Take a step back into the 90’s this Wednesday night at Gateway Film Center.

A special presentation of the live-action/animated sports comedy, Space Jam, followed by a panel discussion with some of the members of the animation team that brought the film to life, is happening this Wednesday Sep 26 at Gateway Film Center (1550 N High St. Columbus).

Cocktail hour will begin at 7 p.m. with screening of the film beginning at 8 p.m. Panel discussions will follow.

Come pick the brains of former, Columbus-based animation studio, Character Builders. Panelists will include: Dan Root (Animator and Storyboard Artist on the film), Ron Price (Scene Planner and Animatics Editor on the film) and Jim Kammerud (Story Artist and Supervising Animator on the film, and co-founder of Character Builders). The discussions will be moderated by Rafael Rosado (Pinky & the Brain, Venture Brothers, Curious George).

For more information and to purchase tickets in advance, visit https://gatewayfilmcenter.org/space-jam-1996-with-animation-panel-discussion/.

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