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The Princess and the Frog -- A fairy tale set in Jazz Age-era New Orleans and centered on young Princess Tiana, a frog prince who desperately wants to be human again, and a fateful kiss that leads them both on an adventure through the bayous of Louisiana.

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Writers:
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Release Date:
11 December 2009 (USA) See more »
Plot:
A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to do face the same problem after she kisses him. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Nominated for 3 Oscars. Another 11 wins & 34 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Anika Noni Rose ... Tiana (voice)

Bruno Campos ... Prince Naveen (voice)

Keith David ... Dr. Facilier (voice)

Michael-Leon Wooley ... Louis (voice)

Jennifer Cody ... Charlotte La Bouff (voice)

Jim Cummings ... Ray (voice)

Peter Bartlett ... Lawrence (voice)

Jenifer Lewis ... Mama Odie (voice)

Oprah Winfrey ... Eudora (voice)

Terrence Howard ... James (voice)

John Goodman ... 'Big Daddy' La Bouff (voice)
Elizabeth Dampier ... Young Tiana (voice)
Breanna Brooks ... Young Charlotte (voice)

Ritchie Montgomery ... Reggie (voice)

Don Hall ... Darnell (voice)
Paul Briggs ... Two Fingers (voice)

Jerry Kernion ... Mr. Henry Fenner (voice)

Corey Burton ... Mr. Harvey Fenner (voice)
Michael Colyar ... Buford (voice)

Emeril Lagasse ... Marlon the Gator (voice)

Kevin Michael Richardson ... Ian the Gator (voice)

Randy Newman ... Cousin Randy (voice)
Danielle Moné Truitt ... Georgia (voice)
Keith Anthony ... (voice)

Kwesi Boakye ... Newspaper Boy (voice)

Roger Aaron Brown ... (voice)

June Christopher ... (voice)

David Cowgill ... (voice)

Peter Del Vecho ... (voice)

Terri Douglas ... (voice)
Jeff Draheim ... (voice)
Rob Edwards ... (voice)
Eddie Frierson ... (voice)
Bridget Hoffman ... (voice)
Kelly Hoover ... (voice) (as Kellie Hoover)

Rif Hutton ... (voice)
Wolfgang Wesley Hutton ... (voice)
Margaret Johnson-Holzendorf ... (voice)

John Kassir ... (voice)
Jennifer Kilger ... Swooning Girl (voice)
Mona Marshall ... (voice)

John Musker ... (voice)
Allison Norman ... (voice)

Phil Proctor ... (voice) (as Philip Proctor)
Peter Renaday ... (voice)
Lynwood Robinson ... (voice)

Kimberly Russell ... (voice)
Lorry Ann Shea ... (voice)

Bruce W. Smith ... (voice)
Elissa Sussman ... (voice)

Fred Tatasciore ... (voice)
Claudette Wells ... (voice)
Marlon West ... Travis (voice)

Joe Whyte ... (voice)
Seth R. Williamson ... Prince Ralphie (voice)

Shanda M. Williamson ... (voice)
Shane R. Williamson ... (voice)
Mick Wingert ... (voice)

Directed by
Ron Clements 
John Musker 
 
Writing credits
Ron Clements (screenplay) &
John Musker (screenplay) &
Rob Edwards (screenplay)

Ron Clements (story) and
John Musker (story) &
Greg Erb (story) &
Jason Oremland (story) &
Don Hall (story)

E.D. Baker (story "The Frog Princess")

Chris Ure (additional story material) &
Jared Stern (additional story material) &
Dean Wellins (additional story material)

Will Csaklos (additional source material) &
Ralph Eggleston (additional source material)

Produced by
Peter Del Vecho .... producer
Aghi D. Koh .... executive producer (as Aghi Koh)
John Lasseter .... executive producer
Craig Sost .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Randy Newman 
 
