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Bay Area International Children’s Film Festival

Mary Poppins: Meet and learn about the Lead Animator’s magic!

SUN, MAY 19, 2-5 PM
Cost: Member: $10 / General: $15 / Child (2-13): $8
Children under 2 are free

An animator shares the inside story on how magical effects come to be, in the recent return of everyone's favorite flying nanny. Enjoy treats, and this rare glimpse behind the screen before the viewing begins – then watch the full movie in action! Jim will also take questions afterwards, so if you think of something you’d like to know, remember to ask!

Jim Capobianco: Animation Sequence Supervisor: Mary Poppins Returns for Walt Disney Motion Pictures

Past experience includes: Co Director / Creative Director, Bay Area International Children's Film Festival; writer / director / story artist for Image for Pixar Animation Studios; Story Supervisor on Ratatouille; Storyboard artist for Image for Walt Disney Feature Animation; Instructor at California Institute of the Arts

“Jim is a storyteller! He is creative, original, wise, has an immense knowledge of filmmaking and a pleasure to work with. His approach to the most crucial elements to the smallest details are always thoughtful, positive and imaginative. Jim is also a great collaborator and very generous with his many talents. Can you ask for more?” – LinkedIn

Watch the trailer here.



We are grateful for the support of the Walter and Elise Haas Fund, Koret Foundation, Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Foundation of the East Bay, and Taube Foundation for Jewish Life & Culture