By Al Giovetti


Computer Show E3 Filming Schedule

We arrived at E3 and obtained exhibitor status from one of the exhibitors who sponored us into the show as exhibitors. The combined exhibitor status and the pass for build up and tear down gave us complete access to the floor of the show starting on Tuesday and everyday from 8 a.m. in the morning. WCC =World Congress Center and GD = Georgia Dome

Tuesday, June 17, 1997, Wednesday, June 18, 1997, Thursday, June 19, 1997, Friday, June 20, 1997, Saturday, June 21, 1997

Tuesday, June 17, 1997 (T#1)

10:00 a.m., Marketing, Georgia World Congress Center,
11:00 a.m., Christopher J. O'Reilly, Public Relations Coordinator, MHA Event Management
4:00 p.m., T#1, 242, 441,Will Bryant, Red Anihalation Contest, Multiplayer Online Gaming MPOG Game Site at the Intergraph Booth 5085 playing Quake
4:00p.m., Frank Cabanski, Red Anihalation Contest, Multiplayer Online Gaming MPOG Game Site at the Intergraph Booth 5085 playing Quake
4:00 p.m., 444, Michael "Pat" Shearon, Internet Gaming Specialist and MPOG Business Guy, Cox Interactive Media, Media Online Gaming Specialist, Red Anihalation Contest, Multiplayer Online Gaming MPOG Game Site at the Intergraph Booth 5085 playing Quake, *
5:00 p.m., +81, 99, Hasbro Interactive, Thrill Seekers
6:00p.m., +34, Entrance to E3

Wednesday, June 18, 1997
 8:30 a.m., Joshua M. Diskman, Market Street Publishing, Booth 666 WCC
9:00 a.m. on the floor of E3 mostly to catch b-roll of the booth set-up
7th Level, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Dominion, Return to Krondor, Gathering
UBI Soft
Interactive Magic
Blue Byte, Extreme Assault
Empire Interactive
Playmates Interactive Entertainment
Creative Labs, AWE 64 Gold, PC-DVD
Activision, Dark Reign, Heavy Gear, Apocalypse
GT Interactive Software, Unreal, Shadow Warrior, Total A
9:45 a.m., Richard Michael Harrison, Emergent Software, Powerslide, Greg Siegele,
10:00 a.m., Reece Kershaw, Journey Australia, Journey Australia the product, *, *
10:15 a.m., Brad O'Brien, (T#2), Dataworks, Humprhrey's Counting House, Let's Go Shopping, White Australia's Forgotten War, Bananas in Pyjamas, Mathew Bickman, Public Relations
10:30 a.m., Robert Lee, Beaver Multimedia, Botanica Plus
Activision PAN
10:45 a.m., Kirsten Beamish, Melbourne House, KKnD Gold, Cricket '97, DethKarz, Ritual, Robot Madness
10:55 a.m., Kirsten Beamish, Beam Software, Alien Earth, Caesar's Palace, Norse by Norsewest, Famous Motion Capture System
11:00 A.M., Andrew Walsh, Sausage Software, HotDog, Vend
11:15 a.m., Tony Alveris, Nodtronics Pty Ltd, Extra Terrestrials - The Final Conspiracy, Eureka's Arcade Classics
11:30 a.m., Mark Bracken, Chief Executive Officer, Impact Interactive Publishing Pty Ltd, Wargames, DogDay, *
11:40 a.m., Pam Trevino, (nf), Vice President Sales, Impact Interactive Publishing Pty Ltd, Wargames, DogDay, *
1:30 p.m., Cathy McDermott, Koei, Dynasty Warriors, Koumeiden, Enigma
2:30 p.m., Greg Duddle, Producer, City of Lost Children, Ecstatica II, Psygnosis at E3 Booth #1245
3:30 p.m., Rob Sandberg, (nf), MIS Director, Westwood Studios, *
4:30 p.m., Dana Miller, Director of Marketing (PR), BMG Interactive, *
4:40 p.m., Sam Houser, A&R, Development Director, BMG Interactive,
5:00 p.m., Sierra, Blizzard, Davidson, Knowledge Adventure, Berkeley Systems, CUC Software, Atlanta Inforum, 2500 Williams Street, Atlanta, Georgia
5:15 p.m. , Bill Roper, Blizzard Entertainment, Sierra Online, Inforum, 2500 Williams, CUC, Star Craft, Diablo, Eric Twelker PR
6:00 p.m., Jaymi Bauer, Product Manager, Sierra Online Inc., CUC Software, Atlanta Inforum, *
7:00 p.m., Lois Whitman, Kristi Yamaguchi, Morning Star Multimedia, Barrington Hall, The Omni Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta, GA, Fantasy Ice Skating
8:00 p.m. , , Temujin (The first video reality computer game), SouthPeak Interactive, E3 Eve Premiere Party, Planet Hollywood Atlanta

