Domee Shi on Defying—and Exceeding—Parental Expectations
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Domee Shi is the Oscar-winning filmmaker behind beloved Bao and Turning Red, which became the number one movie on Disney+. Today she chats with host Avery Francis about growing up with immigrant parents, her path to success (and what it means to her) and offers her best advice for those struggling with the weight of parental expectations.
Domee Shi also recounts her hilarious Oscars after-party experience and how she’s making waves at Pixar to push for storytelling that normalizes puberty and menstruation. Tune in for a conversation filled with warmth, insight and truly useful advice for creatives.
Follow Domee Shi on Instagram at @domeeshi and watch Bao here: https://bit.ly/3EJf0Nb and Turning Red here: https://bit.ly/3TKDtWJ
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