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TAAFI Announces ‘Inside Out’ Screening & Masterclass

Special Toronto screening of Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ to be followed by a Q&A and Masterclass with the film’s story supervisor Josh Cooley.

The Toronto Animation Arts Festival International will be presenting a special screening of Pixar’s Inside Out along with a Masterclass with story supervisor Josh Cooley on Saturday, June 20.

Cooley, named one of Variety’s top “10 Animators to Watch in 2015,” will present a backstage look at the story process utilized on Academy Award-winning Pixar films during this rare Masterclass opportunity in Toronto, delving into everything from building story structure and creating believable characters to telling emotional stories and more.

Saturday, June 20, 9:00am-6:30pm

Private Inside Out screening and Q&A with Josh Cooley (Screening)
9:00am - 11:45am
Cineplex Cinemas Yonge Dundas
10 Dundas Street East, Toronto, ON M5B 2G9

Masterclass 4: Story with Josh Cooley (Workshop)
12:45pm - 6:30pm
Ted Rogers School of Business Theatre
350 Victoria St, Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

Tickets are priced at $199 and can be purchased now at

Toronto’s animation festival, TAAFI, was developed to celebrate the many forms of animation from around the world and to support and nurture the industry and community that creates it. With the events like Animation Job Fair, Masterclasses and ongoing screenings, TAAFI is a tentpole animation organization in the international landscape. TAAFI will return for a fourth year April 22-24, 2016.

Source: TAAFI

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.