By Jerry Beck | Animation Scoop January 31, 2014 at 4:02PM
Leading up to The Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is presenting several public events celebrating this year’s animated nominees. On Tuesday February 25th, actor Kevin Pollak will host screening and panel (with live action and animation directors) of the Oscar nominated shorts. Later that week, on Friday February 28th, actor John C. Reilly will host a panel devoted to the Best Animated Feature nominees.
Events will take place at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Here are more details:
Animated and Live Action Shorts
Tuesday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
Hosted by actor Kevin Pollak. Pollak's film credits include The Whole 10 Yards, 3000 Miles to Graceland, The Usual Suspects, and Casino.
The program includes screenings of all of the 2013 Oscar-nominated films in the Animated and Live Action Short Film categories, plus onstage discussions with the filmmakers (schedules permitting). For more information, click here.
Friday, February 28, 7:30 p.m.
Hosted by actor John C. Reilly. Reilly's credits include Wreck-It Ralph, Carnage, Chicago and Boogie Nights.
The nominees in the Animated Feature Film category (schedules permitting) will discuss how their films were developed, reveal their creative processes and present clips illustrating their techniques. For more information click here.