News — 08 March 2017

Every year, MIT releases a video to announce that prospective students will receive their admission letters (famously delivered in tubes) on March 14 (Pi Day). The release coincides with International Women’s Day.  The short features MIT student (Ayomide F.) in role of Marvel’s Riri Williams, aka Ironheart.
* Starring Ayomide F. ’18 as Riri Williams
* Featuring Stu Schmill ’86 as himself
* Produced by Cowboy L. ’20 and Loren S. ’17
* Directed by Chris Peterson SM ’13 and Selam G. ’18
* Based on characters and concepts from the Marvel Universe
* Score: “L’estasi dell’oro (The Ecstasy of Gold)” by Ennio Morricone
* Inspired by fanart from tumblr
* Ironheart model modified from “Iron_Man” by TurboSquid user Dipu_1
* Drone filming by
* Thanks to the Center for Bits and Atoms, the MIT Wind Tunnel, instructor Simona Socrate, and more for filming locations.

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