We all enjoy a good story and some of the best story tellers of recent years have been the creative talent from the Pixar Studios.
From the Pixar Studios came stories such as Toy Story, A Bugs Life, Finding Nemo, the Incredibles, Cars and Monsters Inc.
Yet the stories behind Pixar is more fascinating than the stories they produced and two of the people very closely entwinned during those early days have told their stories and they make a fascinating read.
Ed Catmull – Creativity Inc
Lawrence Levy – To Pixar And Beyond
The Ed Catmull story revolves around the very early days of computer animation development and the putting together of the team the ultimately created the stories and the process they went through.
Ed Catmull – Talk at Google
Lawrence Levy story revolves taking Pixar public so they could raise more capital so they could have greater control over the films that they produced.
Lawrence Levy – Talk at Google
So if you enjoyed the Pixar stories, you’ll enjoy the Pixar story and the journey they’ve been on and went through for what seemed to be the problem and the area to stay away from turned out to be the very solution they were after.
Sometimes our very thinking and how we think things should be done gets in the way of what we really need to do