Bay Area International Children's Film Festival 2021

Pixar "Burrow" Talk with Director Madeline Sharafian

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Join us at BAICFF for a special interview and Q&A session with the director of Pixar's Sparkshort "Burrow", Madeline Sharafian!

Sign up for this event by SUNDAY, JULY 18th and get access to a FREE online screening of "BURROW", courtesy of Disney!



Madeline Sharafian joined Pixar Animation Studios as a story intern in 2013, and returned for a fulltime position in May 2015 as a storyboard artist on the Academy Award® -winning film “Coco.” She also worked as a story lead on Pixar’s feature film “Onward.” Most recently, Sharafian directed “Burrow,” the Academy Award® nominated short film that came out of Pixar’s SparkShorts program. “Burrow” released on Disney+ on December 25, 2020 along with Pixar’s Academy Award® -winning feature film “Soul.”


Prior to Pixar, Sharafian worked at Cartoon Network as a storyboard artist and writer on the show “We Bare Bears.” She also created character designs for the pilot episode while she was attending college at CalArts. 


Sharafian currently resides in Oakland, California where she was also born and raised.