Entertainment Animation Showcase: What to do at this behind-the-scenes film series Georgina Hayns of LAIKA (the studio that created "The Boxtrolls") demonstrates stop-animation technique. It's part of "An Animation Showcase" by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Academy Theater in Manhattan, April 24-May 29, 2015. Photo Credit: LAIKA, Inc. By SCOTT A. ROSENBERG email@example.com @RosenbergScottA April 22, 2015 6:10 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Get a behind-the-scenes look at the world of animation with the new film series "An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI," presented by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. There will be numerous events between Friday and May 29, with looks at both classic and new animation, from "Pinocchio" to the latest Pixar flick "Inside Out." Here is a rundown of the events: The Nuts and Bolts of Stop Motion: The Artistry and Ingenuity of Laika See how stop-motion films like "The Boxtrolls" are made. (Friday, 7 p.m.) 'Pinocchio' See the classic Disney film about the puppet that comes to life. (May 9, 11 a.m.) Anatomy of an Animation Studio: An Evening With Blue Sky The creators of film franchises such as "Ice Age" discuss how they create their movies. (May 12, 7 p.m.) The History of Silent and Early Sound New York Animation Check out some of the early animation that came out of the Big Apple from 1900 to 1920. (May 19, 7 p.m.) Sneak Peek of Disney-Pixar's Upcoming Film 'Inside Out' Get a glimpse at the new Pixar film followed by a Q&A with director Pete Docter and producer Jonas Rivera. (May 29, 7 p.m., SVA Theater, 209 E. 23rd St.) If you go: An Animation Showcase: From Celluloid to CGI runs through May 29. Most events are at The Academy Theater, 111 E. 59th St. Tickets $5 for general public, $3 for Academy members and students. For more information, go to oscars.org/events/animation-showcase-celluloid-cgi By SCOTT A. ROSENBERG firstname.lastname@example.org @RosenbergScottA Scott has been at amNewYork since 2008, first as the entertainment editor, and now as senior editor. He covers movies, books and other forms of entertainment. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.