"Pixar Animation Studios" Essays and Research Papers

  • Pixar Animation Studios

    THE PIXAR HISTORY Pixar was founded as The Graphics Group, which was one third of the Computer Division ofLucasfilm that was launched in 1979 with the hiring of Dr. Ed Catmull from the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT),[5] where he was in charge of the Computer Graphics Lab(CGL). At NYIT, the researchers pioneered many of the CG foundation techniques—in particular the invention of the "alpha channel" (by Catmull and Alvy Ray Smith);[citation needed] years later the CGL produced an experimental...

    Edwin Catmull, John Lasseter, Michael Eisner 1701  Words | 5  Pages

  • Innovate the Pixar Way

    INNOVATE THE PIXAR WAY by Bill Capodagli and Lynn Jackson Company Profile Founded: 1979 as Graphics Group, but 1986 as Pixar Founders: Ed Catmull and Alvy Ray Smith Headquarter: Emeryville, California, U.S.A. Products: feature films, short-films, animations, commercials, softwares Key people: • Ed Catmull, President,Walt Disney Animation Studios & Pixar Animation Studios • John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer, Walt Disney Animation Studios & Pixar Animation Studios • Steve Jobs, former CEO...

    Pixar, Steve Jobs, The Walt Disney Company 1279  Words | 6  Pages

  • pixar magic

    Introduction As both the computer science world and the artistic filmmaking enhances, organisations such as Pixar animation studios are driven to achieve organisational effectiveness. People are the heart of an organisation, but with 1200 employees working for Pixar, how can they bring order to chaos (Nikel, 2013)? With successful titles to its name such as Toy Story, The Incredibles and Finding Nemo, could we assume that this all comes about through the creativity that runs through the employee’s...

    Edwin Catmull, John Lasseter, Organization 1743  Words | 6  Pages

  • Disney Pixar Case

    ------------------------------------------------- Re: The Walt Disney Company & Pixar, Inc. – To Acquire or Not to Acquire? For more than a decade, Disney and Pixar have enjoyed a very profitable and productive partnership. Disney provided rich resources and entertainment business insight, including marketing and distribution acumen, which allowed Pixar to grow far beyond a software producer to the leader in computer-generated animated movies. Conversely, Pixar revitalized creativity into Disney’s output and delivered...

    Animation, Pixar, Steve Jobs 2058  Words | 7  Pages

  • Father of Animation

    Who is the father of animation ? People might say Walt Disney, but there were animated movie cartoons, based on comic strips for the most part, pre-Disney. It is believed that Felix the Cat-in black and white, was the earliest Movie animated cartoon by the King Features Syndicate and by accident of history- a soaky-head puppet used as a test subject on a turntable in l947- the first Television cartoon- regular movie-based Felix shorts were also probably the first regularly televised. Chronology...

    Animation, Mickey Mouse, Pixar 1103  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pixar and Walt Disney Merger

    NEW YORK - Mickey Mouse and Nemo are now corporate cousins. Walt Disney has announced that it is buying Pixar, the animated studio led by Apple head Steve Jobs, in a deal worth $7.4 billion. Speculation about a deal being imminent raged on Wall Street for the past few weeks. Disney has released all of Pixar's films so far, but the companies' current distribution deal was set to expire following the release of this summer's "Cars." The merger brings together Disney's historic franchise of animated...

    John Lasseter, Michael Eisner, Mickey Mouse 1129  Words | 4  Pages

  • Disney

    book entitled The Art of Animation. The book, about the making of the Disney animated film Sleeping Beauty, proved to be a revelation for Lasseter. He discovered that people could earn a living by developing cartoons. Lasseter started writing letters to The Walt Disney Company Studios regarding his interest in creating cartoons. Studio representatives, who corresponded with Lasseter many times, told him to get a great art education, after which they would teach him animation. When Disney started...

    Animation, Pixar, Robert Iger 981  Words | 3  Pages

  • Conflict Management Case Study

    the case study when John Lasseter began working for the Disney animation studio and came to realize that the powers that be expected nothing but coercion from their employees. People were expected to comply with the way things have always been done. New ideas were neither encouraged nor supported. In addition, top managers sought no input from employees, choosing to make all decisions themselves. When Lasseter started working for Pixar, he experienced reward power. The work he completed for them was...

