Pixar has just announced their next animated short film titled Bao. Written and directed by Domee Shi, this new short film is CG animated and marks the first female-directed short from the studio. Bao is slated to debut at the Tribeca Film Festival, and will be shown along with the Incredibles 2 when it is released on June 15.
Entertainment Weekly provided details and concept art for the short. Bao is said to have a seven and half minute runtime. The official synopsis from Tribeca:
“An empty-nesting Chinese mom gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life. But she must come to terms with the bittersweet revelation that nothing stays cute and small forever.”