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Toy Story 35MM Recreation - Blu-ray ISO Coming Soon

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2020 Update:

This project is almost ready. A blu-ray ISO is in the works. below you will find artwork, screenshots and a list of bonus features to be included on the blu-ray.

Bonus Features Will Include:
The Making Of Toy Story
Layout & Animation Featurettes
Sound Design
Trailers

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Here are some screenshots from my version:

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Forgive my laziness, it’s still a project I always hoped to see completed and I wish a true 35mm scan had found its way online by now.

One trustworthy resource I’ve found is the splitscreen of a storyboard bonus feature, on one of the older DVD’s. This is sourced from the original film master, and not the 2K re-render that has since replaced it:

https://youtu.be/CAXFW7WfFJI

Seeking only the most natural looking colors for Star Wars '77

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Well, I already finished version 1, but I’ll keep that source in mind for version 2. I’m uploading a restoration of the teaser trailer right now.

Also, no need to feel lazy Swazzy. I wouldn’t have attempted a version of the project without you inspiring me. All credit goes to you for the idea, I just wanted to try it out. 😃

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^ I LOVE IT! 😃

Working on many edits, may take many years to complete…

Also known as Mr. Jung.

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Upon reviewing version 1 on several different screens in my house, I have found numerous problems. The color doesn’t quite match the laserdisc or the trailers and I made it a little too dark. I am beginning work on version 2 right now, and the release is postponed.

Hopefully I’ll at least have an MOV done later today, and the blu ray will be made ASAP. Since it took a LONG time to redo those trailers, I’m not going to do them again with version 2, so the trailers won’t necessarily reflect how the release will look.

Again, huge thanks to Swazzy for his help and the initial idea.

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That is closer to how I remember the film, but the more work you put into this, the better. Will you also reinstate the original Disney castle? The Blu-ray took it out.

“After a time, you may find that having, is not so pleasing a thing after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” - Spock

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Looks great! I really loved the look of this in the theater, and like many, I’m quite disappointed in the Blu-ray. Keep up the good work. 😃

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Here’s a clip from the project. Please note that the grain does not show up well on youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1sbgAUyFyI

I’m working on the blu ray right now and I’ll hopefully have it available sometime tomorrow. The blu ray will include both a 35MM Recreation with added film grain as well as the raw color correction with no grain. Both versions have the original Disney Castle logo from back in the day. Again, a huge thanks to Swazzy for coming up with the project. In fact, I’m not counting this as the official restoration. He will hopefully release his version someday and I guarantee it will be worlds better than mine.

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Could you provide a comparison perhaps?

“After a time, you may find that having, is not so pleasing a thing after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” - Spock

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Ugh. Version 2 Also has problems. Work On Version 3 is Underway now.

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Screenshots from version 3.

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The screenshots aren’t final. Still Tweaking.

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Here is the view-master frame of that scene.

I think it needs a little more work. Perhaps try fiddling with contrast?

“After a time, you may find that having, is not so pleasing a thing after all, as wanting. It is not logical, but it is often true.” - Spock

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Thanks for the feedback guys. I’m going to work on it more tonight. 😃

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I recently acquired a handful of 35mm cells of the movie. I plan on posting them here if anyone is interested, along with using them to make a more accurate color match.

It doesn’t hurt to offer help, but it always hurts to disregard those that do.

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vexedmedia said:

I recently acquired a handful of 35mm cells of the movie. I plan on posting them here if anyone is interested, along with using them to make a more accurate color match.

I would be. 😃

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