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When people go to the theater, they don’t want to think ‘I know exactly what I’m gonna get,’ and then they get it and then…
The way we work at Pixar is we write the script, but then we quickly move on into story reel, which is basically like a…
It’s weird – on almost every film I’ve worked on, the first sequence we storyboard ends up being the first sequence that goes into animation,…
In a regular theatre, you’d be kind of moving your eye from one character 5 feet over to the right on the cut. In IMAX,…
I made tons of films. I did animation for my friends’ films. I animated scenes just for the fun of it. Most of my stuff…
I loved ‘Dumbo.’ I watched Bugs Bunny time and again. The Muppets were big, too. All of those, they have this real, not darkness but…
I like doing everything. That’s why I came to Pixar, as opposed to Disney or any other studio – it’s small. At the time I…
Each one of the films get built up and strengthened and reinforced, and we’re not afraid to rip stuff out and redo it until we…
Walt Disney wasn’t making films for kids. Neither were the Muppets. A lot of the great, really cool films, they weren’t making them for kids.
I love to go to the airports and just put on, like, dark glasses, so nobody can tell I’m staring at them, and just draw…
In some ways, I feel like the strength of animation is in its simplicity and caricature, and in reduction. It’s like an Al Hirschfeld caricature,…
I wanted to make sure that ‘Up’ wasn’t a 3D movie about a man who sails his house to South America. It’s a movie about…
Work hard! In the end, passion and hard work beats out natural talent.
‘Monsters,’ everybody has the thought of monsters in your closet as a kid, and more importantly, the idea of becoming a parent. We’re always kind…
‘In-between’ is sort of – an animator does the key poses. He’ll do extremes, you know, like a character reaching out for a glass of…
I think, in Japan, animation isn’t relegated to being a genre unto itself. It’s just a medium by which you can tell any number of…
When I was in middle school, I liked to make cartoons.
‘Toy Story’ we found, sorta by accident, because we didn’t know what we were doing, the idea of being replaced by somebody. Everybody has that…
I remember as a kid having a balloon and accidentally letting the string go and watching it just float off and into the sky until…
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