The Dubai Intl. Film Festival is launching a Cinematic Innovation Summit in tandem with its 10th edition, with Pixar co-founder Alvy Ray Smith, Lava Bear Films topper David Linde and Avatar thesp…
Alvy Ray Smith
Alto saxophonist, composer, arranger and bandleader Alvy West, who worked with Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Anita O'Day, Steve Allen, Mel Torme and Richard Rodgers, wrote tunes with Johnny Mercer…
Pixar celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. How well do you know the toon studio's history? Here's a crash course to the company's first quarter century -- by the letter.
The dulcet tones of Jerome Kern's overture to "Show Boat" wafted through the halls of Carnegie on Tuesday night, with those golden melodies pouring out over an appreciative audience.
Leslie Iwerks' "The Pixar Story" charts the company's rise to infinity and beyond, so to speak, and who better to chronicle the journey than the Oscar-nominated granddaughter of animation pioneer Ub…
In the early days, nobody got it. As far back as the 1970s, long before they founded Pixar, Alvy Ray Smith and Ed Catmull could see the future, a future where cartoons would be rendered on computers…
An attractive screen tintuner has been fashioned from the musical stage hit and it's a flashy film show with enough s.a. and escapism to rate its full share of the boxoffice. Surefire casting of Jane…