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[5 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Concept Art Released for Pixar’s ‘The Blue Umbrella’

While we can’t wait for the release of Monsters University in theaters this summer, we’re also incredibly excited for the Pixar Short that will air before it, The Blue Umbrella. This week, a new interview with filmmaker Saschka Unseld and IndieWire.com brought us some new information about the innovative short, as well as some new pieces of concept art.
The Blue Umbrella tells the story of two umbrellas — one red, one blue — who fall in love on a rainy night. The short is incredibly innovative in that it uses a photorealistic style …

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[26 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
New Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” Shorty Shorts Debut on Disney.com

There are three brand new Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” Shorty Shorts now live on Disney.com and Cars.Disney.com. Dubbed “Shorty Shorts” because they are all only 90 seconds long or less, each spot offers an entertaining view into the world of Cars. Directed by Jeremy Lasky and produced by Mary Alice Drumm, Disney Pixar “Cars Toons” feature some of our favorite characters in new and surprising situations.
Head to Disney.com or Cars.Disney.com to check out all three videos, including:

         “Hiccups” – When Lightning McQueen gets the hiccups, everyone in Radiator Springs thinks they have the cure.
         “Bugged” …

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[18 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
Pixar Releases Poster for New Short ‘The Blue Umbrella’

While we’re excited to see the return of Mike and Sully to the big screen when Monsters University debuts this summer, we also can’t wait to see Pixar’s newest short, The Blue Umbrella. Following the announcement of the short last month, last week brought the debut of the film’s simple, yet effective, official poster.
The Blue Umbrella, directed by Pixar technical artist Saschka Unseld, tells the love story of two umbrellas against the backdrop of a rainy city. The official synopsis reads, “Amidst the rain in a singing city, two umbrellas – one blue, …

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[7 Jan 2013 | One Comment | ]
Next Pixar Short Revealed: ‘The Blue Umbrella’

We’ve been hearing a lot lately about Pixar’s next feature film, Monsters University. However, this week brought us our first news about the short that will air in front of the highly anticipated prequel, as Pixar announced their next animated short, The Blue Umbrella.
The Blue Umbrella, directed by Pixar technical artist Saschka Unseld, tells the love story of two umbrellas against the backdrop of a rainy city. The official synopsis reads, “Amidst the rain in a singing city, two umbrellas – one blue, one not – fall eternally in love.”
While the film …

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[19 Aug 2012 | No Comment | ]
Sneak Peek: New Toy Story Toon ‘Partysaurus Rex’

Next month, Disney fans will be treated to Disney/Pixar’s 2003 film Finding Nemo in theaters once again when it makes its theatrical 3D debut. Playing before this classic Pixar film however, will be a brand-new Disney/Pixar short, Partysaurus Rex. Before the Toy Story Toon‘s official debut, Disney and Pixar have released a special sneak peek of this brand-new animated short.
Partysaurus Rex features the classic Toy Story character Rex in a new setting: the bathtub. As the only available toy that has limbs, Rex turns the faucet on for the bathtub toys, …

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[19 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
New Clip of Pixar Short Film ‘La Luna’ Released

We’ve been getting really excited for the premiere of Disney/Pixar’s new film Brave this summer, but now, there’s just as much reason to be excited for what comes before the film as well. This week, Pixar released a short clip of La Luna, the animated short set to debut in front of Brave. The short, which has already had a few screenings around the world prior to its theatrical debut, is nominated for Best Animated Short Film in this year’s Academy Awards.
Here is the official description of the film:
La Luna is …

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[12 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]
Sneak Peek: New ‘Toy Story’ Short ‘Small Fry’

When The Muppets officially debuts in theaters on November 23, it will not only mark the return of our favorite Muppet characters to the big screen, but our favorite Toy Story characters as well. Before screenings of The Muppets, a brand new Toy Story short, entitled Small Fry, will be shown, as audiences get the chance to connect with Buzz, Woody, and some of their other favorite Pixar pals once again.
USA Today recently released some new information about the short from writer/director Angus MacLane, along with a brand-new image from …