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Pixar Animation Studios, or simply Pixar (/ˈpɪksɑr/, stylized PIXAR), is an American computer-animated film studio based in Emeryville, California. The studio is best known for its CGI-animated feature films created with PhotoRealistic RenderMan, its own implementation of the industry-standard RenderMan image-rendering application programming interface used to generate high-quality images. Pixar began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the computer division of Lucasfilm before its spin...

Filmmakers Create Live Action Remake of Toy Story on YouTube

Filmmakers Create Live Action Remake of Toy Story on YouTube

Back in 1995, Pixar's Toy Story became the first fully computer-animated feature film, and it went on to gross nearly $200 million to became that year's #1 box office draw.  Toy Story came at a time when traditional animation had just set a new box ...

Another new YouTube homepage design, Vidcon, and Pixar [Reel Web #44]

Another new YouTube homepage design, Vidcon, and Pixar [Reel Web #44]

This week on the Reel Web, we're taking a look at Youtube's new homepage design, as well as discussing what's coming up at Vidcon, storytelling tips from someone at Pixar, and how you can now easily promote your videos on YouTube. As if there hasn't ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons - Borderlands 2 Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Video Marketing Lessons   Borderlands 2 Edition

Another week, another fantastic assortment of hilarious and entertaining viral video hits. There were bridges blown up, mysterious snow circles created, impressive acapella work, movie trailers, and a host of other popular video clips. Since there is a host of valuable marketing information and strategy ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Galaxy Nexus Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Galaxy Nexus Edition

I have a new crush, and it's on the Galaxy Nexus phone. The true Google device, which has the latest Android version, Ice Cream Sandwich, installed, is rumored to be released within the next couple weeks. It boasts a giant screen, fast processor, no shutter ...

10 Great Video Innovations From Steve Jobs & Apple (and Some That Weren’t)

10 Great Video Innovations From Steve Jobs & Apple (and Some That Weren’t)

In memory of Apple's founder, the late Steve Jobs, who passed away this week, I've put together what I think will be a complete list of notable video-related technology creations from Jobs and Apple. See what made the Top 10 list, along with the no-so-great ...

Is Apple A Last-Minute Contender In The Hulu Sweepstakes?

Is Apple A Last Minute Contender In The Hulu Sweepstakes?

While the online video world continues to wait for news on the potential acquisition of streaming video site Hulu, there's not much left for the web's journalists to do but speculate. The latest theory gaining some ground is the idea that Hulu's buyer won't end ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - Parody Edition

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   Parody Edition

Every week we assemble some of the best and most popular videos from the previous week. One of the best ways to keep your finger on the pulse of the online video marketing world is to check out the videos that go viral every week ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons

Every week I keep a running list of great viral videos I've come across for use in this column, and in the nearly two years I've been writing it, I've never had a list of videos worth sharing that was as long as this week's. ...

OK Go Takes "Think Outside The Box" To Ridiculous Heights With Last Leaf

OK Go Takes "Think Outside The Box" To Ridiculous Heights With Last Leaf

Pop quiz:  How many viral video creators are so good at what they do, and so popular, that every single video release garners widespread media attention and goes viral?  Answer:  I can only think of one, and it's the band OK Go. Every time OK ...

The Week's Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons - 11/04/10

The Weeks Best Viral Videos & Marketing Lessons   11/04/10

There have been many great viral videos this week, and it was hard to even begin choosing favorites.  But after much deliberation, I've managed to muddle through and pick the best viral videos of the week.  In addition to sharing them with you, I'll also ...

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