April 19, 2014

Interview: Enrico Casarosa Discusses ‘La Luna’

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Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to sit down with La Luna director Enrico Casarosa and talk to him about his work on the short that has been generating a good deal of buzz. Topics of discussion include the short’s journey from inception of the idea to getting it made, how Monsters, Inc. and Up director Pete Docter suggested they screen it at film festivals, that the short will be eligible for eligible for accolades this awards season, and the bold visual and sound choices made to give the film a unique voice. We also briefly hit upon a certain Untitled Pixar Movie About Dinosaurs that Casarosa will be working on next. For the first time, I am also including the audio of the interview, so if you would rather listen to our discussion, you have that option. Continue on for my in-depth interview with the director of one of Pixar’s newest (and most magnificent) shorts. [Read more...]

La Luna North American Premiere Dates Set

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With Pixar’s newest short, La Luna, playing the festival circuit, film fans around the world are clamoring for the short to screen in their backyard. The short enjoyed its world premiere at the Annecy Film Festival in France and is actually playing at the Paris Film Festival on July 7, as part of a celebration of Pixar’s 25 years. The short film will premiere in North America on the opening night of the LA Shorts Fest and will also screen with a making-of talk by director Enrico Casarosa a few days later. Read on for more details about the premiere in Los Angeles and when we might see screenings in other cities! [Read more...]