Alan Barillaro


Alan Barillaro is San Francisco based Creative Director of PASSION’s long-form animation division, currently working with the studio on a feature adaptation of his novel ‘Where the Water Takes Us’.

Alan is the Academy Award winning Writer and Director of the Animated Short-Film, “Piper” and worked at Pixar Animation Studios for nearly 25 years.  He animated on feature films, from “A Bug’s Life”  all the way to “Lightyear.” Alan took the role of Directing Animator for “Finding Nemo” and the role of Supervising Animator for “The Incredibles,” “WALL•E,” “Brave” and “Incredibles 2.” In 2021 he directed the TV Series short, “Chore Day – The Incredibles Way.”