037: News: February 21, 2011


The Oscars are this week! Also, the latest news about Planes, the Brad Bird acceptance speech/hostage video, and some old pearls of filmmaking wisdom from Jeffrey Katzenberg.

Still from Cars 2 (not the upcoming Disney Toons Planes film, announced this week). Pic courtesy Stitch Kingdom.

Still from Cars 2 (not the upcoming Disney Toons Planes film, announced this week). Pic courtesy Stitch Kingdom.

John Lassetire. Pic courtesy /Film.

John Lassetire. Pic courtesy /Film.

Jeffrey Katzenberg. Photo courtesy LA Times.

Jeffrey Katzenberg. Photo courtesy LA Times.

Acceptance speech by David Laur: http://www.oscars.org/awards/scitech/2010awards.html

Hear my interview with David Laur: http://thepixarpodcast.com/33

Read about Brad Bird on the Annies: http://www.cartoonbrew.com/events/brad-birds-annie-acceptance-speech.html?utm_source=Animation&utm_medium=twitter

John Lassetire: http://www.slashfilm.com/john-lasseter-character-cars-2/http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=12894587

The Onion, by "John Lasseter": http://www.observer.com/2011/culture/onion-mocks-and-celebrates-pixars-golden-era

John Lasseter influences the Oscars website (not mentioned in show): http://adage.com/mediaworks/article?article_id=148719

The Simpsons episode: http://www.hulu.com/watch/215563/the-simpsons-angry-dad-the-movie#http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hulu.com%2Ffeed%2Fsearch%3Fquery%3DThe%2BSimpsons%26sort_by%3Drelevance

The Office episode: http://www.hulu.com/watch/217097/the-office-threat-level-midnight#http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hulu.com%2Ffeed%2Fsearch%3Fquery%3DThe%2BOffice%26sort_by%3Drelevance

Jeffrey Katzenberg article: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/the_big_picture/2011/02/jeffrey-katzenbergs-notorious-memo-how-does-it-hold-up-20-years-later.html

Jeffrey Katzenberg's 28-page memo: Click here to download.

Toy Story short: http://carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/17/the-toy-story-gang-to-ride-again/?src=mv

Marvel to make Pixar comics: http://comicsworthreading.com/2011/02/16/marvel-to-publish-pixar-comic-magazine/?utm_source=cwr&utm_medium=twitter

New York Times pieces: http://carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/10/a-little-stress-to-go-with-the-pixar-fun/http://sfist.com/2011/02/10/nyt_reporter_tours_pixar_campus_wet.phphttp://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/10/movies/awardsseason/10bagger.html?_r=1http://carpetbagger.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/10/a-little-stress-to-go-with-the-pixar-fun/

Info on the Oscar Symposium event: http://www.oscars.org/events-exhibitions/events/2011/animated.html

WALL-E and EVE top movie robot romance list: http://motherboard.tv/2011/2/14/robots-need-love-too-machine-love-scenes-from-hollywood-and-beyond-video

Randy Newman talks Pixar: http://www.thewrap.com/awards/column-post/randy-newman-sings-oscar-24552?page=0,0

Win a copy of Waking Sleeping Beauty on DVD, signed by Don Hahn: http://thepixarpodcast.com/wakingsleepingbeauty

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