The Minds Behind INSIDE OUT

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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

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“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

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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 […]

2013 Disney Releases!

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Are you ready? Here’s a line up of some of the 2013 Disney Releases coming to theaters! Keep your eye out and mark these dates on your calendars for some of these must see films! March 8: OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL When small-time magician Oscar Diggs (James Franco) pulls one flimflam too many, he finds […]

Just keep swimming with Finding Nemo Blu-Ray release and fun activities!

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One of my favorite Disney/Pixar film not only debuted in 3D recently, but was also re-released on Blu-Ray/DVD! The Finding Nemo Blu-Ray release pretty much made my week. What’s not to love about the journey of a little clown fish and his friend Dory, as they explore the great sea together? Add in a father’s […]

Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 2 on Blu-Ray & DVD

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I can’t tell you how many times we’ve watched the Pixar Short Films Collection: Volume 2 since it was released on November 13th. I’ll give you a hint… a lot. I think I’ve heard “More Air Mater PLEASE” at least 10-15 times, and that’s just today. With favorites like Hawaiian Vacation, Small Fry, and of […]