Disney has released a new behind the scenes video taking a look at how they made the Launchpad short “The Last of the Chupacabras“. In a world where culture has nearly ceased to exist, one lone Mexican-American struggling to carry on her traditions unknowingly summons a dark and ancient creature to protect her. Check out […]

Disney has released a new featurette about the making of the Launchpad short, “Let’s Be Tigers”, which is available now on Disney+. The short tells the story of Avalon, who isn’t ready to process the loss of her mother, but when she’s put in charge of a 4-year-old for one night, she finds more comfort […]

Last month, Disney released 6 new shorts as part of a new Launchpad Shorts Incubator onto Disney+ including “Growing Fangs”, “Dinner Is Served” and many more. Disney is also running a second season and applications must be in by 11:59 pm PST Friday 11th June. With a focus on building a more inclusive entertainment industry, […]

Disney has released a new featurette detailing how they made the new Launchpad Short “The Little Prince(ss)”, which was recently added to Disney+. “The Little Prince(ss)” is about Gabriel, a 7-year-old Chinese kid who loves ballet, who becomes friends with Rob, another Chinese kid from school, Rob’s dad gets suspicious about Gabriel’s feminine behaviour and […]

Disney has released a new featurette on how they created “Growing Fangs”, which was recently added to Disney+ as part of the new experimental program “Launchpad”. “Growing Fangs” tells the story of Val Garcia, a Mexican-American teen who is half human/half vampire, has had to keep her identity a secret from both worlds. But when […]

Recently Disney released a brand collection of live-action shorts called “Launchpad”.  These shorts are made by a new generation of dynamic storytellers. Six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds were selected and provided with the opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions that will show audiences what it means to be seen. Inspired by life’s journey, […]

Disney has released a new featurette on “Dinner Is Served”, which was released on Disney+ last week as part of the Launchpad Short program. “Dinner Is Served” is about a Chinese student at an elite U.S. boarding school realizes excellence is not enough when he tries out for a leadership position no international student has […]

Walt Disney Records has released soundtracks to all six of their “Launchpad” shorts. Disney’s “LAUNCHPAD” is a collection of live-action shorts from a new generation of dynamic storytellers. Six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds were selected and provided with the opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions that will show audiences what it means to […]

Disney has released a new behind the scenes featurette on the Launchpad short “American Eid”, which was added to Disney+ last Friday. The short is about Ameena, a Muslim Pakistani immigrant, who wakes up on Eid to find out that she has to go to school. Homesick and heartbroken, she goes on a mission to […]

Disney has released the first six shorts from its new “Launchpad” collection, which all have a theme of “Discover”.   The six filmmakers who came up with these shorts all came from underrepresented backgrounds were selected and were provided with the opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions that will show audiences what it means […]

This Friday, Disney is releasing a new collection of live-action shorts called “Launchpad”, which have been made by six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds were selected and provided with the opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions that will show audiences what it means to be seen. Inspired by life’s journey, these first six shorts […]

Disney will be releasing a brand collection of live-action shorts called “Launchpad” on Disney+ on Friday 28th May. These shorts are made by a new generation of dynamic storytellers. Six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds were selected and provided with the opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions that will show audiences what it means […]

Disney has released a new featurette video for the upcoming short series, “Launchpad”, which is a collection of live-action shorts from a new generation of dynamic storytellers. Six filmmakers from underrepresented backgrounds were selected and provided with the opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions that will show audiences what it means to be […]

Disney has announced details of the inaugural season of “LAUNCHPAD,” a collection of live-action short films from a new generation of dynamic storytellers. All six short films will be available to stream on Disney+ beginning May 28th. The filmmakers, all from underrepresented backgrounds, were selected from more than 1100 U.S. applicants and were given an opportunity to share their perspectives and creative visions with […]