The Making of Inside Out
Pete Docter, director of Disney•Pixar’s summer feature Inside Out, will discuss the research that went into depicting emotions in the making of the film.
Presenter: PETE DOCTER, Director & Vice President, Creative, Pixar Animation Studios
When: December 4, 2015 (Friday)
Pete Docter is the Oscar®-winning director of Monsters, Inc., and Up, and Vice President, Creative at Pixar Animation Studios. His latest film, Inside Out was released domestically in June 2015. Starting at Pixar in 1990 as the studio’s third animator, Docter developed the story and characters for Toy Story, Pixar’s first full-length animated feature film as supervising animator. He served as a storyboard artist on A Bug’s Life, and wrote initial story treatments for both Toy Story 2 and WALL•E. Aside from directing his two films, Docter also executive produced Brave and Monsters University.
Docter’s interest in animation began at the age of eight when he created his first flipbook. He studied character animation at California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California, where he produced a variety of short films one of which won a Student Academy Award®. Docter has been nominated for six Academy Awards® including Best Animated Feature-winner Up and nominee Monsters, Inc., and Best Original Screenplay for Up and WALL•E.