He Runs That Mickey Mouse Outfit

Laura M. Holson profiles John Lasseter, Disney’s chief creative officer of animation, for The New York Times:

Enter Mr. Lasseter who, along with a close team of handpicked animators had made Pixar this generation’s premier storyteller with an unbroken string of hits including “Monsters, Inc.,” “Finding Nemo” and “The Incredibles.” The first filmmaker to run Disney’s animation operations since Walt Disney died in 1966, he said he wants to reclaim the studio’s golden era.

Saturday, 3 March 2007