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10 Great Reasons to Visit Disneyland at Halloween Time

Thanks to Disney we were able to attend a press trip to Disneyland Halloween Time.  As always, thoughts and opions are my own. Going to Disneyland is always a fun adventure for our family.  This time we got to attend during my favorite holiday, Halloween.  Disneyland has transformed themselves for Halloween Time thru November, 1 […]

How to Draw Anger from Inside Out| From Script to Screen

I am excited to share with you another interview from the Inside Out Event in San Francisco in March.  Co-Director Ronnie del Carmen and Story Supervisor Josh Cooley shared with us the story process behind Inside Out and how a sequence of the story is taken from script to screen using storyboards. Ronnie told us […]

A Musical Love Story That Will Send You Someone To LAVA

While we were in San Francisco for the Inside Out Event, I fell in love with a short called LAVA.  Let me set the stage for you. We walked into the theater at Pixar Animation Studios to watch an early screening of Pixars short LAVA and Inside Out. Since Lava is in front of Inside […]

Inside Out Animation Dailies at Pixar

During our tour at Pixar Animation Studios, we got a behind the scenes look at how animation dailies are done at Pixar.  They took us to a small movie theater that seats probably 50 people or so, that had a swivel chair and computer with a large monitor at the center of the seats.   […]

Fun Facts and Images from the Walt Disney Family Museum

A hidden gem and must see in San Francisco is the Walt Disney Family Museum.  Cofounded by Walt’s daughter, Diane Disney Miller, and grandson, Walter E.D. Miller, the Museum opened in October 2009 and is located in the scenic Presidio of San Francisco.  This 40,000 square foot Museum tells the story of Walt Disney’s life through interactive […]

Creating the Layouts and Lighting for Inside Out

It is hard to believe that a couple of months ago I was in San Francisco learning all about Disney/ Pixar’s upcoming release Inside Out from the creators and artists themselves.   Just being inside Pixar Animation Studios was a dream come true, so imagine my excitement when we got an inside look of the animation […]