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 Douglas Trumbull - “When I worked on 2001 - which was my first feature film - I was deeply and permanently affected by the notion that a movie could be like a first-person experience.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “There's a consistency in my work that pops up independent of the limitations of the technology.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “My first job on 2001 was to make all of the HAL readouts the 16 screens that surround HAL's eyes.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “I honestly believe that the next big leap in immersive technology will be very much like Brainstorm.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “But as far as the concept of HAL, who HAL was, his character - I had no role in creating him.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “2001 was structured in a way that it doesn't grab you because of its plot construct, or its suspense, or its dramatic narrative mechanisms.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “The technology of the time dictated the way things looked.”
 Lance Trumbull - “I laughed at it, but the sentence kind of stuck in my head. It's a pretty crazy thought. People just don't pick up and move to Nepal.”
 Lance Trumbull - “It's through actions of peace that peace is spread.”
 Lance Trumbull - “Heroic stories and images motivate people. Our Everest ascent for the cause of peace will provide the world with inspirational stories, images and videos that portray courage, friendship and teamwork.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “There were IBM logos designed for the film, and there were IBM design consultants working with Kubrick on the layout of the controls and computer screens.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “IBM was the original contractor for much of the computer interface design on the film.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “I visited a scientist who had a helmet with magnetic fields controlled by computer sequences that could profoundly affect your mood and your perceptions.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “My particular aesthetic of light and color and design wouldn't change as a result of working with computer graphics rather than with slit scan or miniatures.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “Clearly, if we'd had the kind of computer graphics capability then that we have now, the Star Gate sequence would be much more complex than flat planes of light and color.”
 Lance Trumbull - “Our goal is not to preach religion or politics, instead, this multi-cultural team intends to inspire the international community through their climb, sending out a profound message of peace, teamwork, and cultural understanding from the top of the world.”
 Lance Trumbull - “Some people believe that the mountain of fear, distrust and intolerance that is often based on race and religion can't be overcome. Our Everest Climb for Peace will provide the world with inspirational stories, pictures and video which portray courage, friendship and teamwork under some of the most extreme conditions. We'll show the mountain can be conquered, and we'll climb it together.”
 Lance Trumbull - “There is so much intolerance and so many people are dying because of race, religion and culture. People see difference before they see the humanity in others. I'm not so naive as to think my climb will change the world, but I think it can inspire people.”
 Lance Trumbull - “Climbing Everest is not cheap. It's been an uphill battle. But, for an Everest climb that is appropriate.”
 Lance Trumbull - “Our message is clear That in a climate of peace, all cultural, religious and political barriers can be broken and that through friendship and teamwork, even the tallest mountain poses no obstacle.”
 Lance Trumbull - “At advanced base camp, we'll be breathing only half the oxygen we're used to at sea level. By the time we reach the summit, we'll be climbing, sleeping and eating at heights that only jet liners cruise.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “We're not that far from being able to plant images, memories, and emotional states directly into the brain.”
 Douglas Trumbull - “It was the point where things became much more abstract and less literal than in the bulk of the film, which was hardcore rockets and space and planets - all a fairly straightforward evolution from what I had been doing before.”
 John Trumbull - “No man e'er felt the halter draw, With good opinion of the law.”
 John Trumbull - “But optics sharp it needs, I ween, To see what is not to be seen.”

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