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40 Year Old 3D Computer Graphics by Pixar (1972)

In 1972 Ed Catmull (founder of Pixar) and his colleagues created the world’s first 3D rendered movie, an animated version of Ed’s left hand. This is the film that they produced. It includes some “making of” footage (around 1:30) and some other early experiments. Read more at nerdplusart.com/​?p=1106.

John Lasseter – a day in a life – full length documentary (2011)

25 years ago John Lasseter revolutionised the animation industry by creating the worlds first feature-length computer animated film. This video visits John’s house at the start of his day, where we see his collection of 370 Hawaiian shirts, his train library and his luxurious movie theatre. Then he jumps into his chauffeur driven car and is off to the Pixar studio…

The Life and Career of Steve Jobs by Next Media (2011)

The life and career of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs compressed into two minutes of computer animation. Jobs resigned his position as Chief Operating Officer at Apple last week (24/08/2011) and was elected chairman of the board. The video was produced by Taiwanese animation studio Next Media.

The Art of Cars 2

Another book in the ‘Art of Pixar’ series, this detailed look into the creation of the second installment of the Cars series shares the artwork and experiences of the animators behind Pixar’s most commercially successful franchise. Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award(R)-winning film studio with world-renowned… Read More »

The Art of Tangled

Tangled is a 2010 American computer animated fantasy musical film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. It is the 50th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series. Featuring the stunning concept art behind the newest Disney masterpiece-from sketches and character designs to storyboards and color scripts – The Art of Tangled also gives… Read More »

The Art of Toy Story 3 (Pixar Animation)

Another in “Art of Pixar” books, this detailed look into the creation of the third and final installment of the “Toy Story” series shares the artwork and experiences of the incredible animators who made it all happen. “Toy Story” is the cornerstone of Pixar’s cannon of blockbuster animated films, and, while the book will focus… Read More »

The Art of Wall.E (Pixar Animation)

WALL-E, promoted with an interpunct as WALL·E, is a 2008 American computer-animated science fiction film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and directed by Andrew Stanton. The story follows a robot named WALL-E, who is designed to clean up a waste-covered Earth far in the future. He eventually falls in love with another robot named EVE,… Read More »

The Art of Up (Pixar Animation)

Up is a 2009 American 3D CGI comedy-adventure film produced by and presented in Disney Digital 3-D. It is Pixar’s tenth feature film and the studio’s first to be presented in Disney Digital 3-D. The film centers on an elderly widower named Carl Fredricksen and an earnest young Wilderness Explorer named Russell who fly to… Read More »