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Jim Hill Talks Pixar with Leslie Iwerks

Just briefly, Jim Hill caught up with documentary filmmaker, Leslie Iwerks, and they chatted about the making of The Pixar Story. Here is an interesting tidbit from the article.

Of course, what’s kind of ironic about this screening being held in the holiday season is … Well, if John Lasseter hadn’t suggested that Pixar should pitch Disney on the idea of making this 30-minute-long CG holiday special (Which was to have been called "A Tin Toy Christmas" and starred the title character of that animation studio’s 1988 Academy Award-winning short, "Tin Toy") … Well, there probably wouldn’t then have been a "Toy Story."

Read the full piece here.

0 Responses to Jim Hill Talks Pixar with Leslie Iwerks

  1. jae says:

    You know what I wish the absolute most about Jim Hill? I wish he’d learn how to write a complete sentence.

  2. Anonymous says:

    I couldn’t agree more ; )
    and how abot when he asks those rethorical questions to himself?

    “is the mouse house really about to burst? you’ll ask…….”
    No, Mr. Hill, we are not asking your questions at all!

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