NEW YORK, April 4, 2008 The James Redford Institute for Transplant Awareness (JRI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating the public about the need for organ and tissue donation, and the premiere online auction site CharityFolks.com are auctioning an EXCLUSIVE Tour for 6 of Pixar Animation Studios, a Private Screening and Lunch with Award Winning Producer of 'Ratatouille,' Brad Lewis.
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Brad Lewis joined Pixar Animation Studios in November 2001, bringing with him twenty years of film, theatre, television, and advertising production expertise.
Prior to Pixar, Brad spent thirteen years as a producer, executive producer, and executive vice-president of production at Pacific Data Images, a wholly owned subsidiary of DreamWorks Animation SKG. He was a producer on the animated feature film 'Antz' and amongst his other feature film production credits are 'Forces of Nature,' 'The Peacemaker' and 'Broken Arrow.'
Brad produced television specials such as Hanna-Barbera's 'The Last Halloween,' for which he won an Emmy, and the first 3D episode of 'The Simpsons.' He received a second Emmy for graphic design utilized on ABC's 'Monday Night Football.' Additionally, Brad's outstanding commercial production work netted him two coveted Clios.
He is the Producer of Disney•Pixar's 'Ratatouille', which was this year's Academy Award(R) winner for Best Animated Feature Film. He lives in San Carlos, California, with his wife, son and daughter where he also currently serves as Mayor.
SOURCE James Redford Institute for Transplant Awareness