Sohn at the 2015 Annecy International Animated Film Festival
|Born||January 23, 1977|
|Occupation||Animator, film director, storyboard artist, voice actor|
|Employer||Pixar Animation Studios (2000-present)|
Peter Sohn (born January 23, 1977) is a Korean-American animator, director, voice actor, and storyboard artist at Pixar Animation Studios.
Sohn was born in The Bronx and raised in New York City. His parents were Korean immigrants. He attended CalArts and while there got a summer job working on Brad Bird's The Iron Giant. After graduating from school he worked at The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros. before coming to Pixar. He graduated from high school in 1995.
Sohn started his career with Pixar in the art and story departments for Finding Nemo. He also worked on The Incredibles, Ratatouille and WALL-E. Sohn also performed the voice of Emile in Ratatouille. He made his directorial debut with the short film Partly Cloudy in 2009 which he also wrote. Partly Cloudy was included in the Animation Show of Shows in 2009. Sohn co-directed the English-language version of Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea in 2009 with John Lasseter and Brad Lewis.
Sohn directed The Good Dinosaur, which was released in November 2015. He also voiced the Styracosaurus character Forrest Woodbush. Sohn was set to voice the Marvel Comics character Ganke Lee in the Sony Pictures Animation film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, though his lines were ultimately deleted from the final film.
Sohn is married to artist Anna Chambers, whom he met at CalArts.
|1999||The Iron Giant||No||No||No||No||Additional||Yes||Rough In-between-er|
|2004||The Incredibles||No||No||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Additional Voices|
|Ponyo||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Director: English Dub|
|2010||Toy Story 3||No||No||No||Yes||No||No|
|2015||Inside Out||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Senior Creative Team|
|The Good Dinosaur||Yes||Story||No||No||No||Yes||Pet Collector|
|2017||Cars 3||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Additional Voices|
|2018||Incredibles 2||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Story Consultant|
Senior Creative Team
|2019||Toy Story 4||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Senior Creative Team|
Short Films and TV Specials
|2005||One Man Band||No||No||Yes||No||No||No|
|Your Friend the Rat||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Emile||Song Performer: "Plan B"|
|2008||Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Additional Voices||Episodes 1-4|
|George & A.J.||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Russell|
|2011||Toy Story Toons: Small Fry||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Recycle Ben||Special Thanks|
|2013||A Monsters University Short: Party Central||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Squishy|
|Toy Story of Terror!||No||No||No||No||No||Yes||Transitron||TV Special|
|Smash and Grab||Brian Larsen's Story Brain Trust|
|Kitbull||Rosana Sullivan's Story Trust|
- Truitt, Brian (September 14, 2015). "TIFF: 'Good Dinosaur' stars friends, frontier". USA Today. Retrieved September 15, 2015.
...says Sohn, 38.
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- Sciretta, Peter (February 26, 2019). "Pixar Director Pete Sohn Originally Voiced Ganke in 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse'". /Film. Retrieved July 25, 2019.
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Sohn’s wife Anna Chambers, who he met at CalArts, is also an artist, and both create artwork at home.
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- 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.