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Learn Storytelling with Pros from Pixar, Disney and other Studios!

Join our program which allows you to follow the process as practiced at Pixar to create & exhibit your own story. Learn directly from professional storytellers and get ongoing peer feedback every step of the way.

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  • 40 hours of guided learning
  • 12-month access to our platform
  • Lessons featuring over 20 professional storytellers
  • Biweekly livestreams with world-class storytellers
  • Ongoing peer feedback on your work
  • Showcase your work in our 3 yearly exhibitions
  • Flexible scheduling to fit into your life

What the Course Includes

"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

“So far the experience has been unimaginably impactful. It opened up a whole new perspective on story creation to me.”

Jr Berner

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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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How to Register

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​Course Includes:
  • 40+ hours of course content
  • 1-year full access
  • Create & exhibit your storyreel
  • Livestream with pros
  • Ongoing Peer feedback
  • $250 for Adult Program and $150 for Youth Program

Full Course

Course Includes
  • 40 hours of course content
  • 1-year full access
  • Create & exhibit your storyreel
  • Recorded & livestream sessions with pros
  • Ongoing Peer feedback

$250 Adult (18+)

$150 Youth (>18)

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Watch the Video on how it works (2:10):
Learn from pros with videos & exercises related to your deliverable
Create and upload your deliverable for feedback
Give and receive feedback within our community gallery

Each of these steps follows the same pattern

Mary Coleman

is the Chief Creative Officer of London’s Locksmith Animation. Coleman joined Locksmith in 2022 after 23 years at Pixar Animation where she was Head of Creative Development. Before Pixar, she was the Associate Artistic Director of San Francisco’s renowned Magic Theatre.

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, Turning Red

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.

Osnat Shurer

is currently an Executive Producer with Baobab Studios. Shurer’s career spans over 30 years as a multi academy award nominated film producer, director, and executive producer. Her films have grossed over $700 million and broken streaming records.

Disney's Moana and Raya and the Last Dragon, producer or executive producer on multiple, award-winning original Pixar shorts and interactive museum shows, produced and directed film and television in various mediums. Worked on documentaries throughout the world

Sandeep Menon...

...grew up in Kuwait and India and moved to the US to pursue his passion to work on films. He attended Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and studied Entertainment Design. After graduating in 2009, he worked at Blue Sky Studios as a Designer. Sandeep currently works as a Senior Designer at Pixar Animation Studios.

Peanuts, Ferdinand, Spies in Disguise

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 & Robots, now working on a new Pixar film coming out in 2024

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.

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.

Chris Siemasko... a story artist who’s worked on animated films for Pixar, Blue Sky Studios and Sesame Street. His 20+ year career began as an intern on Daria for MTV Animation. Between then and now, Chris has created 3 television pilots, directed a Toyota commercial, been nominated for an Emmy, named as one of Animation Magazine’s Rising Stars of Animation, survived 3 Ice Ages, directed 2 short films, been a part of 3 studio layoffs and met Big Bird. Chris is currently working on an unannounced feature for Netflix.

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.

Esteban Bravo...

was born in Mexico City and moved to the United States to study animation at Ringling College of Art & Design. Since graduating in 2017, he's worked professionally as a Story Artist, first at Blue Sky Studios and now at Pixar Animation Studios.

In a Heartbeat, Freddie Mercury’s Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow, 

Learn from Master Storytellers

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Next Live Session

Oct 16th, 2023

Louis Gonzales- Storyboarding

Louis Gonzales is a seasoned artist and director with over 25 years in animation. Starting at Warner Bros in 1996, he contributed to films like "Iron Giant" and "Osmosis Jones." He joined Pixar in 2000, climbing from Layout to Senior Story Artist and eventually becoming a Director in 2019. Louis has directed shorts for Disney+ and Colin Kaepernick's nonprofit. He's also been an educator in story and gesture drawing for a decade.
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