The lecture is free and open to the public due to the generous donation from the Wallis Foundation.
Bringing characters to life
Ranft has been the character sculptor at Pixar Animation for 18 years. He sculpts from the character designers’ images and then collaborates with them to create the look of the characters in Pixar’s films.
- Related: Watch a PIXAR video about Ranft
He sculpted characters for award-winning animations including Brave, Ratatouille, Cars, Finding Nemo, Monsters, Inc., Toy Story 2, Up, James and the Giant Peach, Nightmare Before Christmas and many more.
For more information, contact Sharon A. Sussman at (808) 734-9382.