Since its earliest rumblings, we’ve been following a new project by Disney Animation Studios called Paperman. It’s a short film directed by John Kahrs about “a young man in NYC relying on his heart, imagination, a stack of papers—and a little luck—to win the girl of his dreams.” The short is scheduled to premiere in theaters with Wreck-It Ralph this November.
Paperman is now finished and will reportedly debut in Los Angeles and France this month. Several new images have come on line, and the short also screened at Disney’s Pixar Studios, leading several employees there to tweet all about it. Check it out below. Read More »
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Earlier this year we brought you news of a new Disney short called Paperman that will play at festivals and likely in front of the video game-inspired film Wreck-It Ralph. The short is directed by John Kahrs, a former Pixar employee who also worked on Tangled, and there have been whispers that the short will feature a unique look and animation technique.
Now the logo has been revealed, and we know that the basic story outline is “the story of a young man in NYC relying on his heart, imagination, a stack of papers—and a little luck—to win the girl of his dreams.” But there is a lot more info available, which you can read below.
Update: We’ve got the poster now, too, and it is lovely.
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Most of the time, when Disney makes a project, it’s impossible to hide. For example, in the coming months they have some teeny, tiny films like John Carter, The Avengers, Brave and Oz: The Great and Powerful scheduled for release. Even their short films, such as the popular Toy Story Toons, La Luna or Tangled Ever After, get a considerable amount of pre-release attention. So it comes as a bit of a shock that, buried at the bottom of an MPAA news release, is a G rating for a short film from Disney called Paperman. What is Paperman? There’s not much info out there, but there is some. Read More »