I participated in a Pirate Fairy Blogger Event – Disney provided transportation and accommodations; all opinions are my own. Watch for more updates on this fun trip plus my review of the film here and by following the hashtag #piratefairybloggers on Twitter.
I was invited, along with a small group of mom and dad bloggers, to visit the Disney Animation Studio in California last month to learn more about Disney’s newest, and soon-to-be released to DVD and Blu-ray, animation feature, FROZEN.
We toured the Animation Studio building and then sat down with the directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee, as well as the film’s producer, Peter Del Vecho. Lee also acted as the screenwriter for this phenomenally popular film.
The trio covered quite a lot about the film, but I found the information about the way they worked together as a team to write the lyrics and the screenplay the most remarkable. They also shared a fun story about how they came to cast Idina Menzel in this animated feature. I’ve had the pleasure of seeing Menzel in both “Wicked” and “Rent” on Broadway, so it was fun to hear a bit about her personality as told by the directors and producer.
Here’s a short film I put together from the interviews and photos from the event.
FROZEN Music & Movie Interviews – Producer, Screenwriter & Director
If you’d like to hear the entire conversation (about 20 minutes), please feel free to contact me or leave a comment below and I will send you a link to the full audio only file.
Disney Blogger Press Trip Updates
For more information about the event, check out the Disney Pirate Fairy Bloggers archive. You’ll find information for FROZEN, NEED FOR SPEED, SAVING MR BANKS, and THE PIRATE FAIRY.
Have you seen FROZEN yet? I think I’m the last person on the planet who hasn’t.
Please note, the audio is mine and photos are used with permission from the Walt Disney Studios.