Michael Giacchino tells the story of what inspired him and how he got his start to create music behind some of Pixars newest and best musical scores. He talks about and shows clips from the incredibles, up, Ratatouille and Cars 2.

Michael Giacchino (pronounced “Juh-keen-oh”) was born 10th October 1967 in Riverside Township, New Jersey. He started venturing into music at the age of ten, where he spent his time between the cinema and his basement. Creating his own stop motion animation films on his brother’s pool table, he found the most enjoyable part of the process was putting music to the pictures. Read the full biography here.