Monsters Practice Mind Control In the New Pixar Joint Inside Out

Here's the first full trailer for Pixar's 2015 monster movie, Inside Out. We've seen bits and pieces of it teased out, but this is the first real preview. It looks good! » 12/10/14 4:19pm 12/10/14 4:19pm

Don't Forget, Pixar's Toy Story That Time Forgot Airs Tonight

It's officially coming, but Toy Story 4 isn't hitting theaters until 2017—in fandom years that's like an eternity away. So to make the wait more bearable, Pixar has been churning out some equally enjoyable Toy Story short films, and the latest one, Toy Story That Time Forgot, premieres tonight. » 12/02/14 2:14pm 12/02/14 2:14pm

How Pixar Uses Math to Make Characters Look Perfect

It probably won't surprise you that Pixar uses some good old fashioned mathematics in the 3D animation process. What might surprise you is just how much they use math to ensure that their characters look and move perfectly. And Pixar researcher Tony DeRose is great at explaining just that. » 11/11/14 12:22pm 11/11/14 12:22pm

The Wall-E version of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar

It's no surprise that I love this. This movie trailer uses footage from Wall-E, my favorite Pixar movie ever, and transforms the story to match the trailer for Christopher Nolan's Interstellar, which from what we've seen so far, is going to be fantastic. The result? An absolute thrill ride. » 10/17/14 11:13pm 10/17/14 11:13pm

Inside Out Trailer: The First Teensy-Weensy Peek at Pixar's Next Movie

Here's how all the Pixar movies are connected in one universe

Maybe you've heard of The Pixar Theory by Jon Negroni that showed how all the characters of the Pixar movies are connected to each other in one universe. The evidence was undeniable! Bloop Animation shows how it all ties together in the video below. I want to believe! » 9/26/14 9:03pm 9/26/14 9:03pm

Beautiful video shows how Pixar uses a rainbow of colors in their movies

This is great. Rishi Kaneria made a quick supercut that stitches together scenes from Pixar movies according their particular color. Following the Roy G. Biv color spectrum, you'll see how Pixar chooses to use colors to make their animations. And it'll make you want to watch all the Pixar movies again. » 9/05/14 8:11pm 9/05/14 8:11pm

Monsters, Inc. as a horror movie is pretty intense

Monsters, Inc., one of my favorite Pixar movies, used the idea of monsters and scares and creepy creatures for laughs and a heartwarming story. This movie trailer by Ross Thompson paints the picture differently and re-cuts the scenes in the style of the Prometheus movie trailer. This is Monsters, Inc. the horror movie. » 9/03/14 12:03am 9/03/14 12:03am

Here's Your Adorable First Look At Pixar's Upcoming Short

"Lava" is the Disney Pixar short that will premiere before the feature-length movie Inside Out next summer. Judging by this first sneak peek, it's going to be absolutely adorable. » 8/30/14 6:00pm 8/30/14 6:00pm

Ruin your childhood memories with everything wrong with Toy Story

It's a cruel job being destroyer of childhoods but CinemaSins loves to ham it up when they poke fun at universally loved movies from our past. This time, their target is Toy Story, a movie that's not just awesome but also responsible for so much more awesome in the Pixar movies that followed it.* » 8/28/14 10:53pm 8/28/14 10:53pm

Disney's Big Hero 6 Looks Pixar-Cute and Superhero-Awesome

Here's the first trailer for Disney's Big Hero 6, an animated superhero movie lightly based on the Marvel comic series by the same name. The visual style is straight up Pixar, with action scenes that look equal parts Incredibles and Iron Man. » 7/15/14 9:24am 7/15/14 9:24am

The Story Of How Ross Perot Saved Pixar From Being Owned By GM

What if, instead of making beloved movies like Toy Story, Wall-E, and Up, everyone's favorite CGI film studio Pixar had been swallowed up by General Motors? It sounds insane, but it almost happened had it not been for the timely intervention of one of America's most famous living billionaire/failed presidential… » 7/02/14 3:54pm 7/02/14 3:54pm

You Can Grab Software That Helped Pixar Make Wall-E For Free Soon

If you're an aspiring animator, this might be the best news you'll hear this month: Pixar is giving away—that's right, giving away—a version of RenderMan, its in-house rendering software. Gratis. No catch. You'll be able to download the program some time in August. » 6/01/14 2:00pm 6/01/14 2:00pm

How Steve Jobs' Passion Shaped Pixar Into an Oscar-Winning Studio

While Apple was Steve Jobs' first professional love, the Pixar animation studio that he helped foster was far more than a mere pet project. As Pixar President Ed Catmull explains in his upcoming book, Creativity Inc, Jobs' involvement with the studio proved a revolutionary experience for both parties. Here's a brief… » 4/04/14 12:00pm 4/04/14 12:00pm

How Moto Tech and Pixar Brains Turn Phones Into Storytime

If you own a Moto X, chances are last fall you noticed a small, red hat appear in your notification tray. You either assumed your phone had been hacked and set it on fire, or you boldly clicked the mysterious chapeau and were whisked off to a 3D world that was like being inside a Pixar movie. » 3/05/14 8:49am 3/05/14 8:49am

Pixar artist turns R-rated movies into awesome kids book illustrations

Josh Cooley has a good sense of humor which is probably what led him to start drawing R-rated scenes from famous movies in the style of a children's book. Alien, Fight Club, The Godfather, Jaws—they're all there. And they're for sale. » 2/19/14 5:36pm 2/19/14 5:36pm

Here's a map that shows the location of every Disney and Pixar movie

They are home to your favorite stories, your favorite songs, your favorite characters. You know so much about the Disney movies that you grew up with and the Pixar movies you love now but do you know where they're all located? No worries, this map by artist Eowyn Smith will show you. England sure gets a lot of Disney… » 2/10/14 11:33pm 2/10/14 11:33pm

This cute animation about love is just as good as any Pixar short

Sit back, grab a hot cup of tea, maybe open up a bag of cookies and enjoy yourself with this lovely musical animation called Love in the Time of Advertising. It's a short made by David Bokser & Matt Berenty and it's adorable in all the right ways, punching through with humor, emotion, double meanings and visual style… » 1/29/14 10:54pm 1/29/14 10:54pm

From Dream to 3D Reality: The Fascinating Origins of Pixar

Before a story about toys, before monsters went corporate, before anyone went searching for Nemo, and before twenty seven Academy Awards, Pixar was a high-end computer hardware company whose clients included the government and the medical community. The story of Pixar isn't exactly full of superheroes, adorable… » 1/13/14 6:40am 1/13/14 6:40am