If you live in the L.A. area and looking for a cool animation-related panel to attend, you need to check out this Saturday’s (Feb. 10th) “Making of Early Man” panel at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra, CA. Aardman Animation directors Merlin Crossingham and Will Becher will offer behind-the-scenes insights on the making of Aardman’s latest movie and share anecdotes about their long careers working in the field of stop-motion animation at the world class, Bristol-based animation studio. You will also get to see puppets from the new Aardman movie at the event only.
Aardman’s Early Man is the new prehistoric comedy adventure from four-time Oscar-winning director Nick Park and Aardman the creators of Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep. Shot in Aardman’s own distinctive style, the film will take audiences on an extraordinary journey into an exciting new world, unleashing an unforgettable tribe of unique and funny new characters voiced by an all-star British cast. Set at the dawn of time, when prehistoric creatures roamed the earth, Early Man tells the story of courageous caveman hero Dug (Eddie Redmayne) and his best friend Hognob, as they unite his tribe against a mighty enemy, Lord Nooth (Tom Hiddleston), and his Bronze Age City to save their home. The movie opens on February 16th in the U.S.
Here is more info about the event:
Admission: $10 at the door or FREE with purchase of The Art of Aardman book
(1pm – 2pm) Presentation and Q/A
(2pm – 3pm) Signing
Due to limited quantity of copies, Gallery Nucleus will not take book orders over the phone prior to the panel & signing. Please plan to arrive early to purchase. Books are available at first come first served basis. If you do not purchase a book for signing, and you bring your own book, then an outside signing fee of $10 will be charged at the door.
For more info, visit www.gallerynucleus.com/event/556