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Mark Andrews is up to the task for 'Brave'
Mark Andrews is up to the task for 'Brave'

EMERYVILLE, Calif. — It takes a fearless sort of man to wear a skirt to the office — even when the office is a den of art school grads, the boss is an avuncular guy with a Hawaiian shirt fetish and the skirt is a stylish plaid number designed for charging through the Scottish Highlands. Mark Andrews, originator of "kilt Fridays" at Pixar Animation Studios here in Northern California, has the requisite nerve. So when Pixar Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter announced in late 2010 that "creative differences" had arisen on the studio's movie"Brave" — which centers on a rebellious teenage princess in ancient Scotland — and that...