Leah talks about one of her favorite creators that is working right now as the Head of Disney Animation, Jennifer Lee. How did she get the gig? Co-directing a $1.28 Billion Box Office doesn’t hurt. Frozen creator, Jennifer Lee has an amazing story the ties together sisters, fear and getting the story right. Also, do you wanna build a snowman? It doesn’t have to be a snowman.
Show Notes & Extras
- Gal pals this month are – Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Jenn Berk and Elyssa Everling
- Our Disney Ornament on Etsy
- Get to know you question – what Disney movie have you watched at least 10 times?
- Dick Van Dyke
- Wearing out the VHS
- Too old to see a Disney movie?
- Leah’s 1 Cool Disney Gal is Jennifer Lee
- Co-director of Frozen
- $1.28 Billion Box office
- Early life in Rhode Island
- Cinderella helped her with her parents divorce
- Jennifer’s mother is a true hero
- Working at Random House
- In her 30’s Jennifer went to film school
- Award winning screenplay
- Asked to help on Wreck it Ralph
- Stayed and worked on Frozen
- Rewriting that a girl needs her sister
- Storytelling is a team sport at Disney
- Creative Leadership
- First female director at Disney features
- Now the Head of Walt Disney Animation Studios
- Jennifer’s birthday is October 22
- Pixar head is Pete Doctor, Marvel head is Kevin Feige, Star Wars head is Kathleen Kennedy
- Little Anna is Jennifer’s daughter
- Frozen 2
- Josh Gad
- The Snow Queen
About The Gal’s Guide Podcast
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