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Perception Helps Pixar Start and Finish with ‘Lightyear’ Titles

The New Jersey-based studio celebrates spacesuits and spaceships as it creates the opening and final credits for the studios most recent animated feature.

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Oscar Winner Jonas Rivera Named Executive VP Film Production at Pixar

After joining the animation house as its first intern, the ‘Inside Out’ and ‘Toy Story 4’ producer will now oversee all studio film and streaming content production.

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Re-VIEW: ‘Lightyear’ – A Metatextual Odyssey

Angus MacLane and Pixar’s nostalgic space adventure celebrates the best of sci-fi cinema while also smartly embracing contemporary issues including representation.

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Disney and Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ Coming to Disney+

The original sci-fi animated space adventure about the legendary Space Ranger streams into living rooms next month; check out the just dropped spot and get ready to voyage ‘To infinity and beyond!’

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Mission Critical: ‘Lightyear’s Journey to Infinity and Beyond

With Disney-Pixar’s much-anticipated animated feature starring the beloved ‘Toy Story’ character now playing in theaters, director Angus MacLane and producer Galyn Susman reflect on their title character’s journey to the screen.

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Behind the Tactile, Push-Button World of ‘Lightyear’

For Brad Peltz, Jeremy Lasky and Fran Kalal, Pixar’s new animated feature seamlessly - with lots of exposed seams - marries 70s sci-fi design with futuristic buildings, vehicles, suits, and models – complete with realistic screens, buttons, levers, and gadgets – for a chunky look that belies the ruggedness and coolness of space exploration.

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‘Open Source in Entertainment: How the Academy Software Foundation Creates Shared Value’ Research Paper Released

Written by noted journalist Barbara Robertson, the paper visits the origins of today’s open source technology in modern filmmaking beginning with cutting edge digital visual effects and animation in the 1990s followed in the early 2000s with the release of ILM’s OpenEXR and Sony Pictures Imageworks’ OpenColorIO.

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Walt Disney Studios Drops ‘Lightyear’ Trailer and Poster

Disney and Pixar’s spinoff of the iconic ‘Toy Story’ franchise follows Buzz Lightyear’s origin story, with Chris Evans voicing the legendary Space Ranger, joined by Keke Palmer, Dale Soules and Taika Waititi; the movie blasts off June 17, 2022.

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Pixar Drops First Trailer - Chris Evans to Star in ‘Lightyear’

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 12:34pm

Captain America himself will journey to infinity and beyond in the definitive origin story of the ‘Toy Story’ franchise’s legendary Space Ranger; the sci-fi adventure blasts off June 17, 2022.

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Podcast EP120: What 26 Years at Pixar Taught Shawn Krause

By Dan Sarto | Friday, July 16, 2021 at 1:00pm

The creative director of animation and story at Spire Studios talks about his experience as an animator and animation supervisor at the legendary home of ‘Toy Story.’

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Jon Ollwerther Named Kartoon Channel! President

Appointment comes in recognition of exec's contribution to growth and success of Genius Brands’ popular kids streaming platform; recent launch of ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ has elevated viewership to new levels.

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Join ‘The Man in the Mangroves’ Animated Short Launch Party

May 22 virtual event will celebrate start of production on 12-minute film, based on a Donna Decker poem, from Pixar co-founder Ralph Guggenheim, Oscar and Emmy winner James ‘Andy’ Moorer, and Caitlin Hargarten and Sam Blake Thompson of Squawk Productions.

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Kelly Asbury, ‘Shrek 2’ and ‘Smurfs: The Lost Village’ Director, Dies at 60

By Dan Sarto | Friday, June 26, 2020 at 5:40pm

The CalArts alum and well-respected animation veteran spent almost 40 years as a writer, story artist, and designer on some of the industry's most successful shows. 

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Pixar’s First Intern, Scott Clark, Talks ‘Toy Story 4’ Challenges and Easter Eggs

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 3:12pm

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. 

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Pixar’s Ralph Eggleston to Receive VIEW 2019 Visionary Award

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 1:33pm

Prolific production designer and Oscar-winning director of animated short, ‘For the Birds,’ to be honored at upcoming October 21-25 conference.

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The Unexpected and Welcome Return of Bo Peep in ‘Toy Story 4’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 9:37am

Absent from the ‘Toy Story’ narrative after having been given away long ago, Bo has dusted herself off to become a strong, funny and adventurous female character that belies her seemingly fragile porcelain exterior. 

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WATCH: Disney·Pixar Unveils Sneak Peek at ‘Toy Story 4’ in New Super Bowl Spot

Buzz Lightyear is ‘Hangin’ Around’ with Keegan-Michael Key’s Ducky and Jordan Peele’s Bunny in new ‘Toy Story 4’ Super Bowl ad.

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