Biography

Peter Hans "Pete" Docter is an American film director, animator, and screenwriter 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 (one win thus far for Up -- Best Animated Feature), three Annie Awards (winning two), a BAFTA Children's Film Award (which he won), and a Hochi Film Award (which he won). He has described himself as a "geeky kid from Minnesota who likes to draw cartoons." He is now working on a top-secret project, that will be released in 2013 or 2014. He will not direct Monsters, Inc. 2.

Peter Hans "Pete" Docter is an American film director, animator, and screenwriter 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 (one win thus far for Up -- Best Animated Feature), three Annie Awards (winning two), a BAFTA Children's Film Award (which he won), and a Hochi Film Award (which he won). He has described himself as a "geeky kid from Minnesota who likes to draw cartoons." He is now working on a top-secret project, that will be released in 2013 or 2014. He will not direct Monsters, Inc. 2.

Personal Info

Known For Writing

Gender Male

Known Credits 25

Birthday 1968-10-09

Place of Birth Bloomington, Minnesota, USA

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Also Known As

  • Peter Docter

Writing TV ShowsMovies

2021 Untitled Pixar Animation Project Writer
2015 Inside Out Screenplay Story
2009 Up Story Screenplay
2008 WALL·E Original Story
2002 Mike's New Car Story
2001 Monsters, Inc. Original Story
1999 Toy Story 2 Original Story
1995 Toy Story Original Story

Acting

2015 Riley's First Date? as Dad's Anger (voice)
2015 Inside Out as Additional Voices (voice)
2009 Up as Campmaster Strauch (voice)
2008 WALL·E as Axiom Passenger (voice)
2008 Cruella De Vil: Drawn to Be Bad as Himself
2007 The Pixar Story as Himself
2005 Mr. Incredible and Pals as Mr. Incredible
2004 The Incredibles as Additional Voices (voice)
2001 Monsters, Inc. as Additional Voices (voice)
2000 The Story Behind 'Toy Story' as Himself
1989 Palm Springs as Sigmond Dinosaur

Directing

2021 Untitled Pixar Animation Project Director
2015 Inside Out Director
2009 Up Director
2002 Mike's New Car Director
2001 Monsters, Inc. Director
1990 Next Door Director
1989 Palm Springs Director
1988 Winter Director

Production

2019 Toy Story 4 Executive Producer
2018 Bao Executive Producer
2017 Lou Executive Producer
2014 Party Central Executive Producer
2013 Monsters University Executive Producer
2012 Brave Executive Producer
2002 Mike's New Car Producer

Crew

2009 Partly Cloudy Thanks
2008 Presto Thanks
1995 Toy Story Supervising Animator

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