The Frontier

Episode #23 from The Arcade

This Week…

Xeroxes, Sputnik, and Steve Jobs. We dive into the history of computer animation with Ed Catmull, the President of Pixar Animation and Disney Animation, and author of Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration.

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Show Notes:
Creativity, Inc.,

The Disneyland Story Pt 1 (Youtube)

CBS News Special on Sputnik 1 (Youtube)
Gertie the Dinosaur by Winsor McCay (Youtube)
A Computer Animated Hand by Ed Catmull (Youtube)

Listings from the 2011 National Film Registry
Blue Screen Matting (PDF)
Behind Disney’s 101 Dalmatians
Facebook purchases Oculus Rift

Hosted and produced by Anshuman Iddamsetty
Executive produced by Christopher Frey
Original theme music by Kirby Best
Podcast logo by Michael DeForge

Additional Music courtesy of the Free Music Archive:
johnny_ripper “Watashi”
Podington Bear “Dark Matter”
Belle Baker “Jubilee Blues”
Bleak House “Toy Cupboard”
C. Scott “Determinate”
C. Scott “Steak Fingers”
C. Scott “Flagstaff”
Podington Bear “Kingbeat 9”
Spuntic “Aural Space”
C. Scott “Humphrey”
johnny_ripper “Buster Keaton”


Original theme music by Kirby Best