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Nov. 19, 2010

Dream Job: Technical Director at Pixar Animation Studios

by Leslie Taylor


Video by Interactiveselection

In this video, David Smith of gamecareers.biz interviews Andrew Dayton, Technical Director in at Pixar Animation Studios. Andrew, who has worked at Pixar since 2002, directs environmental modeling in the sets department, which means he constructs and animates anything architecture or prop based. He has worked on Ratatouille, Toy Story 3, and Brave, which Pixar will release in 2012.

For a step by step description of how an animated movie is made, visit Pixar Animation Studio's Web page.

For a description of other technical careers in animation, visit the Walt Disney Animation Studios page

About Leslie Taylor

Leslie is Science Friday’s Web editor. She has a background in oceanography and is passionate about getting non-scientists and young people to realize how cool science can be.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Science Friday.

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