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PR: Cartoon Art and Pixar

The following is a press release from the Cartoon Art Museum…

Revised and Updated Pixar Press Release
For Immediate Release: August 27, 2007
Contact: Summerlea Kashar, 415-227-8666 ext. 300

The Cartoon Art Museum proudly presents two very special programs at Pixar Animation Studios on Saturday, September 15, 2007:

The Cartoon Art Museum presents
Fourth Annual Benefit
At Pixar Animation Studios

Saturday, September 15, 2007
6:00-9:30 PM

Get an insiders’ perspective on the mastery behind Pixar’s computer animated creations. This special evening takes place at Pixar’s Emeryville campus.

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6pm to 7pm: Wine, hors d’oeuvres and access to a stunning gallery exhibition featuring the pre-production artwork from Ratatouille, as well as other fine artwork by Pixar employees.

7pm to 8:45pm: Guests will be escorted into Pixar’s state-of-the-art theater for a presentation hosted by Dr. Michael B. Johnson, lead, Moving Pictures Group at Pixar Featured guest speakers will include:

Sharon Calahan (Director of Photography: Ratatouille, Finding Nemo, Toy Story 2, A Bug’s Life),
Dylan Brown (Supervising Animator: Ratatouille, Finding Nemo, Toy Story 2)
Mark Andrews (Story Supervisor: Ratatouille, The Incredibles)
Plus a premiere screening of “Our Friend the Rat” with commentary by director Jim Capobianco

8:45 pm to 9:30pm: Coffee and desserts while guests have an opportunity to converse with the speakers and other Pixar employees.

This event is expected to sell out quickly and there are only a limited number of seats available.

Tickets: $200 ($150 for Cartoon Art Museum members) Save money and become a member of the Cartoon Art Museum today!

Reserved tables for ten are available for $2,500. Treat your friends or employees to an evening of animated fun.

Call 415-227-8666, ext. 300 to purchase tickets. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

All proceeds from this benefit are tax-deductible and benefit the Cartoon Art Museum.

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The Cartoon Art Museum presents
First Annual Family Fun Day
at Pixar Animation Studios

Saturday, September 15, 2007
1:00 – 3:30pm

The Cartoon Art Museum announces its first annual Family Fun Day and benefit at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, CA.

Get a glimpse of what a day as a new Pixar artist feels like. Experience for yourself how Pixar artists think dimensionally. Learn how to make cartoons by getting creative in all dimensions; from two dimensional drawing to moving objects through time and space. Participate in exclusive workshops led by Pixar professionals featuring acting, drawing, and storytelling.

You will be able to go behind the scenes at Pixar’s private studio facility to view in-house only exhibitions, including original pre-production artwork from Ratatouille.

Finally, finish the day by going to Pixar’s state-of-the-art theater for a hand picked selection of Pixar shorts.

Tickets: $125/person, ($90 – CAM Members)
Family Ticket for 4 people: $450, ($300 – CAM Members)

This event is intended for attentive, curious minds, ages 5 and up. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Treat your friends and family to an afternoon of animated fun. Call 415-227-8666, ext. 300 to purchase tickets. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

All proceeds from the Family Fun Day benefit are tax-deductible and benefit youth programming at the Cartoon Art Museum.

About the Cartoon Art Museum

Founded in 1984, the Cartoon Art Museum is the only museum in the western United States dedicated to all forms of cartoons and comics. The Cartoon Art Museum was started by a group of cartoonists and collectors who wanted to share their appreciation of this unique art form with the rest of the world. The Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of original cartoon art in all forms to benefit historians, cartoonists, journalists, artists, collectors and the general public. Children’s programming includes on-site classes, school and camp tours and a collaboration with 826 Valencia.

About Pixar Animation Studios

Pixar Animation Studios combines creative and technical artistry to create original stories in the medium of computer animation. Pixar has created seven of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time: Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars and now Ratatouille. Pixar has won 20 Academy Awards® and its six films have grossed more than $3.2 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

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