Jennifer Lee, Pete Docter Announced as Lasseter Replacements at Disney

20 Juin, 2018, 06:42 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
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In the wake of Disney's announcement that its animation chief John Lasseter would be exiting by year-end after a number of misconduct accusations, the studio has named Frozen Oscar-winner Jennifer Lee as chief creative officer of Walt Disney Animation Studios, and two-time Oscar victor of Up and Inside Out Pete Docter as chief creative officer of Pixar Animation Studios.

Disney announced that Peter Doctor will be the head of Pixar Animation Studios while Jennifer Lee will lead Walt Disney Animation Studios.

In the statement that announced the new positions for Lee and Docter, Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn said, "Pete, the genius creative force behind Up, Inside Out, and Monsters, Inc., has been an integral part of Pixar nearly since the beginning and is a huge part of its industry-leading success". "Pete, the genius creative force behind Up, Inside Out, and Monsters Inc".

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Jennifer Lee is taking the reigns as CCO at Walt Disney Animation where she was the director of Frozen. "Each of them embodies the unique spirit, culture and values of these renowned animation studios, and I couldn't be more thrilled to have them lead us into the future". A member of Walt Disney Animation Studios' Story Trust, Lee is an executive producer on the upcoming Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. She's also an EP Ralph Breaks the Internet due out on November 21.

"Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter are two of the most gifted filmmakers and storytellers I've ever had the pleasure to work with", Horn said in a statement. My hope is to support the incredible talent we have, find new voices, and work together to tell original stories. Docter joined Pixar in 1990 and directed animated films such as "Up" and "Inside Out".

Two-time Oscar-winner Docter (Monsters, Inc.; Up; Inside Out) was one of the founding animators/storytellers at Pixar alongside the likes of Lee Unkrich (Coco) and Andrew Stanton (WALL-E); he's now writing Toy Story 4 and is expected to write and direct an untitled Pixar project destined for the screens in 2021. Frozen went on to earn the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. Here's what Docter had to say about his new role. "It is not something I take lightly; making films at Pixar has been my chronic obsession since I started here 28 years ago". The "Up" director - who also wrote/directed "Inside Out", and shares screenwriting credits with Lasseter on the first two "Toy Story" films - also vowed, "Together we will keep pushing animation in new directions, using the latest technology to tell stories we hope will surprise and delight audiences around the world".


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