True Story: The Time Pixar Almost Deleted Toy Story 2

Dur­ing the late 1980s, two short films — Luxo Jr. and Tin Toy — saved Pixar from bank­rupt­cy. Dur­ing the late 1990s, anoth­er film, Toy Sto­ry 2, almost cre­at­ed a finan­cial cat­a­stro­phe for the com­pa­ny. In this clip excerpt­ed from the Blu-ray ver­sion of the film, Oren Jacob (for­mer CTO of Pixar) and Galyn Sus­man (Pixar pro­duc­er) remem­ber the time when Toy Sto­ry 2 near­ly became the vic­tim of the com­put­ers that gen­er­at­ed it. One com­mand — RM* — almost delet­ed an award-win­ning film that went on to make $485 mil­lion at the box office.

via Kot­tke

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