Join us Thursday, November 19th, 7 pm for an official meetup with the creative forces behind the world-famous digital arts festival, Trojan Horse was a Unicorn (THU). Following the festival’s extraordinary success this year, event founder, Andre Luis, and Ambassador, Scott Ross, will be taking to the Gnomon Stage to discuss the future of THU, as well as some new projects in the making. The evening promises a few surprises, as well as guest appearances from the THU speaker line-up, including Alberto Mielgo, Robh Ruppel, Frank Tzeng, Jeremy Mann, Alessandro Baldasseroni, Loic Zimmermann, Louie Tucci, Justin Fields, Devon Fay, Andrew Schmidt, Dan Luvisi, and many more.

Whether you’re a THU veteran, or just curious about what THU is all about, be sure to RVSP online. All attendees who RSVP through Eventbrite will be given a token upon arrival to claim two free hotdogs (veggie options available), plus chips and a soda. If you can’t make it in person, the presentation will be streamed live from the THU Livestream channel. Seating is offered on a first-come-first-served basis. Due to the popularity of this event, we advise arriving in good time to avoid disappointment. For questions about the THU Meetup, please email

Our thanks to Chaos Group, the makers of V-Ray, for sponsoring this event.


7:00 pm – 7:30 pm: Introduction by Andre Luis and Scott Ross
7:30 pm – 8:00 pm: THU TV Explained and the Future of the Festival
8:00 pm – 8:30 pm: What’s next for the THU Tribe?
8:30 pm – 9:00 pm: Audience Questions

Guest Speakers

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Andre LuisTHU Founder

Andre Luis is a notoriously busy man. Not only is he the Co-Founder and Director of the Trojan Horse was a Unicorn festival, but he is also the Co-Founder and CEO of Portuguese animation company, Yellow Mammoth, and Partner and CEO of Blackorange, a technology company operating out of Lisbon. Prior to THU’s launch in 2013, Andre co-founded a digital entertainment school in Portugal, which he ran for four years. Andre has a background in marketing, with a passion for good graphic design and smart branding.

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Scott RossTHU Ambassador

Considered by many as one of the pioneers of digital media, Scott Ross’ career in entertainment and technology has spanned four decades. He was the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Digital Domain, Inc., one of the largest digital production studios in the motion picture and advertising industries. Having successfully sold Digital Domain, he is now an active consultant and travels the world giving insightful and inspiring talks about the digital entertainment industry. In 2013, Scott Ross attended the THU festival, and in 2014 he became the Ambassador.

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