Pixar looks towards Apple – Macitynet.it
Pixar looks carefully at the Mac world and in the future many of the tasks performed today, both in animation and in the management of internal projects, could be based on Mac OS X.
This is learned by reading an article published today on the Apple developer site and which appeared in the margins of WWDC. To provide guarantees in this sense Michael Johnson, one of the main managers of the animation company, creator of digital masterpieces such as Toy Story, A Bug's Life and the recent Monsters & Co..Johnson explained the migration plans towards Mac OS X to an audience enthusiastic that he applauded him for a long time during his conference held yesterday.
"In our future – said the speaker – there is Mac OS X", explaining how Pixar already relies on an application for the creation of animated scripts and built in Cocoa. A product that the company has created for itself in a few days of work demonstrating how easy it is to make programs for the new OS.
"I couldn't have done anything like that in Linux – Johnson said – not to mention Windows".
Recall that Pixar the second company of Steve Jobs. To date, the studio, which has an important and long-standing agreement with Disney for the production of numerous digital films, uses PC computers with Linux, UNIX and even Windows for films. A situation that could soon change according to Apple. In recent days the same company from Cupertino has stated that a revision of the operating systems in use is underway and that Mac OS could also become part of the creative process of the films.