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Meet Katherine Sarafian, Producer of Brave

On my recent visit to Pixar Studios I had the great pleasure of interviewing Katherine Sarafian, the producer of the highly anticipated film Brave. She shared some nuggets (seems like there should be a McNuggets joke in there somewhere) about … Continue reading

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John Lasseter on the Future of Animation

Last Monday Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science hosted the Marc Davis Lecture, which this year was a panel talk. Among the panelists was John Lasseter who spoke on the future of animation. One of my favorite quotes from … Continue reading

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John Lasseter Interview on Charlie Rose

The recent interview with John Lasseter by Charlie Rose is now up for viewing on the web. Among the wide ranging discussion they covered the history of Pixar, Steve Jobs, Walt Disney, animation, and the latest movie ‘Brave’. As usual, … Continue reading

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Cars 2 being cast as non-contender for Academy Award

Raise your hand if you seriously thought Cars 2 would be an Oscar contender this year. Yeah, right. Me neither. It was a good effort, but lacked the heart and story craft that separated previous Pixar films from the pack. … Continue reading

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John Lasseter Defends Cars 2

In a new story in the New York Times, Pixar chief John Lasseter and director of five movies for the studio, defended the studios 2011 release – Cars 2. When asked if he was pressured by the Walt Disney Company … Continue reading

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