The New York Times’ William C. Taylor and Polly LaBarre, look at the success of Pixar, and what sort of company Disney is gaining, in this article.
It particularly looks at the little known part of Pixar, Pixar University, where Pixar keep their 750 employees educated and up to date in the latest training.
“We offer the equivalent of an undergraduate education in fine arts and the art of filmmaking,” he said. Every employee — whether an animator, technician, production assistant, accountant, marketer or security guard — is encouraged to devote up to four hours a week, every week, to his or her education. says the article
Have a read. It’s well worth it.