Bill Kinder

Bill Kinder

Boxcar Pictures
Director and Producer

Berkeley, California

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About Bill

Bill Kinder is a filmmaker who brings people together to achieve extraordinary creative goals. In addition to building a world class Editorial and Post Production operation at Pixar, Mr. Kinder has also produced an independent feature film, an Emmy-nominated documentary, and award-winning bonus material for major studio home entertainment divisions.

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  • WHITE RABBIT

    WHITE RABBIT Crime Thriller How an Iraq War Veteran, Battle-Trained in Maximum Security Telecom Encryption – and Battling Her Own Post- Combat Trauma – Uses Her High-Tech Expertise to Bring Down a Tea Party Candidate for the United States Senate.

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  • WHITE RABBIT

    WHITE RABBIT (2014)
    Film by Boxcar Pictures (Crime and Thriller) Director Coming home has never been so hard. After three tours in Iraq, Kerryann Terkel is traumatized and adrift. Struggling to connect, she falls in with a corrupt cop and his Tea Party accomplice, who seize on her military training as the key to a big money heist. A taut thriller with political overtones, WHITE RABBIT is the story of what happens when War Comes Home.

  • Monsters University

    Monsters University (2013)
    Film by Pixar Director of Editorial & Post Production

  • Brave

    Brave (2012)
    Film by Pixar Director of Editorial & Post Production

  • Cars 2

    Cars 2 (2011)
    by Pixar Director of Editorial & Post Production

  • The Last Polaroid

    The Last Polaroid (2010)
    Film (short) by Bill Kinder (Family, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Writer, Sound department An elegiac farewell from the point of view a Spirit 600 One Step camera, which spends a lifetime collecting instants.

  • Toy Story 3

    Toy Story 3 (2010)
    Film by Lee Unkrich (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Editorial department Woody, Buzz and the whole gang are back. As their owner Andy prepares to depart for college, his loyal toys find themselves in daycare where untamed tots with their sticky little fingers do not play nice. So, it's all for one and one for all as they join Barbie's counterpart Ken, a thespian hedgehog named Mr. Pricklepants and a pink, strawberry-scented teddy bear called Lots-o'-Huggin' Bear to plan their great escape. Written by Walt Disney Studios

  • Calendar Confloption

    Calendar Confloption (2009)
    Film (short) by Andrew Jimenez (Drama) Cinematographer

  • Up

    Up (2009)
    Film by Bob Peterson (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Editorial department A young Carl Fredrickson meets a young adventure-spirited girl named Ellie. They both dream of going to a lost land in South America. 70 years later, Ellie has died. Carl remembers the promise he made to her. Then, when he inadvertently hits a construction worker, he is forced to go to a retirement home. But before they can take him, he and his house fly away. However, he has a stowaway aboard: an 8-year-old boy named Russell, who's trying to get an Assisting the Elderly badge. Together, they embark on an adventure, where they encounter talking dogs, an evil villain and a rare bird named Kevin. Written by Garfield2710

  • WALL·E

    WALL·E (2008)
    Film by Andrew Stanton (Animation, Adventure, Family and Sci-Fi) Editorial department In a distant, but not so unrealistic, future where mankind has abandoned earth because it has become covered with trash from products sold by the powerful multi-national Buy N Large corporation, WALL-E, a garbage collecting robot has been left to clean up the mess. Mesmerized with trinkets of Earth's history and show tunes, WALL-E is alone on Earth except for a sprightly pet cockroach. One day, EVE, a sleek (and dangerous) reconnaissance robot, is sent to Earth to find proof that life is once again sustainable. WALL-E falls in love with EVE. WALL-E rescues EVE from a dust storm and shows her a living plant he found amongst the rubble. Consistent with her "directive", EVE takes the plant and automatically enters a deactivated state except for a blinking green beacon. WALL-E, doesn't understand what has happened to his new friend, but, true to his love, he protects her from wind, rain, and lightning, even as she is unresponsive. One day a massive ship comes to reclaim EVE, but WALL-E, ... Written by Anonymous

