Jon 'Bean' Hastings told me that I should pass this information along to the fine people who frequent this message board, so here goes. If you're interested in this event or know people who might be, please spread the word. This is one of our biggest fundraisers in years, and we'll appreciate all the help we can get.
Go Behind the Scenes at Pixar Animation Studios!
A Benefit for the Cartoon Art Museum
Saturday, August 23, 2003
Tickets: $175, $125 (CAM Members)
Call 415-227-8666 ext.300 for tickets
Gates open at 5:30 pm
Art exhibition and hors doeuvres 6:00-7:00 pm
Pixar Speakers 7:00-8:30 pm
Reception and mingle 8:30-9:30 pm
Pixar Animation Studios is pleased to host a special event to benefit the Cartoon Art Museum on Saturday, August 23, 2003. The evening takes place at Pixar's Emeryville campus. Over wine and hor's d'oeuvres attendees will see a stunning gallery exhibition featuring the pre-production artwork for the Walt Disney Pictures presentation of a Pixar Animation Studios film, Finding Nemo.
Guests will then be escorted into Pixar's state-of-the-art 240 seat theater to hear the artists and wizards behind Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc., and Finding Nemo talk about how the movies really get made. Special guest speakers will include:
Dr. Edwin Catmull (Co-Founder and President of Pixar)
Pete Docter (Director, Monsters, Inc.)
Jeremy Lasky (Director of Photography, Finding Nemo)
Dylan Brown (Supervising Animator, Finding Nemo)
Dr. Steve May (CG Supervisor - Sharks/Sydney Unit, Finding Nemo)
Dr. Michael B. Johnson (R&D Film On Line lead).
After the presentation, guests will have an opportunity to converse with the speakers and other Pixarians at a reception including plentiful appetizers and drinks in Pixar's magnificent atrium.
Pixar Animation Studios is located at 1200 Park Avenue in Emeryville, CA. Gates open at 5:30pm. Free parking is available on site.
This event will sell out quickly and there are only a limited number of seats available. Cartoon Art Museum members can purchase tickets for the reduced rate of $125, while the non-member rate is $175. Save money and become a member of the Cartoon Art Museum today! Call 415-227-8666 ext. 300 to purchase tickets. Tickets will not be sold at the door.