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The Art of WALL.E

The Art of WALL.E


By Tim Hauser, Foreword by Andrew Stanton


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Pixar Animation Studios, the innovators behind Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and Ratatouille, created its latest genre-defying film with an intriguing and unorthodox question in mind: What if mankind had to leave Earth, and somebody forgot to turn off the last robot? WALL.E (Waste Allocation Load Lifter-Earth Class) is this last, soulful robot. When his lonely work is interrupted by the arrival of the sleek probe-droid EVE, a rollicking adventure across the galaxy ensues.

The Art of WALL.E features the myriad pieces of concept art on which this fantastic, futuristic film was built, including storyboards, full-color pastels, digital and pencil sketches, character studies, color scripts, and more. Astute text-featuring quotes from the director, artists, animators, and production team-unearths the filmmakers' historical inspirations and recounts the creative process in intimate detail. This richly illustrated portal into the artistic spirit of Pixar reveals a studio confidently pushing the limits of animation.

More Details

Size: 11 x 9 in;
Pages: 160 pp;
Format: Hardcover
Publication: May 2008
ISBN: 9780811862356
ISBN10: 811862356
Tim Hauser has been a writer, creative executive, and producer in animation for over 20 years. He lives in Los Angeles.

Andrew Stanton is the director of WALL.E and Finding Nemo, and is the co-director of A Bug's Life.

Media Reviews

"The perfect companion piece to PIXAR's animated science fiction tale, The Art of WALL.E is not just a pretty coffee table book. The Art of WALL.E is a fascinating look behind the scenes at the origin of WALL.E and the film's development." —Rebecca Murray, About.com

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