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Special effects legend and UFO hunter Doug Trumbull to speak at the 2016 UFO Congress

Doug Trumbull is the mastermind behind the special effects of Sci-Fi classics such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Blade Runner, The Andromeda Strain (original) and The Tree of Life. He also directed the movies Silent Running and Brainstorm.

A younger Doug Trumbull with a set built to film the special effects for the 1982 film Blade Runner.

A younger Doug Trumbull with a set built to film the special effects for the 1982 film Blade Runner.

Doug is also fascinated with the topic of UFOs. He has labeled his UFO hunting efforts the UFOTOG project (a meshing of the words UFO and photography). UFOTOG includes a Hummer decked out with photographic equipment and a short film about a man searching for UFOs. He has also partnered with MUFON’s Chief Photo and Video Analyst Marc Dantonio to research and develop a self-contained modular device that can scan the skies for unidentified objects and capture scientific data using a variety of instruments.

Doug's camera equipped Hummer kitted out for UFO spotting.

Doug’s camera equipped Hummer kitted out for UFO spotting.

Doug will be presenting UFOTOG along with Marc Dantonio. You can read more about their lecture at http://ufocongress.com/douglas-trumbull/

Listen to an interview with Doug Trumbull and Marc Danotonio on Open Minds UFO Radio here.

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    My Suggestion for MUFON and Trumbull, watch the moon and his surroundings (the orbit) for unusual behaviour of “points”.
    UFOs, space ships that start and land on the moon.
    With 8 to 10 inch you can see only “points”, but if a point have a behaviour against the laws of the physic of Newton, the ballistic laws (change the direction, accelerate, “break” etc.), it is a spacecraft.
    These are also evidences.
    Enough telescopes around the world could monitor the moon 24/7.
    And with the angle from more than one video, it is possible to determine the position and distance.
    Not “birds” or “water drops” or what “debunkers” say….
    Wich resolution would be possible with 14″, 16″, 18″, 20″ or 32″…

    Is there a site with contact form etc.?
    Two ideas for Trumbull:
    This 24/7 moon observing network, and a network of G-Sensors and Magnetometers around the world.
    Simple chips for a few dollars. The same in smartphones.
    As Base a Raspberry PI with a “XloBorg” board for ~$12. This is a ready build G-Sensor and Gravimeter/Compass sensor board.
    I and volunteers could by the hardware for perhaps ~70 dollars, load the modded linux OS, and ready is a station. Like private weather stations,but a UFO sensor network.
    All stations send her data live to a central server. He could determine positions, direction and speed of objects with exotic engine. Because, only alien technology (or secret engine technology) have gravity effects. And strong magntic fields are also not usual in the neature and from air or ground vehicles…

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