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Oscars In Animation Exhibit

If you live or are going to be in the Los Angeles area between August 1, 2002 and October 6, 2002, be sure to stop by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Gallery for the exhibit "Oscars in Animation 7 Decades of Animation Art." Culled primarily from the private collection of Mike Glad and the Glad Family Trust, this comprehensive exhibition displays rare and original animation art from every year since 1933 to the present, all of it from Oscar-nominated or winning films. The exhibition is comprised of original cels, pre-production sketches, storyboards, progression videos and 3-dimensional artist models from such classic titles as DUMBO, GERALD MCBOING-BOING, GULLIVER'S TRAVELS, PINOCCHIO, SLEEPING BEAUTY, SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN DWARFS, and more recent favorites like THE LION KING, LUXO JR., MONSTERS INC., TOY STORY, WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT and SHREK. Admission is free and open to the public. Academy Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 am to 5 pm and weekends from noon to 6 pm. Closed Monday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills. For more program information, call (310) 247-3600 or visit www.oscars.org.

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