How Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ Was Inspired by the Real-Life Experiences of the Film’s Writers

For his latest video essay, Michael Tucker from Lessons from the Screenplay takes a look at that emotions and experiences that inspired Pete Docter, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley to write Pixar’s beloved 2015 animated film, Inside Out.

“Creating a story is often as much of a journey for the writer as it is for the characters.”