Disney-Pixar's Ed Catmull has been tapped to receive the Gordon E. Sawyer Oscar for technical contributions to the industry.
For all its state-of-the-artiness, Pixar Animation has always been about imposing the better human qualities on nonhuman entities. In other words, friendship, loyalty and family, as portrayed by…
Andrew Millstein has been named general manager of Walt Disney Animation Studios, while former Industrial Light & Magic topper Jim Morris serves as general manager of Pixar Animation Studios.
When Pixar prexy Ed Catmull delivers his keynote at the Siggraph computer graphics confab Aug. 11, expect word of a sequel to an Academy Award-winning Pixar title.
The rollout for Disney/Pixar's "Wall-E" began in earnest this week during the annual Licensing Show expo, while 20th Century Fox is stoking the revived market for "Alvin and the Chipmunks"…
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.