Henry Selick, who directed The Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, and Coraline, is at the head of a new animation studio in San Francisco. Shademaker Productions, previously called Cinderbiter Productions, is pulling together talent now for its first film, a movie also called Shademaker, and there are already some impressive names involved with the fledgling outfit that aims to make “great, scary films for young’uns.” Read More »

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Earlier this month we featured some of Pixar artist Lou Romano‘s amazing color script for Pete Docter’s Up. But at the time it was very low res, a broad overview of the color board. Romano has now posted high resolution scans of all of the panels of the Up color script on his official blog. I’ve included some of my favorite panels after the jump. As a color script is an overview of the entire movie, be warned that it not only contains spoilers, but is a giant spoiler.

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The Art of Up

For every Pixar movie, a color script is created, which is essentially an at a glance look at the color keys and tones for the entire film. A color script gives you a good look at how the color arcs in a film relate to the story. Lou Romano created the color script for Pete Docter‘s Up, which you can see after the jump. As a color script is an overview of the entire movie, be warned that it not only contains spoilers, but is a giant spoiler.

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Easter Eggs in Pixar’s Up

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Pixar loves to hide Easter eggs in their films, little references to movies and characters from the animation studio’s past and future. Last year we put together a compilation of WALL-E easter eggs, so I thought we’d do the same thing for Pixar’s new film Up. If you haven’t seen the film, be warned that this article references scenes from the film which may be considered spoilers.

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Lou Romano’s Incredibles Concept Art

There is nothing I love more than early concept art. To be able to see what a film could have been, or maybe was originally intended to become (for example, Ralph McQuarrie’s art of Luke Starkiller, complete with the crazy air respirator mask). Lou Romano, a member of the art department at Pixar Studios, has uploaded a bunch of his early concept art for Brad Bird‘s The Incredibles. Check out the art on Romano’s official website.

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New Ratatouille Photos

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Disney has released a bunch of new character stills from Pixar’s presentation of Ratatouille. Check them out below:

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