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Inside Out 2 : Exclusive Video Interview with Director Kelsey Mann and Producer Mark Nielsen

Kelsey Mann started his career at Cartoon Network, where he worked as a storyboard artist on Duck Dodgers, Megas XLR, My Gym Partner’s a Monkey, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, before joining Pixar in 2013, where he started as a story supervisor for Monsters University, The Good Dinosaur (also…

Andrew Stanton to Direct ‘Toy Story 5’

©Courtesy of Disney Andrew Stanton has been tapped to direct the upcoming Toy Story 5, according to a statement by Pixar’s chief creative officer Pete Docter. Stanton is a veteran creative with Pixar, having directed Finding Nemo and WALL-E for the studio, both of which won Oscars for Best Animated Feature. He also wrote the…

A Day at Pixar Studios for Inside Out 2

It has been twelve years since the first time I walked through the gate towered over by a name stuck in the collective imagination: Pixar. On that first occasion, I was invited to the international press presentation of Brave, a feature film that to this day remains one of my favorites among those they produced….

Exclusive Video Interview: Shila Ommi on Voicing Cinder Lumen in ‘Elemental’

Check out more of our video interviews on our YouTube channel. Pixar’s new film Elemental follows a family of fire elements living in a city that wasn’t built for them. Bernie (Ronnie Del Carmen) and Cinder (Shila Ommi) have traveled from their home in Fireland to try to make a new life for themselves, and…

Carl’s Date | Official Trailer : Starring Ed Asner, Bob Peterson

A beloved character Carl Fredricksen from “Up” is floating back to the big screen in a new theatrical short film, “Carl’s Date” which is produced by Pixar Animation Studios.  A new short opening in theaters in front of Disney and Pixar’s “Elemental.” Written and directed by Bob Peterson and produced by Kim Collins, “Carl’s Date”…

The Cannes Film Festival : Review / “Elemental” Is Fiery and Leads The Asian Wave !

Watching this at the Cannes Film Festival Closing Night (May 27, 2023) made it even more special for me.(besides rooting for my fellow Asian Americans) it was the most sought after ticket. Meaning it was already sold out the minute the tix were released. I resorted to lining up on the stand by line in…

Film Review – ‘Turning Red’ is Another Positive Cultural Spotlight from Pixar

Tradition is often at war with modernity, and people, particularly teenagers and young adults, sometimes feel a pull towards the latter at the expense of the former. Ancient customs and religious heritage may feel antiquated and counterproductive to societal progress, but there is a reason they have endured for so long and remained the fabric…

Raya and the Last Dragon and Encanto Lead 2022 Annie Awards Animated Feature Nominations

Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Raya and the Last Dragon and Encanto are the most recognized animated films in competition for the 49th annual Annie Awards, which were announced yesterday, having earned 10 and nine nominations, respectively. Disney earned further celebration when Pixar’s Luca garnered eight nods for the ceremony, which recognize excellence in animated cinema…

Lightyear | Teaser Trailer : DISNEY AND PIXAR / Starring Chris Evans

TRAILER & POSTER NOW AVAILABLE FOR DISNEY AND PIXAR’S “LIGHTYEAR” Chris Evans Lends His Voice to Buzz Lightyear in the Definitive Origin Story of the Hero Who Inspired the Toy Check out a brand-new, action-packed trailer, poster and image for Disney and Pixar’s “Lightyear,” an original feature film releasing June 17, 2022. The sci-fi action-adventure presents…

Luca, An Ode To Friendship, Inclusion & Italy’s Region Of Liguria

Pixar movies have brought Disney classics to an evolution, in terms of themes and empathy. Disney has always had the power to evoke dreamlike scenarios, through fairytale narratives that would primarily focus on romance, and Pixar expanded this uplifting skill, by creating stories and characters that would focus on self-affirmation. Those who populate these films…

Ron’s Gone Wrong | Official Trailer | 20th Century Studios

RON’S GONE WRONG,” THE FIRST THEATRICAL RELEASE FROM U.K.-BASED CG ANIMATION STUDIO LOCKSMITH ANIMATION STARRING ZACH GALIFIANAKIS AND JACK DYLAN GRAZER TO OPEN WORLDWIDE OCTOBER 22, 2021. BURBANK, Calif. (June 8, 2021) – 20th Century Studios’ “Ron’s Gone Wrong,” the first theatrical release from the U.K.-based CG animation studio Locksmith Animation, will open in theaters worldwide October 22,…