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Animated Storytelling course. 

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Learn from world-class storytellers from Pixar, Disney and more. Use the Pixar process to create your own story and build your portfolio. Now open for registration!
  • 40 hours of guided learning
  • 12-month access to our platform
  • Lessons featuring storytellers from Pixar, Disney and more.
  • Biweekly livestreams with world-class storytellers
  • Ongoing peer feedback on your work
  • Showcase your work in one of our 3 yearly exhibitions
  • Flexible scheduling to fit into your life

What you get:

"This was the equivalent of getting an Ivy League degree in storytelling."

Cassilia A

"I'm not kidding this is among the most value-rich courses I've EVER taken. It's amazing."

Kim H

"The livestreams with Pixar were terrific. It was so exciting to see user work showcased. I learned a ton and then some."

Jenna D

What students are saying:

How it works:

At your own pace, you can work on assignments to build your storyreel following the process Pixar uses to make their films. At each step you'll get peer feedback on your work.
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"Teaching the Story Xperiential Program has been one of, if not the most fulfilling experiences of the school year" - Sidney B

"This was the equivalent of getting a Ivy League degree in storytelling" - Cassilia A

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  • 40 hour online course fits your schedule
  • 1-year full access
  • Create & exhibit your storyreel
  • Biweekly livestreams with Pixar storytellers
  • Ongoing peer feedback
  • Regular Adult Price: $250 / Youth: $150
Course Includes:
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Mary Coleman... the Chief Creative Officer of London’s Locksmith Animation. Mary is responsible for choosing projects, finding directors, and bringing in key talent and oversees each project creatively from idea through the film’s release.

Monsters, Inc, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars, Ratatouille, WALL-E, Up, Toy Story 3 &4, Brave, Monsters University, Inside Out, Finding Dory, Coco, Soul, Luca, and Turning Red

Chris Siemasko... currently a Story Artist at Pixar Animation Studios.

Queer Duck, Horton Hears a Who, Ice Age 3 & 4, Epic, Rio & Rio 2, Peanuts, I Am Big Bird, Ferdinand and the upcoming Scrat Tales.

Sandeep Menon...

...currently works as a Senior Designer at Pixar Animation Studios, previously Blue Sky Studios.

Peanuts, Ferdinand and Spies in Disguise

Margaret Spencer...

began her career in story at Pixar in 2019, in the internship program.

Turning Red, Lightyear, and she is currently working on an unannounced Pixar project.

Hannah Roman... relatively new to Pixar, joining the studio's story team in April 2021. Her thesis film earned a nomination for the Student Academy Award her graduating year.

Ferdinand, Spies in Disguise, the unreleased Nimona, Lightyear.

Christian Roman...

...has been a Story Artist at Pixar Animation Studios since 2007

Toy Story 3 & 4, Cars 3, Onward, and Luca along with almost every Cars and Toy Story short and special, Christian storyboarded on The Simpsons and The Simpsons Movie, helped develop and direct Disney’s Fillmore! and Jake Long: American Dragon.

Jeff Pidgeon... an animator, screenwriter, storyboard artist, and voice actor,

Mighty Mouse, The New Adventures, The Simpsons, FernGully: The Last Rainforest, Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Monsters, Inc. and WALL-E. He has voiced a number of Pixar characters including the Aliens from the Toy Story films and Bile in Monsters, Inc.

Connie He...

...Connie He is currently a Story Artist on an upcoming film at Pixar Animation Studios. Connie's graduation film Watermelon: A Cautionary Tale has won 33 international film awards.

Watermelon: A Cautionary Tale, Love, Death & Robot, now working on a new Pixar film coming out in 2024

Join Biweekly livestreams with professional storytellers from Pixar, Disney and more:

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