Why We Create

October 12, 2016
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Hosted at
The Colony Theatre
555 N Third St, Burbank, CA 91502

Sponsored by:
Edelman logo



Our esteemed panelist, Don Hahn, will share with you industry insights about creativity, storytelling and what it takes to produce award winning movies, combining all artistic elements to engage audiences, like music, color, script, visual design, performance. Don will inspire everyone to unleash their creative potential. After his presentation, guests will enjoy a unique opportunity to ask questions and attend a hosted reception in the theatre’s lobby.

You don’t want to miss this inspirational evening with an Award-winning Producer/Director and author on creativity!

Tickets available NOW:

Order your tickets online with a credit card by clicking  this link: Creative Circles Forum Online Ticket Form

Download the ticket form by clicking this link: Creative Circles Forum: Why We Create Ticket Form

General Admission: $20
Current Community Circle Members: $10

BUSD High School Students FREE with Student ID, thanks to the generosity of a grant from Edelman
Current Circle of Champions Members receive complimentary tickets as a benefit of their membership

Contact Saundra Montijo to reserve your BUSD Student ticket or Circle of Champions tickets at Saundra@BurbankArtsforAll.org

Learn More About our Presenter:

Don Hahn
Artist, Author, & Award-Winning Producer

Don Hahn, an Academy Award nominee best known for his work with Disney, has spent decades in the film industry working as a producer on such films as “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “Frankenweenie,” and “Maleficent.” Hahn’s colorful life with Disney began working as an assistant director on “The Fox and the Hound” with Wolfgang Reitherman, one of Disney’s legendary core animators known as the Nine Old Men. Inspired by Reitherman’s producing on the project, Hahn went on to produce some of Disney’s most well-known animated features. As his career progressed, Hahn discovered a love of documentary filmmaking, directing “Waking Sleeping Beauty,” a telling walk-through of the Disney Renaissance, and served as an executive producer on the “Disneynature” films “Oceans,” “African Cats” and “Chimpanzee.” Whether he’s working with traditional animation, stop-motion, live action or even a documentary, Hahn’s projects consistently tell emotionally powerful stories. Hahn has authored three books on the art of animation, including The Alchemy of Animation, which provides the definitive account of how animated films are created in the modern age.  In 2011, he released his latest book, Brain Storm – Unleashing Your Creative Self. www.donhahn.com 


Burbank Arts for All Foundation hosts these forums to bring together our community in support of the arts, arts education and creative innovation in Burbank.

Become a Circle of Champions member of the Burbank Arts for All Foundation and receive complimentary tickets to future Creative Circles Forum membership events!

Burbank Arts for All Foundation’s mission is to ensure every student in Burbank public schools receives a quality arts education as part of their core curriculum.



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