'You’ve Got a Friend in Me': Singing Voices in the Toy Story Films
Natalie Lewandowski [+]
Penny Spirou [+]
Australian Film, Television & Radio School
Created by Pixar films, the Toy Story series uses the singing voice as an aid to character development and narrative progression. Drawing on animation studies, film sound theory, vocal analysis, and star studies, this chapter demonstrates how the voice is integral to narratives of the first three Toy Story films.