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Disney’s Hollywood Studios Up Display

The Magic of Disney Animation at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park in Walt Disney World, has a brand new display featuring Pixar’s 10th feature film, Up!

Studios Central has some pictures of the collection of knick knacks that includes balloons, binoculars and exotic leaves as well as reproductions of original storyboards, concept art and promotional materials from the movie. In the display case, you can see pictures of Carl, Russell, Kevin and Dug in early and final forms, you can also see first looks at Ellie, Carl’s wife; Muntz and his dogs; the jungle, the house and blimps. Don’t forget to check out the 3D models of Carl and Russell and the posters scattered throughout the park. Look carefully to get every little detail scattered into this I Spy-like clutter of awesome stuff!

Scroll down on this page until you see the big Up banners to see the Pixar related pictures. There’s some really cool stuff in there!

* Click on the image to view larger.

(Thanks, Jason)

11 Responses to Disney’s Hollywood Studios Up Display

  1. vivniko says:

    Wow this is great! Thanks for posting this! I’ll have to spend quite a bit of time looking through all the concept art in the display.
    I believe the maquettes are actually created with a 3D printer, so they are probably exact replicas of the final cg models. This is the same technique Pixar used to create the Toy Story zoetrope.

  2. Kyle says:

    You sure about that? usually maquettes are sculptures used to base the on screen models on. their done first. and in the early days durring Toy Story they often used them to scan in to make modeling easier.Im not sure they do that as much these days, but your suggesting its the other way around with this?

  3. Anonymous says:

    And the maquettes pictured here are created with the 3D printer.

  4. Mitch says:

    Man. Look at that! A most impressive display, I must say. So this is based in Walt Disney World in Florida? Do you know if there’s a similar collage of “Up” artifacts here in California?

  5. martini833 says:

    Oh, wow, I didn’t expect people to get so technical.
    And yes I do realize what a maquette is, I write these articles quickly and technicalities like that get by me.
    I’m surprised there were little comments on the display itself and so much corrections. I mean, I took the time to post this and there’s not much anyone wants to say about the actual content…?

  6. Mitch says:

    martini – My apologies, martini. I was pressed for time this morning and didn’t endeavor to follow the links you provided. Now that I’ve had an opportunity to properly swallow the overwhelming amount of content displayed I can confidently state that this stuff is as rich as gold. The models are magnificent, the artwork vibrant and intriguing, and the storyboards energetic and playful. Out of all of these, I particularly like the storyboards*; and, since we’re on the subject of artwork, I’ll say right now that some of those conceptual paintings look very “Miyazaki-esque” (which isn’t surprising) — at least, they do to me.

    *I hope I’m not throwing any spoiler content out here, but I take it that the two children in the storyboards are Ellie and Carl as kids. Adorable designs. Heh.

    Lovely collection. Thanks for sharing this with us, martini and Jason. =)

  7. Anonymous says:

    I for one love the maquette, model whatever they are of Carl and Russell, I wnat to see them in person.
    thanks for posting 🙂

  8. This is really cool – I wish I could see this display in person because there are so many sketches to look at. The art direction has Lou Romano written all over it. I can’t wait for this movie because of the amount of effort that’s obviously been put into the design of Up.

    Thanks for the article, Martin! =)

  9. Anonymous says:

    I’m going to DHS soon, can’t wait to see this!

  10. Anonymous says:

    Ellie looks just how i imained her
    im liking the concept art
    very Lou romano

  11. Anonymous says:

    eeeek
    im excited!!!!!!

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