Film Editing by
Jeff Draheim 
 
Casting by
Jen Rudin 
 
Production Design by
James Aaron Finch 
 
Art Direction by
Ian Gooding 
 
Production Management
Angela Frances D'Anna .... production department manager: story
Brent W. Hall .... post-production supervisor
James E. Hasman .... production department manager: backgrounds
James E. Hasman .... production department manager: visual development
Jason Hintz-Llopis .... production resource manager
Kristen Kolada .... production department manager: editorial
Christopher Kracker .... production department manager: visual development
Monica Lago-Kaytis .... production manager
Michele Mazzano .... production supervisor
Tim Pauer .... production department manager: animation
Rocco Pucillo .... production department manager: layout
Berenice Robinson .... post-production executive (as Bérénice Robinson)
Lorry Ann Shea .... production department manager: video reference
Lisa Marie Webster .... production department manager
Kristin Yadamec .... production department manager: technical and artistic support (as Kristin Leigh Yadamec)
 
Art Department
Sunny Apinchapong .... visual development artist
Chris Appelhans .... visual development artist
Armand Baltazar .... visual development artist
Lorelay Bove .... visual development artist
Pam Darley .... artistic coordinator
Craig Elliott .... visual development artist
James Aaron Finch .... visual development artist
Mike Gabriel .... additional art director
Lisa Keene .... visual development artist
Ed Li .... visual development artist
Sai Ping Lok .... visual development artist
Jim Martin .... visual development artist
Kelly McGraw .... visual development artist
Sue C. Nichols .... visual development artist (as Sue Nichols)
Wilbert Plijnaar .... storyboard artist (uncredited)
Douglas Rogers .... visual development artist
Priscila Vertamatti .... painter: HGN Produções
Doug Walker .... visual development artist
Stevie Wermers .... visual development artist (as Stevie Wermers-Skelton)
Heidi Jo Gilbert .... storyboard trainee (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Odin Benitez .... sound designer
Odin Benitez .... supervising sound editor
G.W. Brown .... adr & dialogue supervisor
Brian Dinkins .... sound recordist
Arthur Farkas .... sound effects editor (as Artie Farkas)
David E. Fluhr .... sound re-recording mixer
Aaron J. Green .... manager: sound services
Gabriel Guy .... original dialogue mixer
Greg Hedgepath .... sound effects editor
Bill Higley .... original dialogue mixer
Larry Hopkins .... layback sound mixer
Doc Kane .... original dialogue mixer
Alyson Dee Moore .... foley artist
Willard Overstreet .... foley editor
Charles W. Ritter .... dialogue/adr editor
John Roesch .... foley artist
Pernell L. Salinas .... first assistant sound editor
Jeff Sawyer .... sound effects editor (as Jeffrey Sawyer)
Billy Theriot .... adr mixer
Todd Toon .... supervising foley editor
Christopher T. Welch .... dialogue/adr editor
Dean A. Zupancic .... sound re-recording mixer (as Dean Zupancic)
Nickolas Meade .... sound effects field recordist (uncredited)
Rob Nokes .... additional sound library (uncredited)
Rob Nokes .... sound effects field recordist (uncredited)
