Bobby Rubio, Director of Pixar’s Float, Talks Autism Acceptance Month and the Importance of AAPI Storytelling

By Michael Louie

Throughout April, celebrations across the globe promote autism acceptance and ensure that people with autism are seen, heard, and celebrated for their unique experiences of the world. Inclusion is also at the heart of Pixar Animation Studios’ SparkShorts program, an experimental storytelling initiative that welcomes new creative voices at the…

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Float (film)

Float (film) Animated short film; released November 12, 2019, on Disney+. A father discovers that his son is different from other kids in the most unusual way. Dad keeps his son out of sight, but when his son’s ability becomes public, he must decide whether to run and hide or to accept his son as he is. Directed by Bobby Rubio. 7 min. From the Pixar Animation Studios…

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