Animation Series To Feature Panel With LAIKA & Sneak Peek of Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out”
New York, NY – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI,” an animation series that takes place April 24 – May 29, 2015, in New York. Aimed at highlighting the techniques that make up the craft of animation, the program will use a variety of panels and screenings to explain and explore hand-drawn, stop-motion and CGI animation.
The series will open with a presentation featuring the animation studio LAIKA’s creative team behind the Academy Award-nominated “Coraline” (2009), “ParaNorman” (2012) and “The Boxtrolls” (2014). The showcase will also include an anniversary screening of Disney’s “Pinnochio,” a conversation with members of Blue Sky Studios about their CGI work, a program on the history of silent animation in New York, and will close with a sneak preview of Disney-Pixar’s upcoming film “Inside Out.”
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