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Creation Entertainment will host its 16th annual Grand Slam XVI: The Sci-Fi Summit from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel, 2500 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank. There will celebrities from “Star Trek,” “Heroes,” “Smallville” and more. Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock from Classic “Star Trek”) and Zachary Quinto (Mr. Spock in the new Star Trek film) will attend. Admission is $25. Tickets for children 7 to 12 are $20 at the door only, and children 6 and under are free with parent or guardian. Call (818) 409-0960, or www.creationent.com.
168 Hour Film Festival continues from 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. today at the Alex Theatre, 216 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. Aspiring filmmakers have randomly selected a Bible verse and are given 168 hours or one week to make a film based on the verse. Tickets range from $15 to $45 and can be purchased by calling (818) 557-8507 or visiting www.168project.com.