This trading card and award were presented at ARCADE EXPO 2.0 during the Official Walter Day Trading Card Museum Awards Ceremonies, March 18, 2017, at John Week's legendary Museum of PInball, in Banning, California. The 2017 Class of Museum Inductees included Sega's David Rosen, U.S. President George Washington, Alexander Graham Bell, sci-fi author Ray Bradbury, and computer pioneer Alan Turing.
LAUNCH THE BALL • A FILM BY DAVID TROTTER
Jack, a technology-obsessed, real estate investor, unexpectedly inherits his uncle’s property along with a warehouse full of classic arcade games in Banning, California. Intent on quickly liquidating the property, Jack meets Jill, a cute convenience store worker who opens Jack’s eyes to the wonders of pinball and beyond in an attempt to save his uncle’s collection.
Launch the Ball is a feature film written by David Trotter that explores the marvelous world of classic arcade gaming with principle photography filmed at John Weeks’ amazing Museum of Pinball, in Banning, California.
IMOTO HARNEY • Having graduated with a BA in Film and Video at Georgia State University and studied cinema abroad at Temple University Japan, Imoto has a life-long passion for creating meaningful content for the Universe. She has worked over the past decade in the mediums of video and photography, and she’s mastered the art of capturing the moment. Imoto started out as a cinematographer and editor, but over the years, she has worked in several other crew positions including line producing and directing roles. These combined experiences allow her to be an ambitious, yet levelheaded, producer. She likes to help create stories that are thought provoking and boundary pushing. Imoto is the CEO and owner of Captain Crazy Productions, Inc., multimedia production company. An avid gamer and adventurer, you can usually find Imoto traveling across the country promoting video arcade culture or on a hiking adventure with her dog Mookie.