Happily Ever After Hours with Academy Award®-Nominated Screenwriter Dave Reynolds

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Fri, Mar 5 | 5:30pm PT
Zoom Webinar

Join Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter Dave Reynolds as he shares behind-the-scenes stories from writing A Bug’s Life (1998), Tarzan® (1999), The Emperor’s New Groove (2000), and Finding Nemo (2003).


Registration for this program will open to the public starting Tuesday, February 16 at noon.

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Q&A and Requirements

Questions can be submitted during the webinar through Zoom's Q&A function. Due to anticipated demand and limited Q&A time, not all submitted questions will be answered.

All participants must sign up by noon Pacific Time on the day prior to the event. Participants must have a Zoom account to attend the workshop. A link to the webinar and instructions for joining will be sent via email prior to the event.

About the Speaker

Dave Reynolds was one of the original writers on Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009). After more than 400 shows, he moved to Los Angeles and began working on Tarzan® (1999) for Walt Disney Feature Animation. In 1995, Disney execs introduced him to a little-known animation studio named Pixar Animation Studios—Toy Story (1995) would be released later that year—who hired him to help develop their second feature, A Bug's Life (1998).

For the next six years, he worked on several Disney Animation and Pixar features in production. Including writing the screenplay for The Emperor's New Groove (2000) and co-writing Finding Nemo (2003). He was nominated for an Academy Award® and BAFTA® for Best Original Screenplay for Finding Nemo, as well as a BAFTA for The Emperor’s New Groove.

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