Fil-Am director creates Filipino lead characters in Pixar short film - Filipino Journal

Fil-Am director creates Filipino lead characters in Pixar short film

Fil-Am director creates Filipino lead characters in Pixar short film

Director Bobby Rubio announced on his personal social media accounts on Friday that he would create the first ever Filipino lead characters for a Pixar short film entitled “Float.”

The Fil-Am artist who was born and raised in San Diego, California, made the announcement on his Twitter account, saying he would be the writer and the director of the animated short film. Rubio, an artist and filmmaker, is one of the directors whose works are part of Pixar’s Spark Shorts, an indie film-making experiment “that welcomes new creative voices at Pixar to share their stories.” He is known for his works in “Tarzan,” “Avatar The Last Airbender,” “Up,” “The legend of Korra,” “Inside Out,” “Hercules” and “Incredibles 2.”