Tuesday, March 17
4:30PM - 6:00PM
Topfer Theatre at ZACH
202 South Lamar Blvd
Inspired by the isolated beauty of tropical islands and the explosive allure of ocean volcanoes, “LAVA” is a musical love story that takes place over millions of years.
Section: Animated Shorts Competition
Director: James Ford Murphy
Executive Producer: John Lasseter
Producer: Andrea Warren,
Screenwriter: James Ford Murphy
Editor: Robert Grahamjones A.C.E.
Production Designer: Matt Nolte
Sound Designer: Ren Klyce, Skywalker Sound
Music: James Ford Murphy
Principal Cast: Kuana Torres-Kahale, Napua Greig
James Murphy joined Pixar Animation Studios in 1996, working as an animator on “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story 2,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Finding Nemo,” “The Incredibles,” and “Ratatouille.” Next, Murphy was the Director of Creative Artists, where he oversaw Animation/Art/Story across the studio. Most recently, Murphy made his directing debut with "LAVA."
Distributor: Pixar Animation Studios
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