This Way Up's producer Charlotte Bavasso, writer/producer Chris O’Reilly, director Adam Foulkes, and director Alan Smith.
One of the highlights of the tour is always the public screening at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences. This year the Academy not only hosted a night highlighting the shorts, but also the animated features. Check out the pics for both events.
Animation vets Bob Kurtz and Jane Baer.
Voice over talents June Foray and Will Ryan.
Beauty and the Beast director Gary Trousdale and DreamWorks exec John Tarnoff.
Lavatory Lovestory's Konstan Bronzit fields questions from the press.
Oktapodi directors Thierry Marchand (l-r), Emud Mokhberi, and Quentin Marmier conduct multiple interviews at the same time.
Robot Communications' Taki Tsuyoshi translates La Maison director Kunio Kato's answer.
The directors of the Oscar nominated animated short films.
The Oscar nominees for Best Animated Short Film.
WALL-E helmer Andrew Stanton lays a big one on The Simpsons Movie director David Silverman.
Silverman gets some love from animation vet Bob Kurtz.
Everyone loves David Silverman. Night's panel moderator Tom Sito gives him a kiss as well.
Kung Fu Panda director Mark Osbourne and John Stevenson strike a kung fu pose.
All the feature directors - Osbourne, Stevenson, Stanton, Bolt's Chris Williams and Bolt's Byron Howard - touch some gold.
Sito poses the must know questions to the nominees.