SF – Up Director Speaks

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Pete Docter, Academy Award–winning director of Up and Monsters, Inc., and Disney historian Don Peri co-host this talk about the role of the animation director on Saturday March 1st from 3:00 – 4:30 pm at the Walt Disney Family Museum. Learn about the host of talented  artists who  worked as Disney directors on productions ranging from early silent shorts to the feature films of today and how their role evolved during Walt’s lifetime and beyond. Key directors from Disney’s storied past are highlighted.

Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

SF – 101 Dalmatians Panel

Floyd Norman, Andreas Dejas, and Don Iwerks speak on Saturday February 12 at 3:00pm

Designing a Contemporary Classic: The Art and Process of 101 Dalmatians

This panel of Disney animators and innovators will discuss the unique style of 101 Dalmatians, how it differed from other Disney films, and why it was such a successful and revolutionary film. Hear about the groundbreaking new technological advancement of the Xerox? process, what this new technology meant to the animation industry, and how the Disney team produced all those spots!

Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94129

CA – Two Guys Named Joe Lecture

John Canemaker lectures at the Walt Disney Family Museum on Friday August 13 and Saturday August 14, 2010

Friday August 13 6:30pm, Theater tickets available online

Saturday August 14 3:00pm, Theater tickets available online

Academy Award-winning animator and renowned animation historian/author John Canemaker presents an illustrated lecture on Joe Grant (1908 – 2005) and Joe Ranft (1960 – 2005), two unique and important creative influences on the art of storytelling at the Walt Disney and Pixar studios. Join us for a book signing following each discussion.