Industry Trends – Walt Disney Animation Announces Four New Films and Directors

By | 21 October, 2019

There is good news for all Walt Disney fans.  It was recently announced that four new original animated film projects are in the offing.  Not just that, Walt Disney has gone ahead and announced the names of the Directors as well. They are Carlos Lopez Estrada, Suzi Yoonessi, Josie Trinidad and Marc Smith.    This news has definitely made many fans happy to know that Disney Studio is continuing to expand its commitment to diversity.

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Jennifer Lee who is the Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney Animation emphatically stated that they are thrilled to work with these talented directors as they build stories for the future.

Speaking about the Directors’, Estrada’s live-action film “Blind Spotting” premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival while Yoonessi is famous for directing the film “Unlovable” and also Warner Bros’ Scooby-Doo. Josie Trinidad oversaw the story team of the excellent film Zootopia as well as Tangled among others.  Smith too has worked on movies such as Frozen, Big Hero 6 and Zootopia.  

This news has built much anticipation and excitement among kids and adults alike.