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  • John Lasseter named Innovator of the Year
    John Lasseter named Innovator of the Year

    John Lasseter has been named Innovator of the Year by the Hollywood Reporter. His Pixar Studios is batting a thousand when it comes to box office hits. With Bolt! we’ll get to see the first film that was almost totally done under his influence at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The…

  • Totoro Forest Project Auction Recap
    Totoro Forest Project Auction Recap

    $200,000 plus and growing. Talk about a green event! On Sept, 6, an art auction was held at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville with proceeds benefiting the Sayama Forest, an 8,750-acre patch of Mother Earth in all her glory just outside Tokyo. This area served as the inspiration for master…

  • Joe Ranft Tribute in Toy Story Midway Mania
    Joe Ranft Tribute in Toy Story Midway Mania

    TSMM – Joe Ranft Tribute Originally uploaded by indigoskye I had been through the Disney’s Hollywood Studios version of the Toy Story Midway Mania! Fastpass queue at least a dozen times before I noticed this wonderful detail. Just before you enter the main queue room, there’s a blue bookend with…

  • Stanton denies WALL-E is an environmental allegory
    Stanton denies WALL-E is an environmental allegory

    The NY Times visits with WALL-E Director Andrew Stanton. In it Stanton denies that he created WALL-E as an allegory for our abuse of the planet. “I was writing this thing so long ago, how could I have known what’s going on now?” he said. “As it was getting finished,…

  • Wall-e News and Updates
    Wall-e News and Updates

    Some quick news from the world of Pixar’s WALL-E. Some preview screenings are happening tonight. So look for more early reviews to trickle out tomorrow. The early buzz is very good so far. A website is up with a demo of the Playstation WALL-E game. The Scotsman has a wide…

  • Pixar confirmed to be developing John Carter of Mars
    Pixar confirmed to be developing John Carter of Mars

    Every so often as a blogger you get a scoop that is really cool. That just happened to Mike over at The Pixar Blog. He as at a group interview with WALL-E director Andrew Stanton when Stanton revealed what his next project would be. The disclosure came at the end…

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