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There it was it was a battle of the animation giants at last night's Oscars is Wally for Walt Disney picture is Pixar Animation Studios to -- Warren.
For best animated feature while Viacom DreamWorks Animation.
-- -- in that category it's bad economic -- -- into 3-D this year with next month film monsters vs aliens.
To bring home the gold of the box office -- today's edition America's greatest business rivals.
We take a look at the battle between DreamWorks and nation and Disney's Pixar.
War on the animation while -- and joined by Michael's point -- for an animation.
And a -- and needy -- author of the art of -- short films and author of cartoon.
Modern style and design in 1950 and -- -- good morning gentlemen good to you that.
And learning are out of -- -- let me need I should say need I apologize let me start with you.
What if it that -- This to to Kuwait why I want me and you know even jokes going back and forth last night in the middle of the of -- that of the Oscars about it -- -- that this the history here.
-- -- the studios are they do very different types of films but if you look at the last ten years between 1999 and 2008.
The top ten grossing animated films have all been produced by two different studios Pixar and DreamWorks so creatively.
Their they do very different types of films are almost diametrically opposed from a creative standpoint.
But at the end of the day they're the two most successful animation studios currently in animation.
And they alternate at the box office with with -- hits one after the other.
Michael let's talk about the people who were running these two studios because a lot of this -- -- have to do what they.
The grandiose nature when you bring up the likes of the Katzenberg -- you know tell me about the gentleman who run these places and how that.
Become -- become so well now.
Well Pixar John Lasseter is pretty much the -- there and he's actually moved into the disease studio when Pixar.
That in folded into the -- realm.
And he's running Disney animation as well as Pixar.
So he moves around quite a bit then is in control quite a few films.
Is in charge -- pretty much have DreamWorks.
He -- he was at Disney for quite awhile he left.
When there was some contention and they they split -- DreamWorks.
With that Katzenberg -- charge.
You know when you look at the different -- -- and an animation styles they do have some different styles and different approach please tell me a little bit about them.
Well Pixar continually surprises you with what they do and -- -- -- were talking Vatican's I think a lot of people don't necessarily know.
All Toy Story or at you know monsters vs aliens like you tell us also with some of these names will -- -- Homes include -- Finding Nemo the Incredibles Toy Story.
But what Pixar does is they continuing experiment and they surprise audiences.
They don't rely on a lot of stock in trade -- other animated film makers rely on like like crude humor.
Or they don't front load -- filled with celebrity voices and expect the celebrities to sell the films.
They really take risks with narrative structure.
Bomb and with quirky characters -- the star of Wally was a metal box the star of their next film.
Up is geriatric man.
So they they really take risks and I think audiences respond to that by -- with their wallets at the box office.
Michael DreamWorks three -- this is a big investment monsters vs aliens.
And their sense of humor is is the low end and -- to teen boys basically and come -- and or.
Madagascar are 12 and probably three coming soon there are that is they have good.
When style -- it's more like the old one -- is.
Bugs Bunny style is what they do where is Pixar and Disney are doing what Disney is always done which is.
In a way develop the art and at the same time.
Stories from family.
Well Michael in the all I have tonight that I love both of movies that they produced since that -- -- -- our guys it's it's a great rivalry but the bottom line is all the movies -- great thanks gentlemen finishes that you're in and -- which had a thousand questions about an issue but look at that none.
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