IMDb > The Pixar Story (2007)
The Pixar Story
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

The Pixar Story (2007) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 5 | slideshow) Videos
The Pixar Story -- The Pixar Story takes audiences behind the scenes of the groundbreaking company that pioneered a new generation of animation and forever changed the face of filmmaking.

Overview

User Rating:
8.0/10   3,714 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 8% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writer:
Leslie Iwerks (written by)
Contact:
View company contact information for The Pixar Story on IMDbPro.
Genre:
Tagline:
Documentary about the history of Pixar animation
Plot:
A look at the first years of Pixar Animation Studios - from the success of "Toy Story" and Pixar's promotion of talented people... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
If you are a fan of CGI, you've gotta see this film... See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Stacy Keach ... Narrator (voice)

John Lasseter ... Himself

Brad Bird ... Himself

John Musker ... Himself

Ron Clements ... Himself
Ollie Johnston ... Himself
Frank Thomas ... Himself
Randy Cartwright ... Himself (archive footage) (1980)
Ron Miller ... Himself (archive footage) (1980)
Glen Keane ... Himself

Don Hahn ... Himself

Alvy Ray Smith ... Himself

Ed Catmull ... Himself
Alexander Schure ... Himself

George Lucas ... Himself
Rob Cook ... Himself
Eben Ostby ... Himself

William Reeves ... Himself
Loren Carpenter ... Herself
Thomas Porter ... Himself (as Tom Porter)

Dennis Muren ... Himself

Steve Jobs ... Himself
Alan Kay ... Himself
Deirdre Warin ... Herself

Pete Docter ... Himself

Andrew Stanton ... Himself
Peter Schneider ... Himself

Bonnie Arnold ... Herself (archive footage)

Ralph Guggenheim ... Himself (archive footage)

Joe Ranft ... Himself

Michael Eisner ... Himself

Tom Hanks ... Himself
Thomas Schumacher ... Himself (as Tom Schumacher)

Roy Edward Disney ... Himself (as Roy Disney)

Lee Unkrich ... Himself

Tim Allen ... Himself

Leonard Maltin ... Himself
Mike McCaffrey ... Himself
Darla K. Anderson ... Herself
Randy Nelson ... Himself
Nancy Lasseter ... Herself
James Ford Murphy ... Himself (as Jim Murphy)
Glenn McQueen ... Himself (archive footage)

Doug Sweetland ... Himself

Randy Newman ... Himself

Billy Crystal ... Himself

Robert A. Iger ... Himself (as Bob Iger)

Diane Disney ... Herself (as Diane Disney Miller)
Joe Grant ... Himself

Walt Disney ... Himself (archive sound)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom K. Gurney ... Himself (uncredited)

Directed by
Leslie Iwerks 
 
Writing credits
Leslie Iwerks (written by)

Produced by
Steven Argula .... associate producer
Leslie Iwerks .... producer
 
Original Music by
Jeff Beal (original score music)
 
Cinematography by
Suki Medencevic 
 
Film Editing by
Leslie Iwerks 
Stephen R. Myers 
 
Makeup Department
Nikki Carbonetta .... makeup artist (as Nikki Carbonetta-Aguirre)
Gretchen Davis .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
John Locke .... post-production supervisor
 
Sound Department
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr editor
Morten Folmer Nielsen .... adr recordist
 
Visual Effects by
Craig Kuehne .... visual effects
John Locke .... visual effects supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Anthony Lupoi .... grip
Pedja Radenkovic .... assistant camera
Tom Spingola .... assistant camera
Andrew D. Stadler .... assistant camera
Nicole Williams .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Aaron Garcia .... assistant editor
Freesia Pearson .... post-production assistant
Zacharia Pineda .... on-line editor
Robert Tachoires .... post-production coordinator
 
Music Department
Michael Fey .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Susan Bradley .... title designer
Stephen R. Myers .... additional story consultant
Tyrrell Shaffner .... production assistant
 
Thanks
Donna M. Fields .... thanks
John Hazelton .... very special thanks
Amanda Sorena .... special thanks
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Runtime:
USA:87 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Certification:

Did You Know?

Trivia:
As of 2013 Pixar has created 14 films. They've won 26 Academy Awards, 5 Golden Globes & 3 Grammys.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Narrator:For the last 20 years, a group of artists and scientists have transformed two-dimensional drawings into their own three-dimensional worlds.
[clips from various movies]
Thomas Porter:Art challenges technology. Technology inspires art.
John Lasseter:The best scientists and engineers are just as creative as the best storytellers.
See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Clock Cleaners (1937)See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
If you are a fan of CGI, you've gotta see this film..., 25 January 2012
Author: planktonrules from Bradenton, Florida

Wow...what a great and thorough film. This is the story of Pixar Studio--from its earliest days to the present (which was 2007 at the time). It offers so much more than you might expect from such a film--wonderful access to the folks who built the studio who you might think were too busy or too important to participate--but they did. So, in addition to seeing lots of great films being made, you get to meet folks like John Lasseter and Steve Jobs and see them as people--very excited and creative people, but still people. Amazing access, however, isn't all. You also get a great sense of excitement and fun--and it's practically impossible to watch this film without feeling this and feeling inspired--and the music sure helps with this as well. For fans of CGI...heck, for ANYONE, this is a must-see film and you learn a lot and have a great time learning. See this film.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (13 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for The Pixar Story (2007)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
No Joss Whedon? greensville
Song in the beginning? bjohnt
Damn You Disney!!! nirvana_andrew1989
Superb! dylandurrant
Stacy Keach vs. Dick Van Dyke artman1991
San Jose graphicsguy
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Dream on Silly Dreamer The Hand Behind the Mouse: The Ub Iwerks Story The Making of 'Toy Story' Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool The Standard Parade
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Documentary section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.