Working as a cinematographer for Pixar, with credits on blockbusters ‘Toy Story 3’, ‘Brave’ and ‘Cars 2’, Saschka Unseld had the idea for ‘The Blue Umbrella’, an animated short which would become the company’s first-ever photo-real film, delighting audiences around the world as it preceded theatre screenings of ‘Monsters University’ in 2013. This short featured new techniques in photorealistic lighting, shading and compositing. As with other Pixar shorts, the film is absent of dialogue and long on the use of visual and musical cues. Saschka once described the film as ‘a love declaration to the rain’.
Our Coronavirus Response
Like everyone, we have been keeping a close eye on the evolving impact that Coronavirus is having on our industry. Our first priority will always be the health, safety, and wellbeing of our colleagues and the people we work with. We will be following expert advice as it is released to make sure we respond in a safe and responsible way.
We are fortunate to work in an industry and with a craft that lends itself easily to working remotely and we have taken the decision to ask our team to do so. Passion remains open to new opportunities and we're here to meet our clients needs to help them through the challenges we’re all facing. We have tested our remote systems and are confident there will be no significant impact to our production output or efficiency.
You can get hold of us on all of the usual phone numbers and emails and we will keep you up to date with any future measures we may implement.
Stay healthy and we’ll see you soon.