Lincoln Film Festival
Opening Gala: Sneak Preview Event
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[October 31, 2017]
On Friday, November 3rd at 5:30 p.m.
opening night of the Lincoln Film Festival, feature
Brenda Chapman who will host a “work-in-progress” sneak
preview of her next animated film!
Guests will get a rare glimpse
of how an epic animated film progresses from its early stages of
production, storyboards and visual development.
Prologue: Director Brenda Chapman will greet the audience
and introduce her team.
Act 1: Production designer, Richie Chavez (Prince of
Egypt, Mulan, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Brother Bear)
will begin the presentation by showing the development art and
discussing what it takes to discover “the look” of the film.
Act 2: A panel comprised of the producer, director and
select artists working on the film will guide you through the
collaborative machinations of how animated films are put
together and artistry that goes into them. You’ll have a chance
to ask questions during the panel discussion.
The panel includes:
Director – Brenda Chapman (Brave, Prince of Egypt)
Producer - Chris Chase (Enchanted, Tarzan)
Editor - Sarah Riemers (Finding
Dory, Piper, Brave)
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Production Designer – Richie Chavez (Prince of Egypt, Mulan)
Story Artist - Sharon Bridgeman-Lukic (How To Train Your Dragon, Kung Fu Panda
Act 3: We will share the story reels (the visual
blueprint, like a projected comic strip with dialogue, sound effects and music)
of the first half of the movie. Warning: We leave you with a cliffhanger -
you’ll have to wait until the film is finished to see how it ends!
Epilogue: The Seminar will take place within the auditorium. Light food
and drinks will be served at the Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce office
in the historic Hanger Bros. building where you will have the opportunity to
mingle and speak one-on-one with the panel.
Seating and tickets are limited – so get your tickets early!
Tickets will be available online at
www.lincolnfilmfestival.com until Nov. 2nd Any remaining tickets will be
No cameras, smart phones or other recording devices will be permitted in
the Auditorium. A safe check in of all devices will be provided and returned at
the end of the presentation.