The man behind Pixar’s 3D films
By Daniel Terdiman
EMERYVILLE, Calif.–In Hollywood these days, the push to put out movies in 3D is on. In part, it’s a way to get some additional marketing buzz about a film, but it’s also a source of additional revenue because theaters charge a premium for showings in that format.
At Pixar Animation Studios, those rationales are not lost on executives, and when “Toy Story 3” comes out on Friday it will be offered both in 3D and the traditional 2D format. Indeed, last year Pixar worked to build up interest in the new film by promoting a special double-feature of “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2,” both in 3D.
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