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Oct 18, 2023 – For immediate release

Phil Lord, Peter Ramsey, Jorge Gutierrez, and Pietro Schito Unite for a MUST-SEE Panel at LightBox Expo 2023

LOS ANGELES, CA – This year’s LightBox Expo is about to get a narrative boost with the much-anticipated panel “WRITE FOR ANIMATION! THE SUPERPOWER OF STORY,” organized by the resourceful Write for Animation platform. A must-attend event, this panel promises a deep dive into the narrative essence of animation, a must-attend for screenwriters, animators, and storytelling enthusiasts.

Panel Description:
Get ready to explore storytelling techniques with industry veterans Phil Lord, Peter Ramsey, and Jorge Gutierrez, alongside the emerging talent, Pietro Schito. This panel aims to: enhance storytelling skills, offering practical advice, insider insights, and real-world examples to elevate your storytelling into a career asset.

About Write for Animation:
Write for Animation, is a growing YouTube channel with over 9.3K subscribers, founded by writer-producer Pietro Schito and is devoted to refining storytelling skills. Originally from Italy, and after honing his craft in Los Angeles, Pietro co-wrote and is developing a groundbreaking stop-motion film from Taller del Chucho, a vibrant Mexico-based animation community mentored by director Guillermo del Toro. The channel serves as a narrative hub, hosting enlightening interviews with animation industry pioneers, transformed into actionable video lessons. It mirrors Pietro’s journey and commitment to the craft, engaging with leading talents and nurturing a community of storytelling enthusiasts.

Pietro Schito’s Statement:
“I am excited to share the stage with Phil, Peter, and Jorge, who I’ve admired for years. After a notable writers’ strike, now is a key time to inspire new storytellers. This panel, and LightBox Expo at large, celebrate the joy of storytelling in animation and encourage those aspiring to dive into this rewarding industry.”

Join us at the LightBox Expo 2023, delve into narrative insights from the best in the business, expand your storytelling horizons, and network with like-minded individuals.


Date: Sunday October, 29th 2023
Time: 4:00 PM (PT)
Venue: Pasadena Convention Center – LightBox Expo 2023

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