Andrew Stanton — American Director born on December 03, 1965,

Andrew Stanton is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor based at Pixar Animation Studios. His film work includes writing and directing Pixar's A Bug's Life (as co-director), Finding Nemo , and WALL-E , and his first live-action film, John Carter . He also co-wrote all three Toy Story films and Monsters, Inc... (wikipedia)

Working at Pixar you learn the really honest, hard way of making a great movie, which is to surround yourself with people who are much smarter than you, much more talented than you, and incite constructive criticism; you'll get a much better movie out of it.
Loneliness is, I think, people's biggest fear, whether they are conscious of it or not.
We all fall into our habits, our routines, our ruts. They're used quite often, consciously or unconsciously, to avoid living, to avoid doing the messy part of having relationships with other people, of dealing with a person next to us. That's why we can all be in a room on our cell phones and not have to deal with one another.
Art is messy, art is chaos - so you need a system.
I'm still craving approval from my parents. It took a lot of success for me to realize it was never coming. It's just not in their nature.