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The Motley Fool
The First Step on Apple's Road to a Record-Breaking Market Cap
It's said that a journey to a $500 billion market cap begins with a single IPO. Well, maybe nobody actually says that.
National Public Radio
At 90, Disney Animation Nowhere Near Drawing To A Close
When it premiered in 1937, Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was the first feature-length animated movie to hit theaters.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Utah Symphony to Present Pixar in Concert, 1/3-4
In a world where race cars talk, robots fall in love, rats aspire to be star chefs, and toys come to life, Pixar has created some of the greatest stories in movie history through the magic of computer animation, compelling stories and of course, music.
Pixar Veterans Launch Vellum, An App To Help Authors Craft Pixel Perfect Ebooks
Vellum is an app for the Mac developed by a team led by two Pixar software veterans that are trying to make the process of creating ebooks less painful.
Disney Unleashes Secret Weapon in Quest for 'Banks' and 'Frozen' Oscar Glory: Its History
The stars of "Mary Poppins" were at Monday's "Saving Mr. Banks" premiere and the studio's 90th birthday celebration on Tuesday drew many other Disney legends.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Don't Lose Valuable Employees - Repurpose Them
I'm always fascinated by stories of how entrepreneurs can take some asset or business, repurpose it and experience unimaginable success.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Exclusive Book Excerpt: 'The CG Story': How Pixar Saved...
The history of special effects and CG in film and their close relationship with today's top-notch digital animation is the focus of author Christopher Finch's new lavish 368-page book The CG Story: Computer Generated Animation and Special Effects , which peels the curtain back on CG pioneers like George Lucas , Steven Spielberg , Ridley Scott , and ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Single Greatest Piece Of Advice Steve Jobs Gave...
Steve Jobs passed away two years before the release of Disney's blockbuster animated movie, Frozen , yet his influence is on every frame.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Quick DVD Pick of the Week - 'Planes'
Dusty is a cropdusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem? He is hopelessly afraid of heights.
Pixar vs. Disney Animation: John Lasseter's Tricky Tug-of-War
"Frozen's" success shows the house that Walt built can compete with a sibling rival that is enduring layoffs and criticism of its sequel strategy even as box office booms.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Cult of Mac Blog
Darth Vader "Selfie" Reveals Sith Lord To Be iPhone User
It's lacking the iPhone's speaker slit, but otherwise all sources indicate that Darth Vader is an iOS user, most likely working on an iPhone 4 or iPhone 5. The above selfie, which appeared on the new official Star Wars Instagram account that will be used to build up to the new batch of sequels currently being worked on by Disney.
How to Make A Pixar Short in 24 Easy Steps
Pixar's latest short film The Blue Umbrella has had a rough awards season, having been locked out of both the Oscars and the Annie Awards, but that doesn't diminish the passion and effort that went into its production.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Annies 2014: Frozen and Monsters University lead nominees
'S Frozen and Pixar Animation Studios' Monsters University lead the nominees for this year's Annie Awards, with 10 nominations each.
The Motley Fool
Weekend Box Office: Hunger Games 'Catching Fire' & 'Frozen' Have Banner Thanksgiving
If you've ever wondered if there was room for two blockbuster films to thrive on the big screen at the same time, look no further than this weekend's box office results.
The One Thing All Introverts Need To Do At Work
Jeffrey Pfeffer tells a powerful story of a manager who attributes his success to his decision of where to sit.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Disney's Planes - DVD Review
Admittedly, Cars was a Pixar franchise, while Planes belongs to Disney. But they are part of the same universe and, most notably, are overseen by John Lasseter.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
a Frozena is a sparkling holiday treat
Starting in the mid-1990s, Walt Disney Studios' long dominant feature animation department took a humiliating backseat to the computer-animation-driven Pixar Animation Studios and DreamWorks Animation.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Disney Cuts Pixar's Workforce After Film Delay
According to the LA Times , Disney has laid off an "undisclosed number of people" at Pixar's headquarters in Emeryville, California.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Frozen: This Disney Princess Movie Is Thaw-some
An animated feature for all seasons: "The Snow Queen" springs to life in this winter-wonderland musical that dreams of summer and never falls Elsa and Anna, the two princesses in in the glorious new Disney animated feature Frozen , are bonded in love and sisterhood but separated by the chasm between their personalities.