Thursday, June 19, 1997
 8:00 a.m., Media Breakfast, Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom, 2nd Floor
8:50 a.m., T#3, 396, 417, Jose Pinero, (r), Microsoft, Precision Racing, Booth 2616 WCC*
9:00 a.m., 707, Patty Ryan, (r), Product Planner, Microsoft, Force Feedback Joystick, *
9:30 a.m., David Larson, Software Development Engineer, Microsoft, The Internet Gaming Zone, *
9:45 a.m. T#3, 861, 1061, Justine Rosenheck (r), Senior Product Manager Interactive, MGM Interactive, Return Fire II (Silent Software), Machine Hunter, Babes in Toyland Interactive Adventure (780), James Bond Interactive Dossier, Don Bluth's All Dogs Go to Heaven Activity Center (695), Booth 1359, *,
10:10 a.m., (not filmed) Tuncer Deniz, Production Manager, Bungie Software, Myth, *
10:15 a.m., (not filmed) Doug Zartman, Director of Publicity Engineering, Bungie Software, Myth, Booth #324 WCC, *
10:20 a.m. Mark Bernicker, Producer, CNNfn, the financial network, *
10:30 a.m., Carly Staehlin-Taylor, Writer, Crack Dot Com, Golgotha, Diamond Booth 329 WCC, *
10:40 a.m., Kenneth Baird, Code, Crack Dot Com, Golgotha, Diamond Booth 329 WCC, *
10:45 a.m., Trey Harrison, Code, Crack Dot Com, Golgotha, Diamond Booth 329 WCC, *
10:50 a.m., +176, John Vanderwouw, (r), Maximum DVD, Diamond Multimedia, Diamond Booth 329 WCC, Andrea Sausedo
11:00 a.m., T#4, 535, Gregory W. Farris, (r), Diamond Monster 3D Sound, Diamond MultimediaDiamond Booth 329, WCC, *
11:25 a.m., Douglas Adams, Poster Signing up in the hall on 2nd floor WCC,
11:50 a.m., Theresa M. Potts, Media Relations Associate, Origin, Electronic Arts, Booth 3120 WCC, *
12:00 noon, Kris Kraves, Sarah Faiola, Virgin Interactive Entertainment Booth 3430 GCC, *,
12:15 P.M., Michelle Nino, (nf), Virgin Interactive Entertainment Booth 3430 GCC, *,
12:30 p.m. Jesse Clemit, Lands of Lore 3, Game Designer, Westwood Studios, Virgin Booth 3430 (nf), *
12:45 p.m., Erik Yeo, Senior Game Designer, Westwood Studios, *
1:00 p.m., +470, Laura Wheeler, Westwood Studios, Virgin Booth 3430, *
1:15 p.m., Rob Sandberg, MIS Director, Westwood Studios, Virgin Booth 3430, *
1:30 p.m., 738, Ted Morris, (r), Westwood Studios, Virgin Booth 3430, *
1:40 p.m., Chris Rubyor, Public Relations Coordinator, Westwood Studios, Virgin Booth 3430, *
2:00 p.m., T#4, 971, Steve Wall, (r), Vice President, Strategy First Inc., Man of War Scenarios
2:30 p.m., Gary Keith, (nf), Eidos Interactive, Eidos Booth 4173, *
2:45 p.m., Philip Campbell, (nf), RIBA, Art Director, Flying Nightmares II, Eidos Interactive, *
3:25 p.m., Robert C. Lock, ePlay, The Leading Magazine of Multiplayer Gaming 3:30 p.m. 597, Joseph E. Adney III, Director, Marketing, Disney Interactive, Pooh's Ready for Math, Ariel's Story Studio, Hercules Animated Story Book, Hercules Print Kit, Nightmare Ned (+227), Aladdin (356), Winnie the Pooh First Learning, Booth 3918 WCC, *, Marla Capra
4:00 p.m. 855, Patricia E. Vance, (r), ABC Interactive, Indy Racing (was Microprose), Monday Night Football, Booth 3918, *
4:30 p.m., Deborah Wahler, (nf), General Manager, OT Sports, *
4:50 p.m., Bill Linn, Director of Public Relations, Accolade, Room #158M WCC, Microprose, Room 263, *
5:15 p.m., Stewart Stanyard, (nf) , Microprose
5:30 p.m., Michael Mancuso, (r), Producer, Star Trek First Contact, Microprose, *
5:45 p.m., T#5, Tom Dowd, (r), Senior Designer, FASA Interactive, Mechwarrior, *
5:50 p.m., (not filmed) Joel M. Berez, Vice President, Product Development, FASA Interactive, Mechwarrior, *
6:00 p.m. (not filmed) Patrice Paul, Headland, Room 165W
6:30 p.m., Home Media Dinner, Georgian Terrace, 659 Peachtree Street, JP Davis & Co., email JPDavis
6:35 p.m., Kathryn Gilmore, Jennifer WiebeAdvanced Gravis, Gravis XCalibur, ArcadeXtreme*, *
6:45 p.m., Stephen Saltzman, President and CEO, (nf) *, Active Arts', Connie and Bonnie's Birthday Blastoff
6:50 p.m., Kraig Lane, (nf), Product Manager CyberMedia, Giselle Bisson, Chris Lumby, First Aid, Oil Change, UnInstaller, CyberWall, *
7:00 p.m., Conall Ryan, (not filmed)alt, Houghton Mifflin Interactive,
7:05 p.m., Kristy Lepley, (nf), WebTV Networks, Smith Public Relations, * 7:10 p.m., Ruth Fernandez, Caroline DeBie, Matrox Graphics Inc., Matrox Rainbow Runner Studio, Matrox Mystique*, *
7:15 p.m., Yoshio Murata, PFU Limited, Magicbaton, Jr., *
7:20 p.m., (not filmed) Lisa Stein, Legacy Software, D.A. Pursuit of Justice in the RealPlay Series, *
7:25 p.m., Kate LeferKaplan Interactive, Higher Score on the SAT/ACT*
7:30 p.m., Kristiana Ellis, IXMicro, *
7:35 p.m., Dana Oertell, Psygnosis, G Police, Formula 1 '97, *
7:40 p.m., Matt Jenkins, Associate Editor, Video Game Time Online,
7:45 p.m., Torrence Davis, Editor In Chief, Video Game Time Online,
7:50 p.m. Chuck and Millie Miller, Game Briefs
8:00 p.m., Kerstine Johnson, Activison, Planet Hollywood, Bruce Willis, Apocalypse.
9:00 p.m., Eidos, Georgian Terrace, 659 Peachtree Street, Party with Laura Croft
**:**.*., James Brookesby, Simis House, Surrey, England, *
******, Adam Kahn, Account Executive, Shandwick,
******, Lana Iny, Vice President, KillerApp Communications
******, TGlenn Mandel, Director, Interactive Entertainment, TSI Communications Inc.
******, Heidi Davis, Partner, Faiola Davis Public Relations
******, K. Michael Cooper, Kensington
******, Amy Bolton-Curley, Bolton Curley Media, 404-607-0976
******, Nina Ronstadt

