What his work on Up, Star Trek, The Incredibles, and the small screen's Lost taught him about writing a powerful piece of movie music.
Utah or bust!
Pulled from Ratatouille, The Incredibles, Up, Monsters, Inc., and Brave (upcoming).
Up wasn't just made in a day!
Pixar fanatics Geoff and Lisa managed to score a photo shoot at the Up house in Utah to celebrate their anniversary.
Sadly, it does not fly.
Good news: It only takes 300 helium balloons to make a house fly!
In reaction to Disney's horrible BLAM! campaign.
Giacchino talks about his music-making process, his favorite 'Lost' characters to write for, and crying while composing 'Up.'
This means that Oscar glory is likely nigh.
Every time the movie gets attention, the Pixar hangout gets more business.
"It's surreal to have your name read out over the Internet at 5:30 in the morning."
"Thank you, George ... "
James Cameron! Harvey Weinstein! Advanced math!
'The Hurt Locker' was a no-brainer, but things got tense deciding Best Screenplay.
Yes, 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel' is totally going for it.
"I just can't imagine approaching filmmaking trying to second-guess what people are going to buy in merchandise. You know where that leads."
Did you get Carl Fredricksen tattooed on your leg? Didn't think so!
The guy who three months ago predicted 'Up' would be a commercial failure, has admitted he was "dead wrong."
Pete Doctor says Carl Fredricksen's house in the movie was inspired by a Bay Area home. Is this it?
It was just one of dozens of Easter eggs featured in the film.
If you saw the movie, we hope you'll be able to stop crying for long enough to check out some awesome production art by Pixar illustrator Lou Romano.
Both movies feature elderly people fighting against the loss of their homes. How will audiences keep them straight?