Leo Matsuda, the director of the offbeat Disney short Inner Workings, is looking to make his feature directorial debut.
Matsuda left Disney three months ago to pursue new opportunities as a director. He has signed on with both WME and Gotham Group for representation, and is taking meetings around town, looking for the right project.
In a statement to Cartoon Brew, Matsuda explained that leaving Disney was not an easy choice. “Disney was the most incredible studio to work for and will always remain close to my heart. I learned so much from John Lasseter and all my talented peers at Disney, and I can say without hesitance that I am what I am today as a professional due to the generosity and support of the entire Disney Team.”