Academy tribute to Milt Kahl

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is celebrating the centential of Disney master animator Milt Kahl, “The Animation Michelangelo”.

On Monday April 27th at 7:30pm, the annual Marc Davis Lecture (recently renamed the “Marc Davis Celebration of Animation”) will be in tribute to Kahl (1909-1987) with a spectacular slide and clip show hosted by Andreas Deja – and a panel featuring Kathryn Beaumont (voice of Alice and Wendy), Brad Bird, Ron Clements, John Musker, Floyd Norman. Animation critic Charles Solomon will moderate. Tickets are $5. each – and this event will sell out, so buy them now. For more information check the Academy’s website.

(Thanks, Alberto Natel)

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