Artie & Merida is a 2003 British-American computer animated comedy-drama fantasy epic adventure film directed by John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Ron Clements, John Musker, Garry Trousdale and Kirk Wise, produced by Tab Murphy. The first Pixar film to be added in Walt Disney Animation Studios as a mistake.

The film featured the voices of Justin Timberlake, Kelly Macdonald, Julie Andrews, Dustin Hoffman, Zach Braff, Richard E. Grant and John Cleese, with Rupert Everett, Kiefer Sutherland, Geoffrey Rush and John Hurt. The film was a "romantic love story" according to John Lasseter, the film had also took place in London where the country had set. The film had a computer-generated imagery characters while the background settings are live-action like Dinosaur.

The first also Pixar film to be released two films a year in 2003 with Finding Nemo. The films songs by Phil Collins and Bryan Adams, while score composed and conducted along with produced by Hans Zimmer and John Powell.

The first Pixar to be rated PG along with later Pixar film The Incredibles. The first Pixar film to be released in 3D footage, along with presented effects with digital and visual.





In 1999, when Toy Story 2 was released, Pixar made the film that was in development and production. Pixar hired Andrew Stanton to direct, after he directed Finding Nemo.



In June 2002, Disney/Pixar prepared a special teaser trailer for the film to show before Lilo & Stitch, during its initial theatrical release. The preview was later shown in screenings of Disney's Treasure Planet in November 2002.



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The film was released on DVD and Video on February 9, 2004. The film was also released on Blu-ray in March 2007.







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