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Pencil This In: Free Iced Coffee (or Tea), Documentary Photos, Unaired Pilots, 3D Movie Craft

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Free Iced Coffee (or Tea) @Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Today from 4-7 p.m. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf will host an “Afternoon Over Ice” to launch the Summer promotional beverages. Customers will receive their choice of a complimentary 12oz Iced Coffee, Iced Americano or Iced Tea at participating The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf retail locations (excludes Ralphs locations & San Diego County). No hogging--one freebie per customer!

Engaged Observers: Documentary Photography since the Sixties @The Getty
Opening today at The Getty is Engaged Observers, a photography exhibit that explores projects by a selection of important photographers whose work marries the worlds of art and social concern through photo essays that "present distinct personal visions of the world." The exhibition runs through mid-November.

The Other Network: The Festival Of Awesome Unaired TV Pilots @Cinefamily
It's comedy month at Cinefamily, and tonight they dive headlong into the stuff that you just won't see on televsion, aka unaired pilots. The Other Network: The Festival Of Awesome Unaired TV Pilots comes in two parts tonight, the early show and the late show. At 7:30 see a Judd Apatow pilot, a Robert Smigel (SNL's TV Funhouse) & Conan O'Brien pilot, and a new pilot by Dana Gould (with live intro and Q & A session). At 10:15 see the "lost" David Zucker pilot, Apatow's "North Hollywood" and "Heatvision and Jack" directed by Ben Stiller. Tickets: $12 general admission, free for members.

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Getting Perspective III: Exploring the Craft of 3D Movie Technology
Night two of a three-night offering of events by the Academy (the Oscars folks) focusing on 3D in film examines Photographed 3D (Live Action/Stop-Motion) tonight at 8 at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood. Live-action narrative, documentary and stop-motion animated techniques will be examined as well as the post-production tools used to finish a modern 3D movie. Science and Technology Council member Rob Hummel, director Eric Brevig (“Journey to the Center of the Earth”), director of photography Pete Kozachik (“Coraline”) and stereoscopic engineer Pierre (Pete) Routhier (“X Games 3D: The Movie”) will discuss the challenges of working in 3D and the future of live-action stereoscopic filmmaking. $5 general admission, $3 Academy members, students with valid ID; Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; All seating is unreserved.