Check out this video produced as part of the launch for Monsters University, a Pixar movie that will open in June and will serve as the prequel to 2001’s Monsters, Inc.:

What makes this so entertaining is that it’s not really all that different from the videos real colleges use to attract people to study there:

Pixar has also produced a full Web site for Monsters U, featuring even mundane information like an announcement informing the MU community that:

The main staff lot is being re-painted next week, so all staff will have to park on the street or at the 18th Street parking structure. Shuttle service will be provided from 6:30am until 7:30pm each day. Remember that street parking signs have changed, so please read all signs to avoid parking tickets.

Daniel Luzer

Daniel Luzer is the news editor at Governing Magazine and former web editor of the Washington Monthly. Find him on Twitter: @Daniel_Luzer