    A Bug's Life, John Lasseter, Pixar 1178  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Founders of Pixar

    This company is responsible for several well know movie such as "Indiana Jones" and "Star Wars". In 1983, Lucas and two of his co-workers begun an animation system that branched off from Lucasfilms. Ed Catmull: Edwin Earl Catmull is a computer scientist and also the current president of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios. He was born on March 31st, 1945 in Parkersburg, West Virginia. He had dreamed of becoming a feature film animator as a child after watching the Disney...

    Edwin Catmull, Film, George Lucas 384  Words | 2  Pages

  • Pixar Animation Studios

    Pixar Animation Studios Pixar has a very interesting early history. It began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, which was one third of the Computer Division of Lucasfilm[->0]. After moving to Lucasfilm, they worked on creating the precursor to RenderMan[->1], called REYES, meaning "renders everything you ever saw" and developed a number of critical technologies, including "particle effects" and various animation tools. After parting ways with Lucas film, Pixar became a corporation in 1986...

    Animation, John Lasseter, Pixar 2043  Words | 7  Pages

  • Walt Disney's Multi-Plane Camera

    Communications Report "The Multiplane Camera" 23/04/12 The Multiplane Camera Before the advent of the multiplane camera there were many different techniques used to create animations. One of the most common techniques at this time was to photograph individual frames of animation that have been inked onto transparent sheets of celluloid and placed onto a static or scrolling panoramic background, which is demonstrated in the documentary Walt Disney's MultiPlane Camera (1957). This technique...

    Animation, Fantasia, The Little Mermaid 820  Words | 3  Pages

  • Disney

     Disney Princesses: The Perfect Role Model Since 1937, Walt Disney Animation Studios has been creating fairytale movies that total fifty feature films. Many of these films, perhaps the most classic, are based off of ancient stories featuring villains, princes and princesses. As society has changed in the seventy-three years Disney has been making movies, so have the animated films themselves. While many young...

    Disney Princess, Love, Princess Jasmine 1168  Words | 4  Pages

  • Tim Burton Fact Sheet

    Burton attended the California Institute of the Arts to study character animation. There, he created the short film ‘Stalk of the Celery Monster’ which caused such a stir among his classmates that it attracted Walt Disney Animation Studios who offered the young artist an animator’s apprenticeship at their studio (Only small fragments of this film remain today.) When he graduated in 1979 he went on to work for Walt Disney Studios storyboarding such films as The Fox and the Hound, The Black Cauldron...

    Burbank, California, Film, Horror film 1216  Words | 4  Pages

  • Strategic Management - Pixar - Success

    External analysis of Pixar Animation Studios 3 1.2.1. Macro environment 3 1.2.2. PESTEL-Analysis 3 1.2.2.1. Political factors 3 1.2.2.2. Economic factors 4 1.2.2.3. Social factors 4 1.2.2.4. Technological factors 4 1.2.2.5. Environmental factors 4 1.2.2.6. Legal factors 4 1.2.2.7. Conclusion 4 1.3. Internal analysis of Pixar Animation Studios 5 1.3.1. Principle of Innovation 5 1.3.2. Business Culture 5 1.4. SWOT-Analysis of Pixar Animation Studios 6 1.4.1. Strengths 7 ...

    John Lasseter, Management, Pixar 4051  Words | 15  Pages

  • The Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc

    and Pixar Inc.: To Acquire or Not to Acquire? In November 2005, Robert Iger, the newly appointed CEO of the Walt Disney Company, eagerly awaited the box office results of Chicken Little, the company’s second computer-generated (CG) feature film. He knew that, for Disney as a whole to be successful, he had to get the animation business right, particularly the new CG technology that was rapidly supplanting hand-drawn animation.1 Yet the company had been reliant on a contract with animation studio...

    Animation, Computer animation, Michael Eisner 14044  Words | 90  Pages

  • Comparing Classic Literature to the Lion King

    Steamboat Willie. Since then, animated movies have been cranked out due to the admiration they receive from children. Disney is known world wide for their animated films. People love them because of their feel good story lines, astounding use of animation, and largely, the music incorporated into the movies. My generation especially has grown up watching what could arguably be considered “Disney classics” such as Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and The Lion King. Although most people still consider...

