I just watched a great documentary-- "The Pixar Story". It of course tells the tale of the special effects house that became a computer company that became an animation studio. It was very cool. If you have Netflix, you can watch it on their web site or directly to your Roku Netflix player.
On the subject of Pixar. They have job openings. Check http://www.pixar.com/companyinfo/jobs/index.html for career opportunities. How cool would it be to work at Pixar with geniuses like John Lasseter and Brad Bird?