Exclusive Interview – Ted Mathot and Marc Sondheimer on Auntie Edna short

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Tai Freligh interviews Ted Mathot and Marc Sondheimer on Auntie Edna short… Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh recently attended a press event at Pixar Studios and had the chance to interview story supervisor Ted Mathot and producer Marc Sondheimer on the Auntie Edna short included with the very popular Incredibles 2 film. He asked Ted and Marc about when the idea for the short came about, Marc’s thoughts on Bao and whether or not these Pixar shorts are a callback to pre-show cartoons, Ted’s first time directing (and being mentored by Brad Bird along the way) and going from his first job on The Ren and Stimpy Show to Pixar. We thank story supervisor Ted Mathot and producer Marc Sondheimer for taking the time to speak with us. Incredibles 2 was released on October 23rd via digital, and is now available…
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Exclusive Interview – Dave and Jessica Torres on Incredibles 2

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Tai Freligh interviews Dave and Jessica Torres on Incredibles 2… Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh recently attended a press event at Pixar Studios and had the chance to interview animators Dave and Jessica Torres on the very successful Incredibles 2 film.  Dave joined Pixar in 2015 and has worked on films like Finding Dory, Cars 3 and Incredibles 2 and is currently working on Toy Story 4.  Jessica came on board Pixar in 2009 and has worked on such movies as Toy Story 3, Brave, Coco, Inside Out and Incredibles 2. We asked them how they handle animation on later installments of series, how much the technology has changed in the 14 years between Incredibles films, what it’s like to work on their first film together, what opportunities there are for women at Pixar Studios as well as how they met and fell in love. We thank animators…
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Exclusive Interview – Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb on Pixar’s Bao

Exclusive Interview – Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb on Pixar’s Bao

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Tai Freligh interviews Domee Shi and Becky Neiman-Cobb about the Pixar short Bao… Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh attended a recent press tour for Disney Pixar’s Incredibles 2 DVD release and sat down to talk with director Domee Shi and producer Becky Neiman-Cobb about Bao, the short film that ran in front of Incredibles 2 in theaters and is also available on the home video release. Shi has the distinction of being the first female director of an animated short at Pixar Studios.  We asked Domee and Becky what the reaction to the film was from not only the Asian community, but film-goers in general, to talk a bit about the representation of strong moms in both films, the state of opportunities for women in animation, and whether or not she’s working on a feature-length film or…
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Exclusive Interview – Brad Bird and John Walker on Incredibles 2

Exclusive Interview – Brad Bird and John Walker on Incredibles 2

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Tai Freligh interviews Brad Bird and John Walker about Incredibles 2… Flickering Myth’s Tai Freligh recently attended a press event at Pixar Studios and had the chance to interview director Brad Bird and producer John Walker about this year’s hugely successful sequel Incredibles 2. With Bird having been pretty vocal about the importance of seeing movies in the theater, we asked him whether or not he thought having a DVD version of the movie was a necessary evil, as well as any concerns that there might not have been an audience for a follow up to The Incredibles coming fourteen years after the first.  And, having directed a Mission: Impossible movie, we wanted his take on Christopher McQuarrie’s Fallout film and what he thought of Superman actor Henry Cavill as a villain. We thank director Brad Bird…
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