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Recommended: "Black Friday" short from the Toy Story BD. I see it as a tale of redemption via resorting to ones own instincts. The film makers describe how they got sucked into the Disney system, and lost their way trying to deal with three layers of production notes, and calls to make the story and characters "edgy". The short concludes with a clip from their initial story reel. It's bad to the point of being painful to watch. Under pressure from Disney to shut the whole thing down, they spent two weeks in a frenzy to storyboard the movie afresh.
- mark 7-05-2010 8:32 pm [link] [add a comment]