WIRED Magazine Covers Walt Disney Animation Studios!
October 21, 2014
It's been eight years since Disney bought Pixar, eight years since CEO Bob Iger put Lasseter and Pixar president Ed Catmull in charge of Disney's flailing animation division. Dumbo is Lasseter's favorite movie of all time. As a child, Catmull spent countless hours imagining himself in the worlds of Pinocchio and Peter Pan. It was Disney that inspired their careers in the first place. “There was so much pressure on us to close these doors,” Lasseter says. “Ed and I absolutely could not do that.”