Friday, June 20, 1997
 8:00 a.m., Interactive Magic Media Breakfast, Booth 5146
9:00 a.m., Vince Desi, Producer, Postal
9:10 a.m., 438, Isabel Hoffmann, President & CEO, H+a, Nikolai's Toys, Booth 717 WCC*
9:30 a.m., Mike Giovetti at the Thrustmaster Booth using the driving simulator with Robert Greene, Channel Marketing Manager, Kathryn Brandeberry, Public Relations, * 9:45 a.m., +119, Brian Fukuma, Shiatsu Relaxation, Wellness Yoga, Premier Systems,
10:15 a.m., Kevin Bermeister, President, Brilliant Digital Entertainment, Multipath Movies, CyberSwine, Popeye, Booth 8431 GD* 11:00 a.m., Marko "Marcus" Fusilero, Spacetec IMC, Booth 7945 GD, *
11:00 a.m., Stevie Case, Game Master, Spacetec IMC, Dallas, TX, *
11:30 a.m., Chantal Payette, Producer, Whatever Media, ?Discovery Channel Canada
12:50 p.m., Adam N. Ullman, Founder, Reality Quest, The Glove, booth 7023 GD (The Georgia Dome)*
1:00 p.m. Jeanne Connolly, Public Relations Manager, (nf), Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, Suite 166 WCC
2:30 p.m., Scott Steinberg, Vice President of Marketing, Crystal Dynamics, GEX, Pandemonium, Akuji the Heartless, Legacy of Kain, Meeting Room 157B (157W-B).*
3:10 p.m., +55, Greg Long, Senior Producer, Creative Wonders (Electronic Arts), Picture Creations, *
3:10 p.m., 304, Louis Roitblat, Vice President, Marketing, Creative Wonders (Electronic Arts), Sesame Street, Madeline, Baby Sitter's Club, School House Rock, 3D Atlas, Typing*
4:40 p.m., 514, D. Brent Erickson, Director, Technical Division, Mediatech West, subcontractor to Bethesda, *
4:40 p.m., Todd Howard, Designer, Bethesda, *
5:17 p.m., Jon Richmond, President, Fox Interactive, Products: Anastasia, Croc, X-Files Unrestricted Access, The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield, Aliens vs. Predator, Christopher Kingry, Interactive Publicity
6:00 p.m., Cox Interactive Media, 530 Mears Street 7:00 p.m., Jerry Littrell, Dynamix, Sierra Online, CUC Software, Red Baron II 7:10 p.m., Rich Heimlich, Editor-in-Chief, Action World, Inc.
7:50 p.m., Johan Berggren, Telia InfoMedia Interactive AB, Sweden
8:00 p.m., Al Lowe, Creator of Liesure Suit Larry, Sierra, CUC, "Go to the Buckhead Diner and try the potato chip apetizer." 10:00 p.m., I. Pano Karatassos, President, Buckhead Diner on Piedmont in Buckhead, A nice cheap and plain diner with very good food cooked by excellent chefs. Menu includes Grouper, Tuna, and other good things.