    Animation, Beauty and the Beast, Hamlet 955  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pocahontas - Cultural Anthropology

    the Europeans as the bad guys. Disney was trying to send a message that this whiteness way of thinking is not always correct and can sometimes bring harm to others even when its not intentional. Works Cited: Pocahontas. Walt Disney Feature Animation, 1995. Film. Seriff, Suzanne. “Cultural Anthropology: ANT 302.” University of Texas. Spring 2013....

    Culture, First Nations, Indigenous peoples of the Americas 1005  Words | 3  Pages

  • Media Influence Essay

    com/disney/films/lionking.htm Strasburger, V.C. & Jordan, A.B. & Donnerstein, E. 2010, Health Effects of Media on Children and Adolescents Pediatrics, 125, 4, 756-767 Yerby, A. & Baron, S. & Lee, Y. 2004, Gender Roles in Disney Animation Retrieved October 27, 2011, AmericanEdu...

    Aladdin, Animation, Character animation 1572  Words | 4  Pages

  • Informative speech

    classic Disney song, that means you grew up watching Disney during your childhood. II. The Disney movie franchise has been producing movies for many years now. The Walt Disney Studios Company began in 1923 in Los Angeles. Around 1937, Disney became famous for their creating the first full-length animated feature (Walt Disney Studios). The first full-length animated feature was Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. III. I chose to do this topic because I write a paper in my Sociology class based on movie called...

    Animation, Disney Princess, Gender role 1255  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Little Mermaid

    return to the sea and find yourself another fish. Works Cited Andersen, Hans Christian. "The Little Mermaid." Tatar, Maria. The Classic Fairy Tales. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1999. 216-232. The Little Mermaid. Dir. Walt Disney Feature Animation. November 15, 1989 ....

    Fairy tale, Hans Christian Andersen, Love 1057  Words | 3  Pages

  • Does Disney Really Hurt Self-Image

    do not have an active imagination and live these little fantasies are more prone to antisocial behavior as well as many other problems. Lee Artz, a communications professor at Purdue University, states, “Of course, viewers young and old recognize animation as fictive, not real: it’s just a cartoon!” (Artz). The abovementioned statement by Artz is indubitably true because many viewers, including myself believe that it is just a cartoon although a percentage of parents may be beg to differ on the effects...

    American Broadcasting Company, Burbank, California, Michael Eisner 2051  Words | 6  Pages

  • Disney's affect on our Children and Culture

    dangerous lesson is being ingrained in young minds, that social problems that stem from inequality are the natural order of things. We also see children reacting to animals differently than they might have if they had not been exposed to as much Disney animation. The animals portrayed in numerous Disney movies lead children to have twisted representations of intelligence, capabilities and morals of real animals (Anderson 2005). The fact is that these insincere representations created by Disney films are...

    Disney Channel, Disneyland Park, The Lion King 1513  Words | 5  Pages

  • Subliminal Messages in Disney Movies

    disturbing, something that wouldn't be spotted out right away. It just so happens that on one of the spires of the golden castle is the shape and detail of a penis. It is confirmed that the artists added this drawing because he was angry at Disney Studios, In The Lion King Timon, Simba and Pumba are lying down, staring up at the sky. Simba gets up, walks a distance and flops himself to the ground, forming dust particles in the air. The dust particles become a rolling cloud and in the cloud read...

    Film, Michael Eisner, The Lion King 927  Words | 3  Pages

  • Disney and Race

    has yet to be a commercial that represents the Asian and Latino communities. An estimated 70% of African- Americans over the age of 12 see at least one film per month, according to Dinwiddie. He stated that “Hispanic moviegoers enjoy animation films and go at a rate higher than the general population. They also tend to go as a group or as a family unit so family pictures tend to have wide appeal among Hispanic families” (3). Media images of white characters, including those...

    Animation, Disney Princess, Disney Renaissance 1247  Words | 6  Pages

  • Media Management

    focused on making animated films. (Does anyone know the name of the first film he made and the year he made it?) He built on this interest and expertise. He eventually struck upon a previously unheard-of innovation: to create a feature-length all-animation film. Sleeping Beauty premiered in 1931 to both critical and popular acclaim. Disney built on this with similar films. He created a production system based on specialized skills and projects. Disney put himself at the heads of a team of animators...

