The 2011 D23 Expo is just one day away, and in light of that, we’d like to give our readers a preview of the forthcoming Pixar-related panels.
Since D23 is a biennial convention for avid Disney fans, expect to hear a ton of huge announcements straight from Anaheim throughout the weekend. Here are some of the events Pixar fans in attendance would be crazy to miss:
Friday, August 19, 2011
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. —- Stage 23
"Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Pixar Animation Studios with this retrospective screening of the Studio’s legendary shorts."
USPS DISNEY•PIXAR STAMPS FIRST DAY OF ISSUE CEREMONY
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. —- Stage 23
"In a grand celebration, the U.S. Postal Service and The Walt Disney Company unveil the new Disney•Pixar Send a Hello stamps."
Saturday, August 20, 2011
MICHAEL GIACCHINO’S MUSIC OF PIXAR
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. —- Stage 28
"In this musical presentation, Michael Giacchino provides an earful of tunes and tales about his early influences for Pixar’s modern-day classic scores"
A CONVERSATION WITH THE PIXAR CREATIVE TEAM
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. — Stage 23
"Join us for a rare opportunity to spend time with the key figures responsible for Pixar’s moviemaking magic."
THE CHARACTERS OF MONSTERS UNIVERSITY
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. —- Stage 23
"Character designers behind Pixar’s upcoming animated feature Monsters University come together to discuss how they bring these wonderful characters to life."
Sunday, August 21, 2011
THE ART OF BRAVE
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. —- Stage 23
"Join us for an afternoon of conversation and art with Steve Pilcher and Tia Kratter as we uncover the secrets behind Pixar’s detailed process."
For the full D23 schedule, please visit the convention’s official site at this link.
Will you attend the D23 Expo this year?