Monday, July 25, 2016

San Diego Comic Con 2016

It was an honor to be a part of the R2 Builders panel at San Diego Comic Con, expertly organized by Thomas Roeoesli of San Diego. About 250 audience members packed the house to hear panelists Victor Franco, Thomas Roeoesli, William Miyamoto, Michael McMaster, Chris Romines, Mike Senna and special guest Lee Towersey from the UK.

We left BB-8 with friends at the Anovos booth during the con.
















Sunday, July 17, 2016

Generations Fan Film

Mike, our daughter Justine and our droids were a part of this award-winning fan film, Star Wars Generations. Congrats to the team!

http://www.starwars.com/video/fan-film-awards-2016-star-wars-generations












Saturday, June 4, 2016

Fullerton Library

We helped the Fullerton Library kick off its summer reading program, bringing 200 people in for a presentation about robot building. Entertaining for kids and adults alike. A long line formed afterwards for individual photos.


Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Venturing Banquet, Outdoor Education Center, Orange

We brought R2 to the annual awards banquet for Venturing, a group that's part of Orange County Boy Scouts of America. Our daughter dressed as Rey for photos and Amy spoke about the adventures we've had with our robots. Some of the audience were members of the new Venturing STEAM Team, which participates in robotics competitions and Maker events. 







Wednesday, May 4, 2016

The Doctors TV show

Heartwarming "May the 4th" story on The Doctors TV show of a tough but sweet little girl who loves Star Wars, along with her service dog George. Special guest at 3:20




Tested.com BB-8 interview

Take a peek inside our static model BB-8 in this video from our friends Norman Chan and Joey Famelli from Tested.com.

http://youtu.be/EY0F0ER2m-w


Monday, April 25, 2016

LA County USC hospital visit

We recently visited a special little friend in the pediatrics ward at LA County USC Hospital, whom we had visited previously at CHOC. R2 brought smiles to lots of faces--patients, staff and visitors alike.