Posted on Friday, June 20th, 2014 by Angie Han
In keeping with tradition, Pixar’s Inside Out will be preceded by an animated short at the theater. This week, Pixar offered a little more detail about what that short film would be.
The first poster and details for Lava, a musical short directed by Pixar’s head of animation James Ford Murphy, have just hit the web. Get those, plus a high-res look at Inside Out‘s new logo, after the jump.
The official synopsis for the Lava short film reads as follows:
Inspired by the isolated beauty of tropical islands and the explosive allure of ocean volcanoes, “Lava” is a musical love story that takes place over millions of years.
Russ and Germain, who saw the full short at a recent press event, add that it’s “a lyrical, musical, tale set around a Hawaiian love song sung every day by lonely volcano. He’s just looking for someone to ‘lava’ and, thanks to geology, that time eventually comes.” Look for their full report on the film soon.
See the sadly single Volcano in the poster below:
As for Inside Out, we got our first look at the logo last week but now we have it in high-res.
Inside Out and Lava hit theaters almost exactly one year from now, on June 19, 2015. We’ll have more on the films from Russ and Germain soon.
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