WHO: John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios
WHAT: John Lasseter was inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame at the Toy Industry Association Toy of the Year Awards banquet last night. Through such hits as Disney-Pixar’s Toy Story and Cars, he has brought toys to life on the big screen in a magical way that has engaged kids and collectors off-screen with film-inspired toys and products for nearly 15 years. Lasseter follows in the footsteps of Walt Disney, who was inducted into the Toy Hall of Fame in 1987.
WHEN: Saturday, February 13, 2010
WHERE: The Toy Industry Toy of the Year Awards at Chelsea Piers in New York City