Tag: Ed Catmull
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.
Ed Catmull allegedly told Disney artists they were free to find higher-paying work at other studios while he knew they couldn’t.
The wage-theft scheme operated by major American animation studios continues to grow with no end in sight.
The wage-theft scheme run by big animation studios is finally receiving some mainstream media attention after a significant piece was published today by Bloomberg News.
To accompany its fawning story on the success of Walt Disney Animation, “Wired” labeled John Lasseter and Ed Catmull as “big heroes” on its cover.
Shocking details of wage-theft conspiracy emerge in a class action lawsuit filed against DreamWorks, Disney, Pixar, Lucasfilm, Digital Domain 3.0, Sony Pictures Imageworks and others.
Pixar and Disney Animation president Ed Catmull has always had a reputation as a decent person, but newly revealed court documents show that he’s been working against the interests of Pixar’s employees for years, as well as trying to hurt other studios who didn’t play by his rules.
Tech site Pando Daily has been providing amazing coverage of the Department of Justice antitrust invesigation and subsequent class action lawsuits over wage-fixing amongst Silicon Valley tech companies and animation studios.
A tweet last night by Pixar director Mark Walsh announced that one of the company’s earliest employees, Loren Carpenter, retired on Friday.
Taking part in a “Wall Street Journal” survey, Pixar and Disney Animation president Ed Catmull shared his two favorite books of 2013.
Here is their sales demo reel from 1988 showing what the studio was producing in the days before character animation took over.