Walt Disney Television Animation and Pixar recently debuted their very latest, and extremely touching, Pixar SparkShort film titled Out. It was released earlier this year and has certainly left its mark. It follows the story of a young gay man who is struggling to come out to his parents.
If you haven’t yet seen Out, it is described as:
Out is a 2020 American animated short film directed and written by Steven Hunter, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The plot features a young gay man who has not yet come out to his parents, who unexpectedly has his mind magically swapped with his dog’s.
More on Pixar SparkShorts
Jim Morris, President, Pixar Animation Studios, describes Pixar SparkShorts as the following:
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, providing an opportunity to unlock the potential of individual artists and their inventive filmmaking approaches on a smaller scale than our normal fare.
Some of the Pixar SparkShort short films that are currently available to stream on Disney+ are:
- Smash and Grab
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