ASIFA Plans 20th Anniversary Little Mermaid Panel, Screening

The makers of the modern Disney classic The Little Mermaid will reunite for a special screening May 21 celebrating the films’ 20th anniversary and benefiting the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive.

Reuniting for a panel discussion at the event are the film’s writers and directors, John Musker and Ron Clements; animators Andreas Deja (King Triton), Mark Henn (Ariel), Duncan Marjoribanks (Sebastian), Reuben Aquino (Ursula) and Tina Price (CAPS system and early CGI). Animator Tom Sito will moderate the panel.

The event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at Woodbury University’s Fletcher Jones Auditorium, located at 7500 Glenoaks Blvd. in Glendale, Calif.

Reservations are not required for this event but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of ASIFA-Hollywood and students of Woodbury are admitted free. Tickets for non-members cost $10 and can be purchased at the door. Parking is free.