    Animation, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Michael Eisner 1448  Words | 5  Pages

  • "It is the journey not the arrival that matters." Is this your understanding of journey? Use the prescribed text and at least 1 related material.

    have many detours. But, the documentary Who Do You Think You Are? (SBS 2008) featuring Jack Thompson deeply explores how journeys can have significant impacts on people who a somewhat linked to them, be it present or future. Bluth and Goldmans animation Anastasia depicts choices an individual may have to make on a journey and how journeys may be influenced by curiosity and the need to seek knowledge. At the beginning of the film Anya (Anastasia), the main protagonist, comes across a fork in the...

    Bartok the Magnificent, Debut albums, Don Bluth 1158  Words | 3  Pages

  • Disney Psychological Research Paper

    following Korea’s economic difficulties, which they attributed partly to U.S. pressure on free trade, their opinion of Disney became slightly altered. There were “serious concerns about…Disney’s industrial influence and its domination of Korean animation” that were raised in the early 90’s. These ties to Korea’s socio-economic status show just how vast the Disney Corporation has managed to reach from simply making animated films. In addition, the true educational judgment of these films appears to...

    Animation, Film, Korea 1960  Words | 6  Pages

  • Pixar Case

    Pixar have used its various forms of resources as stated below to build its capabilities and competencies needed in order to gain a competitive advantage in the animated film industry. Financial Capital: Financial capital is the fundamental resource to run the business and is critical for its success. In the early days of Pixar, under the leadership of jobs, he invested $50 million on computer animation which allows Pixar to make substantial breakthroughs in the development of computer generated...

    Animation, Capital, Film 532  Words | 2  Pages

  • Disney Pixar

    deals with three main issues. The first issue this study addresses is the strategies (Vertical integration/outsourcing) of Disney and Pixar. Secondly, the contractual agreements between Disney and Pixar will be discussed. Lastly, the variation in the organizational culture of both companies will be considered in this case study. Walt Disney’s’ first feature animation was in 1934 with the production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Profits in this industry were not just from proceeds made by movie...

    Animation, Michael Eisner, Pixar 752  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Importance of History and Trends in Animation

    The Importance of History and Trends in Animation Trends and history reveal how evolution of an art form occurs. Paying close attention to the trends and growth of any field helps predict the future of that industry. It is important to recognize trends in filmmaking, storytelling, and technology for an animator to increase his or her chances of continued employment. This book will point out many trends from the past and provide a blueprint of the future. By observing and learning about these developments...

    3D computer graphics, Animation, Animator 484  Words | 2  Pages

  • Organizational Culture

    background In 1986, Steve job purchased the computer graphics division of Lucasfilm for $10 million and established the independent company called Pixar. Ed Catmull as the co-founder and chief technical officer of Pixar. At that time, there are about 44 people are emplyed at Pixar. Pixar Animation Studios is an Academy Award ®-winning computer animation studio with the technical, creative and production capabilities to create a new generation of animated feature films, merchandise and other related products...

    Computer animation, Edwin Catmull, John Lasseter 3324  Words | 9  Pages

  • Little Mermaid Animation Workflow

    Christine Carbo * Gemyr Jacobo * Mikaela Co REPORT ON THE POST PRODUCTION PROCESS FOR “THE LITTLE MERMAID” MOVIE ©Walt Disney Productions I. OBJECTIVE What type of animation is this movie using? - The movie is settled to use the traditional means of animation, specifically Cel animation by order of Walt Disney Productions. What process/group in the production line are you working for? - The three employees which form the group “B1” are listed to perform their duties...

    Animation, Film, Michael Eisner 294  Words | 2  Pages

  • Walt Disney and Toy Story

    Pixar and Disney: A Study of Creativity and Culture In 2005 the managers of Pixar Animation Studios were facing a crisis. The company’s ten-year partnership with Disney was about to end and the company had three options: draft a new agreement with Disney, find a new partner, or set up their own marketing and distribution network.[1] Renewing the partnership with Disney seemed, to many, like an obvious choice. The arrangement had been a boon to the fledgling studio when it was first starting out...

    Animation, Pixar, Steve Jobs 11694  Words | 33  Pages

  • An Analysis of Pixar's Culture

    10 5. CONCLUSION 12 6. RECOMMENDATIONS 13 7. REFERENCES 14 1. INTRODUCTION Pixar Animation Studios as we know today, was started as in 1984 when John Lasseter, chief creative officer of both Pixar Animation Studios and Walt Disney Animation Studios and also concurrently, principal creative advisor for Walt Disney Imagineering at present date, left his animation job at Disney to join the computer graphics division of Lucasfilm Ltd. Two years later in 1986, this division...

