Saw this coming for a while, but it's finally going down. Good move for Disney, the Pixar movies, especially the recent Finding Nemo and The Incredibles, have been big sellers while their own animation department had taken a turn south (see Home on the Range). They can't do it by themselves anymore, so I guess this is the next best thing.
Cory6188 From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 2723 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1100 times:
Over the past decade or so, Pixar has become a sort of second-party producer for Disney, so this therefore really isn't too surprising. Have they even done any full-scale productions for anyone else in the past five years?
Slider From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 7099 posts, RR: 33
Reply 6, posted (9 years 7 months 1 week 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 1075 times:
If you can't beat em, buy em.
Typical Disney. The monolith rolls on. I hope they maintain their independence insofar as creative control. Otherwise all the Pixar films will become the usual formulaic crap with talking animals, a few songs, etc, etc.
Great technology though. Wish I'd have gotten a piece of that action early on.