Knick Knack - Wikipedia

Knick Knack is a 1989 American computer-animated short film produced by Pixar and directed by John Lasseter.The short is about a snow globe snowman who wants to join the other travel souvenirs in a summer themed party. However, the glass dome that surrounds him prevents him from doing so, thus leading to his many attempts to break out of his snow globe.

Pixar - Wikipedia

Pixar Animation Studios, commonly referred to as Pixar (/ ˈ p ɪ k s ɑːr /), is an American computer animation film studio based in Emeryville, California that is a subsidiary of Walt Disney Studios, owned by The Walt Disney Company.Pixar began in 1979 as the Graphics Group, part of the Lucasfilm computer division, before its spin-out as a corporation in 1986, with funding by Apple Inc. co