    Edgar Schein, Edwin Catmull, John Lasseter 4129  Words | 10  Pages

  • Ba420 Power and Politics

    receive 'great art education' in order to be hired at Disney. It was also mandatory for him to be taught animation prior to his hiring. Next interpersonal power is reward. Lasseters persistence to learn animation and to work at Walt Disney was his driving force. Eventually his reward came when he was hired on by Disney. Another reward was the amazing 3D animation movies he created for Disney (Pixar). Lastly expert was also evident in this case. This is obvious in the expertise and detail in the...

    American Broadcasting Company, Pixar, Steve Jobs 755  Words | 2  Pages

  • Wild Sentiment: the Theme of Nature in Disney Animation

    Wild Sentiment: The Theme of Nature in Disney Animation ‘Disney’s films are a revolt against partitioning and legislating, against spiritual stagnation and greyness. But the revolt is lyrical. The revolt is a daydream.’ Sergei Eisenstein, Eisenstein on Disney This book takes a fresh look at Disney animated films, seen from the particular perspective of their engagement with the theme of wild nature. This theme, I shall argue, was of central importance from the moment Disney first ventured...

    Animation, Animator, Anime 3622  Words | 10  Pages

  • Basketball and Obstacles

    on what they did wrong and fix the problem. One man who did this was Walt Disney. Walt Disney’s first animation company, Laugh-O-Grams, went bankrupt. Looking back on what he did incorrect, Walt Disney deciphered the problems. After this, he traveled to Hollywood and started a new animation business called Walt Disney Animation Studios. Today, this business is the most profitable animation company in the world. In addition, obstacles teach one never to give up on the task at hand. Even though...

    Basketball, Failure, High school 516  Words | 2  Pages

  • Persuasive Speech Outline

    Disney Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago Illinois . Walt first started his own animation studio in the early 1920’s.On his way back home, he had an idea pop into his head. It was a little mouse by the name of “Mickey”. Mickey was an instant sensation. After making a success of his "Alice Comedies," Walt became a recognized Hollywood figure. In the 1930’s, Walt put together an animation film. This had never been attempted (diusahakan) before. In 1932, the production entitled “Flowers...

    Animation, Camera, Film 4238  Words | 22  Pages

  • Rainbow Land

    one of the point to make Candy Crush Saga become famous games is the candy pieces and the boosts themselves are colorful and appealing to look at. Wreck-It Ralph, a 2012 American computer-animated family-comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. This film is tells the story happened inside the arcade game , a candy world inside the arcade game. Through by this film, we can see the things and facilities such as car, tree and so on inside this Candy...

    Amusement park, Attraction, Jerry Bruckheimer 560  Words | 2  Pages

  • From American Animated Film to See American Cultural Characteristics

    From American Animated Film to See American Cultural Characteristics Introduction 1. Introduction to the background and significant of American animation We have already learned that the American continents were peopled as a result of migration. The United States of America is a young country in the world with a history of only more than two hundred years. But this very country forms its own culture system which has already affected almost every corner of the world. This culture system...

    Animation, Animator, Avar 4065  Words | 11  Pages

  • What Did Michael Eisner Do to Rejuvenate Disney? Specifically, How Did He Increase Net Income in His First Four Years?

    from 4% to 19%. Eisner’s management team accelerated production of animated movies by expanding animation staff to support the release of new animated feature every 12 to 18 months. Disney invested $30 million in CAPS (computer-animated-production-system) that digitalized animation process. It helped them to produce technically dazzling movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” (WFRR) that combined animation with live action. The movie did top earnings in 1988. Disney earned additional profits from the merchandise...

    Animation, Film, Jeffrey Katzenberg 532  Words | 2  Pages

  • Yeassss

    it feel like to be the perfect exalted person, but only because you've held back this secret? Bobby came up with 'kingdom of isolation,' and it worked."[8] Lopez was able to improvise the song's first four lines on the spot.[9] Back at their home studio, they composed the rest of the song by alternating between improvising melodies on a piano and brainstorming lyrics on a whiteboard, and finished it within a single day.[4][8] "Let It Go" is a power ballad in the key of A-flat major overall, but...

