39 minutes | Apr 19, 2017

Pixar Post Podcast 053: AutFest (Autism Festival) to Honor 'Inside Out' & our Interview with Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera

In episode 053 of the Pixar Post Podcast, we center in on two main topics — Our discussion with Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera on the development of the now beloved film, Inside Out and how it is being honored at the first annual AutFest (details below). Additionally, we continue our "Ask Pixar Post" segment where you ask the questions (this time centered around Disney), and we answer them (with some quirky and fun responses included).   Listen to the Podcast using the player embedded below. Be sure to subscribe and enjoy directly on iTunes, Stitcher, or Overcast. DISCUSSION WITH PETE DOCTER & JONAS RIVERA ABOUT THE AUTFEST Celebrating autism awareness "from spectrum to screen," AutFest, the first film festival solely dedicated to an autism audience and filmmakers will take place this weekend, April 22-23, 2017. The first Annual AutFest International Film Festival will honor Oscar-winning director, actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck and Oscar-winning Pixar Animation Studios' filmmakers, Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera, for their cinematic portrayals of the complexity of human emotions in The Accountant and Inside Out. On-hand to honor Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera will be AutFest Honorary Committee member, Ed Asner (who voiced Carl from UP), after the sensory-friendly screening of the film. The screening which will take place Sunday, April 23 at 12:20 PM, will be followed by a Q&A where Asner will present Pete and Jonas with their award and allow for audience-generated questions. Tickets are still available to attend this event which will be held at the AMC Orange 30, Orange CA (attend one or all events). For a complete schedule and full list of films that will be screened at the festival, visit autfestasa.com FILM SCHEDULE Saturday, April 22 10:00 AM — Block of Shorts 12:15 PM — Redha 2:20 PM — Aspergers Are Us 3:50 PM — Swim Team 5:30 PM — Swim Team Q&A with Director Lara Stolman 6:00 PM — Jack of the Red Hearts 7:55 PM — Life, Animated 9:30 PM — Life, Animated Panel of Siblings Sunday, April 23 10:30 AM — Destiny 12:20 PM — Inside Out 1:55 PM — Inside Out Q&A with Pixar's Pete Docter & Jonas Rivera 2:50 PM — Po 4:25 PM — Po Q&A with director John Asher & actor Julian Feder 4:50 PM — Sponsor Reel 5:00 PM — The Accountant 7:10 PM — The Accountant Q&A with Ben Affleck 8:00 PM — VIP Reception at the Cafe TuTu Tango   Be sure to let us know your thoughts on the podcast by leaving a comment on iTunes, writing a comment below or sending us an email — we'd love to hear from you.   Pixar Post - T.J. & Julie Related Posts - Pete Docter & Jonas Rivera to be Honored at AUTFEST - 1st Annual Film Festival Dedicated to Autism Awareness - Summary of Pete Docter's Live 'Inside Out' Q&A Twitter Session - Review: 'Inside Out' Captivated Us From the First Musical Cues
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