TAMPA, Fla. — Ted Schilowitz, futurist at Paramount Pictures, has been appointed to the national Board of Advisors at Moffitt Cancer Center. Schilowitz joins 35 prominent individuals from across the nation, who act as Moffitt ambassadors and offer their expertise and counsel on issues relating to the cancer center.

Schilowitz is responsible for exploring new and emerging technologies, with an emphasis on virtual and mixed reality, for Paramount and Viacom. Prior to joining Paramount, he was the futurist at 20th Century Fox, where he worked on the evolving art, science and technology of advanced interactive visual storytelling. 

“We are absolutely thrilled that Ted has joined our group,” said Bob Griese, chair of Moffitt’s Board of Advisors and former Miami Dolphins Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback. “Digital innovation is playing a big role in the future of cancer research and patient care, and I know that Moffitt will benefit from Ted’s incredible insights and knowledge.”

Schilowitz was an integral part of the product development and launch team at Red Digital Cinema as the company’s first employee.  The Red One and Epic cameras have made a significant impact on the motion picture industry, winning a scientific and technical academy award. Many of the world’s biggest movies are now being shot with these ultra-high-resolution digital movie cameras. 

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