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World Premiere of Moon Shot. The story of the Google Lunar XPRIZE at SXSW

Category: Planetary Exploration

Event Format: Screening

Date: Monday, March 14, 2016

Location: Austin Convention Center, Austin, TX US

12:30 p.m., Austin Convention Center, Ballroom C
**The screening will be followed by a panel and special Q&A with the filmmakers**

Moon Shot — the documentary web series made in partnership between Bad Robot, Epic Digital, Google about the Google Lunar XPRIZE will have its WORLD PREMIERE at SXSW on Monday, March 14th. This 9-episode series directed by Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker Orlando von Einsiedel and Executive Producer J.J. Abrams, tells the remarkable stories of the 16 groups vying to win the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a $30 million competition for privately funded teams to land a robot on the surface of the Moon. Available experts:

Chanda Gonzales (Prize Lead, Google Lunar XPRIZE)
Orlando von Einsiedel (director, Moon Shot)
Red Whittaker (Team Astrobotic)
Robert Boehme (Team Part-Time Scientists)
Alex Dobrianski (Team Plan B)
Deepana Gandhi (Team Indus), and more…

Following SXSW, Moon Shot debuts on Google Play on March 15 and on YouTube on March 17.

After Party: Bad Robot, Epic Digital & Google Present The Moon Shot Celebration
7:00 p.m.—10:00 p.m., The Belmont, 305 W. 6th St.

An after party to honor the Google Lunar X Prize documentary, Moon Shot. Appearances by Google Lunar XPRIZE teams, Series Filmmakers, Lunar Rovers, DJ Michael Brun and a Top-Secret Special Guest.

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