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  1. Big Hero 6 review: Masterful comic series adaptation a marvelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Age

    Disney may have taken some time to adjust to the digital era but since more or less merging with Pixar it's regained its position as the top animation studio in Hollywood. This science-fiction action-comedy - based on a Marvel comic series and directed by the team of Don Hall and Chris Williams - shows a mastery of storytelling technique that few live-action films can match.

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  2. The top 10 animated films of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Times-Picayune

    As it got started, 2014 was being looked at by many as the year that Pixar forgot, as the animation world's most elite studio decided to take a year off from major theatrical releases in order to polish its upcoming products. But any fears that it would be a year for animation fans to forget turned out to be unfounded, as it still featured a number of worthwhile box-office draws.

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  3. New hero a modern MarvelRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... to the not-so-skinny John Lasseter, the man known as Disney's modern-day Walt Disney. Lasseter first transformed the Pixar animation company with a conveyer belt of hits including the Toy Story, Cars and Monsters Inc franchises and was recruited to ...

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  4. Disney unleashes fat superheroRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... to the not-so-skinny John Lasseter, the man known as Disney's modern day Walt Disney. Lasseter first transformed the Pixar animation company into the world's most successful with a conveyer belt of hits including the Toy Story, Cars and Monsters Inc ...

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  5. 'Toy Story 4' -- Lasseter's labor of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    As Pixar Animation returns to its most successful franchise, "Toy Story," for a fourth movie, John Lasseter, the studio's chief creative officer says "Toy Story 4" will be a love story that picks up where the previous film left off, with Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the series' toy chest of characters handed down to a little girl named Bonnie. Lasseter says that, though a lot of industry people think Pixar does sequels only for the company's bottom line, "for us it's pure passion -- we only make sequels when we have a story that's as good as, or better than, the original."

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  6. Dec. 21: Short Toy Stories in Santa RosaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Bohemian.com

    ... for the first time. "Toy Story That Time Forgot" and "Toy Story of Terror" will be shown, followed by a Q&A with Pixar director Steve Purcell. Purcell will also be raffling off a special VIP tour for eight of the Pixar animation studios in ...

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  7. Athena Studios Signs Nate Hopper as Co-Producer of Upcoming Stop...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Digital Post Production

    ... e projects. Athena Studios is located in Emeryville, CA, in the heart of Northern California's "New Hollywood" -- near Pixar, Tippett Studios and Ex'pression College for Digital Arts. For more information, please see: http://www.athenastudios.com/

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  8. 'Toy Story 4' -- Lasseter's labor of loveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Campbell Reporter

    As Pixar Animation returns to its most successful franchise, "Toy Story," for a fourth movie, John Lasseter, the studio's chief creative officer says "Toy Story 4" will be a love story that picks up where the previous film left off, with Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of the series' toy chest of characters handed down to a little girl named Bonnie. Lasseter says that, though a lot of industry people think Pixar does sequels only for the company's bottom line, "for us it's pure passion -- we only make sequels when we have a story that's as good as, or better than, the original."

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  9. 2014: A Remarkable, Exciting Year for AnimationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Film School Rejects

    ... than a formal one, the CG animation here is more about capturing a very specific vision than it is about mimicking the Pixar-esque faux-photorealism that has come to run the table. One could even make the argument that Disney's Big Hero 6 is ...

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  10. "Spider-Man" Team-Ups, Kraven RumorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Dark Horizons News

    ... other e-mails show that Lord and Miller were sought for a Sony Animation 'brain trust' along the lines of those at 'Pixar'. However, it didn't happen and it appears that the reputation of both Sony Pictures Animation and the studio's visual effects ...

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  11. John Lasseter. Photos: Johnson Chow; Disney/Pixar; AFP; APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | South China Morning Post

    A two-time Oscar winner, and creative head of both Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, he's the mastermind behind an astonishing roll call of family favourites. He is in Hong Kong to unveil Pixar and Disney's animation slate for the next two years.

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  12. Entertainment buzz: Top Facebook posts this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | CBS News

    ... and while you're at it, listen to some of the most underplayed -- but really solid -- Christmas tunes here : Disney Pixar returns in a post-"Frozen" movie landscape with the trailer for its upcoming animated offering "Inside Out," expected to arrive ...

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  13. Star Wars: The Force Awakens - Character Trading CardsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Disney Blog

    ... I had the opportunity to grow up with musical golden age. Not to mention I had the opportunity to grow up with all the Pixar classics to boot. A passion that is equally strong is my love for comic books. So you can only imagine my jubilation when ...

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  14. Rapid change and congestion roils cozy AlamedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Monterey County Herald

    ... be in any city across the county. You have a Target, a Michaels, a Safeway, a Starbucks." Andrea Warren, who works for Pixar, said, "I can't deny that I go to that Target frequently enough." Warren and her husband, Lars Damerow, who also works for ...

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  15. 'Inside Out' trailer shows what Pixar thinks is going on in your headRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | TheCelebrityCafe

    For anyone concerned that Pixar may have lost some of its creative edge with sequels, Inside Out should ease your mind, especially since Pixar goes inside our head with the new film. The new trailer, which was posted first over at Entertainment Weekly , shows what Pixar thinks is going on inside the heads of parents.

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  16. Kids' games, speech recognition land ToyTalk millions in fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Gamasutra

    Founded by Pixar veterans and aiming to give children the experience of talking with their favorite toys, ToyTalk has developed software that, at its heart, is one of the first successful applications of speech recognition for children. After releasing a series of games on the iOS app store, the company has been looking for further funding to lead to partnerships with popular characters, all with an eye to bring them to life on mobile platforms.

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  17. Steve Jobs: The Incredible Lightness of Beginning AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Forbes.com

    ... most creative periods of my life." - Steve Jobs, Stanford University commencement address, 2005 The story of Jobs' 13 Pixar years, between Apple incarnations, contains leadership pointers we can all learn from when confronted with loss, failure or ...

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  18. ToyTalk raises $15 million, doubling lifetime totalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | GamesIndustry.biz

    ToyTalk, a startup formed by veterans of the animation company Pixar, has taken its lifetime funding to $30 million after a series B round. According to Fortune , this new $15 million round was led led by Khosla Ventures, which will add Samir Kaul to ToyTalk's board of directors.

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  19. ToyTalk Raises $15 Million In Series B Round Led By Khosla VenturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | TechCrunch

    ToyTalk , the kids entertainment applications startup founded by former Pixar execs has raised $15 million in a Series B round of financing led by Khosla Ventures . Former investors Greylock , First Round Capital , Charles River Ventures and True Ventures join this latest round, putting the total raised at $30 million.

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  20. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Hot995.com

    Did you love the animated classic FINDING NEMO? One of the films from the PIXAR ANIMATION STUDIOS which forced DISNEY to ultimately BUY them? Well, they're coming with a sequel to the classic... FINDING DORY... which will, according to reports, take place OUT of the water, on land... and will bring NEMO to CALIFORNIA! Dory - voiced by ELLEN DEGENERES - will no doubt be a smash.

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