Lou is a 2017 Pixar 3D computer-animated short film shown in front of Cars 3.


Lou is a red hoodie-covered creature with eyes made of baseballs and buttons grinning mischievously from inside a school’s Lost & Found bin. Reminiscent of Sid from the Toy Story, J.J. is a bully who takes his classmates’ stuff and destroys their beloved toys. Lou decides to teach this bully a lesson with some carefully crafted hijinks.[2]



  • This is the first Pixar's short film to include some classic cartoon sound effects.
  • This short film marks Christophe Beck's first music score in a Pixar production.


  1. "Sneak peek: Pixar's new 'Lou' short tackles playground bullying", USA Today (Feb 1, 2017). Retrieved on Feb 15, 2016.