Must-Have Pixar Collectibles Up For Auction

Japan Auction - Brave Hat

Ever wonder how one gets their hands on an original sketch from a Pixar artist or a signed book from a director at the studio? Of course you have! Dice Tsutsumi, Art Director of Toy Story 3, has set up an auction to benefit Japan after the catastrophic events the country faced one year ago. With 100% of the proceeds going to the Mercy Corps Japan Recovery Fund, taking a look at the auction of these rare items is a no-brainer. Check out some of the awesome collectibles after the jump! [Read more…]

Exclusive: Darla K. Anderson Talks Pixar and ‘It Gets Better Project’

Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar

During the past year, hundreds of celebrities and employees at companies around the world have taken to the web to share a message of hope through the It Gets Better Project. In November of 2010, Pixar employees collaborated to create an emotional addition to the project that received overwhelmingly positive feedback across the world. Toy Story 3 producer Darla K. Anderson introduced the video to the hundreds of thousands of people who viewed it over the next several months. A few days ago, I had the pleasure of speaking with Darla about her involvement with the video and how Toy Story‘s Woody went on to help out with the project. Read on to view the transcript from our discussion.
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Recap of Toy Story 3 Panel With Lee Unkrich and Darla K. Anderson

Hamptons Film Fest 2010

The Hamptons International Film Festival hosted Toy Story 3 Director Lee Unkrich and Producer Darla K. Anderson earlier today. The 1-hour event featured clips from the film and an in-depth conversation about the filmmaking process. Beware, as crucial story points were discussed, you will encounter major spoilers below. Here is my recap: [Read more…]

Toy Story 3 Panel With Lee Unkrich and Darla K. Anderson

Lee & Darla Close-Up

Ever think what the behind-the-scenes process of Toy Story 3 was like? Well, now you have the chance to find out – from the director and producer of the film, no less. On Sunday, October 10 (10/10/10!), Director Lee Unkrich and Producer Darla K. Anderson are part of a special panel at the Hamptons International Film Festival in New York, where they will talk about the filmmaking process of Pixar’s latest critical darling. Read on for full details if you are already attending, or are looking to atttend. [Read more…]

Interviews With Toy Story 3 Creators

Back in April, Pixar hosted a “Blogger Day”, where they invited blogs from around the Internet to meet the team behind Toy Story 3. DisneyPixar posted several videos from that day, featuring interviews with some of the creators, Director Lee Unkrich and Producer Darla K. Anderson. The videos have been available on YouTube, but I’ve assembled all the videos below for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy!

What Makes Toy Story 3 Different?

What’s the Hardest Part of the Filmmaking Process?

If the Toy Story Characters Were Real?