Saturday Morning Cartoons

Saturday Morning Cartoons: “Beach Chair” and “Volume Visualization on Image Computer”

Volume Visualization on Image Computer: Before they became known for making films, Pixar’s bread and butter was selling high-end 3D computer visualization stations. This is a demo reel used to show the capabilities of the system. (6:01 minutes)

The Beach Chair: An early short done at Pixar while they were still testing the waters of filmmaking. (0:29 minutes)

Volume Visualization on Image Computer
by Pixar

The Beach Chair
by Pixar


And now, in the tradition of Pixar’s easter eggs and bonus content, a third film:
Knick Knack
by John Lasseter

For more animation, visit our Saturday Morning Cartoon Index.

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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