Joshua "Josh" Cooley is an American story artist at Pixar Animation Studios who served as a storyboard artist for The Incredibles, Cars, Ratatouille, Up, and Cars 2. He also served as an additional story supervisor on Cars 2. He wrote and directed the short film, George and A.J., and also was the story editor of the Toy Story Toons short, Small Fry. He performed the voice of Omega in Up, Roger in the Cars Toons: Mater's Tall Tales short, Moon Mater, the cashier and Lizard Wizard in Small Fry, Vroomaroundus Bugus in the Cars Toons: Tales from Radiator Springs short, Bugged, and Jangles the Clown in Inside Out. He directed Toy Story 4.

Feature Film Filmography


Year Film Position Company
2004 The Incredibles Storyboard Artist Pixar
2006 Cars
2007 Ratatouille
2009 Up Storyboard Artist/Voice Actor (Omega)
2011 Cars 2 Storyboard Artist/Additional Story Supervisior
2012 Brave Storyboard Artist (Uncredited)
2015 Inside Out Screenplay/Story Supervisor/Voice Actor (Jangles the Clown)
The Good Dinosaur Special Thanks
2019 Toy Story 4 Director
2020 Onward Special Thanks

Animated Shorts Filmography

Year Film Position Company
2008 Cars Toons Voice Actor (Roger and Vroomaroundus Bugus) Pixar
2009 George and A.J. Writer/Director
2011 Toy Story Toons: Small Fry Story Editor/Voice Actor (Cashier and Wizard Lizard)
2015 Riley's First Date? Writer/Director/Voice Actor (Bill's Sadness)


  • He is the youngest person to direct a Toy Story media.

Disney Pixar Roles


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In The Past
Glenn McQueenDaniel GersonJohn KahrsJoe RanftJustin WrightDan LeeLee Unkrich
Brain Trust Directors
Andrew StantonBrad Bird
Angus MacLanePeter SohnSanjay PatelDan ScanlonRonnie del CarmenMark AndrewsBrenda ChapmanSteve PurcellBrian Fee
Jonas RiveraDarla K. AndersonKori RaeKatherine Sarafian
Chief Creative Officer
Pete Docter
Associated Figures
Bob IgerJohn LasseterEd CatmullSteve JobsGeorge Lucas
Signature Voice Actors
John RatzenbergerBob PetersonJosh CooleyJerome RanftFrank WelkerBill FarmerJeff Pidgeon
Signature Musicians
Randy NewmanMichael GiacchinoThomas NewmanChris StapletonTrent ReznorAtticus Ross
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