Pixar Post Podcast 045: Interview with Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann & Screenwriter Meg LeFauve of ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Listen in as we share our podcast interview with the story team behind The Good Dinosaur – Kelsey Mann and Meg LeFauve.
Pixar Post Podcast 45 The Good Dinosaur

In episode 045 of the Pixar Post Podcast, we continue our deep-dive into The Good Dinosaur and chat with story supervisor, Kelsey Mann, and Screenwriter, Meg LeFauve.

We also chat about the news of the week and break down some of the upcoming awards season as well as awards that have already been won for Inside Out.

  • Kicking off the show, we chat about the upcoming awards season. Julie summarizes the award nominations for Inside Out as well as The Good DinosaurRead more details here and share your thoughts regarding the awards in the Pixar Post Forum.
  • Ten minutes into the show, we discuss the gorgeous re-design of the Petersen Automotive Museum and their integration of the Cars franchise into one of their exhibits.
  • At 14:30 into the show, we chat about Michael Giacchino officially signing on to score The Incredibles 2 and Tom Hanks’ return to the recording booth for Toy Story 4.


Starting at 21:10 into the podcast, we share our interview with Story Supervisor, Kelsey Mann, and Screenwriter, Meg LeFauve. The pair dig into the importance of teamwork (avoiding “sequence-itis”), insights into the making of The Good Dinosaur, and listen as Kelsey pitches the hilarious gopher sequence (with Arlo and Spot) from the film.

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