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Pixar: Computer-animation studio
Pixar is an American computer animation film studio based in Emeryville, California, that is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company. Pixar began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the Lucasfilm computer division, before its spin-out as a corporation in 1986, with funding by Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, who became the majority shareholder. Disney purchased Pixar in 2006 at a valuation of $7.4 billion by converting each share of Pixar stock to 2.3 shares of Disney stock, a transaction that resulted in Jobs becoming Disney's largest single shareholder at the time. Pixar is best known for CGI-animated feature films created with RenderMan, Pixar's own implementation of the industry-standard RenderMan image-rendering application programming interface, used to generate high-quality images.

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Here's why parents are losing their minds over the Disney+ streaming service

Disney Plus includes Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic. Parents are thrilled, but will struggle to limit screen time.
USATODAY.com - Published

Disney unveils new streaming service at $6.99 per month, less than Netflix

The ad-free service will offer a lineup of Pixar, Star Wars and Marvel movies, but Netflix will still have deeper programming
CBS News - Published

Videos for Pixar

Actress Emma Thompson Calls Out Company Over John Lasseter Hiring [Video]Actress Emma Thompson Calls Out Company Over John Lasseter Hiring

Emma Thompson is calling out Skydance media over their latest hiring move! The actress exited the project following the announcement that former Pixar head John Lasseter had been hired to run Skydance..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Pixar's Pixar's "Bao" Just Won The Oscar For Best Animated Short

The eight-minute short about family and immigrant culture was directed by Pixar's first Asian woman director.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 00:44Published

 
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