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Behind the scenes Lightyear with a Quebec host from Pixar

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After cooperating with Toy Story 4 And the spirit (drunk), who won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature in 2020 and 2021 respectively, has dedicated a year and a half of her career to polishing the scenes of the last great movie from the California studio.

The artist says she came to work with a list of films to watch, commissioned by director Angus MacLean – a fan finished From sci-fi and action films, according to her – in order to get an idea of ​​the aesthetics assigned to the film.

In the list: Terminator 2And the alienand Star Wars and Jean-Pierre Melville, to name a few.

I think a lot of people would feel like referring to those movies. […] Cinematography in Light year very important. »

Quote from Émilie Goulet, 3D animation by Pixar

“Lightyear” is inspired by the world of Toy Story, but it imagines a story completely different from the one we know of its hero.

Photo: Other Photo Banks / Walt Disney Studios

creative talk

If technical coherence is as important in a mass production as the production of Light yearThis does not mean that the painters’ hands are tied, according to Émile Joule.

The 3D animator explains that she presents her ideas in the form of drawings to the director to see with this person if he can fit into the project. become a conversationexplains.

If the idea works with the “big story” we’re all out, and it can even affect scenes that come later, or one of the character elements that will appear later in the movie.

That’s the magic of the creative process: it’s always on the move while you keep on moving. »

Quote from Émilie Goulet, 3D animation by Pixar

The first film in the Toy Story series was released in 1995.

Photo: Other Photo Banks / Walt Disney Studios

Growing up with Toy Story

The world of Toy Story will always hold an important place in Emily Joliet’s heart.

She remembers that she was still in high school when the first movie in the series was released in 1995. This work set the tone for future animated films and encouraged her to continue her studies in this field.

You were old enough to affect what I want to do in the future.Explains 3D animation.

Now that she’s part of the Pixar family, Emily Joliet admits she had a dream she’s been keeping in parallel with her work: creating her own animated film.

This text is written byInterview by Rene Homer Royshow guest club culture. Comments may have been edited for clarity and brevity.

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