It has been revealed by the Wall Street Journal that Pixars next short will be ‘The Blue Umbrella‘. The six-minute short film is directed by Saschka Unseld and will be released with Monsters University on June 21, 2012. It’s official description is as follows: Amidst the rain in a singing city, two umbrellas – one blue, one not – eternally fall in love. The first clip of the film can be seen below!

An extended version of the official synopsis, as well as two still images have been released. Take a look!

The Blue Umbrella Pixar Image

It is just another evening commute until the rain starts to fall, and the city comes alive to the sound of dripping rain pipes, whistling awnings and gurgling gutters.  And in the midst, two umbrellas—one blue, one not—fall eternally in love.

From Pixar Animation Studios, director Saschka Unseld and producer Marc Greenberg, “The Blue Umbrella” opens in theaters on June 21, 2013, in front of “Monsters University.”

The Blue Umbrella Pixar Image

The style of the film is much different than anything we’ve seen from Pixar, at least based off of this short clip. However, the overall vibe seems very appealing and has certainly attracted our attention. What do you think of the clip? Excited to see the short? Leave your thoughts below!

Kevin Christman

Kevin Christman is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of He is a recent graduate of The College of New Jersey where he studied Computer Engineering. His favorite Pixar films are Finding Nemo, Ratatouille, and Toy Story.

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2 Responses to Watch: First Clip From ‘The Blue Umbrella’ Short

  1. Rotub says:

    This looks great. Can’t wait!

  2. […] upcoming short ‘The Blue Umbrella‘, which we posted a teaser for a few weeks ago, has revealed it’s official logo. The picture below, thanks to our German […]

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