Pete Docter


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Pete Docter is the Oscar®-winning director of "Monsters, Inc.," "Up," and "Inside Out," and Chief Creative Officer at Pixar Animation Studios. He is currently directing Pixar's feature film "Soul" with producer Dana Murray, which is set to release June 19, 2020. Starting at Pixar in 1990 as the studio's third animator, Docter collaborated and help ... See full bio »

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Won 3 Oscars. Another 57 wins & 88 nominations. See more awards »

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Inside Out Writer
(2015)
Up Writer
(2009)
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(2020)
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 2022 Cars on the Road (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (executive producer)
 2022 Lightyear (executive producer) (post-production)
 2022 Turning Red (executive producer) (completed)
 2021 Ciao Alberto (Short) (executive producer)
 2021 Dug Days (TV Series short) (executive producer - 5 episodes)
- Science (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Flowers (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Smell (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Puppies (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Squirrel! (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2021 Luca (executive producer)
 2021 Pixar Popcorn (TV Series short) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- Fluffy Stuff with Ducky and Bunny: Love (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Unparalleled Parking (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Soul of the City (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Fluffy Stuff with Ducky and Bunny: Three Heads (2021) ... (executive producer)
- Dory Finding (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2020 Dory's Reef Cam (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2020/I Onward (executive producer)
 2020 Lamp Life (Video short) (executive producer)
 2019-2020 Forky Asks a Question (TV Series short) (executive producer - 10 episodes)
- What is Reading? (2020) ... (executive producer)
- What is Cheese? (2020) ... (executive producer)
- What Is a Pet? (2019) ... (executive producer)
- What Is a Leader? (2019) ... (executive producer)
- What is a Computer? (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Toy Story 4: Carnival Prizes (Video short) (executive producer)
 2019 Toy Story 4 (executive producer)
 2018 Bao (Short) (executive producer)
 2017/I Lou (Short) (executive producer)
 2015 Riley's First Date? (Video short) (executive producer)
 2014 Party Central (Short) (executive producer)
 2013 Monsters University (executive producer)
 2012 Brave (executive producer)
 2009 George and A.J. (Video short) (executive producer)
 2009 Dug's Special Mission (Video short) (executive producer)
 1988 Winter (Short) (producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Created three non-computer animated short films: "Next Door", "Palm Springs", & "Winter".

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Docter | Pete Doctor

Height:

6' 4½" (1.94 m)

Spouse:

Amanda Jean Schmidt  (2 children)

Parents:

Docter, Dave | Docter, Rita
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Personal Quote:

In terms of the actual stories we've told, sometimes I feel like we're stuck a little bit in our own format. We make the films that we ourselves would want to see, but that's according to the same group of people who've been here now for 20 odd years. So I'm not sure that we've really pushed animation as far as we could or maybe should have, but I hope that we'll continue to challenge people's ... See more »

Trivia:

He started at Pixar at the age of 21, and began work the day after his college graduation, the tenth employee the company hired, and its third animator. See more »

Trademark:

His films often feature the main character protecting a child in some way.

Star Sign:

Libra

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