We’ve only seen two trailers for Disney’s upcoming animated film Big Hero 6, but the marketing team has been quietly making the promotional rounds by holding film panels during the D23 Expo and Comic-Con. But if you are looking for something more extensive and in-depth, we’ve got it all right here. Earlier this summer we were invited to Disney Animation Studios in Burbank to look at the animation process that goes into a film like Big Hero 6. Our behind-the-scenes look also included an interview with directors Don Hall and Chris Williams, and producer Roy Conli.
Hall (Winnie The Pooh) was the first to be named director back in 2011, and Williams (Bolt) was named co-director December 2013. While the two have different aspects from a personality standpoint, the their love of Disney Animation and the source material brought them together for this project.
Our interview reveal a number of things, like did you know that a research trip to Carnegie Hall helped shaped the Baymax character? How about the number of Japanese Animes that influenced the film? How they managed to balance the work between two directors? How many times the story changed throughout the years? What it was like to work with Marvel on this film? Read all about that and more after the jump. [Read more...]