An Interview with Pixar Lead Animator and Red Cap Cards artist, Chris Sasaki!

November 4, 2015

If you haven't seen Pixar's Inside Out yet, you are truly in for a treat. It just came out on DVD yesterday. It also just so happens that one of the Lead Animators on the film, is none other than our own Red Cap artist, Chris Sasaki! Check out Chris talking about one of his creations, Bing Bong, on this Yahoo interview video.

Chris Sasaki, lead animator for Pixar movie, Inside Out, on Yahoo video

Loving this little insight into the magic at Pixar: “I remember [writer-director] Pete Docter telling me to think about John Candy from Planes, Trains, and Automobiles,” Sasaki tells Yahoo Movies of Candy’s hilariously clueless travel companion from the 1987 comedy. “With every drawing, I tried to keep John Candy’s voice and performance in the back of my mind.”

Bing Bong from Pixar's Inside Out

Click over to Yahoo to watch the full video or head over to Chris's artist page to see his designs for Red Cap Cards.