hair-jitsu

Hair-Jitsu (film)

Hair-Jitsu (film) Animated short film; premiered January 24, 2020, on Disney+. A young girl faces off against an evil hairdresser as she goes through imaginative lengths to avoid her first haircut. Directed by Brian Estrada. 2 min. From the Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Circuit program. See also Short Circuit.

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fetch

Fetch (film)

Fetch (film) Animated short film; premiered January 24, 2020, on Disney+. A child wants to play fetch with her pet, but, unfortunately, he’s wandered deep into an imposing forest. Directed by Mitch Counsell. 3 min. From the Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Circuit program. See also Short Circuit.

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exchange student

Exchange Student (film)

Exchange Student (film) Animated short film; premiered January 24, 2020, on Disney+. The only earthling at a school for aliens is the ultimate outsider and must prove her worth to be accepted by her unusual new classmates. Directed by Natalie Nourigat. 2 min. From the Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Circuit program. See also Short …

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elephant

Elephant in the Room (film)

Elephant in the Room (film) Animated short film; premiered January 24, 2020, on Disney+. A lost baby elephant is taken in by a boy and his father to work on their banana plantation. As the two bond, the boy discovers that his new best friend yearns for its family and home in the wild. Directed …

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drop

Drop (film)

Drop (film) Animated short film; premiered January 24, 2020, on Disney+. A newly formed raindrop falls to Earth and has an unlikely and heartfelt encounter with a young girl that proves to be uplifting for both. Directed by Trent Correy. 3 min. From the Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Circuit program. See also Short Circuit.

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downtown

Downtown (film)

Downtown (film) Animated short film; premiered January 24, 2020, on Disney+. A commuter’s disappointment in missing the bus turns into a colorful and unexpected joyride when the surrounding street art bursts to life, revealing the heart of the city from a new perspective. Directed by Kendra Vander Vliet. 2 min. From the Walt Disney Animation …

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Short Circuit

Short Circuit Experimental program from Walt Disney Animation Studios in which staff can pitch an idea and be selected to create an original, innovative short film.

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cycles

Cycles (film)

Cycles (film) Experimental animated short film; premiered August 12, 2018, at the SIGGRAPH computer graphics conference, followed by a January 24, 2020, release on Disney+. The story centers on the true meaning of creating a home and the life inside it. Directed by Jeff Gipson. 3 min. First virtual reality short film from Walt Disney …

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D23 Inside Disney episode 23

D23 Inside Disney Episode 23 | Disney Easter Eggs from the Disney+ animated series Short Circuit

High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Season 2 musical revealed, all the trailers from the Big Game, Hamilton coming to the big screen, and Disney Parks makes dreams and wishes come true. Plus, Jennifer Newfield, Production Manager, and Zach Parrish, Director, from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Short Circuit talk about pitching stories, seeing their characters in the Disney parks, and Easter eggs to look out for on the Disney+ series.

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short circuit features

Short Circuit Is Bringing Magic to Disney+ in 90-Second Stories

By Karina Schink There are no small ideas. That’s the rather grand and magical thought behind the Walt Disney Animation Studios (WDAS) program Short Circuit, in which anyone currently working at the Studios, whether an animator, character modeler, or developer, can get the opportunity to direct a 90-second animated short. At a recent event at …

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