Tag Archives: Pixar

Virtual Reality Short Film ‘Cycles’ Will Be Released at the 2018 SIGGRAPH Conference


Cycles is an innovative virtual reality (or VR) short film being produced by the Walt Disney Animation Studio. This new short film is set to debut between August 12-16 in Vancouver, Canada at the 2018 SIGGRAPH conference. SIGGRAPH is an annual computer graphics conference. The film was directed by Jeff Gipson, who joined the Walt […]


Dining at Animator’s Palate: Dinner Review on the Disney Dream


  The next stop on our rotational dining is having dinner at Animator’s Palate. The Disney Dream’s dinner show will have an immersive experience where guests can enjoy talking to Crush and playing games with Nemo’s friends from the Disney·Pixar film Finding Nemo. Decor As we walked in, we felt like we were actually walking […]


Jackie’s Spoonful of Pixie Dust: The Nostalgia Game is Fierce at Walt Disney World’s New Toy Story Land


Now that the brand new Toy Story Land has been open for over a week, I thought we’d take a deeper dive into some of the details I’ve noticed in the colorful area. Full disclosure that I have not been to Toy Story Land just yet, so I’m sure I’ll notice many more details once […]


Lamplight Lounge – Full Lunch Review


The new place to be at Disney California Adventure is Lamplight Lounge. We are welcoming this place with open arms. The new California casual gastropub will be taking over where Ariel’s Grotto and the famous Cove Bar used to be. For me, I am more than happy to see this change. The restaurant is split […]


Disney Confirms That Disneytoon Studios Is Shutting Down


According to Deadline, Disney has confirmed that Disneytoon Studios will be shut down. Disneytoon Studios largely made direct-to-consumer movies, and occasionally the studios would release a moderately low budgeted film, like the 2013 animated film Planes. The closure of the studio does mean that 75 employees, including animators and staff, will either be laid off […]


Disneyland Adds Pixar Pals Dance Party to Pixar Fest


As part of Disneyland Resort’s Pixar Fest, the celebration going on all summer long, Disneyland Park has added the Pixar Pals Dance Party! Head over to the Tomorrowland Terrace and dance with some of your favorite Pixar pals from Monsters, Inc., Toy Story, and more. Watch for Mike & Sulley, Woody & Jessie, or maybe […]


Incredicoaster: Full Ride Details


The fastest attraction in the Disneyland Resort, Incredicoaster will be the first ride-through attraction in the world to showcase characters from Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles. This coaster will feature new music by Academy Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino, who scored The Incredibles and Incredibles 2. Along with new music, the Incredicoaster will feature impressive special effects, lighting, and character […]


Inside Scoop on What’s Opening in Pixar Pier


Pixar Pier is set to open on June 23rd at Disney California Adventure in the Disneyland Resort, and guests will not want to miss what Disney and Pixar have in store. Walking into the pier, guests will go under a dazzling Pixar Pier marquee with the iconic Luxo Ball greeting them as they enter. The […]


Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter Will Take Over Lasseter’s Duties and Lead Pixar, Disney Animation


It was announced today that Jennifer Lee will take over as Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios and that Pete Docter will become Chief Creative Officer of Pixar Animation Studios. This comes after John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer of both studios, decided to step down after committing “missteps” in the workplace. Lee was […]


Critics and Insiders Expect Record Breaking Numbers from ‘Incredibles 2’


After 14 long years of anticipation since The Incredibles first hit theaters, Incredibles 2 looks set to break the record for highest-ever debut for an animated film in the North American box office. This would come as the latest of a string of records broken by the Walt Disney Company, which has seen juggernauts like Avengers: Infinity War, Frozen, Star Wars: […]