Pixar: The Company and Its Founders

Pixar: The Company and Its Founders

by A.M. Buckley


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What's on your mind? What are you doing? Feeling lucky? Explore the origins of these common buzz phrases and the companies they symbolize in the Technology Pioneers series. Dig deep into the lives of those who dreamed big and founded some of society's most important technology companies. Learn where each founder grew up, where they went to school, and where they came up with their life-changing ideas. Study up on how their groundbreaking companies started, how they have grown, and where they stand today. Technology and innovation drive society today. Do you have what it takes to be the next Technology Pioneer?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617148101
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Technology Pioneers Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Making of Luxo Jr. 6

Chapter 2 Meet the Founders 16

Chapter 3 Art Meets Science 26

Chapter 4 A Young Company 36

Chapter 5 Short Stories 44

Chapter 6 The Road to Success 52

Chapter 7 A Computer-Generated Feature 60

Chapter 8 Life at Pixar 70

Chapter 9 Making a Computer-Animated Film 78

Chapter 10 Pixar and Disney 88

Timeline 96

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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