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Pixar's Ed Catmull to Receive Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar

Variety reports that Disney/Pixar’s Ed Catmull will receive this year’s Gordon E. Sawyer Academy Award for techincal contributions to the industry. A founding member of Pixar Animation Studios, Catmull is a computer scientist by training whose groundbreaking work in computer graphics paved the way for CGI animation as it exists today. Dr. Catmull has already […]

Disney to Roll Out "Monsters, Inc." and "A Bug's Life" on Blu-ray in 2009

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced several new movies that will be released on Blu-ray disc in 2009, with many including either a standard-definition DVD, a digital copy of the movie, or both. Pixar’s Monsters, Inc. and A Bug’s Life were named as movies to be released on Blu-ray in 2009, although details of […]

Andrew Stanton on "WALL-E" and "Finding Nemo" at Creative Screenwriting Magazine

Creative Screenwriting magazine has posted a lengthy audio interview with Pixar’s Andrew Stanton about his work directing Finding Nemo and WALL-E. (via Cartoon Brew)

Disney/Pixar Posts New Video Clip from "Up"

The official website for Disney/Pixar’s Up has posted a new streaming video clip from the movie (click on the flying house when the Flash interface finishes loading). The new trailer for the movie is also available in streaming video, and in QuickTime and Windows Media formats. The movie is directed by Pete Docter and Bob […]

Toon Zone Presents a Virtual Roundtable with "BURN-E" Director Angus MacLane

One of the bonus features on the DVD and Blu-ray disc of Disney/Pixar’s WALL•E is a new short film called “BURN•E,” which fills in the story for of one of the robots on the giant starship Axiom that we see briefly during the movie. The short is the directorial debut for WALL•E‘s Directing Animator Angus […]

Toon Zone Presents "WALL-E" DVD and Blu-ray Sneak Peek Materials (UPDATED Nov 17)

To promote the release of Disney/Pixar’s WALL-E on DVD and Blu-ray disc, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released several bonus features and downloadable content. Click on any image for a larger version. ” (PDF) with legendary sound designer Ben Burtt (right) to find out the origins of WALL-E’s clicks and clacks as he moves, […]

DVD Talk Visits Pixar Animation Studios for "WALL-E"

DVD Talk’s John Sinnott has posted a report of his visit to Pixar Animation Studios to get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of WALL-E. Sinnott’s visit included discussions with director Andrew Stanton, producers Jim Morris and Lindsey Collins, sound designer Ben Burtt, and storyboard artist Derek Thompson. WALL-E will be released on DVD and […]

"WALL-E" Comes to Home Video in 1-, 2-, and 3-Disc DVD and 2- and 3-Disc Blu-ray

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has released information about the upcoming home video release of Disney/Pixar’s WALL-E. The film will be available in five different versions: A single-disc DVD edition, containing the movie, the short films “Presto” and “BURN-E” (the latter of which is new for the DVD release), audio commentary by director Andrew Stanton, […]

PR: "WALL-E" Comes Home in 1-, 2- and 3-Disc DVD and 2- and 3-Disc Blu-ray

From the Humans Who Brought You Finding Nemo and Cars… The Year’s Most Acclaimed and Original Film Comes Home — November 18! Disney•Pixar’s Box Office Favorite WALL•E Out-of-This-World Single, Double and Triple-Disc DVD Releases and Spectacular Hi-Def Two and Three-Disc Blu-ray™ Versions Featuring Disney’s All-New BD-Live Network Hilarious All-New Bonus Short BURN•E Debuts on all […]

PR: "WALL-E" DVD and Blu-ray Feature Comparison Chart

Content DVD 1- Disc *DVD 2 – Disc DVD 3 – Disc BD 2 – Disc BD 3 – Disc FEATURE & Other Items “WALL•E” Feature X X X X X “Presto” Theatrical Short X X X X X “BURN•E” DVD Exclusive Short X X X X X Audio Commentary by Andrew Stanton X X […]

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