|Alma mater||California Institute of the Arts|
|Occupation||Animator, storyboard artist, screenwriter, director, lyricist|
|Employer||Pixar Animation Studios (2007-present)|
Adrian Molina (born August 23, 1985) is an American animator, storyboard artist, screenwriter, director, 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.
|2007||Ratatouille||No||No||No||No||Yes||Animator: End Titles|
|2010||Toy Story 3||No||No||Yes||No||No|
|2013||Monsters University||No||No||Yes||No||Yes||Additional Screenplay Material|
Opening Title Designer and Director
|2015||The Good Dinosaur||No||No||No||No||Yes||Additional Screenplay Material|
|2019||Toy Story 4||No||No||No||No||Yes||Senior Creative Team|
|2021||Luca||No||No||No||No||Yes||Additional Story Contributions|
Senior Creative Team
|2022||Turning Red||No||No||No||No||Yes||Senior Creative Team|
- "Pixar Coco plot details revealed | EW.com". Retrieved 2016-12-07.
- Robinson, Joanna. "Pixar's Coco Is a "Love Letter to Mexico" When It's Needed Most". HWD. Retrieved 2016-12-07.
- Spring Into Action! (Disney/Pixar Toy Story 3) by Annie Auerbach | PenguinRandomHouse.com.
- "'Coco's Mexican-American Co-Director Adrian Molina Reveals Origins of Pixar's Día de Muertos Film".
- Julie & T.J. (December 11, 2020). "Pixar Announces 'Turning Red' Directed by Domee Shi - Coming Spring 2022". Pixar Post. Retrieved December 11, 2020.
- Julie & T.J. (December 10, 2020). "Pixar Announces 'Lightyear' – An Origin Story of the Human Buzz Lightyear – Coming Summer 2022". Pixar Post. Retrieved December 11, 2020.
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