A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people, to the building of its East Bay campus, the company's relationship with Disney, and its remarkable initial string of eight hits. The contributions of John Lasseter, Ed Catmull and Steve Jobs are profiled. The decline of two-dimensional animation is chronicled as three-dimensional animation rises. Hard work and creativity seem to share the screen in equal proportions. Written by
Documentary about the history of Pixar animation
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As of 2013 Pixar has created 14 films. They've won 26 Academy Awards, 5 Golden Globes & 3 Grammys. See more
For the last 20 years, a group of artists and scientists have transformed two-dimensional drawings into their own three-dimensional worlds.
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Art challenges technology. Technology inspires art.
The best scientists and engineers are just as creative as the best storytellers.
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