Saturday, June 21, 1997
 7:30 a.m., +741, Robin Matthews, Director, External Development, X-Fire, SirTech
7:50 a.m., Norman A. Sirotek, President, Sirtech Software, Inc.,, *
7:55 a.m., Robert F. Sirotek, Vice President, Sirtech Software, Inc.,, *
8:00 a.m., Andy Grove,(nf),Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom, WCC
9:00 a.m., +348, Gary M. Rosenfeld, Vice President, Business Affairs & Development, Playmates Interactive, MDK, Meat Puppet, Battle Arena Toshinden 3, Booth 4595, *
9:45 a.m., Jim Meadlock, (nf), Intergraph Corporation, Booth 5085, WCC
9:50 a.m., Jim Terzian, (nf), Director of Marketing, Intergraph Corporation, *
9:55 a.m., Barrett Alexander, (nf), Director of Business Development, id Software
10:30 a.m., Austin Gossman, (nf), Producer, Jurasic Park, Dreamworks, Microsoft Booth 2916, *
11:00 a.m. Media Synergy, June Brown, Director of Public Relations, Booth 1315 (send four taped shows).
11:30 a.m., Julia Rowther, (nf), Interplay, Booth 1416
12:30 p.m., Chris Gatrell, (nf), Customer Service Technician, Interac, Recoton Corporation, Booth 446 WCC, *
12:40 p.m., Julie Hayward-Senatore, Producer, Family Group, SegaSoft, Booth 1546 WCC, *
12:50 P.M., Kevin L. McCann, Assistant Producer, Sony Interactive Studios, *, Booth 3646 WCC, *, *
1:00 p.m., Philip Murphy, Solicitor, Company Secretary, (nf) Entertainment Online Ltd., Booth 4819, *, Julie Kim, Account Executive, The Bohle Company
1:30 p.m., John Uppendahl, Communications Director, Humongous Entertainment, Booth 4445 WCC, *
1:40 p.m., David B. Eshelman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, DeLorme, Booth 4474 WCC, *
1:50 p.m., Mike Fischer, Director of Marketing, Namco Hometek Inc., Booth 4226 WCC, *
1:55 p.m., Brian Schorr, Project Coordinator, Namco Hometek Inc., Booth 4226 WCC, *
1:58 p.m., Glenn Halseth, Director, National Sales, Namco Hometek Inc., Booth 4226 WCC, *
2:00 p.m., Anne Sheridan Smith, Executive Vice President, Lifestyle Software Group, Booth 4825 WCC, *
2:10 p.m., Samantha Flint, Blue Byte Software, Booth 506 WCC, *, *
2:20 p.m., Richard Cihak, Publisher, Game Informer Magazine, Sunrise Publications, Inc.
2:30 p.m. Keiko Jackie, International Sales Director, Piranha Interactive Publishing, Inc.
3:00 p.m., Jeffery Luhn
, Video Productions and Marketing Communications, shot the simulator and Psygnosis corporate video in the NE corner of the Psygnosis Booth at the WCC
, 3:05 p.m., Tony Grosboll Enterprises, Video Services, shot the Psygnosis video in the NE corner of the Booth at the WCC. Suggested we use a Shure SM58 wireless microphone to keep down background noise.
3:30 p.m. THQ, WCC Room 162-W,
4:00 p.m., Norman Cheuk, T#7, Vice President, Hardware and Software Development,
Hanaho Arcade PC, Dwango Booth, *
4:05 p.m., Tony Hana, Hanaho Arcade PC, Dwango Booth between WCC and GD, *
4:10 p.m., Conway Ho, Hanaho Arcade PC, Dwango Booth between WCC and GD, *
4:30 p.m., Robert E. Huntley, T#7, President and CEO, Dwango, *
4:40 p.m., Rob Sandberg, MIS Director, Westwood Studios, Virgin Booth 3430, *
4:50 p.m., Joshua M. Diskman, Market Street Publishing, Booth 666 WCC
**********, Stacey Johnes, Bender, Golman & Helper Public Relations, *
**********, Kristen Foster, Bender, Golman & Helper Public Relations, *
**********, Monica Castillo, Account Executive, The Bohle Company, *

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