Only the second director in the history of the studio.
Could this be the beginning of a new era for Pixar, not especially known for the diversity of its filmmakers ? After the departure of John Lasseter (replaced by Pete Docter and Jennifer Lee), the studio has just hired the second director in its history, Domee Shi. This last has been identified thanks to his stunning short film Bao, was released before The Incredibles 2. She says to Deadline have started to work on the script for a feature film, that it will stage : “One develops only the history for the moment. We are only at the beginning, but I’m really excited to play in the field of films of 90 minutes “.
A true event, as the only woman to have directed a film Pixar up here is Brenda Chapman. And yet : the firm thanked her before the release of Rebel, officially co-directed by Mark Andrews.
Domee Shi began his career at Pixar as an intern and quickly became a story artist on Vice Versa, The Trip of Arlo, The Incredibles 2 and Toy Story 4. A solid experience that allows him today to fly with its own wings, in a company considered to be very difficult for the women until recently.
Pixar puts online Bao, his short film chewable