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Bao ()


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A Chinese-Canadian woman suffering from empty nest syndrome gets a second shot at motherhood when one of her handmade dumplings comes alive.

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  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 nominations.
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Directed by

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Domee Shi ... (directed by)

Written by

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Domee Shi ... (written by)

Produced by

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Pete Docter ... executive producer
John Lasseter ... executive producer
Becky Neiman ... producer (produced by) (as Becky Neiman-Cobb)

Music by

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Toby Chu ... (music by)

Film Editing by

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Katherine Ringgold

Editorial Department

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Erik Anderson ... mastering & operations
Eric M. Barker ... additional editorial assistance
Susan Brunig ... mastering & operations
Mark Dinicola ... mastering & operations
Anthony David Duran ... mastering & operations
Dominic Glynn ... mastering & operations
Robin Leigh ... mastering & operations
Jimmy Lillard ... first assistant editor
Eric Pearson ... mastering & operations
Cynthia Slavens ... mastering & operations
Molly Speacht ... mastering & operations
Jon Vargo ... additional editorial assistance (as Jonathan Vargo)

Production Design by

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Rona Liu

Art Direction by

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Don Shank ... sets art director

Production Management

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Lourdes Marquez Alba ... production manager
Jeremy Slome ... post-production supervisor

Art Department

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Paul Aichele ... character artist
Michael B. Comet ... character artist (as Michael Comet)
Jason Deamer ... artist
Masha Ellsworth ... character artist
Christian Hoffman ... character artist
Jonathan Hoffman ... character artist
Jenna Huerta ... artist
Ana Lacaze ... character artist (as Ana Gabriela Lacaze)
Mara MacMahon ... character artist
Michael A. Nieves ... character artist (as Michael Nieves)
Hyein Park ... story artist
Jerome Ranft ... sculptor
Chris Sasaki ... artist
Domee Shi ... story artist
Peter Tieryas ... character artist

Sound Department

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Kyrsten Mate ... sound designer: Skywalker Sound
Tony Villaflor ... re-recording mixer: Skywalker Sound
Kyrsten Mate ... supervising sound editor (uncredited)
Marilyn Morris ... assistant re-recording mixer (uncredited)

Visual Effects by

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Frank Aalbers ... simulation
Randy Barrett ... matte painter
Jason Bickerstaff ... character artist
Max Bickley ... lead lighting technical director (as Maxwell Bickley)
Danielle Cambridge ... stereoscopic 3d artist
Nancy Anais Dinh ... stereoscopic 3d artist
Magen Sara Farrar ... lighting artist
Shaun Galinak ... visual effects artist
Mariana Galindo ... character artist
Emron Grover ... key character cloth artist / simulation
Dave Hale ... visual effects artist
Jack Hattori ... sets artist
David R. Haumann ... stereoscopic 3d artist
Wen-Chin Hsu ... lighting artist
Jay-Vincent Jones ... stereoscopic 3d artist
Jean-Claude Kalache ... visual development
Drew Kleven ... sets artist
Ivo Kos ... key sets artist
Tanja Krampfert ... character artist
Todd R. Krish ... simulation
David Lally ... lead simulation technical director
Alison Leaf ... key sets artist
John Lockwood ... visual effects artist
Amber Stewart Lunderville ... lighting artist
David Luoh ... matte painter
Jessica Giampietro McMackin ... lighting artist (as Jessica Giampietro Harvill)
Ian Megibben ... supervising technical director
Molly Meyer ... lighting artist
Ryan Michero ... lead lighting technical director / sets artist
Owen Neuburger ... rendering
Michael K. O'Brien ... visual effects artist
Andrew Pienaar ... lighting artist
Clint Rea ... sets artist
Angelique Reisch ... lighting artist
Jon Reisch ... visual effects supervisor
Sajan Skaria ... character modeler / rigging lead
Bonnie Tai ... rendering (as Bonnie Tai Shimomi)
Lan Tang ... sets artist
Mark T. VandeWettering ... lightspeed & rendering lead (as Mark VandeWettering)
Brett Warne ... rendering artist
Bob Whitehill ... stereoscopic 3d artist
Emily Wilson ... stereoscopic 3d artist
Audrey Wong ... simulation
Athena Xenakis ... key character shading artist

Camera and Electrical Department

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Patrick Lin ... director of photography: camera
Ian Megibben ... director of photography: lighting

