Float: A Pixar Short Film Featuring Filipino American Characters Debuts November 12

After its short film Bao won an academy award for short films, Pixar is debuting another short featuring Asian Americans/Canadians.  Float, by Bobby Rubio, is about a father who discovers that his son is different.  In a first for Pixar films, the characters are Filipino American.  Writer/producer Rubio talks about his film in this article, which contains the above video.

Float is part of a series of films from Pixar’s Sparkshorts program, designed to find new storytellers from within Pixar’s ranks.  Float debuts on November 12, 2019, on Disney+, Disney’s new streaming channel.

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