Nelvana has announced that it will be bringing its archives of cel animation for the first time to the artexpo® at the Jacob Javits Convention center in NYC. According to Corus Ent.
Original hand-painted animation cels, drawings, as well as gouache and watercolour backgrounds, including full keyed set-ups, will be presented at artexpo® at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City from Friday, February 29 to Monday, March 3 at Booth #2534. The most memorable scenes from many of Nelvana’s movies and television series have been hand-selected from its production archives. The material has been meticulously documented and will include commemorative seals and certificates of authenticity.
Properties that will be on display include:
Babar –the elephant king, beloved in France and around the world
Jim Lee’s WildC.A.T.s –based on the popular comic book series by Jim Lee and Brandon Choi
Rock & Rule –released in 1982, the first all-Canadian animated feature film featuring music from Iggy Pop, Debbie Harry, Lou Reed, Cheap Trick and Earth, Wind & Fire
Cadillacs and Dinosaurs – based on Mark Schultz’s comic book series Xenozoic Tales
My Pet Monster –a cult classic!