    Burbank, California, Disney Channel, Disney Music Group 2316  Words | 8  Pages

  • Princess and Frog Analysis

    November 23, 2010 Literary Analysis Essay “The Princess and the Frog” In “The Princess and the Frog” Walt Disney Animation Studios presents a musical set in the great city of New Orleans. "The Princess and the Frog" marks Disney's return to the warmth and gratefulness of hand drawn animation. The film teams Ron Clements and John Musker, creators of "The Little Mermaid" and "Aladdin" with Oscar winning composer Randy Newman. From the heart of Louisiana's mystical bayouts and the banks of the mighty...

    Aladdin, Love, Marriage 851  Words | 2  Pages

  • The Lion King

    literally knocks some sense into him and sets Simba on the correct path towards greatness. Simba still has numerous challenges to overcome, but essentially he plays out the script as Pinsky predicted of good triumphing over evil. Despite Disney’s studios avoidance of religious topics, John Armstrong notes that far more children have been taught the Disney gospel than the gospel of Jesus Christ. The Disney myth shapes popular culture in ways that remove the radical demands of the biblical good news...

    Gospel, Jesus, Roy O. Disney 3097  Words | 9  Pages

  • little girl or little princess

    channel, I would be reluctant to say that I love Disney channel. Majority of people who watch Disney movies are kids and teenagers. Watching Disney movies reminds me of a great childhood and a silly dream I had when I was nine years old. Walt Disney animation movies has been a part of my life since the day I learned to walk and talk. I was also a bookworm. I love losing myself in stories and allowing my mind to travel as I daydream of the make believe places I read about. Aurora of “Sleeping Beauty” is...

    Aurora, Burbank, California, Disney Channel 579  Words | 3  Pages

  • cinderella the musical

    by the audience, who clapped with every dramatic presto change-o. Aside from the performances, the show’s winning formula is the fantastic stage design by Andrew Botha. How do you measure up to Walt Disney’s Cinderella? With the clever use of animation, of course, the stage scenery includes a massive video wall that shows flat and 3D animated illustrations of the different locations, from the town, to Cinderella’s house, to the palace. This presents endless possibilities for setting and scene changes...

    Animation, Charles Perrault, Cinderella 685  Words | 2  Pages

  • Pixar

    Introduction Pixar Animation Studios is an Academy Award ®-winning computer animation studio with the technical, creative and production capabilities to create a new generation of animated feature films, merchandise and other related products. Pixar's objective is to combine proprietary technology and world-class creative talent to develop computer-animated feature films with memorable characters and heartwarming stories that appeal to audiences of all ages. Feature Films On November 22, 1995, Pixar Animation...

    Animation, Feature film, Film 1246  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pixar – the Innovative & Creative Animation Company

    PIXAR – the innovative & creative animation company PIXAR is a world class animation film studio. The Pixar organization culture is influenced the company to be more creative and innovation. This is helping her to achieve remarkable awards in their industry. The great successful for Pixar is the share values, all employees named “Pixarians” who are proud of their job and love their job. They are self-motivated and enjoyed to be work in Pixar. By using seven dimension of organization culture, Pixar...

    Creativity, Employment, Innovation 906  Words | 3  Pages

  • pixar

    NTRODUCTION This is a report about Pixar Animation Studio (Pixar, for brevity). Pixar is an American computer animation studio based on California, United States. The company is known for its produced films such as Toy Story, Finding Nemo, and Ratatouille (Wikipedia, 2008). Pixar is currently under a partnership agreement with Walt Disney Company (Disney, for brevity) for the former’s film or product distribution and marketing. The scope of this report is the study on Pixar’s...

    Edwin Catmull, John Lasseter, Pixar 2020  Words | 7  Pages

  • Disney Pixar

    Introduction: The partnership between Pixar and Disney has deep roots, going way back to 1991. The first result was 1995’s "Toy Story," which revolutionized the world of computer animation. Ever since, Pixar films have been distributed by the Walt Disney Company, proudly displaying both the Pixar logo "Luxo Jr." and the Disney castle. Disney recently acquired Pixar Studios at a price of over $7.4 billion. The terms include giving Jobs an estimated 7% stake in Disney and letting Pixar's top creative...

