In this episode, we're talking about Soul which was chosen by Maisie. Soul is an animated film about a school teacher who is about to get his big break until an untimely accident causes him to travel to another realm to help someone find their passion. Soul was directed by Pete Docter and Kemp Powers and was released in 2020. Give it a watch and share your thoughts!Soul (2020) is available on Disney+Next Episode's Film: Portrait Of A Lady On Fire (2019) available on Mubi and Amazon PrimeSee acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Chief Creative Officer of Pixar & Academy Award-Winning Writer & Director of “Soul”, “Inside Out” and “Up”, Pete Docter, brings humor, heart, and humanity to the creative process and talks about the major influence that making flipbooks had on him growing up that lead to working on “Toy Story,” “Toy Story 2,” "A Bug’s Life” and “Monsters, Inc.”
Pixar's chief creative officer, a writer/director who is the most Oscar-nominated person in the history of the best animated feature category, reflects on the roots of his love of animation, transitioning from hand-drawn to computer and succeeding John Lasseter.Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg and produced by Matthew Whitehurst. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
This month, we cover another member of the Pixar brain trust. Pete Docter got in early at Pixar, he's directed Oscar winners, and now he's Pixar's Chief Creative Officer. Jonathan Sundy, official animation expert for the Popcorn Auteur, joined us as we talked about Docter's four films from Monsters, Inc. to 2020's Soul. Find out more about Jonathan's projects/products here: https://jollygoodgang.com/ https://jonathansundy.com/ Show Notes/Sources: https://web.archive.org/web/20110607095807/http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/movies/45765562.html?elr=KArksDyycyUtyycyUiD3aPc:_Yyc:aUU Conversation with Father James Martin: https://youtu.be/eopAfcqMeA0 https://film.avclub.com/inside-out-will-inspire-tears-of-joy-in-parents-and-pix-1798184100 https://film.avclub.com/pete-docter-1798216800 https://www.podomatic.com/podcasts/waltsentmepodcast/episodes/2020-10-08T18_26_06-07_00 https://bancroftbros.libsyn.com/pete-docter https://conversing.libsyn.com/pete-docter https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/soul-q-a-vol-1-pete-docter-kemp-powers-more/id426840843?i=1000504969592 https://youtu.be/Q9xaes5eLyI https://youtu.be/Lt7yLHl0xbA
21. Pete Docter: “What If Monsters Really Do Exist?”
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He’s the chief creative officer of Pixar, and the Academy Award-winning director of Soul, Inside Out, Up, and Monsters, Inc. Pete Docter and Steve talk about Pixar’s scrappy beginnings, why it costs $200 million to make an animated film, and the movie moment that changed Steve’s life.
This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast we’re featuring a conversation about Pixar’s Soul with director Pete Docter and producer Dana Murray moderated by Glenn Kiser, Senior Director of the Dolby Institute. Soul introduces Joe Gardner, voiced by Jamie Foxx, a band teacher who gets the chance of a lifetime to play at the best jazz club in town. But one small misstep takes him from the streets of New York City to The Great Before – a fantastical place where new souls get their personalities, quirks, and interests before they go to Earth. Determined to return to his life, Joe teams up with 22, a precocious soul voiced by Tina Fey, and discovers the answers to some of life’s most important questions. Disney and Pixar’s Soul is now streaming on Disney+. This conversation is presented by the Dolby Institute.
In this special episode, Tom and Tony talk to Pete Docter! Pete is the #Director the films Monsters Inc, UP, Inside Out and the newest: SOUL! Also, he is the new CCO of @pixar ! This one has it all: a version of UP you won’t recognize, Pete picks his fav Bancroft Bro, and we dig deep on the story behind #Soul! Spoilers ahead but you don’t want to miss this one! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com
Merry New Year, everybody! To see it in, it's another double-header for you. First up, a true legend of recent cinema. Pete Docter is the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar. As well as winning Oscars as the director of Inside Out and Up, he was one of the main reasons we have Toy Story and has played some sort of hand in pretty much every movie to have come out of the studio. His latest project is the hugely ambitious Soul, which he both wrote and directed. Streaming now on Disney +, the story follows a music teacher voiced by Jamie Foxx, who seeks to reunite his soul and his body after they are accidentally separated, just before his big break as a jazz musician. Then we have Tessa Thompson talking about Sylvie's Love, another film to have jazz at its very core. Set in 50s Harlem, it's a classic romance between Tess's character, with ambitions of her own, and a saxophonist that beautifully evokes the spirit of the age. It's available to watch now on Amazon Prime.