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… Read More »How Pixar Used Light in its Short – The Blue Umbrella

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… Read More »Poster for Pixar Short “Blue Umbrella” Echoes Classier Era

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… Read More »New Still from The Blue Umbrella