OMG, I am so excited to be going to Pixar Animation studio next week to screen 35 minutes of the Disney/Pixar Movie COCO. We will be interviewing Oscar Winner, Director Lee Unkrich, Writer and Co-Director Adrian Molina and Producer Darla K. Anderson about the new film. We will also be touring Pixar!! Eek!! I have been dying to see Pixar, and now I finally get to check it off my bucket list!!
Music of COCO
We will also be experiencing The Music of COCO with Oscar Winner, Michael Giacchino (Composer), Germaine Franco (Orchestrator), Camilo Lara (Consultant) & Adrian Molina(Writer and Co-Director).
Learn About COCO
Hear how the COCO production team was inspired by research and particular cultural traditions, and how they infused them into their fantastical story set on Día de los Muertos. Participants include Adrian Molina (Writer and Co-Director), Dean Kelly (Story Artist).
Bringin the Story to Life
The Land of the Living and The Land of the Dead
We are diving into how the worlds of both the living and the dead were created through both research and imagination. Participants include Harley Jessup (Production Designer), Danielle Feinberg (DP-Lighting), Chris Bernardi (Sets Supervisor).
Bring Skeletons to Life
Learn how the skeletons in the Land of the Dead were imagined, designed, animated and clothed. Participants include Daniel Arriaga (Character Art Director), Gini Santos(Supervising Animator), Byron Bashforth (Character Shading Lead), Emron Grover (Simulation Technical Director).
Pepita and Dante – A Closer Look
In the Land of the Dead, Miguel and his faithful companion Dante encounter not only his ancestors but also their loyal guardian Pepita, a magical creature based on Mexican folk art. Hear about how they were designed and brought to life. Participants include Alonso Martinez (Character/Rigging Artist), Nick Rosario (Directing Animator), Christian Hoffman (Characters Supervisor).