Apple TV+ dropped the trailer of the new animated short Blush, which marks the first project in Apple’s first-look film and TV deal with Skydance Animation.
The animated shot is produced by Heather Schmidt Feng Yanu and Skydance Animation boss John Lasseter serve as executive producer.
The film is written and directed by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Joe Mateo (Prep & Landing, Big Hero 6), features a stranded horticulturist-astronaut’s chances for survival after he crashes lands on a desolate dwarf planet. When an ethereal visitor arrives, the once-lone traveler discovers the joy of building a new life and realizes the universe has delivered astonishing salvation.
Blush premieres globally on Apple TV+ 1 October 2021. Blush is part of Apple’s multiyear partnership with Skydance Animation inked in February that will deliver kids and families animated theatrical features and TV series. The deal came along soon after the Apple acquisitions of Skydance’s upcoming animated titles Luck and Spellbound which had been set up at Paramount.