PALOS VERDES, Calif. -- Ed Catmull, president of Pixar Animation Studios and president of Walt Disney Animation Studios, said at the D10 conference today that technology can lead to better art.
He was quick to say, "Technology is not a goal. It really is to make a great movie."
But the point he was making is that adapting new tools forces artists to rethink everything about their work; that getting people out of their comfort zones leads to better art.
Referring to the first animated film, "Bertie the Dinosaur," he says, "Years later, we don'… Read more