Archive for October, 2007

Puff hits #1 on Best Seller List

October 15, 2007

Puff the Magic DragonPuff the Magic Dragon, the children’s picture book, hits #1 this month according to Publishers Weekly.

I originally wrote the poem Puff the Magic Dragon as a college freshman in 1959, which became the song made popular by the group Peter, Paul and Mary.  It was released as a children’s picture book this last July and is now being translated into fourteen languages.

Stereoscopic Production Symposium

October 15, 2007

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE)I delivered the keynote speech The Stereoscopic Cinema Reborn at SMPTE‘s Stereoscopic Production Symposium in the Fall of 2007.  I also chaired the Symposium for SMPTE.