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Animation Weekend At The Academy

Animation Weekend At The AcademyBeverly Hills, California, USAAugust 8-10, 2008

More information will come soon, but several Academy events the weekend of SIGGRAPH have been announced:

Friday, August 8 -- "Sound in Animation" (hosted by Mark Mangini -- Academy Award-nominated sound editor) The use of sound in classic animation -- clips, discussion and live demonstrations of sound effects.

Sunday, August 10, 2 p.m. -- Exhibit featuring Frederic Back's artwork opens at the Dunn Theater in Hollywood. Exhibit will run through November 1.

Sunday, August 10, 7:30 p.m. -- Event featuring composer Normand Roger and animator Frederic Back (Roger composed music for all of Back's films) Onstage conversation with Roger and Back about collaboration.

Four Oscar-winning animated shorts will be screened: CRAC, EVERY CHILD, FATHER AND DAUGHTER, OLD MAN AND THE SEA.