  • Ratatouille

    Ratatouille (2007)
    Film by Jan Pinkava (Animation, Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Editorial department A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great French chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession. When fate places Remy in the sewers of Paris, he finds himself ideally situated beneath a restaurant made famous by his culinary hero, Auguste Gusteau. Despite the apparent dangers of being an unlikely - and certainly unwanted - visitor in the kitchen of a fine French restaurant, Remy's passion for cooking soon sets into motion a hilarious and exciting rat race that turns the culinary world of Paris upside down. Written by Orange

  • Cars

    Cars (2006)
    Film by Joe Ranft (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Editorial department While traveling to California for the dispute of the final race of the Piston Cup against The King and Chick Hicks, the famous Lightning McQueen accidentally damages the road of the small town Radiator Springs and is sentenced to repair it. Lightning McQueen has to work hard and finds friendship and love in the simple locals, changing its values during his stay in the small town and becoming a true winner. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • The Incredibles

    The Incredibles (2004)
    Film by Brad Bird (Animation, Action, Adventure and Family) Editorial department Bob Parr (A.K.A. Mr. Incredible), and his wife Helen (A.K.A. Elastigirl), are the world's greatest famous crime-fighting superheroes in Metroville. Always saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. But fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs where they have no choice but to retire as superheroes to live a "normal life" with their three children Violet, Dash and Jack-Jack (who were secretly born with superpowers). Itching to get back into action, Bob gets his chance when a mysterious communication summons him to a remote island for a top secret assignment. He soon discovers that it will take a super family effort to rescue the world from total destruction. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

  • Making 'Nemo'

    Making 'Nemo' (2003)
    Film (short) by Rick Butler (Documentary) Producer The production of the movie, "Finding Nemo," shot behind the scenes at Pixar Animation Studios.

  • Finding Nemo

    Finding Nemo (2003)
    Film by Lee Unkrich (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Editorial department A clown fish named Marlin lives in the Great Barrier Reef loses his son, Nemo. After he ventures into the open sea, despite his father's constant warnings about many of the ocean's dangers. Nemo is abducted by a boat and netted up and sent to a dentist's office in Sydney. So, while Marlin ventures off to try to retrieve Nemo, Marlin meets a fish named Dory, a blue tang suffering from short-term memory loss. The companions travel a great distance, encountering various dangerous sea creatures such as sharks, anglerfish and jellyfish, in order to rescue Nemo from the dentist's office, which is situated by Sydney Harbor. While the two are doing this, Nemo and the other sea animals in the dentist's fish tank plot a way to return to Sydney Harbor to live their lives free again. Written by Anonymous

  • Monsters, Inc.

    Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    Film by David Silverman (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Editorial department A city of monsters with no humans called Monstropolis centers around the city's power company, Monsters, Inc. The lovable, confident, tough, furry blue behemoth-like giant monster named James P. Sullivan (better known as Sulley) and his wisecracking best friend, short, green cyclops monster Mike Wazowski, discover what happens when the real world interacts with theirs in the form of a 2-year-old baby girl dubbed "Boo," who accidentally sneaks into the monster world with Sulley one night. And now it's up to Sulley and Mike to send Boo back in her door before anybody finds out, especially two evil villains such as Sulley's main rival as a scarer, chameleon-like Randall (a monster that Boo is very afraid of), who possesses the ability to change the color of his skin, and Mike and Sulley's boss Mr. Waternoose, the chairman and chief executive officer of Monsters, Inc. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

  • Toy Story 2

    Toy Story 2 (1999)
    Film by Ash Brannon (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Editorial department While Andy is away at summer camp Woody has been toynapped by Al McWiggin, a greedy collector and proprietor of "Al's Toy Barn"! In this all-out rescue mission, Buzz and his friends Mr. Potato Head, Slinky Dog, Rex and Hamm springs into action to rescue Woody from winding up as a museum piece. They must find a way to save him before he gets sold in Japan forever and they'll never see him again! Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>

