128: Dino Data


We go behind the scenes of The Good Dinosaur's effects and sets, including a conversation with a representative of the USGS.

Jon Reisch on August 6, 2015 at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

Jon Reisch on August 6, 2015 at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

David Munier is photographed on September 16, 2015 at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

David Munier is photographed on September 16, 2015 at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, Calif. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

Michael Tischler is the Director of the USGS National Geospatial Program. Pixar artists used USGS data as the basis for sets in The Good Dinosaur. Photo courtesy National Journal.

Michael Tischler is the Director of the USGS National Geospatial Program. Pixar artists used USGS data as the basis for sets in The Good Dinosaur. Photo courtesy National Journal.

Explore the USGS data yourself:
http://nationalmap.gov

Listen to "What's the Point":
http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/the-dream-world-of-the-good-dinosaur-is-based-on-usgs-surveys

Read Peter Sciretta's behind-the-scenes article:
http://www.slashfilm.com/making-of-the-good-dinosaur

Water sound effects courtesy:
http://www.freesfx.co.uk

Music for the episode is from The Good Dinosaur soundtrack by Mychael Danna Jeff Danna.

Listen to unedited versions of the interviews with Jon Reisch and David Munier used in this episode:
http://thepixarpodcast.com/episodes/bonus-jon-reisch-david-munier-unedited

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