Pete Docter

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  • Birth Name: Peter Hans Doctor
  • Birth Place: Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
  • Profession: Director
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Fast Facts

  • Won a Student Academy Award At California Institute of the Arts for his animated production Next Door.
  • Was the third animator hired by Pixar.
  •  In 2009, he fulfilled a childhood dream and built a treehouse as his family home, on his San Francisco Bay property.  
  • Cast his then 9 year-old daughter, Elie, as the voice of her namesake character Young Ellie in the 2009 film, Up.
  • An active donor to the Piedmont Education Fund, he held an advanced screening of the Disney/Pixar film Up in 2009, raising $80,000.

Awards

  • 2008, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 2001, Oscar — Best Animated Feature Film: Nominee
  • 2009, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 1995, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 2015, Oscar — Best Animated Feature Film: Winner
  • 2009, Oscar — Best Animated Feature Film: Winner
  • 2010, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Animated Film: Winner
  • 2010, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Original Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2002, Oscar — Best Short Film, Animated: Nominee
  • 2016, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Animated Film: Winner
  • 2015, Critics' Choice Awards — Best Original Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2010, Critics' Choice Movie Awards — Best Original Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2016, BAFTA Film Awards — Best Original Screenplay: Nominee
  • 2015, Oscar — Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Nominee
  • 2016, David di Donatello Awards — Best Foreign Film: Nominee

Relationships

  • Amanda Docter — Wife
  • Kirsten Docter — Sister
  • Kari Docter — Sister
  • Nicolas Docter — Son
  • David Docter — Father
  • Elie Docter — Daughter
  • Rita Docter — Mother

College

  • Attended University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, United States (BFA, 1990)

Details

  • Birth Name: Peter Hans Doctor
  • Birth Place: Bloomington, Minnesota, United States
  • Profession: Director

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