CA – Art of Tron: Legacy

Nearly 30 years following the groundbreaking release of the original TRON, Disney presents a sequel to the iconic film which promises to be a visually captivating journey capturing a digital world unlike anything seen before.

Years in the making, the film owes much of its stunning imagery, imaginative landscapes, and innovative vehicles to the creative minds of the concept artists working behind the scenes.  Nucleus welcomes some of these amazing talents to present and discuss their contributions to the film.  Following the presentation, there will be a Q&A session and book signing.  This is a rare opportunity to get an insider’s look at the production of an epic film.

TRON: Legacy Artist Panel & Book Signing

Opening Reception / Dec 18, 2:00PM – 5:00PM

Presenters Include:

Dylan Cole
Fabian Lacey
David Levy
Neville Page
Ben Proctor
Phil Saunders

Artists in attendance will be signing copies of the new Art of Tron: Legacy.  If you are not local, you can still claim a signed copy here

Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801

NYC – Animation Development Lecture

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David Levy and Brown Johnson speak on Thursday, February 18th, 2010 @ 7 PM

Admission: $5
Free for MoCCA Members

There’s so many misconceptions, myths, and madness clouding up the reality of what it really takes to develop, pitch, and sell an animated project. Utilizing his own ten year experience in the pitching world, along with candid advice from successful creators and leading development executives alike, author and animation director David B. Levy has put together a useful book on the subject: Animation Development: From Pitch to Production (Allworth Press). Join us for an intimate industry panel on the ins-and-outs of pitching today and be sure to bring your questions too. Followed immediately by a book signing event.

David B. Levy is the creator of FIONA FINDS OUT, a preschool series optioned for development by the Disney Channel. He is currently under contract with Classic Media and Garan, Inc. to write and develop animated properties. Levy is the author of YOUR CAREER IN ANIMATION: HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE (Allworth Press, 2006). Levy’s second book ANIMATION DEVELOPMENT: FROM PITCH TO PRODUCTION, was published in September 2009. Levy has directed Nickelodeon’s BLUE’S CLUES, the Noggin Channel’s PINKY DINKY DOO, and Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim series, ASSY McGEE. Levy has lectured and taught at Parsons School of Design, School of Visual Arts, NYU and Pratt, and is president of the New York chapter of Association International du Film d’Animation (ASIFA.)

Brown Johnson, the President of Animation, for Nickelodeon and MTVN Kids and Family Group.

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