At one point during tonight’s Annie Awards ceremony, after Pixar had won its umpteenth award, SpongeBob voice actor Tom Kenny asked the audience, “When are we going to start calling these awards The Pixies?”
Take a few minutes to understand the lawsuit that industry artists have filed against the big American studios and why it matters.
He’s not inviting you to his mansion anytime soon, but at least we’ve got this video tour.
How deep does the conspiracy against animation artists go?
Of the studio’s 16 films to date, no Pixar film has had a solo woman director, but Ed Catmull thinks that will change soon.
Launched yesterday with the non-profit education platform Khan Academy, Pixar in a Box is the most in-depth look ever offered at the studio’s creative process.
A judge rule that animation artists can continue a case against studios which allegedly suppressed wages for decades through fraud.
But the fight isn’t over yet. Animation artists have 30 days to produce new evidence.
The major studios filed a motion last Friday in federal court asking a judge to dismiss the antitrust wage-fixing lawsuit that had been filed by animation industry employees.
Disney Animation and Pixar president Ed Catmull is listing one of his compounds in Kailua, Hawaii, just two years after building it.