If you love Disney•Pixar as much as we do, and are looking to be entertained and informed about all things Pixar-related, we’ve got just the thing for you. After combing Twitter to see which of our favorite Pixarians—whether they be directors, animators, writers, etc.—had accounts, we came across several that are definitely worth following. Keep on reading to learn more.
1. Lee Unkrich: @leeunkrich
Bing Bong’s at Pixar! He lives! pic.twitter.com/qiQPCfusfB
— Lee Unkrich (@leeunkrich) December 11, 2015
First on our list is one of the most active Pixarians, Lee Unkrich. He’s worked on Finding Nemo, Toy Story 3, Monster’s, Inc., and is the director of Disney•Pixar’s upcoming film, Coco—which is slated to release November 22, 2017. Look at the fun image of Bing Bong he recently tweeted out! It’s always exciting to get a sneak peek of the office where all the magic goes down.
2. Kelsey Mann: @KelseyMann98
Arlo was right, these are hard to reach pic.twitter.com/331dANA760
— Kelsey Mann (@kelseymann98) November 29, 2015
Kelsey Mann is another fun follow. He’s known for working on Monster’s, Inc. and co-writing Pixar Animation Studios’ recent delight, The Good Dinosaur. As you can see by the image above, he’s got a fun sense of humor.
3. Andrew Stanton: @andrewstanton
— andrew stanton (@andrewstanton) January 27, 2016
Finding Dory Director Andrew Stanton—who’s worked on a ton of Disney•Pixar films including: Finding Nemo, A Bug’s Life, and WALL•E—posts a lot of fun content, and often answers fan questions. If you have any burning questions about anything Finding Nemo-related, he’s your guy! Plus, with Finding Dory slated to release on June 17, 2016, he’s sure to be posting fun updates and content related to the film.
4. Andrew Gordon: @splinedoctor
— andrew gordon (@splinedoctor) January 21, 2016
Andrew Gordon (Monster’s University, Toy Story 3, Ratatouille) is another frequent Twitter user. In addition to being a full-time animator, he’s also worked in the educational setting, sharing his knowledge of animation techniques by teaching classes at places like the Academy of Art University (in San Francisco), California College of Arts (CCA), and participates in Pixar Animation Studios’ famous internship program.
5. Dan Scanlon: @MrDanScanlon
Animated Movie Idea: insects experimented on in science lab develop ability to travel into the past & future. #timeflies
— Dan Scanlon (@MrDanScanlon) February 6, 2016
Monster’s University director Dan Scanlon posts a lot of fun stuff on twitter. In addition to updates about the films he’s working on, Scanlon shares hilarious animated movie ideas (like the one above), and pictures/videos of his adorable cat, Chichi, and his dog, Carol.
6. Peter Sohn: @PEETSOWN
— Peter Sohn (@PEETSOWN) February 3, 2016
Peter Sohn, the director of the recently released film The Good Dinosaur, and the voice of characters like the Pet Collector (The Good Dinosaur), Transitron (Toy Story of Terror), Squishy (Monster’s University), and Emile (Ratatouille) also posts a lot of Disney•Pixar-related content on his Twitter feed. Check out the cool Good Dino nail art he spotted while working in Tokyo.
7. Meg LaFauve (@Storymeg)
— Meg LeFauve (@Storymeg) January 18, 2016
Speaking of The Good Dinosaur, screenwriter Meg LeFauve (who also worked on Inside Out) has a Twitter account as well. She shares a lot of Disney•Pixar news, interviews, articles, and images on her Twitter feed. Considering that she is attached to work on 2019’s Captain Marvel, she would be a great person to follow for updates.
8. Brad Bird: @BradBirdA113
— Brad Bird (@BradBirdA113) November 1, 2015
Director of The Incredibles, Brad Bird, has also worked on Pixar Animation Studios films like Inside Out, Monsters University, Brave, and Ratatouille (and, of course, is to direct the highly anticipated film, The Incredibles 2), is another Pixarian worth following on Twitter. He shares a lot of great content, answers fan questions, and posts fun pictures like the one above.
Let us know who you plan on following in the comments below!