Pixar President Jim Morris: 'I Grew Up Watching Satyajit Ray's Films'

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Pixar president Jim Morris recently revealed that he is a huge admirer of Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray. He said that he has grown up watching his cinema.

Written By Diyali Banerjee | Mumbai | Updated On:

Pixar is one of the leading brands in the movie business. The animation studio came into the limelight in 1995 when it unveiled the world's first computer-generated (CG) feature film Toy Story. Following the same, Pixar has produced several remarkable animated films including the Monsters, Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, WALL-E, Ratatouille, Cars, Up, Inside Out, Brave, Finding Dory, and Coco, among others.

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Recently, Pixar Studios' president Jim Morris spoke about scopes for the growth of the global animation studio in India. During a recent interview, he said that he is familiar with the thriving movie-loving culture in the country and said that he is a huge admirer of Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray. 

Jim Morris revealed that he has grown up watching Satyajit Ray's films. He said that he has also watched movies by several Indian filmmakers who weren't much famous in India.

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Jim Morris who joined Pixar in 2005, has supervised several remarkable ventures including Ratatouille, Up, Toy Story 3, Cars 2, Brave, Monsters University, Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur, Finding Dory, Cars 3, Coco, and Incredibles 2. While the films already have a huge fan-base in India, the Animation studio president said that he is planning to expand in the country. Talking about his plans of entering into the Indian market, Jim Morris said that he is open to suggestions on how the company can flourish better in India. 

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Talking about the company's current hold in the country, he said that Pixar films play well on the screen but the kind of richness of it and the detail of it and the sophistication of it doesn't come through as much. Jim Morris also spoke about the migration of the current generation to small screens. He pointed out that watching films over the phone, iPad, or computer is much in trend. However, he hopes people like to see things of great beauty on the big screen. 

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