Rory Oleson .... additional sound effects recordist (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Virgilio John Aquino .... effects animating assistant
Jay Baker .... effects animating assistant
Bob Bennett .... effects animator (as Robert Bennett)
Trudy Binder .... ink and paint: Yowza Animation
Allen Blyth .... effects animator
Brett Boggs .... effects animator
David Booth .... digital camera operator: Walt Disney Animation Studios
Maria Boylan .... ink and paint: Yowza Animation
Holly E. Bratton .... production department manager: color styling and compositing
Kimberly Burk .... effects animating assistant
Felipe Cerdán .... effects animating assistant
Lorenzo Del Bianco .... effects assistant animator
James DeValera Mansfield .... effects animator (as James DeV. Mansfield)
Jennifer Duczmal .... effects animating assistant
Geoffrey C. Everts .... effects animating assistant
Sylvia Filcak .... compositor (as Sylvia Filcak-Blackwolf)
Heidi Friese .... compositor
Noe Garcia .... effects animating assistant (as Noé Garcia)
Maria Gonzalez .... compositing supervisor (as Maria Dolores Gonzalez)
Elizabeth Holmes .... effects animating assistant
Jeff Howard .... effects animating assistant
Jessie Ilham .... ink and paint: Yowza Animation
Alison Jota .... compositor
David M. Kcenich .... effects animating assistant (as David Michael Kcenich)
Ted Kierscey .... effects animator
Sarah-Jane King .... compositor
Cynthia Neill Knizek .... effects animating assistant
Jon Krummel .... CG modeler (as Jon Kim Krummel II)
Frances Kumashiro .... compositor
Michelle Ledesma .... visual effects coordinator: Yowza Animation
David Lee .... effects animating assistant
Dan Lund .... effects animator
John MacFarlane .... effects animating assistant
Ian Mah .... effects animating assistant
Matthew Maners .... effects animating assistant
Mauro Maressa .... effects animator
Nathan Massmann .... production department manager: clean-up animation
Mac Masters .... ink and paint: Premise Entertainment
David 'Joey' Mildenberger .... effects animator
Mark Myer .... effects animator
Kyle Odermatt .... visual effects supervisor
Masa Oshiro .... effects animator
Beau Parsons .... visual effects coordinator: Yowza Animation
Shannon Penner .... effects animation assistant
Oleh Prus .... ink and paint: Yowza Animation
Anne Shepstone .... ink and paint: Yowza Animation
Van Shirvanian .... effects animating assistant
Ann Sorensen .... compositor (as Ann Marie Sorenson)
Amanda Jane Talbot .... effects animating assistant (as Amanda J. Talbot)
Damian Temporale .... head of compositing
Peter Tipton .... software engineer
Dan Turner .... visual effects supervisor: Yowza
Phillip Vigil .... effects animator (as Phillip D. Vigil)
Marlon West .... effects animation supervisor
Tony West .... head of effects: Premise Entertainment
Mike Westman .... ink and paint: Yowza Animation
Claire Williams .... compositor
Jaison Duell Wilson .... compositor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Rasoul Azadani .... lighting designer
Al Vasquez .... video reference camera (as Al M. Vasquez)
David Dudley Willes .... video reference camera
 
