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Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull Joins Baobab’s Board of Directors

Pixar co-founder and former Disney president Ed Catmull has joined the board of directors and creative advisory board of Baobab Studios. He joins Twitch...

Is This the Golden Age of Creative Feedback?

Pixar is known as a creative powerhouse, producing one acclaimed movie after another. In my seven years at Pixar, the studio won six out...

‘Monsters at Work’: Bobs Gannaway Shares a Few Secrets About His New Disney+ Show

Tylor Tuskmon is an eager young monster who has to learn how to become a jokester when he lands a job at Monsters, Inc....

Clip: VIEW Conference On-Demand Sessions Go Live

Tickets are now on sale for the VIEW Conference 2020 On-Demand Edition. Many recorded sessions await fans of animation, VFX, games, immersive experiences and...

VIEW Conference Announces Free Access to Its Biggest Program Yet!

In celebration of its 21st anniversary, Italy’s premiere digital media even VIEW Conference brings together no less than 160 world-class filmmakers, producers, studio executives,...

Ed Catmull Joins VIEW Conference 2020 Speakers

Dr. Ed Catmull, computer graphics pioneer, Pixar co-founder and former president of Pixar Animation and Walt Disney Animation Studios, will speak at Italy’s leading...

Academy to Bestow Nine Sci-Tech Achievement Awards

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that nine achievements represented by 27 individual award recipients will be honored at its annual...

Disney-Pixar President Ed Catmull Retiring

Pixar co-founder and animation pioneer Ed Catmull is retiring from his post as President of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios after five decades...

Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter to Run Disney, Pixar

Frozen writer/co-director Jennifer Lee and Inside Out writer/director Pete Docter will be splitting John Lasseter’s duties as the creative head of Disney-Pixar animation studios...

Coco’ Producer Darla Anderson Exits Pixar

Darla K. Anderson, one of the top and few women producers at Pixar is leaving the company. Anderson, who just won an Oscar for...

Pixar’s Lasseter Takes Leave of Absence as Sexual Misconduct Allegations Surface

John Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer at Pixar and Disney Animation Studios, has taken a leave of absence from Pixar due to unspecified "missteps"...

Joe Letteri Named 2018 VES George Melies Award Recipient

Following the announcement of its first Hall of Fame inductees, the Visual Effects Society has named Senior Visual Effects Supervisor Joe Letteri as the...

VES Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Honorees

Marking its milestone 20th anniversary, the Visual Effects Society has announced the inaugural VES Hall of Fame, and the industry luminaries set for the...

Disney Axes Its ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Movie

Disney is abandoning Gigantic, its upcoming feature adaptation of Jack and the Beanstalk, according to Deadline.com. The project, which was slated for a Thanksgiving...

Director Kariem Saleh Talks About the Making of ‘Song of a Toad’

Director Kariem Saleh's inventive and poignant CG-animated short Song of a Toad was picked as the 2017 SIGGRAPH festival’s Best of Show. The talented...

Wage-Fixing Suit Draws to Close with $100M Disney Settlement

The end is in sight for the class-action lawsuit that shook up the animation industry. Holdout defendants Disney, Pixar and Lucasfilm (all under The...

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VIDEO: The LEGO Batman Movie - Trailer #4 Holy LEGO hotpants, Batman! The Dark Knight has teamwork thrust upon him in this new spot, which...

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Fantastic Planet: A Psychedelic Adult Animation Classic Rene Laloux and Roland Topor's mesmerizing '70s sci-fi toon harkens back to a golden age of adult-targeted, high-concept...

World Animation Summit: Disney-Pixar Storytelling on a Budget

Animation veteran Chuck Williams, president of Marza Animation Planet USA and former Disney Animation producer, is no stranger to the art of storytelling. Having...

Academy Celebrates ‘Toy Story’ 20th Anniversary

Oscar winners John Lasseter (Disney-Pixar CCO) and Ed Catmull (Disney-Pixar president) will participate in a live panel discussion celebrating the 20th anniversary of Toy...
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