For movie fans, Pixar's Californian studios are infamous.
As the place that birthed some of the greatest animations of all time, a peek behind the Steve Jobs-designed doors is a rarity.
So you can understand why we were more than a little excited to visit the Emeryville base for an exclusive look at the artistry behind Monsters University.
Along the way, we took part in a few Monster Masterclasses of our own (cue embarrassing recording booth silliness), chatted to the movie legends behind Mike and Sulley, John Goodman and Billy Crystal, had a natter with producer Corey Rae and director/co-writer Dan Scanlon, and caught up with the director and creator of the amazing short before Monsters Uni, called The Blue Umbrella.
Monsters University and its short The Blue Umbrella open in the UK on 12 July 2013.
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