“The character design of Flynn came from the process which was called the “hot man meeting” by Nathan Greno and Byron Howard, during which they set up a meeting with all of the female employees of the studio in one room and asked them for their opinions of what made a man good looking in order to create Flynn’s character design with features such as eye color, hair color and style and body type. Video footage showed concept art and photos of various male celebrities, including Johnny Depp, Hugh Jackman, Brad Pitt, David Beckham and Gene Kelly on the walls of the room. Director Byron Howard said they wanted to make Flynn “the most handsome, most attractive male lead Disney has ever had.”
“The hot man meeting” is now my second favorite animation design story, after the one about how Pixar animators working on the Dug team for Up had “fat dog day” where they basically went to a shelter and were like “please bring out your fattest dogs,” and then they hung out with the fattest jolliest available dogs, all day.
#can i have a hot man meeting plz #and fat dog day too plz
The palace of dreams filled with sexy men and chubby animals
I’ve seen this post a million times with different people saying talking about ‘Pixar’s hot man meeting’ and I’m honestly surprised not one person has pointed out that Tangled and Flynn Rider are not Pixar and that the hot man meeting took place at Walt Disney Animation Studios.
fun fact they did the same thing with Naveen and ended up caricaturing some of the women involved with developing him at the studio as his screaming fans
Is no one going to mention the fact that to figure out how to animate the army men’s movements in the Toy Story movies accurately, the animators walked around with both their feet attached to a board for a day or so.
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