Tony Kaplan

The Pixar Shorts: A Short History (2007)

The story of Pixar's early short films illuminates not only the evolution of the company but also the early days of computer animation, when a small group of artists and scientists shared a single computer in a hallway, and struggled to create emotionally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaplan  •  Erica Milsom
CAST:  Eben Ostby  •  Ralph Guggenheim  •  John Lasseter  •  Ed Catmull

The story of Pixar's early short films illuminates not only the evolution of the company but also the early days of computer animation, when a small group of artists and scientists shared a single computer in a hallway, and struggled to create emotionally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaplan  •  Erica Milsom
CAST:  Eben Ostby  •  Ralph Guggenheim  •  John Lasseter  •  Ed Catmull

Beyond Infinity: Buzz and the Journey to Lightyear (2022)

Explore the evolution of Buzz Lightyear from toy to human in the making of Pixar’s Lightyear. Dive into the origin and cultural impact of everyone’s favorite Space Ranger, the art of designing a new “human Buzz,” and the challenges faced by the Lightyear crew along ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaplan
CAST:  Angus MacLane  •  Pete Docter  •  Jeff Pidgeon  •  Jason Headley

Explore the evolution of Buzz Lightyear from toy to human in the making of Pixar’s Lightyear. Dive into the origin and cultural impact of everyone’s favorite Space Ranger, the art of designing a new “human Buzz,” and the challenges faced by the Lightyear crew along ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Kaplan
CAST:  Angus MacLane  •  Pete Docter  •  Jeff Pidgeon  •  Jason Headley