Domee Shi

Domee Shi was born on September 8, 1989 in Chongqing, China. She is known for her work at Pixar, including directing the 2022 film "Turning Red" and also for becoming the first woman to direct a short film for the studio.

Bao (2018)

An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Domee Shi
CAST:  Daniel Kailin  •  Sindy Lau  •  Sharmaine Yeoh  •  Tim Zhang

An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Domee Shi
CAST:  Daniel Kailin  •  Sindy Lau  •  Sharmaine Yeoh  •  Tim Zhang

Purl (2019)

Purl, an earnest ball of yarn, gets a job at a fast-paced, male-centered startup company. Things start to unravel as Purl tries to fit in with this tight-knit group, but she must ask herself how far is she willing to go to get the acceptance she yearns for and if, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kristen Lester
CAST:  Bret 'Brook' Parker  •  Emily Davis  •  Michael Daley  •  Michael Frederickson

Purl, an earnest ball of yarn, gets a job at a fast-paced, male-centered startup company. Things start to unravel as Purl tries to fit in with this tight-knit group, but she must ask herself how far is she willing to go to get the acceptance she yearns for and if, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kristen Lester
CAST:  Bret 'Brook' Parker  •  Emily Davis  •  Michael Daley  •  Michael Frederickson

Turning Red (2022)

Thirteen-year-old Mei is experiencing the awkwardness of being a teenager with a twist – when she gets too excited, she transforms into a giant red panda.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Domee Shi
CAST:  Rosalie Chiang  •  Sandra Oh  •  Jordan Fisher  •  Grayson Villanueva

Thirteen-year-old Mei is experiencing the awkwardness of being a teenager with a twist – when she gets too excited, she transforms into a giant red panda.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Domee Shi
CAST:  Rosalie Chiang  •  Sandra Oh  •  Jordan Fisher  •  Grayson Villanueva

A Spark Story (2021)

A documentary film providing an exclusive and immersive look at the process of Pixar Animation Studios filmmakers as they step into a leadership role and strive to bring their uniquely personal SparkShorts visions to the screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Sterman  •  Leanne Dare
CAST:  Pete Docter  •  Louis Gonzales  •  Aphton Corbin  •  Courtney Casper Kent

A documentary film providing an exclusive and immersive look at the process of Pixar Animation Studios filmmakers as they step into a leadership role and strive to bring their uniquely personal SparkShorts visions to the screen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Sterman  •  Leanne Dare
CAST:  Pete Docter  •  Louis Gonzales  •  Aphton Corbin  •  Courtney Casper Kent

Pixar 2021 Disney+ Day Special (2021)

Join Pete Docter for a tour around Pixar and get a sneak peek at several upcoming Disney+ releases.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  Pete Docter  •  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Domee Shi  •  Angus MacLane

Join Pete Docter for a tour around Pixar and get a sneak peek at several upcoming Disney+ releases.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  Pete Docter  •  Larry the Cable Guy  •  Domee Shi  •  Angus MacLane

Embrace the Panda: Making Turning Red (2022)

A feature length documentary about the all-women team at the helm of Pixar's original feature, Turning Red. With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to Director Domee Shi and her core leadership crew, this story shines a light on the powerful professional and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erica Milsom
CAST:  Domee Shi  •  Rona Liu  •  Lindsey Collins  •  Danielle Feinberg

A feature length documentary about the all-women team at the helm of Pixar's original feature, Turning Red. With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access to Director Domee Shi and her core leadership crew, this story shines a light on the powerful professional and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erica Milsom
CAST:  Domee Shi  •  Rona Liu  •  Lindsey Collins  •  Danielle Feinberg