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The Blue Umbrella

It is just another evening commute until the rain starts to fall, and the city comes alive to the sound of dripping rain pipes, whistling awnings and gurgling gutters. And in the midst, two umbrellas—one blue, one not—fall eternally in love.

Director: Saschka Unseld

Executive Producer: John Lasseter

Producer: Marc S. Greenberg,

Screenwriter: Saschka Unseld

Cinematographer: Brian Boyd

Editor: Jason Hudak

Production Designer: Jay Shuster

Sound Designer: Barney Jones

Music: Jon Brion


Saschka Unseld studied film and animation at the Animation Institute in Germany. After graduation, he co-founded Studio So, where he produced and directed animated shorts and commercials. In 2008 Unseld joined Pixar Animation Studios where, before directing THE BLUE UMBRELLA, he worked as camera and staging artist on TOY STORY 3, CARS 2 and BRAVE.

Distributor: Pixar Animation Studios

Sales Agent: Chris Wiggum

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