Peter Sohn Explains How ‘Elemental’ Developed From A Superhero Vs. Villains Story To One thing Extra Private (Video Interview)

Director Peter Sohn has carried out nearly each job conceivable at Pixar throughout his 23 years with the corporate. His newest credit score is because the director of Elemental, in theaters now.

Final week, the movie had a particular screening at Annecy, the place IBTWN Animation, in partnership with Cartoon Brew, caught up with Sohn to debate probably the most private initiatives he’s ever labored on.

Narratively, the “seeds” of Elemental got here from his personal upbringing because the baby of Korean immigrants residing in New York Metropolis. However seeds can’t develop on their very own, so Sohn spoke with a whole lot of individuals at Pixar who had immigration tales of their very own to assist in giving his seeds the weather they wanted to develop.