John Lasseter

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John Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer, and former chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar and Disneytoon Studios.wikipedia
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List of Pixar shorts

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The first shorts were made while Pixar was still a computer hardware company, when John Lasseter was the only professional animator in the company's small animation department.

Feast (2014 film)

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Recent shorts have included Feast (2014) and Inner Workings (2016).

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Lasseter lives in Glen Ellen, California with his wife Nancy, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, whom he met at a computer graphics conference in San Francisco in 1985.

Glago's Guest

John Lasseter was so impressed with director Chris Williams' work on this short that he gave him the job of co-directing (with Byron Howard) the animated film Bolt.

Frank Capra

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His influences include Walt Disney, Chuck Jones, Frank Capra, Hayao Miyazaki, and Preston Sturges.
His influence can be traced in the works of many directors, including Robert Altman, Ron Howard, Masaki Kobayashi, Akira Kurosawa, John Lasseter, David Lynch, John Milius, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Oliver Stone and François Truffaut

Dug's Special Mission

Added inspiration for the Dug scenes came from various Pixar crew members, including John Lasseter.

Preston Sturges

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His influences include Walt Disney, Chuck Jones, Frank Capra, Hayao Miyazaki, and Preston Sturges.
Surges is influential on many directors, for instance, John Lasseter.

Prep & Landing

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Liking the idea, John Lasseter (Chief Creative Officer of Disney Animation) considered it to work best as a television special.

Ponyo

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The film's English dub was directed by John Lasseter, Brad Lewis and Peter Sohn of Pixar and produced by Frank Marshall, Hayao Miyazaki, John Lasseter, Steve Alpert, and Kathleen Kennedy; the English script was written by Melissa Mathison.

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John Alan Lasseter (born January 12, 1957) is an American animator, film director, screenwriter, producer, and former chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar and Disneytoon Studios.
On September 6, 2009, Pixar executives John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton, and Lee Unkrich were presented with the Golden Lion award for Lifetime Achievement by the Venice Film Festival.

Dumbo

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Lasseter's favorite film is Walt Disney's Dumbo.
John Lasseter cancelled Dumbo II, soon after being named Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios in 2006.

Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots

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They are voiced by the film's director John Lasseter (the Blue Bomber) and one of the co-directors Lee Unkrich (the Red Rocker).

Paperman

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Describing Paperman as an "urban fairytale", Kahrs pitched the idea as an animated short to Disney Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter and Walt Disney Animation Studios several times.

Frozen Fever

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On September 2, 2014, during the ABC airing of The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic, Walt Disney Animation Studios' chief creative officer John Lasseter announced that a Frozen short film with a new song would be released in the future.

Geri's Game

Despite being preoccupied directing A Bug's Life, John Lasseter suggested adding a scene in which Geri checks to make sure he's alright after seeing his alter ego stage a heart attack and keel over; Lasseter physically staged out the entire scene to Pinkava.

One Man Band (film)

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The short was pitched to Pixar CEO John Lasseter and The Incredibles director Brad Bird, who quickly accepted the film for production.

The Pirate Fairy

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Planes: Fire & Rescue

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In July 2017 at the D23 Expo, John Lasseter announced that the third film in the Planes series would explore the future of aviation in outer space, and that it was being developed by Disneytoon Studios.

Toy Story That Time Forgot

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The special was originally planned to be a six-minute short, but John Lasseter liked the idea and suggested making it into a holiday special.