The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present “An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI,” an event series running April 24 through May 29, 2015, in New York. The program will meld a variety of panels and screenings to explain and explore hand-drawn, stop-motion and CG animation.
The Showcase will open with a presentation featuring LAIKA (Coraline, ParaNorman, The Boxtrolls), and will also feature a conversation with CG studio Blue Sky, a program on the history of silent animation in New York, and will close with a sneak preview of Disney-Pixar’s upcoming feature Inside Out.
Scheduled are: April 24, The Nuts and Bolts of Stop Motion: The Artistry and Ingenuity of LAIKA; May 9, The 75th Anniversary Screening of Pinocchio; May 12, The Anatomy of an Animation Studio: An Evening with Blue Sky; May 19, The History of Silent and Early Sound New York Animation; and on May 29, A Sneak Peek of Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out (at the School for the Visual Arts).
For updates and to purchase tickets, visit www.oscars.org/events/animation-showcase-celluloid-cgi