Disney studios has recently had a few changes in management. According to Variety online, Walt Disney Animation’s Andrew Millstein and Pixar’s Jim Morris have both been promoted as presidents in their respective company.
In accordance to the article, both Millstein and Morris will work under Ed Catmull, who is the president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios.
With his role at Walt Disney Animations, Millstein worked on the creative team for films such as “Frozen,” “Wreck-it Ralph,” “Tangled” and “Big Hero 6.” He joined the company in 1997.
As for Morris, he was the executive general VP of Pixar. He over saw many productions as well as developing the company’s human resource department. Before Pixar, Morris was president at Lucas Digital.
Here are a few words Ed Catmull had to share, “We’re fortunate and proud to have an abundance of strong creative leadership at Disney, and Andrew and Jim are two incredible talents that embody the perfect blend of business and artistic focus. Not only have they done so much to ensure each of their studios is operating at peak condition, they continually push their teams to new heights of creativity, storytelling and innovation.”