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Creating Characters with Personality

by Tom Bancroft & Glen Keane

From Snow White to Shrek, from Fred Flintstone to SpongeBob SquarePants, the design of a character conveys personality before a single word of dialogue is spoken. Designing Characters with Personality shows...

They Drew as They Pleased: The Hidden Art of Disney's Golden Age

by Didier Ghez & Pete Docter

As the Walt Disney Studio entered its first decade and embarked on some of the most ambitious animated films of the time, Disney hired a group of "concept artists" whose sole mission was to explore ideas and...

The Art of Zootopia

by Jessica Julius, Byron Howard & John Lasseter

Disney's newest animated feature, Zootopia, is a comedy-adventure starring Officer Judy Hopps, a rookie bunny cop who has to team up with fast-talking scam-artist fox Nick Wilde to crack her first case in the...

The Art of Sanjay's Super Team

by Sanjay Patel, Chris Sasaki & John Lasseter

In the new short film from Pixar Animation Studios, Sanjay's Super Team, accomplished artist Sanjay Patel uses his own experience to tell the story of a young, 1st generation Indian boy whose love for western...

Yesterday is Forever: Nostalgia and Pixar Animation Studios

by Josh Spiegel

Since its first feature film in 1995, Pixar Animation Studios has often been treated, rightly, as a powerful, influential, and forward-thinking animation company. However, many of its films are incredibly besotted...

The Art of Up

by Tim Hauser & Pete Docter

After Toy Story, Ratatouille, WALL-E, and other award-winning blockbusters, where else could Pixar Animation Studios go but Up? Their film is the heartwarming story of Carl Fredrickson (voiced by Ed Asner),...

Funny!: Twenty-Five Years of Laughter from the Pixar Story Room

by John Lasseter & Jason Katz

From Toy Story to The Good Dinosaur, some of the most iconic and hilarious moments in Pixar's films were first conceived by the artists featured in this book. But there are hundreds of gags that don't make it...

The Art of Ratatouille

by Karen Paik, Brad Bird & John Lasseter

From the hit-makers at Pixar Animation Studios who brought us Buzz Lightyear, Nemo, and Mr. Incredible, now comes Remy, the furry star of Ratatouille. A lovable rat (yes, a rat!), Remy is driven by his passion...

The Art of The Incredibles

by Mark Cotta Vaz, Brad Bird & John Lasseter

From Pixar Animation Studios, the Academy Awardwinning studio that brought us such blockbusters as Toy Story, Monsters, Inc., and Finding Nemo, comes The Incredibles, a hilarious, action-packed story of a family...

The Art of the Good Dinosaur

by John Lasseter & Peter Sohn

What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and dinosaurs never became extinct? The Good Dinosaur expands on that premise in a humorous and exciting original story about...

The Art of Finding Nemo

by Mark Cotta Vaz, Andrew Stanton & John Lasseter

Pixar Animation Studios, the Academy Award-winning creators of Toy Story, Toy Story 2, A Bug's Life, and Monsters, Inc., are bringing a new animated movie, Finding Nemo, to the screen this summer. This visually...

The Art of Cars 2

by Karen Paik, Ben Queen & John Lasseter

Cars 2 is a globetrotting, high-octane ride through the world of Lightning McQueen, his best friend Mater, and an international collection of completely new characters. The Art of Cars 2 follows the development...

The Art of Monsters University

by John Lasseter & Dan Scanlon

In Monsters, Inc. (2001), Pixar Animation Studios introduced audiences to the #1 scaring team, Mike and Sulley, and the monstrous world behind our bedroom closet doors. In this prequel to the much-loved classic,...

The Art of Brave

by Jenny Lerew, Mark Andrews & John Lasseter

Brave is Pixar's thirteenth feature film, but it marks two big firsts for the award-winning animation studio. It's Pixar's first feature film driven by a female lead and its first set in an ancient historical...

To Infinity and Beyond!: The Story of Pixar Animation Studios

by Karen Paik, Ed Catmull & John Lasseter

In 1986, gifted animator John Lasseter, technology guru Ed Catmull, and visionary Steve Jobs founded Pixar Animation Studios. Their goal: create a computer animated feature, despite predictions that it could...

The Art of Tangled

by Jeff Kurtti, Nathan Greno & John Lasseter

A lighthearted twist on Rapunzel, the beloved fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm, Tangled brims with thrilling adventure, a distinctive cast of characters, a daring heroine, and, of course, seventy feet of golden...

The Art of Cars

by Suzanne Fitzgerald Wallis, Michael Wallis & John Lasseter

In the tradition of the smash hits Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, and The Incredibles comes the newest film from Pixar Animation Studios, Cars, the story of a race car who...

The Art of Pixar: 25th Anniversary: The Complete Color Scripts and Select Art from 25 Years of Animation

by Amid Amidi & John Lasseter

Over the past 25 years, Pixar's team of artists, writers, and directors have shaped the world of contemporary animation with their feature films and shorts. From classics such as Toy Story and A Bug's Life to...

The Nine Old Men: Lessons, Techniques, and Inspiration from Disney's Great Animators

by Andreas Deja

Learn from the men who changed animation forever.

Walt Disney's team of core animators, who he affectionately call his "Nine Old Men," were known for creating Disney's most famous works, as well as refining...

The Art of Inside Out

by Pete Docter & Amy Poehler

From an adventurous balloon ride above the clouds to a monster-filled metropolis, Academy Award®-winning director Pete Docter ("Monsters, Inc.," "Up") has taken audiences to unique and imaginative places. In...