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* AwesomeDearBoy: John Lasseter claims that his first incentive for a career in animation was "I get paid to make cartoons!"

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* AwesomeDearBoy: [[invoked]]AwesomeDearBoy: John Lasseter claims that his first incentive for a career in animation was "I get paid to make cartoons!"

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* NewMediaAreEvil: Averted. The documentary makes it clear that computer animation is just a tool that cannot replace a skilled animator.


''The Pixar Story'' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of Creator/{{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.

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''The Pixar Story'' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks).Creator/UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of Creator/{{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.


''The Pixar Story'' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of {{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.

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''The Pixar Story'' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of {{Pixar}}, Creator/{{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.


'''''The Pixar Story''''' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of {{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.

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'''''The ''The Pixar Story''''' Story'' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of {{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.


* WhamLine: When John Lasseter is called down to the main office at Disney after pitching ''TheBraveLittleToaster.''

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* WhamLine: When John Lasseter is called down to the main office at Disney after pitching ''TheBraveLittleToaster.''WesternAnimation/TheBraveLittleToaster.''


* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: When they find out that they might have inadvertently killed traditional animation.
* WhamLine: When John Lasseter is called down to the main office at Disney after pitching ''TheBraveLittleToaster."

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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: When The Pixar staff when they find out that they might have realize their success has inadvertently killed traditional animation.
* WhamLine: When John Lasseter is called down to the main office at Disney after pitching ''TheBraveLittleToaster."''


''The Pixar Story'' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of {{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.

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''The '''''The Pixar Story'' Story''''' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of {{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.


* FiveManBand
** TheHero: John Lasseter
** TheLancer: Bill Reeves
** TheSmartGuy: Ed Catmull
** TheMentor: Steve Jobs
** TheChick: Diedre
** TheSixthRanger: Pete Doctor, Andrew Stanton and Brad Bird

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* AwesomeDearBoy: John Lasseter claims that his first incentive for a career in animation was "I get paid to make cartoons!"

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: From being fired from your dream job for merely ''suggesting'' that computer graphics be used for feature animation to running the very same business alongside your own startup company, now the most popular and successful computer animation company in the world. And all it took was thirty years!


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* WhamLine: When John Lasseter is called down to the main office at Disney after pitching ''TheBraveLittleToaster."
--> ''Your project is complete, so now your employment with the Walt Disney Company has been terminated.''


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The film was released, outside North America, on DVD in summer 2008 as part of the "Ultimate Pixar Collection", a box set of Pixar films. It was then included as a special feature on the ''WesternAnimation/WallE'' special edition DVD and Blu-ray releases, which were launched on November 18, 2008.



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* DoingItForTheArt: Lasseter, most prominently.
* ExecutiveMeddling: Eisner and Katzenberg


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* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: When they find out that they might have inadvertently killed traditional animation.

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''The Pixar Story'' is a 2007 film by Leslie Iwerks (granddaughter of UbIwerks). It is a documentary discussing the history of {{Pixar}}, from its founding by Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, and John Lasseter through its struggles to stay afloat and its eventual meteoric success.

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* TheDeterminator: Lasseter went straight from directing ''WesternAnimation/ABugsLife'' to turning ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'' around ''in less than eight months''.
* DoingItForTheArt: Lasseter, most prominently.
* ExecutiveMeddling: Eisner and Katzenberg
* FiveManBand
** TheHero: John Lasseter
** TheLancer: Bill Reeves
** TheSmartGuy: Ed Catmull
** TheMentor: Steve Jobs
** TheChick: Diedre
** TheSixthRanger: Pete Doctor, Andrew Stanton and Brad Bird
* HardWorkHardlyWorks: Averted like '''whoa.'''
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