Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday Morning Cartoons: “Pioneer 10 Encounters Saturn” and “The Adventures of Andre and Wally B”

Pioneer 11 Encounters Saturn: A simulation of Pioneer 11’s flyby of Saturn created by computer graphics pioneer (sorry, I couldn’t resist) Jim Blinn while working for Nasa. (2:16 minutes)

The Adventures of Andre and Wally B: Pixar’s first animated short, while the company was still part of Lucasfilm. It created a huge splash when first screened at Siggraph. (2:05 minutes)

Pioneer 11 Encounters Saturn
by James F. Blinn

The Adventures of Andre and Wally B
by John Lasseter

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René Walling is a fan of SF, animation and comics, this has led him to co-chair Anticipation, the 2009 Worldcon, be involved with fps magazine for more than a decade and start Nanopress, a Canadian small press. He looks forward to living on Mars where he would benefit from having more than 24 hours in a day.


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