While wandering through the The Magic of Disney Animation building at Disney’s Hollywood Studios I noticed that there was a new poster for Pixar’s “Finding Dory.” I’m a bit surprised by how dark & murky the feel is. But I am happy to see that… Read More »New Poster for Pixar’s Finding Dory
Disneyland’s Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage official reopened from a long refurbishment on September 27th. To accomplish the updates to the attraction’s scenes, rockwork and coral over 5 million gallons of water were drained from the lagoon. If you’re thinking that seems like a giant waste… Read More »Disneyland’s Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage Lagoon an example of good water management
Artist Karen Hallion, whose Steampunk Disney Princesses we profiled in 2011, and whose Disney Princess tshirt battle we highlighted before, obviously loves Disney. But did you know, she is also a Doctor Who fan. Her illustrations that mashup Disney and Doctor Who are some of my… Read More »Disney and Doctor Who Crossover Tees on Tee Fury today
Update: Added video of Ellen DeGeneres announcement on her show: It should surprise absolutely no one that Pixar today officially announced a sequel to Finding Nemo. Andrew Stanton as much as said he was working on it in the post “John Carter” bro-haha. However, it… Read More »Pixar Announces Finding Dory, Sequel to Finding Nemo
The latest box office report looks both good and bad for Disney. Finding Nemo 3D managed to come in second place in a weak weekend box office with $17.5 million domestic and $5.1 million foreign. The silver lining is that Disney estimates these 3D conversions… Read More »Success and Challenges at the Box Office for Disney and Pixar
Wyland, a renowned marine life artist and conservationist, has many popular Disney themed paintings, some of which are worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. He also has a gallery at Walt Disney World, so this tie-in is more than natural. To honor the Pixar movie… Read More »Wyland honors Pixar’s Finding Nemo with Painting
On September 14th “Finding Nemo” returns to the big screen for the first time ever in Disney Digital 3D. A whole new generation will now be introduced to this classic underwater adventure from Pixar and those who consider themselves old friends of the movie, like myself, will get the chance to submerge ourselves in the movie like never before.
Director Andrew Stanton, a two-time Oscar winner for “Finding Nemo” and 2008’s “WALL•E,” says that the 3D version of the film is breathtaking—literally. “Watching the first few scenes from ‘Finding Nemo’ in 3D was like I’d never seen a 3D movie before,” says Stanton. “It took my breath away. It felt like I was more underwater. It makes the scary moments scarier. It makes the beautiful moments more beautiful. It really drops you deeper into the story. It just amplifies everything.”
Pixar has released a new featurette with a quick peak behind the scenes of the conversion process of Finding Nemo to 3D.
Below the cut are even more details from Pixar on how the conversion was made: