Lee Unkrich

American film editor and animation film director

Lee Unkrich (born August 8, 1967[1]) is an American director, editor, and screenwriter. He was the director of Toy Story 3 (2010). He also helped direct other Pixar movies. These include Toy Story 2, Monsters, Inc. and Finding Nemo. Unkrich was born in Cleveland, Ohio.

Unkrich in September 2009

FilmographyEdit

Feature FilmsEdit

Year Title Director (Original)
Story by
Executive
Producer
Film Editor Other Voice Role Notes
1995 Toy Story No No No Yes No
1998 A Bug's Life No No No Supervising Yes Additional Voices
1999 Toy Story 2 Co-Director No No Yes Yes Red Rocker[2] Additional Story Material
2001 Monsters, Inc. Co-Director No No Additional Yes Additional Voices Brain Trust - uncredited
2003 Finding Nemo Co-Director No No Supervising Yes Additional Voices
2004 The Incredibles No No No No No
2006 Cars No No No Additional No
2007 Ratatouille No No No No No
2008 WALL-E No No No No Yes Senior Creative Team
2009 Up No No No No Yes
2010 Toy Story 3 Yes Yes No Yes Yes Jack-In-The-Box
Scotch-Taped Monkey
Additional Screenplay Material
Senior Creative Team
2011 Cars 2 No No No No Yes Senior Creative Team
2012 Brave No No No No Yes
2013 Monsters University No No Yes No Yes
2015 Inside Out No No No No Yes
The Good Dinosaur No No Yes No Yes
2016 Finding Dory No No No No Yes
2017 Cars 3 No No No No Yes
Coco Yes Yes No Yes Yes Elote Skeleton
2018 Incredibles 2 No No No No Yes
2019 Toy Story 4 No No Yes Additional Yes
2020 Onward No No No Additional Yes

TelevisionEdit

  • Prison Stories: Women on the Inside (1991) (TV) (production assistant)
  • Silk Stalkings (1991) (TV Series) (assistant editor, editor, director)
  • Renegade (1993) (TV series) (assistant editor)
  • Betrayed by Love (1994) (TV) (assistant editor)
  • Separated by Murder (1995) (TV) (editor)

Short Films and Television SpecialsEdit

Year Title Role
2000 For the Birds Thanks
2002 Mike's New Car Special Thanks
2008 Presto
2011 Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation
2013 The Blue Umbrella
Toy Story of Terror! Extra Special Thanks
2014 Lava Special Thanks
Toy Story That Time Forgot Extra Special Thanks
2015 Sanjay's Super Team Special Thanks
2016 Piper
2018 La Noria
2019 Float
2020 Loop Story Trust
Soul Special Thanks
2021 Pixar Popcorn: A Day in the Life of the Dead
Luca Senior Creative Team

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Lee Unkrich Biography". RottenTomatoes.com. Archived from the original on 23 June 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2013.
  2. "Beloved Pixar Characters Voiced by Pixar Filmmakers". Oh My Disney. August 26, 2016. Archived from the original on February 24, 2021. Retrieved March 11, 2021.

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