The Art of Pixar Short FilmsBook - 2009
While Pixar Animation Studios was creating beloved feature-length films such asMonsters Inc.,Ratatouille, andWALLE, it was simultaneously testing animation and storytelling techniques in dozens of memorable short films.Andre andWally B proved that computer animation was possible;Tin Toy laid the groundwork for what would becomeToy Story; andMike's New Car exposed Pixar's finely tuned funny bone. InThe Art of Pixar Short Films, animation expert and short film devotee Amid Amidi shines a spotlight on these and many more memorable vignettes from the Pixar archive. Essays andinterviews illuminate more than 250 full-color pastels, pencil sketches, storyboards, and final rendered frames that were the foundation of Pixar's creative process.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, c2009
Call Number: 741.58 Am51a
Characteristics: 158 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 24 x 29 cm
Alternative Title: Pixar short films