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El Capitan Theatre announces special guests for Disney Animation Festival

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Fans of Disney animation living in southern California will want to make their way to Hollywood beginning this Thursday for the Countdown to Zootopia Disney Animation Festival that’s slated to run at the historic Hollywood El Capitan Theatre. While there are multiple showings each day, the 7pm showing will feature a special presentation with discussions from the special guests and other surprises.

Today, the El Capitan revealed exactly who those special guests will be and it’s an impressive list.

“Wreck-It Ralph” – February 18
Director Rich Moore

“Frozen” – February 19
Directors Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee

“Tangled” – February 20
Voice Talent Mandy Moore, Director Nathan Greno

“Big Hero 6” – February 21
Voice Talents Scott Adsit, Ryan Potter
Director Chris Williams Producer Roy Conli

“Bolt”- February 22
Director Chris Williams

“Winnie the Pooh”- February 23
Voice Talent Jim Cummings Producer Peter Del Vecho

“The Princess and the Frog”- February 24
Voice Talents Anika Noni Rose, Jim Cummings, Michael-Leon Wooley
Directors John Musker, Ron Clements

In addition to the discussion panels, everyone in attendance will receive beautiful pieces of artwork that Animation has created specifically for each film. The first 75 people in line will have the opportunity to meet the filmmakers while autographing the artwork.

All feature films will be accompanied by recent and celebrated Disney animation short subjects, including the Academy Award winners, “Paperman” and “Feast.” Each film screens at 10:00am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm, and 7:00pm. “Zootopia” plays March 4 to April 10, 2016 at The El Capitan

Previously: Disney Animation Festival announced for El Capitan