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Pixar’s Latest Short Has a Korean Grandma Struggling to Give Her Grandson a Better Life

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“Wind,” Pixar’s latest short, is a tribute to the sacrifices of a woman who raised her children in the aftermath of the Korean War before bringing them to the United States for a better life.

The film, produced through Pixar’s SparkShorts program — which allows the studio’s employees to create their own projects with limited time and budget — is written and directed by Eddie Chang.

Pixar Makes History With the First Filipino-American Animated Story

Pixar made history this Filipino American History Month with their new short film titled “Float,” which features Filipino animated characters for the first time.

Pixar writer and director Bobby Rubio spoke to Action News about his project, saying, “As a Filipino-American and it being Filipino History Month, I am super proud that this is coming out, and we are making history.”

Pixar’s Short Film ‘Bao’ is Confusing The Heck Out of White People

Many Pixar fans are going out to see “Incredibles 2,” and like pretty much every Pixar film that comes out, there is a short film that plays before the main feature.

This year, we are treated to the short film “Bao,” a lovely tale of a Chinese-Canadian mother who lives in an empty home with her husband and gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings comes to life.

Filipina Woman Becomes Pixar’s First Supervising Female Animator

Meet Virginia “Gini” Santos, Pixar’s first female supervising animator who worked on the studio’s upcoming film, the Dia de los Muertos-inspired “Coco”.

Gini was born in the Philippines, but she moved to Guam with her family when was just 3 years old, according to Philippine media outlet Rappler. She then returned to her birth country and took up advertising arts at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila.

Chinese Filmmakers Get Sued For Their Shameless Rip Off of ‘Cars’

Students in school know that plagiarism is a huge no-no, but it seems that these Chinese filmmakers never got the memo.

The movie “The Autobots,” which was released last July, has received criticism from viewers who decry it as a shameless rip off of Disney and Pixars’ movie “Cars”. The creators of the Chinese animated film “The Autobots” are being sued for their characters’ striking resemblance to characters in “Cars.”