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Academy Presents Mary Blair Animation Panel: Mary's World of Color

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood October 18, 2011 at 7:32AM

I'm going to the latest Academy Celebration of Animation, Mary Blair’s World of Color: A Centennial Tribute, on October 20. Mary Blair died in 1978 and created the concept art for such Disney greats as Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Song of the South and Cinderella, as well as the character designs for Disneyland's "It's a Small World."
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I'm going to the latest Academy Celebration of Animation, Mary Blair’s World of Color: A Centennial Tribute, on October 20. Mary Blair died in 1978 and created the concept art for such Disney greats as Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan, Song of the South and Cinderella, as well as the character designs for Disneyland's "It's a Small World."

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Check out the panel to be moderated by animation expert Charles Solomon: Pixar writer-director Pete Docter (Up, Wall-E, Toy Story, Monsters, Inc.), character designer/art director Michael Giaimo (The Brave Little Toaster, FernGully: The Last Rainforest, Pocahontas), Disney supervising animator Eric Goldberg (Genie in Aladdin, Phil in Hercules, and Rabbit in Winnie the Pooh), and director (Pocahontas, the “Rhapsody in Blue” and “Carnival of the Animals” segments of Fantasia/2000), Disney art director Susan Goldberg ("Rhapsody in Blue” and “Carnival of the Animals” sequences in Fantasia/2000, assistant animator on Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Hercules) and lead color key artist/designer Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi (Robots, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! and art director Toy Story 3).

If you can't make it or don't live in L.A., video clips and stills from the discussion will be available on Oscars.org.

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