Senior Vice President, Development / Producer
Pixar Animation Studios
Lindsey Collins joined Pixar Animation Studios in May 1997. She has since worked in various capacities on a number of Pixar’s feature films. Collins’ film credits include “A Bug’s Life,” “Toy Story 2” and the Academy Award®-winning “Finding Nemo,” and “Ratatouille.” Collins also provided the voice of the character Mia in Pixar’s 2006 release, “Cars.”
Collins co-produced the Golden Globe® and Oscar® winning feature “WALL•E” with producer Jim Morris and director Andrew Stanton and was a producer on the Walt Disney Studios feature “John Carter of Mars.” Collins was also the producer of “Finding Dory” in 2016 after which she assumed the role of Pixar’s Vice President of Development. In her development role, Collins pioneered Pixar’s SparkShorts program, created to discover new storytellers, explore new storytelling techniques, and experiment with new production workflows. Most recently, Collins was the producer of Pixar’s feature film “Turning Red,” which released on Disney+ March 11, 2022.
In April of 2022, Collins was promoted to Senior Vice President of Development. In this new role, Collins leads the Development group at Pixar for features and streaming, where current and upcoming filmmakers originate story ideas and shape them into projects for production. She is a part of the Creative Leadership team, which supports Chief Creative Office Pete Docter in guiding the studio’s creative direction.
Prior to joining Pixar, Collins worked at Disney Feature Animation for three years, managing creative teams on the films “Pocahontas,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” and “Hercules.”
Collins earned a Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy and World Affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles. She currently resides in Piedmont, California, with her husband and three children.