Visual Effects & Animation
California Institute of the Arts
University of Minnesota
John F. Kennedy Senior High School
Directed and co-wrote "Inside Out," starring Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, and Mindy Kaling.
Co-wrote and co-directed the Pixar animated feature, "Up"; earned Academy Award nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture
Co-wrote the screenplay for "WALL-E"; earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay
Made his voiceover debut in the special DVD add-on feature, "Mr. Incredible and Pals"
Directed the English translation of "Howl's Moving Castle"
Co-directed the animated short, "Mike's New Car"; also contributed to the story; earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Short
Made his directorial debut with "Monsters, Inc."; earned second Academy Award nomination for Best Animated Feature
Co-authored the sequel, "Toy Story 2"
Contributed to the story for the studio's second feature, "A Bug's Life"
Collaborated on animation, music and the story for the company’s feature-film debut, "Toy Story"; earned first Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay
Began working at Pixar Animation Studios after graduating from college
Docter started working at Pixar when he was 21, the day after he graduated from college. He was the 10th employee the studio had hired, and only the third animator.