Find the best quotes by John Lasseter.
You never hear of a live-action studio that has been making so-so films looking over at a studio that’s making great movies and going, ‘Oh,…
When you take something that’s inert, and through motion, give it life, make it appear to be alive, living, breathing thinking and having emotions, that’s…
We make the kind of movies we like to watch. I love to laugh. I love to be amazed by how beautiful it is. But…
Pixar has invented much of computer animation as it’s known today, and I’ve been very lucky to be the first traditional animator to work with…
Nobody pays attention to the way a person’s shirt folds around his shoulder when they sit down, but if that shirt folded in an unusual…
In computer animation, every detail has to be thought out, designed, modeled, shaded, placed and lit. The more you add, the more computer memory you…
If you’ve seen ‘Spirited Away’, ‘Spirited Away’ is set in a very, very Japanese sensibility. And so, to Japanese audiences, when Sen would walk up,…
I think that as I had children, I have five sons, and they got into video games and were the prime ages through the development…
‘Cars 2’ is about a character learning to be himself. There’s times in our lives where people always say, ‘Well, you’ve gotta act differently. You…
The Walt Disney Animation studio is the studio that Walt Disney started himself in 1923, and it’s never stopped and never closed its doors and…
The specific influences on villains to me is, I love the villains who are really hyper-smart. When at the end of the movie you find…
Pixar has been compared to fine furniture makers who polish the backs of drawers – even if you don’t see everything in a particular scene,…
Of all bugs, growing up I just loved the pill bugs. They roll up, you play with them, you wait for them to open up,…
I believe in research. Each movie at Pixar involves research with college professors or taking trips to learn as much as we can about a…
At Pixar, we’ve been huge fans of any new technology that makes the viewer experience of our movies better. Blu-ray is the best yet because…
I’ve often heard people say that managing creative people is the hardest thing in the world. ‘They’re never happy, they drive up the cost of…
As a filmmaker, I’m very collaborative. I don’t pretend to know everything that is needed to make a movie. What I like to do is…
When you’re a director, you really live whatever you do.
What I love about Goofy is the flesh on his cheeks. You can almost feel it.
To me, I would much rather be part of a healthy industry than being the only player in a dead industry.
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