  • A Bug's Life

    A Bug's Life (1998)
    Film by Andrew Stanton (Animation, Adventure, Comedy and Family) Editorial department Every year, a bunch of grasshoppers come to the anthill and eat what the ants have gathered for them. The "offering", as the ants call the ritual, is a part of their fate. One day in spring, when the offering's preparation has just been finished, Flik, unliked inventor ant, accidentally drops the whole offered seeds into the river. The grasshoppers come and give the ants a second chance to collect food until fall. Flik sets off to find bugs that are willing to fight the grasshoppers (nobody expects him to succeed anyway) and, due to a double misinterpretation, returns with a circus crew, giving everybody new hope. When the misunderstanding finally gets cleared out, there is only little time left for a new plan, which has to work, or else... Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

  • Boys Night Out

    Boys Night Out (1996)
    Film (short) by Yule Caise Visual effects A homophobic man gains a bit of enlightenment when after he is coerced into running an AIDS charity race, where the only rule is contestants must wear a minimum of 2-1/2" heels.

  • Jack

    Jack (1996)
    Film by Francis Ford Coppola (Comedy, Drama and Fantasy) Editorial department The movie is about a boy with a unique aging disorder: one that makes him age 4 times faster than normal. It picks up when Jack (Robin Williams) is 10 years old, but looks 40. He tries to go to public school for the first time, and to become friends with kids his own age. His physical appearance causes him lots of problems, however. Written by Bob Gohari <bgohari@earthlink.net>

  • Carried Away

    Carried Away (1996)
    Film by Bruno Barreto (Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Joseph Svenden is a middle-aged schoolteacher who lives on a farm with his dying mother. In his simple life there are no excitements, even in long-time relationship with a widow. However, when 17-year old beauty enrolls in his class, Joseph would soon end up in her arms. After that, Joseph is torn between the passion and feeling that he is doing something wrong. Written by Dragan Antulov <dragan.antulov@altbbs.fido.hr>

  • One Night Stand

    One Night Stand (1995)
    Film by Talia Shire (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Michelle Sanderson (Ally Sheedy) is a woman who seems to have everything -- great looks, a promising career, a large circle of friends. But the one thing she yearns for most is a romantic relationship, which somehow eludes her. One night, Michelle meets a stunning young man...and the game of seduction begins. But is this stranger really the man of her dreams or is he something more dangerous? A steamy one night stand sets the stage for a suspenseful exploration of a woman's need for the right lover and the conseqences she faces when choosing a person she just met. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

  • Synthetic Pleasures

    Synthetic Pleasures (1995)
    Film by Iara Lee (Documentary) Miscellaneous Crew Conceived as an electronic road movie, this documentary investigates cutting edge technologies and their influence on our culture as we approach the 21st century. It takes off from the idea that mankind's effort to tap the power of Nature has been so successful that a new world is suddenly emerging,an artificial reality. Virtual Reality, digital and biotechnology, plastic surgery and mood-altering drugs promise seemingly unlimited powers to our bodies, and our selves. This film presents the implications of having access to such power as we all scramble to inhabit our latest science fictions. Written by Anonymous

  • My Family

    My Family (1995)
    Film by Gregory Nava (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew This epic film traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies and triumphs. Jose and Maria, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face deportation all in the 1930s. They establish their family in East L.A., and their children Chucho, Paco, Memo, Irene, Toni, and Jimmy deal with youth culture and the L.A. police in the 1950s. As the second generation become adults in the 1960s, the focus shifts to Jimmy, his marriage to Isabel (a Salvadorian refugee), their son, and Jimmy's journey to becoming a responsible parent. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey

    Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (1994)
    Film by Steven M. Martin (Documentary, Biography, History and Music) Miscellaneous Crew A documentary about the amazing life of Leon Theremin, inventor of the theremin, the electronic musical instrument so beloved of 50s sci-fi movie music. Theremin amazed America with his instrument until his kidnapping by Soviet agents in the mid-30s. Upon his release from a labor camp, he worked on surveillance devices for the KGB. Almost 60 years later , he is brought back to America for a touching reunion with his friends and colleagues. Written by Erik Gregersen <erik@astro.as.utexas.edu>

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