Credit: YouTube Screen Shot/Pixar Luxor Jr

Happy Anniversary PIXAR! [videos]

Happy 30th PIXAR!   Though Pixar really began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the computer division of Lucasfilm before its spin-out as a corporation in 1986 with funding by Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs, (who became its majority shareholder) The Walt Disney Company bought Pixar in 2006.

Pixar has produced 16 feature films, beginning with Toy Story (1995), and countless shorts (including one of my favorites “For the Birds”).

And do you know who the Pixar mascot is?  It’s Luxo Jr. (The Desk Lamp).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6g_5aThEv0

And the first Pixar short starring Luxo Jr…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYfYtV_2ezs

About Shellie Hart

Your workday host is a longtime Seattle Radio Midday Air-Personality. Shellie grew up in Burien and now lives in West Seattle. She’s the on-court Entertainment Emcee for our 2X WNBA Championship Team SEATTLE STORM. Shellie is also committed to Children’s Hospital with weekly participation in their CHILD LIFE Program, dedicating over a 100 hours of volunteer time annually. People ask all the time, “What’s your favorite part of the job?”, and my response is YOU! Sure I get to meet all kinds of famous people, but it’s engaging with the people and their Northwest families that makes me happy”