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Innovation in Puppetry: From Animatronics to CGI -- Jim Henson's Creature Shop

The Visual Effects Society Education Committee and LA ACM SIGGRAPH Present: Innovation in Puppetry: From Animatronics to CGI Jim Henson's Creature Shop -- Tuesday, January 13, 2009.

Program:6:30-7:30 p.m. -- Social Hour7:30-8:15 p.m. -- Presentation on the Henson Soundstage: Overview of Jim Henson's Creature Shop with live demo of the Henson Digital Puppetry Studio8:15-8:30 p.m. -- Q & A from the audience8:30-9:15 p.m. -- Self-guided tours of the lot and guided tours of Jim Henson's Creature Shop

Location: Jim Henson's Creature Shop, At The Jim Henson Company. 1416 N La Brea Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028, 323.802.1500

Directions & Parking: The Jim Henson Company is located in central Hollywood, at the corner of La Brea Ave and DeLongpre, one block south of Sunset Blvd. For parking, please pull into the DeLongpre Ave gate of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts lot, across the street from The Jim Henson Company. From there, walk through the front gate of The Jim Henson Company at 1416 N. La Brea Ave. (Just look for the giant Kermit statue).

See http://la.siggraph.org for more information.

This event is free to LA ACM SIGGRAPH and Visual Effects Society members and $20 for non-members. New LA ACM SIGGRAPH members who sign up on site and pay the $40 annual membership fee (checks or cash only) do not have to pay the $20.

RSVP @ www.visualeffectssociety.com.

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