Academy salutes Hubley in NYC; Mary Blair in LA

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has two different programs – one on each coast – worthy of your attention and attendence:

On Monday October 10th An Academy Salute to John Hubley. It will be hosted by Oscar winning animator, educator and author John Canemaker and co-curated by filmmaker Emily Hubley. The program will include rarely seen films and an illustrated look at his life and his art by Canemaker, Hubley and animator Michael Sporn. Tickets are $5 for general admission ($3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID). It will sell-out. Order your Tickets Online NOW!

Monday, October 10, 7 p.m.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Academy Theater at Lighthouse International
111 East 59th Street (between Park and Lexington Avenues), New York City


On Thursday October 20th, the 17th Marc Davis Celebration of Animation will present Mary Blair’s World of Color; A Centennial Tribute. This panel will feature Pixar director Pete Docter, Disney animator Eric Goldberg, art director Susan Goldberg, Pixar color key artist Daisuke “Dice” Tsutsumi and character designer Michael Giaimo in a discussion moderated by animation historian Charles Solomon.

Tickets are $5 for general admission ($3 for Academy members and students with a valid ID) and will go on sale starting October 3rd online, by mail, and in person at the Academy Box Office. This too will sell-out. Be there!

Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m.
at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater
8949 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills


  • http://www.hobsonanimation.com Kevin

    Rooty Toot Toot has got to be one of the catchiest cartoons UPA has ever made thanks to Hubley.

    I LOVE Mary Blair’s artwork. She’s the reason why I love “The Three Caballeros,” “Alice in Wonderland,” and “Peter Pan.”

  • amid

    HOLY! I’ve never seen that Rooty poster! Great layout and lettering.

    • Bill

      Agreed! As simple as it may seem it really speaks to me.

  • http://www.stevelightart.com Steve Light

    Got tixs to the Hubley–printed out already–woot!! Wish I could be at he Mary Blair one also–big fan. I have THAT Golden book!

  • http://tequilawhisperer.com Lippy

    Almost reasonable to FLY to NYC to see the Hubley show1
    Thanks again Brew’sters for turning us on to things like this!
    -Lip

  • http://mitchellsketch.blogspot.com/ Brian Mitchell

    Fantastic stuff. I guess there’s still a good appreciation for great design and solid filmmaking! Wish I could be at the Mary Blair event, but will defintely make the Hubley show.

  • http://www.michaelspornanimation.com/splog/ Michael Sporn

    The show will include among others: The Magic Fluke, Flathatting, Adventures of an *, Tender Game, The Voyage to Next and a lot of other rare surprises. All are new pristine prints.