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Life as a snowman trapped in a snow-globe blizzard can be tough. For the 1989 short "Knick Knack," creator John Lasseter says he wanted to do something "pure cartoony, like a Chuck Jones cartoon."
In 1997, Pixar released its animated short "Geri's Game." The film marked advances in the ability to animate skin and cloth.
For the Birds
The birds in the 2000 Academy Award-winning short "For the Birds" have countless feathers. Pixar worked with its existing technology to digitally create natural-looking feathers.