Zootopia on Blu-Ray 6.7.16

Zootopia on BluRay

A few months ago, I took my family to see Disney/Pixar’s delightful film, Zootopia. Today, June 7, 2016, it’s now available to watch at home on Blu-Ray, DVD and Disney Movies Anywhere. Check out all the information on the bonus features plus a Judy Hopps coloring sheet!

All About Hank the Octopus

Hank the Octopus

This post about Hank the Octopus from Finding Dory is part of a series about my experiences during the Finding Dory Press Event. This was an all expense paid trip, but my reactions to the experiences and opinions are my own. Let’s be honest, Octopus are wicked cool. If you’ve seen the trailers for Finding […]

Finding Dory at Monterey Bay Aquarium

If it wasn’t magical enough to visit the beautiful Monterey Bay Aquarium last month, it was even more special to take part in moments that I will always remember.

Here’s what happened in about 24 hours:

The Minds Behind INSIDE OUT

One of the coolest things about my trip to visit Pixar Animaton Studios in San Francisco was sitting down with Pete Docter and Jonas Rivera  – The Minds Behind Inside Out. Docter joined Pixar in 1990, and collaborated with John Lasseter and Andrew Stanton in developing the story and characters for “Toy Story,” Pixar’s first […]

Get Animated with Inside Out! #InsideOutEvent

“Let’s Final It!” –  Three magical words when a shot is approved. But do you know what it takes to get there? On my visit to Pixar in April, I learned about a very important piece of animation. Without it, animated films would not be what they are. Dailies. A daily is an animation meeting […]

Camera and Lighting: Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out

It’s the digital age! Thanks to computers, film makers can replicate both lighting effects and simulate live action cameras. During my visit to San Francisco in April, I met with Director of Photography, Patrick Lin and Pixar’s Lighting Artist, Angelique Reisch. While creating Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out, film makers used a variety of techniques to create moods […]