The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company

The Pixar Touch: The Making of a Company

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By (author) David A. Price, Narrator David Drummond

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  • Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Dimensions: 140mm x 165mm x 28mm | 136g
  • Publication date: 17 July 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Old Saybrook, CT
  • ISBN 10: 1400107652
  • ISBN 13: 9781400107650
  • Edition: Unabridged
  • Edition statement: Unabridged
  • Sales rank: 1,723,482

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The Pixar Touch is a lively chronicle of Pixar Animation Studios' history and evolution, and the "fraternity of geeks" who shaped it. With the help of visionary businessman Steve Jobs and animating genius John Lasseter, Pixar has become the gold standard of animated filmmaking, beginning with a short special effects shot made at Lucasfilm in 1982 all the way up through the landmark films Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Wall-E, and others. David A. Price goes behind the scenes of the corporate feuds between Lasseter and his former champion, Jeffrey Katzenberg, as well as between Steve Jobs and Michael Eisner. And finally he explores Pixar's complex relationship with the Walt Disney Company as it transformed itself into the $7.4 billion jewel in the Disney crown. /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name: "Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow: yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-qformat: yes; mso-style-parent: ""; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom: .0001pt; mso-pagination: widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family: "Calibri,""sans-serif"; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-bidi-font-family: "Times New Roman";}

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Author information

David A. Price has written for the "Wall Street Journal" and the "Washington Post," and he is the author of "Love and Hate in Jamestown." David Drummond has made his living as an actor for over twenty-five years, and he received an "AudioFile" Earphones Award for his first audiobook, "Love 'Em or Lose 'Em."

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"A heck of a yarn, full of vivid characters, reversals of fortune and stubborn determination: Pixar should make a movie out of it." ---Kirkus Starred Review