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John Lasseter Discusses Computer Animation.

Computer animator John Lasseter. His film "Tin Toy" won the 1988 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film. An earlier work, "Luxo Jr.," which brought to life a small fry Luxo lamp, was also nominated for an Academy Award for animation. Lasseter is the head animator at Pixar, the computer animation company that grew out of the computer graphics division of George Lucas's Lucasfilm. Lassetter also designed and animated the stained glass knight in Steven Spielberg's 1985 film "Young Sherlock Holmes." (Rebroadcast. Originally broadcast on Tuesday, May 23, 1989.)

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Other segments from the episode on August 29, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, August 29, 1982: Interview with Robert Sam Anson; Commentary on Willie MItchell; Interview with John Lasseter; Review of Bruce Chatwin's essay collection "What am I Doing…

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