Tag Archives: Pixar Animation Studios

Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter Will Take Over Lasseter’s Duties and Lead Pixar, Disney Animation


It was announced today that Jennifer Lee will take over as Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios and that Pete Docter will become Chief Creative Officer of Pixar Animation Studios. This comes after John Lasseter, Chief Creative Officer of both studios, decided to step down after committing “missteps” in the workplace. Lee was […]


Disney Considers Allowing John Lasseter to Return to Pixar After Leave of Absence


John Lasseter, Co-Founder of Pixar Animation Studios, took a voluntary six-month leave of absence back in November 2017 after accusations were brought forward on unwanted workplace hugging and other missteps. According to The Wall Street Journal, executives at the Walt Disney Company have had a discussion on bringing Lasseter back to work in a capacity […]


Walt Disney Animation and Pixar Release More D23 Expo Plans


Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios have released more plans for this year’s D23 Expo to be held this July at the Anaheim Convention Center. The main event, which was announced previously, is Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films. The presentation will be hosted by chief creative officer John Lasseter […]