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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
The Australian has interviewed Pixar’s Andrew Stanton about WALL-E (which opens in Australia tomorrow, September 18, 2008). Several topics recur in the interview, such as the perceived political message or contradictions of that message, but Stanton also delves into new territory, such as how Finding Nemo‘s success emboldened him to try something different in WALL-E.
Dr. Ed Catmull, co-founder and president of Pixar Animation Studios, has written a lengthy article for the Harvard Business Review detailing his views on what makes Pixar a successful company. Titled “How Pixar Fosters Collective Creativity,” the article begins with a meeting between Catmull and the head of a major motion picture studio who claimed […]
The Korea Times has interviewed Pixar’s Ralph Eggleston (production director) and Andrew Pienaar (technical director), who were in South Korea to deliver lectures in conjunction with a Pixar exhibition on display at the Seoul Arts Center through September 7, 2008. The pair discuss the working environment at Pixar Animation Studios, noting that it’s the Pixar […]
Walt Disney Home Entertainment will release Pixar’s latest movie WALL-E on DVD and Blu-ray disc on November 18, 2008. Details are still emerging, but current reports state that the movie will be available in a three-disc deluxe edition DVD and a two-disc Blu-ray edition (with the second disc believed to be a standard-definition DVD holding […]
New video clips are available for the upcoming Disney movies The Princess and the Frog and Up. The Princess and the Frog trailer is at the movie’s official website. A brief clip of Up is at the Animation Guild’s weblog. The Animation Guild weblog has also posted a video interview with Up director Pete Docter, […]