"Never in the history of cinema has a movie been entertaining to an audience because of the technology. It is what you do with the technology. It is what you do with the media that's so special." Quoting Andrew Stanton, "2D animation became the scapegoat for bad storytelling."
If John Lasseter intimidates you just think of him as a wise older brother looking out for your best interests -- with a proven history of being right. : )
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Full clip and many, many other essential teachings are on the DisneyPixar, here: