Mattel and Disney are at it again, with the release of a new Toymation video. Essentially, the series of videos are shorts made with real-life Toy Story toys. Similar to the first short, Buzz and Woody are teaming up to take down Emperor Zurg, but this time we have the addition of another toy – the trusted RC! Take a look at the video after the jump and find out more details on the featured toys. [Read more…]
Mattel and Disney have teamed up to create a new Toy Story short, but not the kind we are used to seeing from Disney/Pixar. This short was created using the “Toy Story: Space Mission” toys that were recently released. One of the greatest things the “toymation video short” has going for it is that a child does all the voices for the characters, including that of Buzz, Woody, and Zurg. Similar to Andy in the Toy Story feature films, this takes us inside the mind of a child and exposes us to his imagination. Take a look at the video here and learn some cool facts on how the video was made! [Read more…]
The Barbie and Ken dolls that you see in Toy Story 3 are based on real-life figures released by Mattel in the 1980’s. Below are pictures of the toys and the commercials that were made to market the figures.
This is what Barbie looks like in Toy Story 3:
This is what Ken looks like in Toy Story 3:
This is just more evidence of the amount of research Pixar does during development of their films.