Animation Department
Sarah Airriess .... apprentice animator
Tim Allen .... animator: "Tiana"
James P. Alles .... layout artist (as James Alles)
Sunny Apinchapong .... background supervisor
Ruben A. Aquino .... supervising animator: "Eudora" and "James" (as Ruben Azama Aquino)
Debra Armstrong .... assistant animator: "Eudora", "James" and "'Big Daddy' La Bouff" (as Debra Armstrong-Holmes)
Cesare Asaro .... layout apprentice
Rasoul Azadani .... animatic supervisor
Rasoul Azadani .... layout supervisor
Dale Baer .... animator: "Ray" (as Dale L. Baer)
Dale Baer .... lead animator: "Frog Hunters" (as Dale L. Baer)
Kathleen M. Bailey .... lead key assistant animator: "Mama Odie", "Juju" and "Frog Hunters"
Thomas Baker .... scene planner
Doug Ball .... background artist
Rob Barton .... clean-up artist: Yowza Animation
Carol Berke .... final checker (as Carol S. Berke)
Rachel R. Bibb .... lead key assistant animator: "Tiana" (as Rachel Renee Bibb)
Russell Blandino .... ink and paint artist
Brandon Bloch .... color compositor
Brandon Bloch .... model development artist
Ross Blocher .... technical director
Augusto Borges Bastos .... clean-up supervisor
Lorelay Bove .... color and design artist: Tiana's fantasy sequence and end credit animation
Dan Bowman .... assistant animator: "Tiana"
Edward Derian Boyke .... assistant technical director (as Edward 'Ted' Boyke)
Gina Bradley .... technical and artistic support supervisor
Sean Branigan .... fx animator
Jill Breznican .... animation research library
Paul Briggs .... story artist
Susan Burke .... animation checker
Christina Butterfield .... inbetween artist: Yowza
Sonya Carey .... head of ink/paint and composite: Yowza Animation (as Sonya Hassan-Carey)
Randy Cartwright .... animator: "Prince Naveen"
Randy Cartwright .... story artist
Roberto Casale .... animator: "Prince Naveen" (as Roberto Enzo Casale)
Inna Chon .... assistant animator: "Tiana"
Sandro Cleuzo .... animator: "Prince Naveen" and Tiana's fantasy sequence
Sandro Cleuzo .... lead animator: "Fenner Brothers"
Ron Cohee .... ink and paint artist: Premise Entertainment
Nicola Courtney .... assistant animator: "Tiana" (as Nicola-Jane Courtney)
Alfred Cruz .... layout artist (as Alfred 'Tops' Cruz)
Rowena Cruz .... assistant animator
Eric Daniels .... concept boards: end credit animation
Eric Daniels .... technical director
Eric Daniels .... technical lead: Tiana's fantasy sequence
Margie Daniels .... lead key assistant animator: "Charlotte" (as Margie Wright Daniels)
Bob Davies .... animator: "Prince Naveen"
Anthony de Rosa .... supervising animator: "Lawrence" (as Anthony DeRosa)
Andreas Deja .... supervising animator: "Mama Odie" and "Juju"
Peter J. DeLuca .... layout artist
Marcia Kimura Dougherty .... key assistant animator: "Frog Naveen"
Rich Draper .... clean-up artist
Darrin Drew .... technical director
Lee Dunkman .... assistant animator: "Tiana"
Adam Dykstra .... lead animator: "Buford" and "Spoonbills"
Russ Edmonds .... animator: "Prince Naveen"
Russ Edmonds .... lead animator: "Marcel" and "Stella"
Tom Ellery .... character designer
Tom Ellery .... story artist
Doug Engalla .... animation research library
Raymond Fabular .... assistant animator: "Eudora", "James" and "'Big Daddy' La Bouff" (as Raymond Flores Fabular)
Bingo Ferguson .... animation checker (as George 'Bingo' Ferguson)
Bingo Ferguson .... scene planner (as George 'Bingo' Ferguson)
Brian Ferguson .... animator: "Ray"
Brian Ferguson .... lead animator: "Ray's Family"
Phyllis Fields .... ink and paint artist (as Phyllis Estelle Fields)
Sylvia Filcak .... color stylist (as Sylvia Filcak-Blackwolf)
Erik Fountain .... follow-up artist: Tiana's fantasy sequence
Erik Fountain .... rough inbetweener
Brigitte Franzka-Fritz .... assistant animator: miscellaneous characters
Cynthia Jill French .... assistant animator: "Tiana"
Heidi Friese .... color stylist
June Fujimoto .... lead key assistant animator: "Louis" and miscellaneous characters (as June M. Fujimoto)
