Video: Steve Jobs one-on-one, the '95 interview

He was already a superstar when he recorded this interview

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Part 13: Steve Jobs on Pixar

An excited Jobs talks up Pixar and its first movie, Toy Story. "There's a lot of hoopla about Hollywood and Silicon Valley converging. They call it 'Sillywood,' I think," Jobs explains.

"If you look at the 10 most important revolutions in high-end graphics, in the last 10 years, eight of them have come out of Pixar. All of the software that was used to make Terminator, for example -- to actually construct the images that you saw on the screen -- or Jurassic Park with all the dinosaurs, was Pixar software. Industrial Light and Magic uses it as the base for all of their stuff.

"But Pixar had another vision. Pixar's vision was to tell stories. To make real films. Our vision was to make the world's first animated feature film -- completely computer synthetic, sets, characters, everything. After 10 years, we have done exactly that. We have developed tools, all proprietary, to do this, to manage the production of this thing as well as the drawing of this thing, computer synthetic drawing. We are finishing up making the world's first computer animated feature film. Pixar has written it, directed it, producing it. The Walt Disney corporation is distributing it, and it's coming out this year as Walt Disney's Christmas picture. It's coming out Nov. 11, I believe, and it's called Toy Story. You will hear a lot about it because I think it's going to be the most successful film of this year."

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