I was invited as media to cover this press event. Expenses were covered, however all opinions are my own.
What goes into making a movie? A lot of hard work and dedication. Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with Director Peter Sohn and Producer Denise Ream to talk about the new Disney Pixar film “The Good Dinosaur.”
When asked about what led him to be director for this film, Peter shares that The Good Dinosaur was originally pitched in 2009 by director Bob Peterson. During the development Bob asked Peter to be his co-director on the film. From there the two wrestled with the storyline, trying several paths and directions, and ultimately Peter stuck with the film and simplified the story to what it is today.
Peter also shared that his experience with so many Pixar films, like working as a story artist on Finding Nemo, and voicing characters in The Incredibles and Monsters University helped him in his directing role. He gave a lot of credit to Producer Denise Ream and the experienced team around him for their determination and heart. [Read more…]