Animation Department

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Eric Anderson ... character developer and animator
Evan Bonifacio ... additional visual development
Daniel Campbell ... animation support
Hosuk Chang ... additional visual development
Guillaume Chartier ... animator
Jack Cheng ... animation support
Joshua Dai ... animator
Regina Donovan ... animator
Andrew Gonzalez ... animator
Mark C. Harris ... animator
Neil Helm ... animator
Eliza Ivanova ... animator
Rob Jensen ... animator
Sandra Ford Karpman ... post-animation camera artist
Nancy Kato ... character developer and animator
Patty Kihm ... animator
Shawn Krause ... additional visual development
Todd Krish ... animation simulation artist
Charles Larrieu ... animator
John Chun Chiu Lee ... additional visual development (as John Lee)
Wendell Lee ... animator
John LeGrande ... animation support
Junyi Ling ... additional visual development
Matt Majers ... character developer and animator
Deanna Marsigliese ... additional visual development
Juan Carlos Navarro Carrión ... supervising animator
Victor Navone ... character developer and animator
Ricky Nierva ... additional visual development
Jane Snow Cassidy ... animator
Andrew Wheeler ... additional visual development (as Andy Wheeler)
Anthony Ho Wong ... animator

Music Department

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Daniel A. Brown ... orchestrator
George Doering ... musician
Philip Klein ... conductor / orchestrator
Phil Levine ... digital score recordist
Tom MacDougall ... executive music producer
Justin Moshkevich ... score mixer
Peter Rotter ... orchestra contractor
Dan Raziel ... music editor (uncredited)

Other crew

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Michael Agulnek ... publicist
Krissy Bailey ... publicist
Mattie Brehm ... development
Ryan Broek ... production finance
Mary Coleman ... creative development
Lauren Halberg ... development
Lucy Laliberte ... technical manager
Connie Li ... cultural consultant / lead coordinator
Suz Loshin ... development
Alyssa Mar ... development
Kirsten Peterson Marshall ... production staff
Laura Meyer ... end credit designer
Emily Mollenkopf ... creative development
Dana Murray ... development
Chris Wiggum ... publicist
Ningsha Zhong ... cultural consultant
Mark Zuckerbrow ... production staff

Thanks

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Andrew Beall ... special thanks
Brad Bird ... special thanks
Colin Bohrer ... special thanks
Sophia Borich ... special thanks
Bryce Buckmaster ... special thanks
Sharon Calahan ... special thanks
Ramon Cardona ... special thanks
Vince Caro ... special thanks
Ed Catmull ... special thanks
Ashley Chafin ... special thanks
Charles Choo Jr. ... special thanks (as Charles Choo)
Ivana Chu ... special thanks
Lindsey Collins ... special thanks
Pamela Darrow ... special thanks
Rick Dempsey ... special thanks
Serena Dettman ... special thanks
Andy Dreyfus ... special thanks
Heather Eisner ... special thanks
Heather Feng ... special thanks (as Heather Feng-Yanu)
Michael Fu ... special thanks
Sally Garbarini ... special thanks
Darren Gelsi ... special thanks
Marc S. Greenberg ... special thanks
John Hazelton ... special thanks
Sarah Jo Helton ... special thanks
Nancy Howard ... special thanks
Bill Imada ... special thanks
Jennifer Johnston ... special thanks (as Chef Jennifer Johnston)
Jim Kennedy ... special thanks
Samuel Lehmer ... special thanks
Gillian Libbert ... special thanks (as Gillian Libbert-Duncan)
Steve May ... special thanks
Lori McAdams ... special thanks
Koala Bear Moredo ... special thanks
Jim Morris ... special thanks
Mark Nielsen ... special thanks
Kevin Nolting ... special thanks
Eben Ostby ... special thanks (as Eben F. Otsby)
Andrew Page ... special thanks
Nicole Paradis Grindle ... special thanks
Bobby Podesta ... special thanks
Thomas Porter ... special thanks
Casey Price ... special thanks
Guido Quaroni ... special thanks
Kori Rae ... special thanks
Lee Rasé ... special thanks
Dan Raziel ... special thanks
Denise Ream ... special thanks
Jonas Rivera ... special thanks
Katherine Sarafian ... special thanks
Jessie Thiele Schroeder ... special thanks
Le Shi ... special thanks
Jody Weinberg Silverman ... special thanks (as Jody Weinberg)
Peter Sohn ... special thanks
Jeff Stone ... special thanks
Galyn Susman ... special thanks
Victoria Manley Thompson ... special thanks
Jenni Tsoi ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • Бао (Russia)
Runtime
  • 8 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The title 'Bao' roughly translates to "baby." Small children or the youngest in Chinese family are affectionately called 'Bao Bao'. See more »
Goofs Touch tone telephones should have twelve buttons, but there are only the first nine buttons (1 to 9). See more »
Movie Connections Featured in The Death of DisneyToon Studios (2018). See more »
Crazy Credits Instead of the usual Pixar credit for "production babies" - babies born to people who worked on a given film during its production - there is a credit for "production baos". See more »

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