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  • 12 Movies; 22 Showings - Zoolander, Shallow Hal, Serendipity, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Majestic, Ocean's Eleven, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, Vanilla Sky, Amelie, and Black Hawk Down.
  • 2 Earth Theater showings for children between the ages 7 and 14 and their parents.
  • 2 lounge/club appearances at 1814. Guests between 21 and 30.
  • Phase out of actual beachball.
  • Movie Observations
    • Audiences size varied widely between films
    • Audience attitude varied between films
    • Mirror without effects made some audience members comment on being uncomfortable
    • Mirror with effects seemed to break down behavioral barriers
    • Audience members played enthusiastically with beach ball
    • Audience members moved to see effects on screen
    • Audience member got up in front of audience
    • Interesting things happened
    • Guests enjoyed themselves but "didn't know what to do"
  • Earth Theater Observations
    • Children very forgiving, they like most anything.
    • Enjoyed the chicken character and Barnyard Bonanza game.
    • Grasped concept of play for Magic Volleyball if not the meaning of the scores.
    • Shared their milk and cookies with us.
  • Club/Lounge Observations
    • People very receptive (especially people under the influence).
    • Enjoyed general effects very much, though still thought interactive parts cool.
    • Competetive game did not work well, better just to have general objects to interact with.
    • Mentioned having more distorting effects to further "mess with their minds."

Expanded Venues:
  • McConomy Auditorium
  • Earth Theater
  • 1814 (Lounge in Strip District)