Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, the Creative Minds Behind the Robot Chicken TV Series, to Visit The Walt Disney Family Museum in April

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The Walt Disney Family Museum will celebrate the closing of the art exhibition "Between Frames: The Magic Behind Stop Motion Animation" with a lineup of events with the founders of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.

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The Walt Disney Family Museum is offering a lineup of events with the founders of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

To celebrate the closing of the art exhibition “Between Frames: The Magic Behind Stop Motion Animation,” The Walt Disney Family Museum will host a lineup of events featuring the creators of Robot Chicken and the founders of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. Join the team comprised of Seth Green (creator), Matthew Senreich (creator), John Harvatine IV (owner), Eric Towner (owner), and Alex Kamer (animation supervisor) for an after hours party, programs, and a workshop, exclusive to The Walt Disney Family Museum during the last weekend of April.

The after hours party, “Animate Your Night: The Island of Misfit Toys,” will be held on April 26 from 7-10 pm throughout The Walt Disney Family Museum. It will be a night full of misfit adventures as the creators of Robot Chicken and the founders of Stoopid Buddy Stoodios present behind-the-scenes footage and episode clips, followed by a Q&A. Enjoy eats from Adam’s Grub Truck and Me So Hungry, then have a hair-raising sip of their signature cocktail, The Evil Doctor.

The fun continues with two events on Saturday, April 27. The crew from Stoopid Buddy Stoodios will hold a panel discussion for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the modern cult favorite, “Robot Chicken.” The panel discussion, “The Making of Robot Chicken,” starts at 2pm inside the Theater in The Walt Disney Family Museum. For those interested in stop motion animation, Robot Chicken animation supervisor, Alex Kamer, will lead the workshop, “Learn from the Masters: Animation Mischief with Stoopid Buddy Stoodios” in the Art Studio from 10am-1pm. This animation class and workshop will explore the magic of stop motion animation with the Emmy and Annie Award-winning animators of Robot Chicken.

About Between Frames: The Magic Behind Stop Motion Animation
“Between Frames: The Magic Behind Stop Motion Animation” explores the evolution of stop motion animation in the United States in special effects, television, and film. The exhibition highlights behind-the-scenes photographs, rare armatures and puppets, and original storyboards from cult favorite films and television, including “King Kong,” “Gumby,” “Star Wars,” “Jurassic Park,” “Robot Chicken” and Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” and showcases stop motion innovators like Ray Harryhausen, Phil Tippett, Will Vinton, Tim Burton, Henry Selick and more. The exhibition is running now through April 28, 2013 and is free for Museum members or with Museum admission.

About The Walt Disney Family Museum
The Walt Disney Family Museum presents the fascinating story and achievements of Walt Disney, the man who raised animation to an art form, transformed the film industry, tirelessly pursued innovation, and created a global and distinctively American legacy. Opened in October 2009, the 40,000 square foot animation museum features the newest technology and historic materials and artifacts to bring Disney’s achievements to life, with interactive museum galleries that include early drawings and animation, movies, music, listening stations, a spectacular model of Disneyland and much more. The Walt Disney Museum is open Wednesdays through Monday from 10 am to 6 pm.

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