artist @egbeier is drawing her way through #nn15 http://t.co/tg66RLiIeW
Retweeted by Thad BeierElizabeth Beier drew this to summarize our panel on art & shifting culture! How cool! @TazzyStar @DesignAction #NN15 http://t.co/tpAh9GwWPe
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7/18
2015
From the #SCOTUS Majority Decision in #KingvBurwell: Congress passed the ACA to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them.
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6/25
2015
Nominated for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Directors! Up against John Knoll, Peter Anderson, and Craig Barron.
6/17
2015

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