1. The Secret Life of Pets holds its world premiere
Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. The film is produced by Chris Meledandri, founder and CEO at Illumination, and Janet Healy. It’s directed by Chris Renaud (Despicable Me, Despicable Me 2), co-directed by Yarrow Cheney and written by Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio and Brian Lynch.
Date and time: 8:30 pm on Thursday 16th June with the director Chris Renaud and the co-director Yarrow Cheney. English version with French Subtitles will be played.
2. Walt Disney Animation Studios to premiere the new short Inner Workings
Walt Disney Animation Studios does the world premiere of their new short Inner Workings and shows never-seen footage from their upcoming feature Moana at the Annecy Festival 2016.
It will be presented by the filmmaking team of Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, The Princess and the Frog). Moana features an adventurous teenager girl who sails out on a daring mission with help from demigod Maui to prove herself a master wayfinder and save her people. Clements and Musker will unveil new artwork and work-in-progress sequences from the film, and showcase the extensive research their team conducted to bring authenticity to their most ambitious production to date.
Date and time: 17th June at 10:30 am (Bonlieu, Grande salle).
Walt Disney Animation Studios will also showcase the world premiere of the new short film Inner Workings, presented by director Leo Matsuda (story artist, Big Hero 6 and Wreck-It Ralph) and producer Sean Lurie. Inner Workings is the story of the internal struggle between a man’s pragmatic, logical side and his free-spirited, adventurous half. Created by a small team at Walt Disney Animation Studios in a unique, fast-paced style that blends CG and traditional hand-drawn animation, the short explores the importance of finding balance in daily life. The film will be presented in theatres as an opening to Moana.