Top Ten Facts about the Movie BRAVE #DisneyPixarEvent

1. COSTUMES -- In the Movie BRAVE, Merida has a total of 22 different costumes.  She has five dresses, a cloak, hand wrap and necklace, as well as torn dresses!   King Fergus, Merida's dad, wears nine different simulated garments at the same time! Each has its own movement that must be "simulated" by algorithms in the computer.  To achieve the mass of Fergus's kilt, the drape going across his chest has eight layers of cloth folded over and interacting with each other and other garments.  The … [Read more...]

BRAVE Stories: Merida (video preview)

By now, I'm sure you have seen previews and posts about Pixar's newest movie, BRAVE.  The film takes aim at theaters on June 22, 2012, and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ in select theaters.  It's going to be one of the hottest movies this Summer! Merida, who is the curly red-headed, passionate, tough girl who knows what she wants and when she wants it.  She lets no one get in her way, not even her parents. But of course, she'll encounter obstacles along the way. You just need to see … [Read more...]

From New York to San Francisco: Pixar Studios, Footage of BRAVE & LA LUNA! #DisneyPixarEvent

Last week, I attended the Disney/Pixar Press Event  in sunny San Francisco and it still feels like a dream.  As I look at all the photos I took, my mind is going a mile a minute from all that we did in just three short days. DAY ONE: Upon my arrival at SFO (San Francisco Airport), I met with other bloggers in a van to head straight to our "home" for the next few days, Hotel Palomar.  Once we got to the hotel, I couldn't wait to visit Pixar Studios but thank goodness we had about an hour to … [Read more...]