Posts tagged "Pixar"
Brad Bird was listening to Public Radio International and heard Sarah Vowell, a frequent contributor to the program “This American Life”. He felt her voice was perfect for Violet even though she had never acted before. To convince her, Pixar animators animated one of Vowell’s segments from “This American Life” and sent it to her.

Brad Bird was listening to Public Radio International and heard Sarah Vowell, a frequent contributor to the program “This American Life”. He felt her voice was perfect for Violet even though she had never acted before. To convince her, Pixar animators animated one of Vowell’s segments from “This American Life” and sent it to her.

Pixar movie-makers created the family tapestry using a technology that allowed them to create billions of individual threads.
Brave (2012)

Pixar movie-makers created the family tapestry using a technology that allowed them to create billions of individual threads.

Brave (2012)

Originally the entire family except for Mr. Incredible was able to fly.
The Incredibles (2004)

Originally the entire family except for Mr. Incredible was able to fly.

The Incredibles (2004)

It took six years to make the film.
Brave (2012)

It took six years to make the film.

Brave (2012)

Merida has 1500 strands of hair curls rendered.
Brave (2012)

Merida has 1500 strands of hair curls rendered.

Brave (2012)

Andy had no father in Toy Story because humans were expensive to animate and he was not important to the story.
Toy Story (1995)

Andy had no father in Toy Story because humans were expensive to animate and he was not important to the story.

Toy Story (1995)


Ben Burtt recorded 2500 different sounds for the film, twice the average of a Star Wars movie, and also the most that Burtt had ever recorded for one feature film.

Wall-E (2008)

Ben Burtt recorded 2500 different sounds for the film, twice the average of a Star Wars movie, and also the most that Burtt had ever recorded for one feature film.
Wall-E (2008)
For the scene where Woody looks at the merchandise from Woody’s Roundup, mock-ups of the toys were shown to Tom Hanks in the recording booth. Hanks’ spontaneous reactions to the toys were recorded and used for Woody’s dialogue.
Toy Story 2 (1999)

For the scene where Woody looks at the merchandise from Woody’s Roundup, mock-ups of the toys were shown to Tom Hanks in the recording booth. Hanks’ spontaneous reactions to the toys were recorded and used for Woody’s dialogue.

Toy Story 2 (1999)

The Incredibles was originally developed as a traditionally animated feature at Warner Brothers. The closure of Warners’ animation division led Bird to move to Pixar.
The Incredibles (2004)

The Incredibles was originally developed as a traditionally animated feature at Warner Brothers. The closure of Warners’ animation division led Bird to move to Pixar.

The Incredibles (2004)

Helen’s use of radio protocol while flying is exceptionally accurate for a movie. In the director’s commentary Brad Birds tells that Holly Hunter insisted on learning the lingo and its meaning.
The Incredibles (2004)

Helen’s use of radio protocol while flying is exceptionally accurate for a movie. In the director’s commentary Brad Birds tells that Holly Hunter insisted on learning the lingo and its meaning.

The Incredibles (2004)

Sometimes it's what we don't see that's important.

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