The Summit


“what if ” we could get all of the K-20 education to workforce stakeholders to teach and prepare students for placement in the Silicon Beach creative-tech economy.   What if we could teach them the future of everything…What If we could get them all in the same room….What If, “The Summit” Could lead the way?

Summary: We want directors and instructors to think deeply and question how they meet the needs of their learners. WHY they do what they do. Start with WHY, inspire with WHAT learning could look like, and consider HOW to get there.

An engaging learning experience that focuses on big-picture ideas for trends in education to prepare our students for College and Career Readiness in THEIR world. The concepts will be put into action through a hands-on project to get an idea of what’s possible, and they will finish with reflection and planning on how they can get there.


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The Summit is two-way experiential learning an sharing events hosted by LA Mission College that exposes students 10th grade to 4-year university about spectrum of careers in the tech-entertainment economy sector and beyond.  The event will use a one-to-many distribution platform to engage virtual classroom in trending career models such as to gig-or-not-to-gig and other key performance indicators for  creative-tech economy.  Ultimately we’ll be recruiting and developing rockstars and superstars to place from Los Angeles Community College District and Los Angeles County School districts to align with pre-apprenticeship initiatives and showcase the process where students end-to-end production and engineering will be on display as a continuum.

The event will also spotlight the Cultural Equality Inclusion Initiative (CEEI) and other initiatives such as Measure 8 while simultaneously navigating students to connect the map of careers inside of the growth industries in the Los Angeles County creative-technology economy.  The event will also collaborate with  with career-fair-minded exhibitors who’ll present workshops, panels, and inspirational speakers and student resources for students from marginalized circumstances to prepare them to compete by submitting applications, role playing, and post mortem for  these newly-exposed opportunities inside of Silicon Beach and Silicon Valley.

The outcome(s) will be forecasted to student peer-to-peer network that will investigate the latest tactics and techniques  to gain access to the ever-changing precise requirements to stay competitive and spotlight other campuses in a rotation of Strongworkforce networked classrooms in the state of California and beyond.  We’ll also feature a customized creative hack to showcase student collaboration and execution capabilities.



We want to develop deep thinkers and learners of every color, orientation, philosophies to think deeply and question how they meet the needs of their learners and their communities… WHY they do what they do. Start with WHY, inspire with WHAT learning could look like, and consider HOW to get there. We’ll take 30 learners and immerse them into the 4 collaborators world.  Their presentation will showcase backpack journalism, their capture, shot in 360 augmented with the latest effects.

Summary: An engaging learning experience that focuses on big picture ideas for trends in education to prepare our students for College and Career Readiness in THEIR world. The concepts will be put into action through a hands-on project to get an idea of what’s possible, and they will finish with reflection and planning on how they can get there. Estimated time: 1 hour.

Audience: Instructional Leaders (Chancellor, Presidents of LACCD, Deans of CTE of LACCD, LAUSD, 150 student learners. Takeaway, creative coding certification, badge, and immersive reality reel.



The essence of SCIBET is to have each of our charter member students achieve the Business of Business certification at the conclusion of the exploration. To assure that, we a assembled group of collaborators that have dedicated their lives to changing the lives of underserved student populations in preparing them to compete in the future education to workforce landscape. The SBICET will feature the advent of immersive reality as am emerging skill to add to students capabilities to compete for placement in the tech-entertainment economy.  The SBICET is underpinned by the biz of biz entertainment certification.



Students and and leadership will receive an immersive experience while being hands-on in a 2-day workshop, training the trainers for externship credits, while working side-by-side with students who’ll showcase their application of their newfound skills producing 360/VR/AR content on the the second day with tools from Samsung Gear-VR, HTC-Vive, Microsoft H0loLens, and Apple.



The Summit also connects recruiters with the post high school audiences through live 2-way communication with the registered students, faculty and workforce stakeholders. All registered student candidates are pre-screened and hold the AT&T Silicon Beach Badge with various certification and years of work experience. They’re searching for short term to full-time positions in social media, online media, PR/marketing, advertising/sales, digital production and engineering.








Daryle offers a creative coding boot-camp module from a diverse point-of-view, with emphasis on advertising, gaming, ethnic sci-fi, and journalistic acumen as the  vice president of the African American Film Critics Association.

Searching For The Next Tony/Tonia Stark






11To our k-14 Digital Learners/Student Outcomes

  • Student Handbook Immersive Reality Industry Playbook
  • LACA Creative-Tech Economy Oversight/Reporting
  • Big picture messaging on what’s possible @ AT&T SHAPE
  • Engaging Today’s Learners
  • Trends in Education and Technology
  • Why Media Literacy Matters, showcasing, BROWNBAG TV
  • A curricular project that leverages digital media creation
  • Participants showcase their projects
  • Airdrop their creations to themselves
  • Reflection and Next Steps
  • Time to reflect on their active learning experience
  • Introduction to Eight Elements for Success book
  • Develop Next Steps, AT&T Handbook, Back Pack-Drive
  • Time lapse
  • Job Shadowing: Interviewing Key Mentors/CEO’s/Influencers
  • Mentorship: Student Focus Group/Planning
  • Building Portfolios for? Why
  • What Are the kind of jobs/careers needed to ideate to execute a project like MC
  • Project Based Learning Interns/admin/social media managers/digital design.
  • Mapping 2-Year to 4 Year Pathways To Placement

