“Venturing Into the Unknown – The Making of “Frozen 2”” by Jenkins, Smith, Mayeda, Goldberg and Kallianpur

  • ©Sean D. Jenkins, Gregory Smith, Dale Mayeda, Steve Goldberg, and Mohit Kallianpur




    Venturing Into the Unknown - The Making of “Frozen 2”


Project Affiliation:

    Walt Disney Animation Studios


    Why was Elsa born with magical powers? What truths about the past await her as she ventures beyond Arendelle? In Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Frozen 2,” she travels through the enchanted forests and meets elemental spirits on her dangerous but remarkable journey.
    In this session, our filmmakers show how they balanced stylization with naturalism to create a lush autumn forest and designed all-new costumes for beloved characters. Collaboration between multiple departments was the key element to realizing a dark sea guarded by a mythical water horse. On top of that, there were the challenges of navigating a river populated with giants and exploring the interior of a glacier for answers.
    Please join us on the journey as we venture into the unknown.


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