20th, 21st and 22nd March 2015. Three exciting days of high-level training, designed and held by Matthew Luhn, Pixar Story Supervisor and Valerie LaPointe, Pixar Story Artist, with Attendance Certificate signed by them.

With over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry, Matthew and Valerie has helped develop stories and characters on four Academy Award® and four Golden Globe-winning movies.

The presence of these great artists from the big american studios is a rare event in Europe and you have the amazing chance to meet and learn from them. Definitely an opportunity not to be missed.

INSTRUCTORS MASTERCLASS

CLASS 1

Matthew Luhn

Pixar Story Supervisor
CLASS 1,2,3

Matthew Luhn, Pixar Story Supervisor, has been inspiring and teaching directors, writers, storyboard artists, animators, and business professionals on how to create successful stories with memorable characters for over fifteen years. While others simply teach, Matthew also works full-time at Pixar Animation Studios, ensuring his experience is relevant in today’s industry and the knowledge that he imparts is cutting edge. With over 20 years experience in the entertainment industry, Matthew has helped develop stories and characters on four Academy Award® and four Golden Globe-winning movies. His credits include all three Toy Story movies, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, Ratatouille, UP, Monsters University, Toy Story of Terror!, and The Simpsons.

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CLASS 1

Valerie LaPointe

Story Artist
CLASS 1,2,3

Valerie LaPointe, one of Pixar’s first female Story Artists, has been creating movies, comics, award winning animated shorts, and music videos for over ten years. With a Masters of Animation from USC, Valerie has worked at Pixar Animation Studios since 2007 developing and creating the stories for Presto, Brave, Mater’s Tall Tales, Newt, Partysaurus Rex, Small Fry, and Pixar’s newest film Inside Out. Valerie also worked with the Walt Disney Imagineering team developing the Ratatouille attraction in Paris. Valerie continues to work at Pixar developing new story ideas, while teaching and inspiring students around the world.

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Matthew Luhn Story Masterclass

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