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Pixar Vet Gary Rydstrom Is Directing An Animated Feature At Lucasfilm

Brave’s Brenda Chapman consulted on the project for six months. What’s more, she has her own new project in the pipeline at Dreamworks too.

Pixar’s Cancelled Film, Newt – Lots Of Beautiful, Newly Released Concept Art

Splendid apparitions in Pixar’s graveyard.

More Newt Concept Art From Pixar Might Put You Off Rio

The accepted wisdom is that Pixar pulled the plug on Newt, one of their long-developed features, because the similarly-themed Rio was going to make it out of the traps first. A real shame, because it’s been proved a few times …

First Clip From Pixar’s New Toy Story Film

The first of the year’s two Toy Story shorts will be playing before Cars 2 this summer. Hawaiian Vacation is… set not in Hawaii. And, for most of the characters, it’ll be no holiday at all. The premise is simple: …

First Images From Toy Story: Hawaiian Vacation

There are two images from the first* Toy Story short, Hawaiian Vacation, in the current issue of Entertainment Weekly. Courtesy of a bit of flatbed scanner action, they’ve also been dragged online. Here they are: Love the Pricklepants. The short has …

A Wealth Of Concept Art For Pixar’s Newt

Gary Rydstrom was a sound designer at Pixar who made the move into directing with the short film Lifted. His first feature film was set to be Newt, a romantic comedy about the last two blue-footed newts on the planet, …