Pixar is releasing a new sneak peek at "Soul", an original animated film surrounded by music and one very passionate man. The newest teaser shows Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx) reflecting on finding passion and joy in life, closely tied up with his passion for jazz music and the joy of music, art, and performance altogether.... Continue Reading →
Today is Juneteenth, a day symbolizing the end of slavery. Pixar is currently working on it's first animated feature with an African-American lead, "Soul", and director Jon Batiste shares a powerful message on this special day. https://www.facebook.com/Pixar/videos/265742611318468/ The post reads: “Our recent WE ARE protest and revival raised donations and registered people to vote,... Continue Reading →
Disney has released a movie poster, trailer and release date for a brand new Pixar Sparkshot coming to Disney+. "Out" will premiere May 22nd. The new short tells the story of Greg and his dog, who is struggling to tell to come “out” to his parents that he is gay. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y5iJxgH9Dlw The SparkShorts program is... Continue Reading →
Pixar’s WALL•E is arguably the cutest robot in the Disney universe-- and now fans can learn how to draw him. As a part of the "Draw with Pixar" initiative, Pixar animator Benjamin Su shows fans how to bring the trash compactor to life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwAkYX23ef4 Su has worked on the Toy Story Franchise, WALL•E, and Onward.... Continue Reading →
Story artist( writer and director Rob Gibbs has passed away at the age of 55z He worked for both Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar throughout his career. He joined Pixar in February 1998 and served as a storyboard artist on Toy Story 2 (1999). Gibbs worked on a number of films including “Onward”, “Wall•E”,... Continue Reading →
Pixar and Walt Disney Animation are showcasing their talented animators on the internet during the coronavirus crisis. Pixar artist animator Mike Stern is showing fans how to create an "Onward"-inspired flipbook. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ai_hrhdBVRI This is part of Pixar's "Draw with Pixar" series, aimed to keep people entertained while quarantined during the coronavirus crisis.
Pixar’s “Onward” has an end credits song that strikes the emotional cords of brothers and fathers around the globe. Disney is now releasing a lyric video for Carlile’s “Carried Me with You” from the animated feature— with new artwork of Ian and Barley Lightfoot. https://youtu.be/Oy_bdeA8VGw Pixar’s “Onward” is now streaming on Disney+.
Disney’s “Soul” is being pushed back several months due to the growing impacts of the coronavirus. The move was originally scheduled to hit theaters June 19, 2020, but with theaters likely closed through that period, Disney is opting to push the film back. “Soul”, which stars Jamie Foxx is now slated for November 20, 2020.... Continue Reading →
The Walt Disney Company’s previously announced furloughs have impacted each of its premium film labels. According to Variety, staffers at labels like Marvel, Lucasfil, Pixar, Searchlight and more were notified of the decision Thursday. It primarily impacts staffers who cannot perform their job duties due to the coronavirus. Marketing and distribution departments were affected, one... Continue Reading →