Advisors to the Science Film Competition and other events.
We're honored to have a diverse group of highly recognized and honored individuals from the Sciences, the Arts and Academia to advise, select, and judge the wonderful multiple imedia projects presented by The Buffalo International Film Festival.
Names are listed alphabetically. Affiliations are for identification purposes.
Affiliations and Accomplishments
The Global Brain, The Lucifer Effect
Born Buffalo, NY, United States
Dr. Shawn Carlson
MacArthur "Genius Grant" Fellow, Founder: Society for Amateur Scientists, Founder: Lab Rats
Creator: Beekman and Jox, Creator: Beekman's World
Paleontologist, American Museum of Natural History
Eldredge’s main professional passion is evolution. The theory of “punctuated equilibria,” developed with Stephen Jay Gould in 1972, was an early milestone.
Editor, Skeptical Inquirer Magazine, Author:
Motion Picture Producer, Director
IMAX 3-D Specialist, president of Big Screen Movie Society, Producer: T. rex Back to the Cretaceous and others!
Donald F. Glut
Author, Screenwriter, Director
Books: The Dinosaur Encyclopedia The Empire Strikes Back
Dr. Herbert A. Hauptman
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Founder Hauptman Institute
Resident, Buffalo, NY
6 Emmy Awards, former Producer: Nature (PBS), Producer: Turner Movie Classics
Folklorist and historian of science, Visiting Scholar, Classics and History of Science, Stanford University
The First Fossil Hunters: Paleontology in Greek and Roman Times
Fossil Legends of the First Americans
Greek Fire, Poison Arrows & Scorpion Bombs: Biological and Chemical Warfare in the Ancient World
Writer, Producer, Director
Screenwriter: Many television series. Former head Los Angeles Science Fiction Society Former head Star Wars Fan Club
Author, Editor, Performer
Editor: Natural History Magazine, Author: The Encyclopedia of Evolution, Author/Performer: The Darwin Follies
Niagara Aerospace Museum, Niagara Falls, New York
Resident, Niagara Falls, NY
Award-winning artist, Member: Comic Book Hall of Fame