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The Pixar Touch : The Making of a Company

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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";}show more

Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 134.62 x 190.5 x 15.24mm | 68.04g
  • Tantor Media, Inc
  • Old Saybrook, CT, United States
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 140015765X
  • 9781400157655
  • 1,206,870

Review quote

"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 Reviewshow more

About David A. Price

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 been narrating audiobooks for a few years now and hopes one of these days to get it right. He much prefers dead authors and live audiences.show more

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4,336 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
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4 38% (1,642)
3 20% (877)
2 5% (212)
1 3% (143)
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