Macro Outlook

For recruiters:

  • Recruiting tools
  • Referral improvements
  • LinkedIn techniques
  • Sourcing options
  • Job boards
  • Marketing for the future
  • Attracting candidates

For job seekers:

  • Resume Building
  • Application Strategy
  • Interviewing
  • Startups vs. Corporations
  • Do’s and Dont’s
  • Jobs growing in demand
  • Career change

Attendees will:

Learn the fundamentals of immersive content creation and what type of content is best for 360 viewing. Understand the different tools and software available to you to begin producing VR content. Work hands-on with and learn the technical elements behind successful VR (frame rates, camera movement, avoiding motion sickness)



Wha Is A Trim Tab?

Alton Glass is an award-winning filmmaker, speaker and cofounder of GlassRock Experiential (GRX), an experiential content studio and immersive education lab dedicated to storytelling and emerging technologies. Black Enterprise awarded Glass the “Breakout Star of The Year” Award for Tech Innovation at their annual Tech ConneXt Summit 2017. Back in 2014, Glass’ groundbreaking drama “CRU” made history at the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Independent Film Awards when it took home a win in every category it was nominated for, including Best Film and Best Director. Three years later, the award-winning filmmaker returned to the annual festival to break new ground yet again with his virtual reality movie, “A Little Love”, which premiered at ABFF 2017 and Canada’s 2017 Festival of International Virtual and Augmented Reality Stories (FIVARS).

Glass has created experiential content with clients like Toyota, Warner Bros, Sony, Viacom, Disney, NFinity Athletics and now currently an alum of FaceBook – Oculus Launch Pad 2017 for immersive content developers.

Intro  To VR Workshop  Outline

Class Size: 30

(2) 4-hour modules


  • Macbook Pro /installed. (Stitching Software)
  • Mac Iphone 10
  • Zoom recorders/ and lapel microphones for capturing audio during shoots
  • (Video Projector (Display)
  • Introduction
  • Journey into VR (Reel)

Intro Into 360 Film Making:

  • Part 1 : Intro into 360 Filmmaking:
  • (Step 1: What do you want to shoot?)
  • The 360 Landscape:
  • HMDs
  • Distribution
  • Camera Rigs
  • Software
  • Spatial Sound
  • 360 vs Traditional Filmmaking:
  • Whats Changed? Conversation Maps
  • Assignment 1: Introduction of storytelling in VR:
  • To round out Part 1 and prepare for the next phase of the class, students will be asked to
  • submit story ideas in the form of a logline. The class will vote on 5-10 topics (based on class size) to serve as the base for building a 360 project.

Part 2: Intro to storytelling in VR

  • (Step 2: Creating the script)
  • Creating the “VR Script”/ “VR StoryBoard”
  • Problems with shooting VR and Why?
  • Safe Zones
  • Intro into Stitching (just a basic explanation)
  • Shot List
  • Measure twice shoot once
  • Ways to create storyboards in VR
  • Mood Boards
  • Previz

Part 3 : Producing VR

Assignment 2:

  • Students will create a shot list and a basic storyboard
  • Part 3: Producing VR
  • (Step 3: Getting your project funded)
  • From the producers corner:
  • Now what? From concept to production
  • Building a pitch deck
  • Understanding how to budget for VR: (everything
  • below as it pertains to the budget)
  • Breaking the script down
  • Scheduling (Pre-pro, production, post)
  • Previs, Crew, Gear, (etc)
  • Assignment 3:
  • Students (in small groups) will “pitch” their project
  • to the class. The class will vote on which projects
  • we will make and why? We will pick 2-5 projects
  • based on class size.


Assignment 3:

  • (Step 4: Hire your team and shoot something great)
  • Production 101 – This part assumes that the students have a base knowledge of the filmmaking process.
  • Crew- Who’s who?
  • Your Post Team
  • Camera system – Samsung gear 360
  • How the camera works
  • Settings
  • Frame rates
  • Capturing audio
  • 360 Blocking

Part 4 : Production

Assignment 4:

Students will shoot the projects we have been breaking down. Each finished project will only be 2 minutes. Students will be limited on the time they have to shoot it.

Part 5: Signed, Sealed, Delivered

  • (Step 5: Getting through post and distributing your project)
  • System Requirements
  • Reintroduce Software
  • Stitching : (Below will not be physically covered but discussed)
  • Plating
  • Roto
  • VFX
  • Spatial Audio
  • Sound design

Assignment 5:

  • Students will assemble their projects.
  • Part 5B: Overview of distribution (Projects will be
  • rendering and or uploading to Youtube and Samsung Gear VR)
  • Platforms (Oculus, Samsung, Headjack,
  • Monetization
  • What’s new for consumers?
  • Conferences you should attend?
  • Awards and Film Festivals

DAY 2 : Part The Screening

Part 6:

Upload work to Youtube and Samsung Gear VR for review. The class votes on best in class and the students in that group enter a raffle to win themSamsung gear VR.

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