John Lasseter

  • John Lasseter Interview on Charlie Rose
    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, Rose is interested in getting behind the subject’s secret of…

  • Cars 2 being cast as non-contender for Academy Award
    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. Yet, for some reason the LA Times felt the need…

  • John Lasseter Defends Cars 2
    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 to make a sequel in order to boost merchandise sales,…

  • D23 Expo Recap: Day 2
    D23 Expo Recap: Day 2

    Hello, and welcome to the D23 Expo, Day 2 (for more expo coverage read my D23 Expo Day 1 and Alison’s D23 Expo Day 3 recaps!) where things were taken up a big ol’ notch. I know, I couldn’t believe it either. This is where you say, “How in the…

  • D23 Expo Recap: Day 1
    D23 Expo Recap: Day 1

    Friday, August 19 was opening day of the D23 Expo (I’m working under the assumption that you are familiar with D23) and it kicked off with a bang. Or a mouse, as the case may be. It always starts with a mouse. While the expo was open to the general…

  • John Lasseter unveils Pixar USPS Stamps
    John Lasseter unveils Pixar USPS Stamps

    In a move that is sure to bolster the United States Post Office’s failing bottom line, the chief creative officer of Walt Disney Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, John Lasseter, and deputy postmaster general, Ronald Stroman, unveiled the USPS Send a Hello Forever stamp series yesterday at the ultimate Disney…

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