Production Designer at Pixar Animation StudiosBook Speaker
How has Pixar managed to stay consistently creative over all of these years? What keeps them motivated to be the best? And, ultimately, what techniques and processes are used to transform a creative approach into real, quality, work? Jay Shuster is both a product of, and a contributor to, Pixar's unrestrained creative culture. Whether he's sharing anecdotes from the making of some of our favorite films, or explaining the business sense that makes Pixar a box-office monster and critical darling, Shuster helps unveil the mystery of Pixar's tremendous success.
The Secrets of Pixar's Success
How does Pixar produce work that is both astonishingly creative and commercially dominant? In this gripping talk, Pixar Production Designer Jay Shuster distills the company's process into four takeaways that will help any organization build a culture of collaboration and innovation. Where do good ideas come from? Why is an open atmosphere so important? With the emotional resonance, skillful storytelling, and sheer wonderment of Pixar's best films, Shuster delivers an instructive look at the most envied creative studio in the world--reminding us to always trust the process and "celebrate what you do."
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