The demands of adult life can be overwhelming and Aphton Corbin’s short, Twenty Something, aptly explores this.

Part of the SparkShorts program over at Pixar Animation Studios it develops and brings through new storytellers. Showing on Disney+ on September 10th it marks the directorial debut for Aphton. 

We catch up with Aphton Corbin to talk about how her personal experiences helped shape Twenty Something, the advice she would give to her younger self and more. 


Adulting can be hard. Some days you’re nailing it, while other days, you’re just a stack of kids hiding in a trench coat hoping no one notices. Gia finds herself in this exact scenario the night of her 21st birthday.

You can watch the full interviews below:

“Twenty Something” Premieres Friday, September 10th on Disney+