Posts Tagged ‘Pixar’

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

by Ed Liuon November 4, 2008
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

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2008
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

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2008
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

by Ed Liuon November 1, 2008
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 […]

"Cars Toons" on Disney Channel in October

by MonkeyFunkon September 26, 2008
Cars Toons, a series of three shorts based on the Pixar film Cars, is coming to the Disney Channel, Toon Disney and ABC Family. The first short, Rescue Squad Mater, will air on October 27. The shorts will be directed by John Lasseter. [ Source: AWN ]

The Australian Interviews Andrew Stanton on "WALL-E"

by Ed Liuon September 17, 2008
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.

Ed Catmull Details Secrets of Pixar’s Success at Harvard Business Review

by Ed Liuon September 4, 2008
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 […]

Korea Times Interviews Pixar’s Ralph Eggleston and Andrew Pienaar

by Ed Liuon August 27, 2008
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 […]

"WALL-E" on DVD and Blu-ray on Nov 18, 2008

by Ed Liuon August 27, 2008
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 […]

First Looks at Disney’s "The Princess and the Frog" and "Up"; Docter Talks Up "Up"

by Ed Liuon July 30, 2008
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, […]