The Disney+ Original SparkShort “Loop” has named “Best Short in Show” at Siggraph’s annual Computer Animation Festival Electronic Theater competition. This event was held virtually due to the Coronavirus and the event is viewed as a qualifying festival for the Academy Awards, which means that “Loop” is likely to be a contender for an Oscar […]

It was announced during a Disney+ panel at the Realscreen Summit in New Orleans, that a new documentary series about Pixar will be coming soon to Disney+. This untitled Pixar series from Supper Club (“Chef’s Table”) will follow Pixar’s inventive SparkShorts program. By offering a select group of Pixar employees the opportunity to make their […]

Pixar kicked off its new “SparkShorts” program with Purl, a story of an earnest ball of yarn named Purl, who gets a job at a fast-paced, high energy, male centric start-up called Bro. Things start to unravel as she tries to fit in with this close knit group. Purl must ask herself how far is […]

Pixar has announced new details on the first six SparkShorts coming to Disney+.  SparkShorts is an experimental storytelling initiative that welcomes new creative voices at the studio to share their stories. The first 3 shorts have previously been released earlier this year on YouTube, (Purl, Smash & Grab and Kitbull), which will all be available […]

One of the upcoming Pixar SparkShorts , Float, is set to be coming soon to Disney+. In Float, a father discovers that his son is different from other kids in the most unusual way. To keep them both safe from judgement, Dad covers him and keeps him out of sight—but when his son’s ability becomes […]

Pixar have released official descriptions for three new SparkShorts, which will be coming to Disney+ later this year.  The new shorts include Wind, Float and Loop. “The SparkShorts program is designed to discover new storytellers, explore new storytelling techniques, and experiment with new production workflows. These films are unlike anything we’ve ever done at Pixar, […]

Pixar’s David Larry has revealed a new poster for the upcoming SparkShorts, “Loop”, which will be coming soon to Disney+. “Loop” is directed by Erica Milsom and has been produced by Michael Warch and Kirsty C. “Loop”, follows a non-verbal, autistic girl and a chatty boy who are partnered together on a canoeing trip. To […]

Disney have released a soundtrack EP for the Disney+ exclusive Pixar SparkShort, Smash and Grab. It’s available to download from retailers including Amazon. The soundtrack features music composed by Barney Jones. Here’s the track list: 1. Train World (1:16) 2. Play Time (0:51) 3. Out There (2:53) 4. Get Out (0:38) 5. Showdown Robot Bromance […]

Disney have released the soundtrack to the Disney+ Pixar SparkShorts animated short, Kitbull. The music was composed by Andrew Jimenez. Here is the track listing: 1. Mission Opening (0:55) 2. Meet Pit (0:22) 3. Kitten Play (Alternate Version) (0:42) 4. Kitten Play (1:05) 5. The Doorway (0:18) 6. Save Me (0:46) 7. Sad Dog (0:21) […]

Disney have released the third Pixar SparkShorts episode, Kitbull, on YouTube. This short was directed by Rosana Sullivan and produced by Kathryn Hendrickson, reveals an unlikely connection that sparks between two creatures: a fiercely independent stray kitten and a pit bull. Together, they experience friendship for the first time.  The first three shorts, plus future […]

Disney have released the second of Pixar’s Sparkshorts animated shorts, Smash and Grab, on YouTube to begin advertising the upcoming streaming platform Disney+. Smash and Grab is directed by Brian Larsen and produced by David Lally, is about two antiquated robots who risk everything for freedom and for each other after years of toiling away […]

Pixar have released the first of their new SparkShorts animated series, “Purl” on YouTube. SparkShorts is an experimental storytelling initiative that welcomes new creative voices at the studio to share their stories. “The SparkShorts program is designed to discover new storytellers, explore new storytelling techniques, and experiment with new production workflows,” said Jim Morris, president […]

Disney have announced a new Pixar film program called “SparkShorts”, which will be coming to Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+. Here are the details: Pixar Animation Studios unveils its new SparkShorts film program next week with an exclusive run of their first three shorts—“Purl,” “Smash and Grab” and “Kitbull”— at Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre Jan. […]