Pete Docter

Animator, Film director

1968 –

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Who is Pete Docter?

Peter Hans "Pete" Docter is an American film director, animator, screenwriter, producer and voice actor from Bloomington, Minnesota. He is best known for directing the films Monsters, Inc. and Up, and as a key figure and collaborator in Pixar Animation Studios. The A. V. Club has called him "almost universally successful". He has been nominated for six Oscars, three Annie Awards, a BAFTA Children's Film Award, and a Hochi Film Award. He has described himself as a "geeky kid from Minnesota who likes to draw cartoons."

He is currently directing Inside Out, an animated feature film, set for release on June 19, 2015, and described as "...an inventive new film that explores a world that everyone knows, but no one has seen: inside the human mind."

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Born
Oct 9, 1968
Bloomington
Also known as
  • Peter Hans "Pete" Docter
  • Peter Hans Docter
  • Peter Docter
  • ピーター・ドクター
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • California Institute of the Arts
Lived in
  • Bloomington

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