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Mayor Bowser to Join Pigmental Studios to Announce New District Headquarters

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

CONTACT:
LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011; [email protected]
Leslie Green (MPTD) – (202) 510-0977; [email protected]

(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 [email protected]  

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook: facebook.com/MayorMurielBowser
Mayor Bowser Website: mayor.dc.gov