After years of relative reticence, the Mouse House is strutting over its animation slate once again.
Game, set, match Pixar. With last week's reorg of Disney animation, John Lasseter and Ed Catmull gained control over all Mouse House feature toons and won their pitched battle against DVD sequels.
Pixar is going a little older in 2009 than its typical demo. The Disney-owned toon studio's release that year will be "Up," about a 70-year-old man who teams with a wilderness ranger to fight beasts…
Walking up the stairs of the Disney Animation Studios building, Ed Catmull talks about change. "We took down as many walls as we could," he says, showing off a bright and open second floor -- a stark…
Pixar is building a robot for 2008. Disney-owned toon studio's release next year, titled "WALL-E," is believed to be about a young robot looking for a home in outer space.
Maybe Pixar doesn't walk on water. John Lasseter and Ed Catmull, the forces behind the animation phenom, suddenly find themselves caught up in the so-called options-backdating imbroglio after a…
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…
Long-time racing enthusiast Paul Newman is revving up to lend his voice to Pixar Animation Studios' “Cars,” playing the role of the lead car in the animated comedy. As part of Newman's participation…
Even if their acquisition deal goes sour, Disney and Pixar will remain partners through 2007. In an SEC filing Thursday, the CGI animation house revealed it has signed a deal with Disney to release…
Steve Jobs is now the biggest shareholder in Disney and a member of the board, but he won't be chairman. His chief lieutenant at Pixar, prexy Ed Catmull, will be president of the newly combined Pixar…