Pixar in a Box with Kitt Hirasaki
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Pixar has made some of the most successful movies of all time: Toy Story, WALL-E, Monsters Inc, and many others.
These movies are made with cutting-edge computer animation techniques that Pixar often has to invent in order to tell the story it wants to tell. Pixar has teamed up with Khan Academy to teach anyone who wants to learn the basics of computer animation–Pixar-style.
The collaboration with Khan Academy is called “Pixar in a Box”, and Kitt Hirasaki joins the show to talk about it. Kitt has worked two stints at Pixar, starting in 1996 and again in 2008, and today he works at Khan Academy–so we also get into his experiences at Pixar, and how the software engineering at Pixar works.