Jim Hill Talks Pixar with Leslie Iwerks

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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.

Last modified: December 12, 2007