Saturday, August 7, 2010

Oakland: OMCA - Pixar: 25 Years of Animation

Pixar's Animated Film, Finding Nemo (Pixar)

If you want a glimpse inside the creative process of animation, check out the newest exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) - "Pixar: 25 Years of Animation". More than 500 drawings, paintings and sculptures will be on display, detailing the creative work behind Pixar’s hugely popular computer-animated films, such as Toy Story, Finding Nemo and A Bug’s Life. See your favorite Pixar characters come to life, from Buzz Lightyear to Nemo to WALL-E. The behind-the-scenes experience also includes lectures, talks and workshops with talented Pixar artists as well as screenings of Pixar’s feature and short films.

Pixar's Animated Film, Toy Story (OMCA)

Since its incorporation in 1986, Pixar has been the technology innovator for computer-generated images (CGI) in film. The Bay Area studio has won 22 Academy Awards and its ten films have grossed more than $5 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

Pixar: 25 Years of Animation at the OMCA runs through January 9, 2011.

1000 Oak St., Oakland, CA 94607
Phone: 510-238-2200
Admission: $6 - $12 per person, free for children 8 years old and younger


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