A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.

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A mother bird tries to teach her little one how to find food by herself. In the process, she encounters a traumatic experience that she must overcome in order to survive.

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Piper: Descobrindo o Mundo  »

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Piper, the titular sandpiper from this short film, made a cameo appearance on a poster in a Kellogg's commercial that promoted the film, Finding Dory (2016). In the commercial, Piper's poster can be seen behind Hank the octopus. See more »

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In a post-credits scene, Piper is sleeping and hiccups after the waves. See more »

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Featured in The 89th Annual Academy Awards (2017) See more »

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Piper was certainly another worthy Pixar computer-animated short
10 July 2016 | by (Baton Rouge, LA) – See all my reviews

Shown just before Finding Dory, this short is about a young bird on the beach who's a little afraid of the waves when they move quickly especially when it's trying to get something. Everything in this one looks so lifelike, for a while, I didn't think it was computer animated at all! Both funny and a little touching, the minutes seem to go by pretty quickly by the time it ends. Such a natural feel looking at all those birds' movements not to mention the ocean when it movies to and fro most of the time. The 3-D glasses I viewed this with may have been a plus, I don't know. Certainly, I was riveted throughout this short. Really, all I'll say now is Piper is another worthy Pixar short.


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