Mario Furmanczyk .... apprentice animator
Mario Furmanczyk .... concept boards: end credit animation
Danny Galieote .... animator: "Charlotte"
James Gallego .... background artist
Patricia L. Gold .... ink and paint artist
Eric Goldberg .... animation supervisor: Tiana's fantasy sequence
Eric Goldberg .... character designer
Eric Goldberg .... supervising animator: "Louis" and miscellaneous characters
Kevin Gollaher .... character designer
Kevin Gollaher .... story artist
Maria Gonzalez .... color styling supervisor (as Maria Dolores Gonzalez)
Haroldo Guimarães .... clean-up supervisor: HGN - Brazil
Alejandro Gutierrez .... assistant animator
Jennifer Hager .... apprentice animator
Don Hall .... story supervisor
Barbara Lynn Hamane .... color compositor
Barbara Lynn Hamane .... model development artist
Jason Hand .... layout artist
Randy Haycock .... supervising animator: "Prince Naveen"
Mark Henley .... scene planner
Mark Henn .... supervising animator: "Tiana"
Millet Henson .... assistant animator: "Tiana"
Leslie Hinton .... ink and paint artist
Lam Hoang .... layout artist
T. Daniel Hofstedt .... lead animator: "Mob Shadows"
Richard Hoppe .... animator: "Prince Naveen"
Daniel Hu .... layout artist
Brad Hughes .... key clean-up artist
Michael Humphries .... background artist
Dietz Toshio Ichishita .... assistant animator: "Frog Naveen"
Ana Paula Corbellini Indalencio .... clean-up artist: HGN Produções
Todd Jacobsen .... follow-up artist: Tiana's fantasy sequence
Todd Jacobsen .... rough inbetweener
Louie C. Jhocson .... technical director
Emily Jiuliano .... key assistant animator: "Louis"
Dennis M. Johnson .... assistant technical director (as Dennis Matthew Johnson)
Alison Jota .... color stylist
Myung Kang .... assistant animator: "Tiana"
David Karp .... ink and paint artist
Claudia V. Keene .... key assistant animator: "Tiana" (as Claudia Keene)
Lisa Keene .... background artist
Sandy Kellerman .... clean-up artist: Yowza Animation
Sang-Jin Kim .... animator: "Charlotte" (as Jin Kim)
Sarah-Jane King .... color stylist
Bert Klein .... animator: "Louis" and Tiana's fantasy sequence
Nancy Kniep .... key assistant animator: miscellaneous characters
Lureline Kohler .... key assistant animator: "Charlotte" (as Lureline Weatherly)
Jody Kooistra .... assistant animator: "Mama Odie", "Juju" and "Frog Hunters"
Frances Kumashiro .... color stylist
Alex Kupershmidt .... lead animator: "Masks", "Voodoo Dolls" and "Band"
Susan Lantz .... assistant animator: "Tiana"
Todd LaPlante .... technical director
Dan Larsen .... final checker (as Dan C. Larsen)
Dan Larsen .... scene planner (as Dan C. Larsen)
Benoît Le Pennec .... layout artist (as Benoit Jean Claude le Pennec)
Ann Lee .... background artist
Hyun Min Lee .... animator: "Louis" and Tiana's fantasy sequence (as Hyun-Min Lee)
Minkyu Lee .... apprentice animator
Taik Lee .... key assistant animator: "Dr. Facilier"
Tracy Mark Lee .... lead key assistant animator: "Dr. Facilier"
Ashley Lenz .... layout artist
Julio Leon .... layout artist
Lisa Leonardi-Knight .... ink and paint artist (as Lisa Marie Leonardi-Knight)
Kellie D. Lewis .... key assistant animator: "Tiana"
Sai Ping Lok .... background artist
Miyuki Kanno Long .... rough inbetweener
James Lopez .... animator: "Dr. Facilier"
James Lopez .... lead animator: "Tap Dancing Kid"
Jerry Loveland .... background artist
Rick Maki .... character designer
Patricia Ann Billings Malone .... assistant animator: "Ray" (as Patricia Ann Billings-Malone)
Boris Maras .... clean-up inbetween artist: Yowza Animation
Sam Marin .... animator: "Prince Naveen"
Duncan Marjoribanks .... supervising animator: "'Big Daddy' La Bouff"
Teri McDonald .... final checker (as Teri N. McDonald)
Kelly McGraw .... background artist
Adrian Medrano .... assistant animator
Helen Michael .... key assistant animator: "Tiana"
Lieve Miessen .... lead key assistant animator: "Lawrence"
David 'Joey' Mildenberger .... concept boards: end credit animation
