New Featurette for Pixar's UP: Discovering a Lost World

March 27, 2009
Source: IGN

Great New Featurette for Pixar's UP

Disney has released a new featurette titled Inside Up: Discovering a Lost World on IGN today that looks at what went into creating the South American jungle that Carl and Russell end up at in Pixar's Up. This is why I love Pixar and everything they do. And yes, I'm happy to give more exposure to a Pixar movie on the very day that DreamWorks Animation's Monsters vs Aliens hits theaters, because they have such an extreme amount of passion for what they do. And if you're one of those people that are skeptical about Up, then please watch this, as it'll give you a better idea of the story and inspiration behind Pixar's latest work of art.

Watch the Inside Up: Discovering a Lost World video:

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By tying thousands of balloon to his home, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen sets out to fulfill his lifelong dream to see South America. Right after lifting off, however, he learns he isn't alone on his journey, since Russell, a wilderness explorer 70 years his junior, has inadvertently become a stowaway on the trip.

Pixar's Up is directed Pete Docter, one of the original Pixar members who directed Monsters, Inc previously and wrote the stories for Toy Story and Toy Story 2. The film is co-directed and written by Bob Peterson, who also wrote Finding Nemo. Disney will debut Up in theaters everywhere on May 29th this summer.

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Reader Feedback - 12 Comments


Cool feature, thanks for posting it.

Tristan on Mar 27, 2009


this is soo gonna rock.. damn, i love russell...he crack me up. lol

A.B. on Mar 27, 2009


That's Venezuela... My country... =D so bad that chavez is around here ¬¬

Zandhu on Mar 27, 2009


sooo beautiful. im so jealous!! i wanna be a sketchy mcbackpack Pixar animator.

cyn on Mar 27, 2009


Hi from Venezuela.... We are hating Chavez here... he is a dictator. Hate them!! But my country is beautiful!!!

Carlos S. on Mar 28, 2009


#3 and #5 Why the heck does he keep getting elected?!

Woo-ish on Mar 28, 2009


This movie looks incredible! And I love the music in this clip... is it actually from the movie, does anyone know?

Io Palomo on Mar 28, 2009


great clip, makes me want to go on an adventure!

Andy on Mar 28, 2009


In Up they got to go to a South American jungle... In Ratatouille they got to go to Paris, France... ...and for their finest film to date, Walle, they got to go to the LA landfill. I guess inspiration really is found everywhere, I wonder why Dreamworks can't seem to find any.

peloquin on Mar 28, 2009


#6... When a single person holds up every authorities in the state... what'd you think who wins every time??

Zandhu on Mar 28, 2009


Cool! Still want to see it!

Catz2 on Mar 29, 2009


i am so gonna watch this forget about( drag me to hell)l im going all for up for sure

alan on Mar 30, 2009

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