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How Pixar Used Light in its Short – The Blue Umbrella

Saschka Unseld, director of Pixar’s latest animated short, dishes on the making of The Blue Umbrella including the use of the new Global Illumination System: [W]e used the Global Illumination technology that Monsters [University] used as well. So that helped … Continue reading

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Poster for Pixar Short “Blue Umbrella” Echoes Classier Era

The next animated short from Pixar just debuted at the Berlin International Film Festival. Guests there were each given a wonderfully minimalist poster for the short that echoes some of Hollywood’s classiest films. If you want a chance to see … Continue reading

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New Still from The Blue Umbrella

Pixar provided the Wall Street Journal with a new still from The Blue Umbrella. I like the photo realism in this rendering. A post on the Walt Disney Studios blog also revealed the official plot synopsis: It is just another … Continue reading

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Preview New Pixar Clip – The Blue Umbrella

Thanks to the Wall Street Journal and the fine folks at Pixar we have a short preview of the next animated short. “The Blue Umbrella” is about two umbrellas – one blue and one red – fall in love amidst … Continue reading

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