After its short film Bao won an academy award for short films, Pixar is debuting another short featuring Asian Americans/Canadians. Float, by Bobby Rubio, is about a father who discovers that his son is different. In a first for Pixar films, the characters are Filipino American. Writer/producer Rubio talks about his film in this article, which contains the above video.
Float is part of a series of films from Pixar’s Sparkshorts program, designed to find new storytellers from within Pixar’s ranks. Float debuts on November 12, 2019, on Disney+, Disney’s new streaming channel.