Ed Catmull is co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios (along with Steve Jobs and John Lasseter) and president of Pixar Animation and Disney Animation. Ed has received five Academy Awards, and — as a computer scientist — he has contributed to many important developments in computer graphics. He is the author of Creativity, Inc., which Forbes has said “just might be the best business book ever written.” This Tim Ferriss Book Club's episode touches on a lot, including lessons learned from George Lucas and Steve Jobs, the origins of Pixar, personal challenges, routines, and much more.
Pixar 25 Magic Moments — a BBC documentary that looks at Pixar’s 25 years of Animation. Through 25 key moments, this programme takes a look at the highs and lows of the multi award-winning animation studio Pixar as it celebrates its 25th birthday, and discovers the secrets of how to make a Pixar movie. With unique access to Pixar HQ and the creative team, it features memorable moments from hits such as Toy Story, Finding Nemo and Monsters Inc., as well as exclusive interviews with Billy Crystal, Tim Allen, Holly Hunter, Kelsey Grammer, Michael Keaton, George Lucas and others.
The South Bank Show’s Pixar (2009) discovers the secrets behind the animation process of Disney Pixar from storyboard to silver screen.
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Summer Camp at the National Archives! This week budding genealogists are joining us for Genealogy Camp in the Boeing Learning Center.
This hands-on, week-long camp for kids introduces the basics of genealogy research and the resources of the National Archives. Campers are using ship manifests and census records to trace an immigrant family’s arrival in the United States in the early 20th century.
"We want to sound like regular adult human beings, not Buzzfeed writers or Reddit commenters," new Gawker Editor Max Read says in a memo to the publication’s writers. Words like "epic," "pwn" and "derp" are no longer welcome on the site. Read also says the word "massive" is "never to appear on the…
In 2014, AIGA turns 100! To celebrate American design and its profound impact, AIGA presents “100 Years of Design,” a living resource for this landmark year and into the future. At CelebrateDesign.org (now in preview, launching January 2014), select design works provide historical context alongside interviews with leading designers and significant moments in AIGA’s history.
My rambling thoughts for this month’s Carnival of Journalism
When I look back at my experience in student media from 2005 through 2009, I know I had it better than most: we were entirely student-run, had a generous budget for most of my time there, published five days a week, and took…