John Lasseter will be honored this November at the Walt Disney Family Museum as part of the museum’s third annual fundraising gala.
Lasseter, the Chief Creative Officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios, will receive the Diane Disney Miller Lifetime Achievement Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made an outstanding impact in the field of arts, education, community involvement, and technological advancements.
Lasseter is being recognized at the Nov. 7, 2017 event for his contributions to the entertainment industry and for his :leadership and innovative storytelling, which have been instrumental in elevating and distinguishing the world of animation,” according to the museum.
The gala will be held at the Golden Gate Club in the Presidio of San Francisco.