In a Spark & Fire podcast about his work on Pixar’s new film, the writer/director discusses the challenge and discipline of writing, and his commitment to working out the wonderful barbershop scene.
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Pete Docter and Kemp Powers’ animated gem, about a Black jazz musician’s reflection on his own life and what makes it worth living, premieres tomorrow, Christmas day, on Disney+.
The studio’s new SparkShorts film director forgoes 3D/CG, choosing instead a charming, hand-drawn, classic children’s book design to tell a young rabbit’s story of learning it’s OK to ask others for help.
Pete Docter and Pixar make simple, bold, and beautiful look easy in the gorgeous and fantastical ethereal realm of their upcoming animated feature, premiering December 25 on Disney+.
Pete Docter and Kemp Powers’ new film skillfully embraces complex issues of religion, culture, and race, with the studio’s first Black leading character struggling to answer the question, ‘What makes you…YOU?’
Studio’s upcoming sequel to their 2013 hit, ‘The Croods,’ moves back to November 25, 2020 from previously scheduled December 23 debut.
Film, being helmed by Oscar-nominated ‘La Luna’ director Enrico Casarosa, is set to hit U.S. theatres next summer.
Craig ‘Spike’ Decker and Kat Alioshin discuss her new documentary that skillfully captures the raucous energy and infectious spirit of the infamous, riotous, and hugely influential ‘Sick & Twisted Animation Festival.’
July 6 family-friendly online event includes special guests Pete Docter, Kendal Cronkhite-Shaindlin, Peter Ramsey, Pierre Coffin and Hyun-min Lee.
Disney has updated its feature film release schedule yet again in response to continued uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 pandemic.
Previously announced Walt Disney Company move begins as employees whose jobs aren’t deemed necessary will be temporarily dismissed April 19.
‘Eternals,’ ‘Mulan,’ and ‘Indiana Jones 5’ among films getting the ‘shift’ as the studio announces major changes to its theatrical release calendar.
In the two-time Oscar-winning Pixar director’s latest film, a jazz musician’s misstep puts him on a fantastical path to discovering what it really means to have a soul.
First ‘tease’ of two-time Oscar-winning director’s upcoming animated feature, starring Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey, begs a Jazz musician’s existential question: ‘What does it really mean to have soul?’
Bill Kroyer, Tom Sito and Ron Diamond’s expansive anthology is an intimate and comprehensive record of firsthand experiences from a ‘Who’s Who’ of top industry directors.
With today’s 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD release, the film’s supervising animator sheds light on both humorous and touching hidden gems.
Three Oscar-nominated animated features – ‘Incredibles 2,’ ‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’ were directed or co-directed by CalArts alumni.
Catmull transitioning to an advisory role to end in summer 2019; Pixar president Jim Morris and Walt Disney Animation Studios president Andrew Millstein to continue in Catmull’s place.
Former Pixar artist pens pro-equality manifesto, “Pixar’s Sexist Boys Club,” in a #MeToo “Call for Radical Change.”
He will stay on to consult through the year; top replacement prospects are Pete Docter at Pixar and Jennifer Lee at Disney.
‘The Hollywood Reporter’ writes that the Pixar and Disney Feature Animation chief’s return looks increasingly unlikely.