REPOST: This Is Why Creators Need To Know The Pixar Theory – Houston Howard

How the Pixar Theory can help you build a story world.

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Howard Houston

Houston Howard, Transmedia Author/Speaker: And that’s fun right but that’s not the big takeaway. The big takeaway is what are they doing like think of that, think about what they’re doing.

Film Courage: What can filmmakers learn from the Pixar theory? 

Houston: I think what filmmakers can learn from the Pixar theory is just how fans think and for people that don’t know the Pixar theory, it is the unofficial fan theory that all the Pixar movies exist in one narrative universe and they’re all connected in crazy ways. The official line from Pixar is that all these things are disconnected and they don’t have anything to do with each other but fans they’ve constructed their own crazy interconnected universe. What filmmakers can learn from that is that innately fans love connection, they love things to cross over, they love the one story that they love to connect with the other story that they love.

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Houston Howard, Transmedia Author/Speaker:And that’s fun right but that’s not the big takeaway. The big takeaway is what are they doing like think of that, think about what they’re doing.

Film Courage: What can filmmakers learn from the Pixar theory?

Houston: I think what filmmakers can learn from the Pixar theory is just how fans think and for people that don’t know the Pixar theory, it is the unofficial fan theory that all the Pixar movies exist in one narrative universe and they’re all connected in crazy ways. The official line from Pixar is that all these things are disconnected and they don’t have anything to do with each other but fans they’ve constructed their own crazy interconnected universe. What filmmakers can learn from that is that innately fans love connection, they love things to cross over, they love the one…

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