The film won a 1995 Special Achievement Academy Award for being the first completely computer animated film. Director John Lasseter won the 1988 Oscar for Best Animated Short Film for the computer-generated "Tin Toy".
Produced by Pixar.
Color by Technicolor.
Released theatrically in the USA November 22, 1995. The film grossed $184.8 million domestically, making it the highest grossing movie of 1995.
Additional voice cast: John Morris (Andy), Erik Von Detten (Sid) and Sarah Freeman (Hannah).
Additional credits: William Reeves (supervising technical director); Ruth Lambert (casting consultant); Thomas Porter (visual effects supervisor); Mark T. Henne, Oren Jacob, Darwyn Peachey, Mitch Prater, Brian M. Rosen (visual effects); Don Davis (score orchestrator); Helena Lea (music editor).
Animators: Michael Berenstein, Kim Blanchette, Colin Brady,
Davey Crockett Feiten, Angie Glocka, Rex Grignon, Tom K. Gurney, Jimmy Hayward, Hal T. Hickel, Karen Kiser, Anthony B. Lamolinara, Guionne Leroy, Bud Luckey, Les Major, Glenn McQueen, Mark Oftedel, Jeff Pidgeon, Jeff Pratt, Steve Rabatich, Roger Rose, Steve Segal, Doug Sheppeck, Alan Sperling, Doug Sweetland, David Tart, Ken Willard.
Although the film's "cast" includes such classic toys as Mr. Potatohead and Etch-a-Sketch, a Barbie doll is nowhere in sight. The folks at Pixar did approach toy manufacturer Mattel about using Barbie, but Mattel declined. Why? Because they didn't want the legendary doll to have a personality!
The Deluxe Edition laserdisc includes the following special features:
A "Making of" documentary
Audio commentary by cast and crew
The Collector's Video Set includes the following:
Video Cassette of the movie
A "Making of" Documentary and Deleted scenes
3-D Commemorative Lenticular Artwork
Soundtrack on cassette and compact disc from Walt Disney Records.
Video game and CD-ROM on Disney Interactive.
Rated BBFC PG by the British Board of Film Classification.
Academy Awards Special Achievement Awards 1996 John Lasseter American director, TOY STORY