The American Cinematheque presents THE PIXAR STORY (2007, Disney/Pixar, 87 min.), a documentary about the history of the Pixar Animation Studios, on Dec. 11 at 7:30 pm at the Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the historic Egyptian in Hollywood (6712 Hollywood Blvd. between Highland and Las Palmas).
In THE PIXAR STORY, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Leslie Iwerks (director of THE HAND BEHIND THE MOUSE-THE UB IWERKS STORY) takes viewers on the first in-depth look at the most influential animation studio of its time. THE PIXAR STORY goes behind the scenes of the groundbreaking company that pioneered a new generation of animated feature films. Iwerks uses never-before-seen footage from the Pixar library, along with historic archival animation and first hand accounts by animators, studio executives, directors, producers and voice performers to chronicle the remarkable company that revolutionized an industry. Includes exclusive interviews with John Lasseter, Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs, George Lucas, Michael Eisner, Bob Iger, Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Tim Allen and Brad Bird. After the screening Iwerks will discuss the film. Guests subject to availability.
Tickets are available on www.fandango.com.