the blue umbrella

  • How Pixar Used Light in its Short – The Blue Umbrella
    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 us massively in getting everything lit more realistically. … [The…

  • Poster for Pixar Short “Blue Umbrella” Echoes Classier Era
    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 “The Blue Umbrella” stateside, your next chance is SXSW. The…

  • New Still from The Blue Umbrella
    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 evening commute until the rain starts to fall, and the…

  • Preview New Pixar Clip – The Blue Umbrella
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    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 the rain of a singing city.” Looks like they’re going…

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