If you’ve ever wanted to go behind the scenes of the best theme parks in the world — Hello, Disney! — you’re going to love today’s bonus episode of Strong Sense of Place.
We were thrilled to talk to friend-of-the-podcast Tasha Sounart about her job as Creative Director in the Theme Parks group of Pixar.
That’s right: Pixar!
In this delightful conversation, we talked to Tasha about what a day at Pixar is like, what inspires her creativity, and which Pixar world she’d like to visit.
Tasha Sounart was a feature animator at Pixar starting in 1997 and worked on several films, including Toy Story 2 and Finding Nemo.
After a short stint in video games at Double Fine Productions, she returned to Pixar in 2011 and is now a Creative Director in the Theme Parks group.
In her current role, she works with Walt Disney Imagineering on the usage of Pixar characters within any of the Disney parks worldwide.
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Tasha recommended the book Dying Fall by Elly Griffiths.
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