“Embrace Yourself” Featurette | Disney’s Launchpad Shorts | Disney+

Step behind the scenes with the Season One directors of Disney’s Launchpad Shorts. Season Two submissions are open now through June 11, 2021. Apply at Launchpad.disney.com and stream the first six Original Short Films May 28th on Disney+.

The goal of Disney’s “LAUNCHPAD” is to diversify the types of stories that are being told and to give access to those who have historically not had it. Inspired by life’s journey, these first six short films for Disney+ are based on the theme, “Discover.” All six short films will be available to stream on Disney+ beginning May 28.

Disney’s “LAUNCHPAD” Season One shorts:
“AMERICAN EID,” Written and Directed by Aqsa Altaf.
“DINNER IS SERVED,” Directed by Hao Zheng, Written by G. Wilson & Hao Zheng.
“GROWING FANGS,” Written and Directed by Ann Marie Pace.
“LET’S BE TIGERS,” Written and Directed by Stefanie Abel Horowitz.
“THE LAST OF THE CHUPACABRAS,” Written and Directed by Jessica Mendez Siqueiros.
“THE LITTLE PRINCE(SS),” Written and Directed by Moxie Peng.

Submissions for Season Two of Disney’s “LAUNCHPAD,” which will be based around the theme of “Connection” and will include a writer’s track, will be accepted beginning today through June 11, 2021. https://launchpad.disney.com/

Cameras and lenses for Disney’s “LAUNCHPAD” Season One shorts were supplied by Panavision, a leading global provider of technical and creative solutions for the motion-picture industry.