Academy Sets First Animated Feature Symposium Feb. 19

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will celebrate its nominees for best animated feature at its first Animated Feature Symposium on Feb. 19.

Animation historian Tom Sito will host the event, which will be held at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills starting at 7:30 p.m.

The symposium will feature clips from the nominated films’Bolt, Kung Fu Panda and WALL’E‘and onstage discussions with the nominated filmmakers.

Tickets for the free event have sold out, but a stand-by line will form outside the theater to which numbers for any available tickets will be handed out at about 5:30 p.m.