Pixar Studios is known for its selection of movies which emphasize on a combination of good story and great animation. This goes to show just how distinct and tight it is in selecting materials for public release. And indeed, each and every movie the studio releases has been a great success both critically and financially. Those movies would also be regular inclusions in noted Award events, with Academy Awards being chief among them. The studio has no one to thank for other than the artists behind it for the success it continues to pile one after anothe.
Enrico Casarosa is one of such artists. He has started working for Pixar since 2002 after working for other studios such as Disney Channel and Blue Sky Studios. Do you like Pixar’s outings such as Cars, Ratatouille, and Up? You can see Casarosa’s handprint all over those movies as he was the story artists in those. He was also the head of story in the production of 2015’s The Good Dinosaur by Bob Peterson. Many of the animated films he contributed to have gone on to win awards, including the Academy Awards. However, the most notable mention of Casarosa’s work is his directorial debut on 2011’s La Luna that earns a nomination for the Best Short Animated Film for 2012 Academy Awards.
Enrico Casarosa completed his education in animation and illustration in New York City after moving there in his twenties from his hometown Genoa, Italy. He has also published some books to further expand the body of his work. Born in Genoa, Italy on October 19, 1970, Enrico Casarosa has cemented his image of being one of the most prolific animators today. He is also the founder of SketchCrawl, a world-spanning drawing marathon event where artists from around the world can join.