August 23, 1985|
Yuba City, California
|Alma mater||California Institute of the Arts|
|Occupation||Animator, storyboard artist, screenwriter, lyricist|
Adrian Molina (born August 23, 1985) is an American animator, storyboard artist, screenwriter and lyricist. He has been at Pixar since 2007, where he started as a 2D animator on Ratatouille. He later moved on to be a storyboard artist, working on Toy Story 3 and Monsters University. After writing for The Good Dinosaur, Molina started his first assignment as a screenplay writer, for Coco, and later went on to co-direct the film. Molina also illustrated the Little Golden Book for Toy Story 3.
A native of Northern California, he grew up in Grass Valley, CA, and he graduated from Bear River High School in 2003, to subsequently attend & graduate from the California Institute of the Arts in 2007. He is of Mexican descent.
- Ratatouille (2D animator)
- Toy Story 3 (storyboard artist)
- Monsters University (storyboard artist, additional screenplay material)
- Party Central (story)
- The Good Dinosaur (additional screenplay material)
- Coco (co-director, story, screenplay writer, and lyricist)
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