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Jennifer Lee

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
  • Bullying
  • Jennifer’s mother is a true hero
  • Graduation
  • 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
  • Fear
  • 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

What if you could only share 1 cool thing about a topic? Would it be about ancient history? Would it be breaking news? Would it be safe for work? A group of gals gathers to present to you one cool thing on topics like painting, gaming, movies, music and more.

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