    A Bug's Life, John Lasseter, Pixar 1123  Words | 4  Pages

  • PIXAR CASE

    4/10/2014 Pixar Case Pixar Pixar is a leading digital animation studio, which they create animated feature films and related products that have gross revenues over $3 billion dollars to date. They were founded in 1986, and started to be known for their short films, commercials and amazing animation features. In 2006, there company began to flourish as they had an acquisition by the Walt Disney Company for a heavy sum of $7.4 billion dollars, which Walt Disney was known for their animated movies...

    Animation, Balance sheet, Pixar 1392  Words | 5  Pages

  • Disney And Pixar

     The Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc.: To Acquire or Not to Acquire Economics of Strategy and Organization Are Disney and Pixar better together? Positive Aspects The co-production agreement between Disney and Pixar has led Disney to rely on revenue and characters produced by its partner. Pixar CG movies contributed more than $3.5 billion to Disney Studio revenues and around $1.2 billion to Disney’s operating income which represented 10% of revenue and 60% of total operating income of Disney...

    Animation, Burbank, California, Michael Eisner 859  Words | 5  Pages

  • Disney & Pixar

    After careful examination of the Disney-Pixar deal it is evident that Pixar had more power in the negotiations. Pixar had the option to seek another partner for distribution but it was Disney who had no options. Walt Disney hadn't produced a hit animated movie in years, and hence it was time to stop wishing and start acting. Acquiring Pixar would be a very bold act indeed. The importance of animation to Disney over the years is obvious. Nothing creates more of an impact at this company than a successful...

    Disney Channel, John Lasseter, Mickey Mouse 929  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pixar and Disney

    become competitive. Pixar is a pioneer with its proprietary computer animation technology leading the animated film industry. This means computer-generated effects (CG) have replaced hand-drawn animation, which is Disney’s strength. On the other hand, the collaboration between Disney and Pixar has rejuvenated Disney. This report will firstly explain how the macro environment and industry has changed. It will then analyze the core resources and competencies for Disney and Pixar and, finally, will evaluate...

    Animation, Core competency, Management 1865  Words | 7  Pages

  • Disney Pixar Acquisition

    Walt Disney Company and Pixar Inc.: To Acquire or Not to Acquire? An Update On January 24, 2006, Walt Disney Studios announced that it would acquire Pixar in a stock deal worth $7.4 billion.1 Robert Iger, Disney’s CEO, said, “I want to return Disney to greatness in this area and this was the way to do it fastest.”2 The deal was valued at $59.78 per Pixar share – a 3.8% premium over Pixar’s $57.75 close price (given Disney’s issuance of 2.3 shares for each share of Pixar, Disney’s close price...

    1923, American Broadcasting Company, Burbank, California 1425  Words | 6  Pages

  • Walt Disney Pixar Case Analysis

    Management 5301 Walt Disney-Pixar Analysis The Walt Disney-Pixar merger carries a number of convincing advantages for Disney, but Pixar shareholders should be less enthusiastic about such a deal. Pixar’s resources and capabilities have set a standard that is extremely difficult to imitate. Through its highly talented employee pool, culture of creativity and collaboration, and proprietary 3D computer animation software, Pixar has created a competitive advantage in the animation film industry that yielded...

    3D computer graphics, Animation, Computer animation 1449  Words | 4  Pages

  • Pixar Case Analysis

    ------------------------------------------------- Re: Case Analysis- Pixar History Pixar Animation Studios is an independent, American computer animation film studio. Pixar’s objective is to combine proprietary technology and world-class creative talent to develop computer-animated feature films with a new three-dimensional appearance, memorable characters and heartwarming stories that appeal to audience of all ages. How to Make a Pixar Film The success of Pixar in the cartoon film industry is attributed to its...

    Animation, Computer, Computer animation 1071  Words | 3  Pages

  • Pixar: a System That Works

    company Pixar, they automatically think Disney. However, this has not always been the case. Pixar was started in 1986 when Steve Jobs purchased the computer graphics department of Lucasfilms, Ltd, and renamed it Pixar. “On November 22, 1995, Pixar released its first feature film, Disney•Pixar's Toy Story” (Pixar.com). Since then, the company has evolved into one of the largest animation studios in the world, won 20 Oscars, and created “films that have reinvented the art of animation, captured...

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  • 3d Animation in Film Industry

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