All Six Short Films Premiere Friday, May 28 on Disney+
Now Accepting Submissions for Second Season Through June 11
BURBANK, Calif. (May 24, 2021) – Today, Disney+ released trailers for all six of Disney’s “LAUNCHPAD” Season One live-action short films from a new generation of dynamic storytellers. 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 short films:
“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 is based around the theme of “Connection” and includes a writer’s track, are being accepted now through June 11. https://launchpad.disney.com/
Disney+ is the dedicated streaming home for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and more. As part of Disney’s Media and Entertainment Distribution segment, Disney+ is available on most internet-connected devices and offers commercial-free programming with a variety of original feature-length films, documentaries, live-action and animated series, and short-form content. Alongside unprecedented access to Disney’s incredible library of film and television entertainment, the service is also the exclusive streaming home for the latest releases from The Walt Disney Studios. Disney+ is available as part of a bundle offer that gives subscribers access to Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+. Visit DisneyPlus.com to subscribe and/or learn more about the service.
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