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Report from an early screening of Pixar’s “Up”

One of the benefits of living in Burbank I loved was that I was often able to sneak in on a film screening where the studio involved wants to test the current version of the film with a live audience. … Continue reading

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Disney Rolls Out Wall-E for Oscar Best Picture Consideration

After the amazing reviews and copious amounts of praise it received, this should come as a surprise to no one; but Disney has reportedly decided to push for an Oscar Nomination for Pixar’s WALL-E in both the Best Picture and … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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