Animating Pixar’s ‘Luca’ A Dream Job For Aurora Native

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Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Disney and Pixar’s “Luca” is a coming-of-age story about a boy and his newfound best friend experiencing an unforgettable summer filled with gelato, pasta and endless scooter rides. But their fun is threatened by a secret: they are sea monsters from another world. “Luca” is directed by Enrico Casarosa (“La Luna”) and produced by Andrea Warren (“Lava,” “Cars 3”). © 2020 Disney/Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

Pixar’s new film “Luca” takes the audience to an idyllic Italian village -- where just off the coast lives a young sea monster. Luca escapes his parents’ underwater clenches and comes to the surface-- morphing instantly into a boy. The film is set in Italy but director Enrico Casarosa and animator Earl Brawley both spent time in Aurora earlier in their lives. Brawley spoke with Colorado Matters host Ryan Warner.