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Pixar's Luxo Jr. - Sort of...

One of Pixar’s earliest successes was with a little character called Luxo Jr., the little lamp who just couldn’t contain his enthusiasm!

Luxo Jr. was a 1986 American computer-animated short film produced by Pixar and directed by John Lasseter. 187 more words

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Pixar Review 2: Luxo Jr

So now we get to review our first ever actual Pixar branded short, Luxo Jr.  In 1986 Steve Jobs bought the computer animation division from Lucasfilms and branded it Pixar. 587 more words

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25 New Titles to National Film Registry

Fun news today in the movie world.  25 films have been selected by the Library of Congress for preservation including some of my personal favorites.  Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Saving Private Ryan, Will Wonka and the Chocolate Factory would certainly be on my short list of favorite films.  466 more words

Flashback Friday! Just a Short One for Pixar

Is anyone else excited to see the new Pixar movie? Inside Out’s teaser trailer may have been posted on YouTube at the beginning of October, but it just started trending this week. 731 more words

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Single | Luxo Jr. "Another Working Day" (Plus: "Nightclubbing")

We’re so glad to introduce you Luxo Jr. All the way from York, UK, Tom Ford, Laurence Morgan, Nick Upton and Michael Summer, come to show us another side of the well-known British talent. 61 more words

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Practising on Maya

I spent my morning today practising again how to animate a bouncing ball on Maya. I wanted to create a luxo-eque charter with my ball and so my animation wasn’t going to adhere to the laws of physics in order for me to capture that characterization, hence why the timing in this gif is a little off. 132 more words

Luxo Jr. (1986)

Who knew lamps could act? Pixar flexes their animation muscles in 1986 with this iconic character (part of their logo) who happens to be a desk lamp. 76 more words

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