Disney Legends: Lasseter Lauds Steve Jobs
Steve Jobs the life, the book, the movie and, because he lived so large, an endless stream of moving and endearing anecdotes. And, here is Pixar Founder John Lasseter talking about, often emotionally, as he accepts a Disney Legend award on Jobs’ behalf, his erstwhile friend.
During the 2013 D23 Expo Disney Legends Award Ceremony, a saddened John Lasseter took to the stage to accept in honor of his close friend Steve Jobs, who helped back Pixar with money and guide it in the direction the company needed to go to get where it is today. John Lasseter admitted up front he didn’t know if he could get through it, but he persevered while shedding some tears along with the audience — The Dis
The award (a two-foot-tall bronze sculpture) recognizes the “imagination, creativity and magic that [recipients] have brought to the company.” Steve Jobs, Dick Clark, John Goodman, Billy Crystal and four others were recognized
And, without further ado, he’s John…