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Presto, Pixar’s new short movie – inspired by Portal?

Here you can see an HD version of Presto, Pixar’s new short movie shown before Wall-E. It strongly reminds me of Valve’s Portal. Coincidence? I have no idea how long it took to make this movie, and of course the portal idea isn’t entirely new. (Via Kottke.)

More on Pixar’s Wall-E

Here is an interesting article about Wall-E, Pixar’s next animated movie: Once Stanton began to visualise his low-tech robot – Pixar’s logo of the bouncing anglepoise lamp, Luxo, was another major inspiration – he decided Wall.E wouldn’t work with conventional dialogue. He wanted his film to hark back to the sense of wonder, the epic […]

An interview with Pixar storyboard artist Enrico Casarosa about Studio Ghibli

There’s an interesting interview on GhibliWorld with Pixar storyboard artist Enrico Casarosa, who worked on Ratatouille and now on the upcoming movie Up. I found in interesting to read about the differences in the storyboarding process at Pixar and at Studio Ghibli. I storyboarded on [Ratatouille] for almost 4 years. The job shortly put entails […]

Trailer for new Pixar movie Wall-E revealed

Disney just released a new trailer for Wall-E, Pixar’s next movie (which I blogged about earlier). This is definitely looking like the most detailed Pixar movie ever. The light on that dust, wow. Apparently Wall-E won’t contain any intelligible speech! Just R2D2-esque sounds. That sounds like a very interesting creative constraint: it allows the filmmakers […]