017: News: October 5, 2010


Big episode! Presto director gets his own feature film, Lee goes home, Toy Story 3′s chances of winning Best Picture, how Up would be if The Simpsons’ Itchy and Scratchy were the stars. And more, folks. Give it a listen.

Doug Sweetland, creator of the short film Presto. He is now set to direct his first feature film. Photo courtesy of Spline Doctors.

Doug Sweetland, creator of the short film Presto. He is now set to direct his first feature film. Photo courtesy of Spline Doctors.

I took this pic tonight with my phone–it’s in the library where I go to school. Could it provide the answers to the riddle of this dinosaur/boy project at Pixar?

I took this pic tonight with my phone–it’s in the library where I go to school. Could it provide the answers to the riddle of this dinosaur/boy project at Pixar?

The old but still-elusive image of Greg Dykstra at Pixar with a sculpture of Carl from Up, and some mysterious dino art in the background. Via /Film.

The old but still-elusive image of Greg Dykstra at Pixar with a sculpture of Carl from Up, and some mysterious dino art in the background. Via /Film.

Old /Film article about the Pixar Dinosaur project. Anyone know anything new yet? Let me know!: http://www.slashfilm.com/2009/08/27/is-pixar-working-on-a-movie-about-a-boy-and-his-dinosaur/

Doug Sweetland gets his own film (not at Pixar!) via HollywoodReporter.com: http://heatvision.hollywoodreporter.com/2010/10/familiars-presto-director-making-feature-debut-with-.html

Fun flyer going around Lee Unkrich’s old high school for his recent visit home: http://www.chagrinschools.org/docs/Toy%20Story%203[1].pdf

Can TS3 win Best Picture? The NY Times discuss: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/06/movies/06oscar.html?_r=1

The Simpsons parody of Up (Expired.)

Story artist Josh Cooley talks (a little) about Cars 2, and other stuff, via Upcoming Pixar: http://pixarplanet.com/blog/story-artist-josh-cooley-on-pixar

Got Pixar Art? Let it shine on the Pixar Times site: http://pixartimes.com/pixart/

How not to get a job at Pixar: http://twitter.com/clgood/status/26223759895

Upcoming Pixar link to an article featuring one of the voices in Brave, Billy Connolly: http://pixarplanet.com/blog/billy-connolly-on-brave

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