Friday, 9 April 2010

Animator: Pixar ( Production Studio)

Pixar is an American CGI Animation company based in California, US. Pixar Studios were one of the 1st to start with CG in films, firslty short films and later by producing full-feature lenght films, from 1995 with the release of the Toy Story. Its reputation is not in vain, to date, Pixar has earned twenty-four Academy Awards, including Six Golden Globes and three Grammys. Due to the technical, creative and production capabilities to create a new generation of animated feature films. Pixar combines the 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.

Pixar was founded in 1979, as the Graphics Group, a part of the Computer Division of Lucasfilm. In 1986, it was bought by Apple, that recently sold it to Walt Disney in 2006.

To date, Pixar has made 20 feature films, the first being the pioneering in computer graphics, Toy Story in 1995. After the success of Toy Story, featuring John Lasseter's story-telling skills, Pixar decided to carry on making films in the medium that they are famous for CG. In 1998 was Bug's Life, Toy Story 2 in 1999, Monsters Inc. in 2001, the BlockBuster Finding Nemo in 2003, The Incredibles in 2004, Cars in 2006, Ratatouille in 2007, Wall-E in 2008 and Up in 2009.

Pixar's film, not only are beautifully developed and produced, but also they consist in the principals of good story-telling and animation. Creating films enjoyable to watch.

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