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Chuck Sheetz: Directing 'The Simpsons'

Photo: FOXPhoto: FOXAs a kid in Philadelphia in the 1960s and ’70s, Sheetz fell in love with shows like Ralph Bakshi’s Mighty Heroes and old black-and-white Popeye cartoons from the 1930s, which prompted him to shoot his own three-minute animated film. But he didn’t have an animation career in mind when he enrolled in film school at UCLA. In fact, if his roommate hadn’t said, “I’m going to take an animation class.

Pixar Animation Studios

Luxo, Jr. was once just an unremarkable gray desk lamp. In 1986, the creative team at Pixar Animation Studios imprinted a personality onto a lamp and audiences marveled. In 1987, Pixar and Luxo were nominated for an Academy Award for Best Animated Short, and it made Pixar a name in the industry.