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The Pixar Story

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I had the wonderful opportunity of seeing Leslie Iwerks' The Pixar Story last night at the Egyptian Theatre. It was a really great look at the history of Pixar and was a delight for both the computer geek and the film and animation geek inside of me. Iwerks is the granddaughter of the legendary animator Ub Iwerks, who she also has done a documentary about. Thanks to her connections and access given to her at Pixar, she was able to interview a ton of folks such as John Lasseter, Steve Jobs, Roy Disney, Brad Bird, and George Lucas. I only knew part of the story behind Pixar and I was really fascinated watching this film. I highly recommend it if you get a chance to see it. As a special treat, Iwerks did a Q&A along with Roy Disney, nephew of Walt Disney. It was a great way to end the evening. Iwerks wasn't sure when the DVD would be released as that is up to the Disney folks, but hopefully it will be soon!

posted by | 12/12/07| 01:57:33 pm| Movies, Disneyland|

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