D.C. Mayor Bowser to Join Pigmental Studios to Announce New District Headquarters

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CONTACT:
LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011; latoya.foster@dc.gov
Leslie Green (MPTD) – (202) 510-0977; leslie.green2@dc.gov

(Washington, DC) – Tomorrow, Mayor Muriel Bowser will join animation development company Pigmental Studios’ and Gallaudet University to announce Pigmental’s new headquarters in the District of Columbia. Pigmental Studios, whose animators have worked with Disney, Dreamworks and Pixar, will produce animated content in feature film and television while based in the District.

The announcement of Pigmental’s new DC studio rounds out Mayor Bowser’s month-long innoMAYtion initiative to highlight innovation programs that engage residents, position the District as a hub of innovative activity and create pathways to the middle class.

WHO:

Mayor Muriel Bowser
Pigmental Studios CEO Marina Martins
Gallaudet University Provost Carol Erting
DC Office of Motion Picture and Television Development Director Angie Gates
The JBG Companies Executive Vice President Robin Mosle

WHEN:

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Press Check-in 10 am
Program to start at 10:30 am

WHERE: Gallaudet Museum – Chapel Hall
Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue, NE

*Closest Metro: New York Avenue/Gallaudet University Metro Station*
Parking is available in the parking garage on 6th Street, north of Florida Avenue

Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to press@dc.gov

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