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PreView Panel Set: ‘Oscar Contenders for Best Animated Feature’

Join the free February 21 online conversation and Q&A with the directors/creatives of ‘Nimona,’ ‘Elemental,’ ‘Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse,’ ‘Robot Dreams’ and ‘The Boy and the Heron,’ hosted by the VIEW Conference in partnership with the VFX Festival.

VIEW Conference, in partnership with The VFX Festival announced its February 21 PreView virtual panel featuring this year’s Oscar contenders for the coveted “Best Animated Feature Film award.” Moderated by Ramin Zahed, editor-in-chief of Animation Magazine, the free online event brings together the directors/creatives behind the Oscar-nominated animated features for a lively discussion followed by a virtual Q&A allowing attendees to put their questions to the panelists.

The “Oscar Contenders for Best Animated Feature” panel takes place Wednesday, February 21 at 9:30am PST / 5:30pm UK / 18:30 CET. Register free at the official VIEW Conference here.

Participating panelists include:

  • Nimona – Nick Bruno and Troy Quane (directors)
  • Elemental – Peter Sohn (director)
  • Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse – Joaquim Dos Santos (director)
  • Robot Dreams – Pablo Berger (director)
  • The Boy and the Heron – lead creative TBC

Awards season is one of the most exciting times of the year,” said Conference Director Dr. Maria Elena Gutierrez. “I am thrilled that VIEW Conference is able to present this amazing panel featuring a stellar group of legendary filmmakers. Having so much talent in the same place, at the same time, is nothing short of breath-taking. I cannot think of a better way to celebrate the achievements that have been made in animation this past year.”

Source: VIEW Conference

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.