Behind-the-Scenes at Pixar Animation Studios

Behind-the-Scenes at Pixar Animation Studios
Supervising Animator Bobby Podesta
at the Charles M. Schulz Museum
November 6, 2010, 10-11:30am

(Santa Rosa, CA) Supervising animator for Toy Story 2 and Toy Story 3, Bobby Podesta will teach a class about his work behind-the-scenes at Pixar Animation Studios. Podesta, who has worked with Pixar for the past thirteen years, will be at the Charles M. Schulz Museum on Saturday, November 6, from 10:00—11:30 a.m. As part of the Schulz Museum’s Master Classes for Adults series, Podesta will share his insights about animation. Podesta’s animation credits include Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, Cars, The Incredibles, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc. and A Bug’s Life. Class fees are $32 for Museum members and $40 for non-members and includes entrance to the Museum.

Podesta’s class is part of a series of weekend classes called the Master Class for Adults designed by the Schulz Museum to explore different aspects of the creative process. Each class will provide an intimate environment in which budding artists and cartoonists can receive art instruction and advice from top creative minds in the field. Other upcoming instructors include: Pulitzer prize-winning cartoonist Mark Fiore and Hilary Price of Rhymes with Orange. Fees and advance registration are required. Call (707) 284-1263 for more information and to register.

About the Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center
The Charles M. Schulz Museum opened in August 2002 to fulfill its mission of preserving, displaying, and interpreting the art of Charles M. Schulz. The Museum carries out this mission through changing exhibitions and programming that build an understanding of cartoonists and cartoon art; illustrate the scope of Schulz’s multi-faceted career; communicate the stories, inspirations and influences of Charles Schulz; and celebrate the life of Charles Schulz and the Peanuts characters.

LOCATION
The Charles M. Schulz Museum is located 50 minutes north of San Francisco by car on Highway 101. The Museum is located at 2301 Hardies Lane, Santa Rosa, California, 95403.

HOURS
Weekdays Monday thru Friday (except Tuesdays*) 11am — 5pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am — 5pm
Closed Tuesdays*
*Open everyday throughout the summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day)

ADMISSION FEES
Free — Museum Members, Children 3 and under
$5.00 — Children 4-18, college students with valid I.D. card, and Seniors 62+
$10.00 — Adults

For more information consult the Museum web site: www.SchulzMuseum.org.