Monsters University and The Blue Umbrella are certainly an interesting combination – one takes place in a whimsical world of colorful monsters, the other in a realistic, stormy city – but Pixar’s signature blend of humor and emotion should bring them together. If you’ve been doubting the heartfelt side of Monsters University, this new promo celebrates the swell of emotions that comes with a college acceptance letter:
Next, this extended version of a familiar Monsters U clip shows an Oozma Kappa fraternity initiation that strays a bit off-course:
If you’re avoiding spoilers, this frame from The Blue Umbrella should offer just enough of a peek at the short’s detailed setting to whet your appetite. Along with the still, The Hollywood Reporter had a chance to talk with the short’s director, Saschka Unseld; check out the interview here.
Countdown to The Blue Umbrella and Monsters University: 24 days!