Gregory C. Miller .... background artist (as Greg Miller)
Beth S. Morris .... ink and paint artist
Bruce Morris .... story artist
Paul Mota .... clean-up artist
Yoon Sook Nam .... assistant animator: "Frog Naveen"
Jan Naylor .... assistant animator: "Tiana"
Brett Newton .... key assistant animator: "Louis" (as Brett A. Newton)
Ken Ng .... ink and paint artist: Yowza Animation
Sue C. Nichols .... color and design artist: Tiana's fantasy sequence (as Sue Nichols)
Allison Norman .... concept boards: end credit animation
Allison Norman .... production assistant: animation
Christine O'Connor .... ink and paint supervisor
Helen O'Flynn .... animation checker
Joe Oh .... animator: "Tiana"
Eunice Ok Yu .... assistant animator: "Tiana" (as Eunice 'Eun Ok' Yu)
Vera Pacheco .... clean-up animation supervisor
Don Parmele .... key assistant animator: miscellaneous characters (as Donald Parmele)
Ginny Parmele .... lead key assistant animator: "Ray"
Josue Perez-Figueroa .... assistant technical director
Eric Pigors .... key assistant animator: "Charlotte"
Joe Pitt .... follow-up artist: Tiana's fantasy sequence
Joe Pitt .... lead artist: end credit animation
Joe Pitt .... rough inbetweener
Wilbert Plijnaar .... story artist
Tom Pniewski .... animation research library
Jean-Christophe Poulain .... animatic supervisor
Jean-Christophe Poulain .... layout artist
Donna Prince .... background artist
Vittoria Quane .... clean-up artist: Yowza Animation
Patrick Raines .... layout apprentice
Nik Ranieri .... supervising animator: "Charlotte"
Peter Raymundo .... inbetween artist
Dan Read .... background artist
Mario Richard .... clean-up inbetween artist
Royston Robinson .... animator
Leonard Robledo .... background artist
Cilbur Rocha .... assistant animator
Richard Rocha .... assistant animator: "Prince Naveen" (as Richard D. Rocha)
Pres Romanillos .... animator: "Prince Naveen" (as Priscillano A. Romanillos)
Benjamin Sakai .... assistant technical director (as Benjamin Christopher Sakai)
Dave Scarpitti .... technical director (as David Scarpitti)
Bill Schwab .... character designer
Natasha Selfridge .... assistant animator: "Tiana" (as Natasha Dukelski Selfridge)
Maureen Shelleau .... clean-up artist
Toby Shelton .... story artist
Edwin Shortess .... animation checker
Michael Show .... animator: "Ray" (as Michael Show)
Michael Show .... lead animator: "Butterflies" and "Swooning Girls"
Lon Smart .... clean-up inbetween artist: Premise Entertainment
Bruce W. Smith .... supervising animator: "Dr. Facilier"
Ann Sorensen .... color stylist (as Ann Marie Sorenson)
Jules Soto .... rough inbetweener
Mac Spada .... assistant animator: "Lawrence" (as Margaret 'Mac' Spada)
Jeremy Spears .... concept boards: end credit animation
Robert St. Pierre .... layout artist (as Robert J. St. Pierre)
Juliet Stroud .... lead key assistant animator: "Prince Naveen" (as Juliet Stroud Duncan)
Walt Sturrock .... technical director
Richard Sullivan .... animation checker (as Richard T. Sullivan)
Richard Sullivan .... scene planner (as Richard T. Sullivan)
Wes Sullivan .... rough inbetweener
Chung Sup Sup Yoon .... layout artist (as Chung Sup Yoon)
Michael Surrey .... supervising animator: "Ray"
Allen Tam .... layout artist
Trevor Tamboline .... key assistant animator: "Tiana"
Yoshimichi Tamura .... animator: "Tiana"
Dan Tanaka .... lead key assistant animator: "Frog Naveen"
Marshall Lee Toomey .... key assistant animator: miscellaneous characters
Josie Trinidad .... story artist
Marianne Tucker .... lead key assistant animator: "Eudora", "James" and "'Big Daddy' La Bouff"
Jeff Turley .... background retouch artist
Rich Turner .... technical director (as Richard Turner)
Youa Vang .... assistant background artist
Raffaello Vecchione .... character sculptor
Priscila Vertamatti .... ink and paint artist
Frans Vischer .... animator: "Dr. Facilier" and Tiana's fantasy sequence
Bill Waldman .... animator: "Lawrence" and Tiana's fantasy sequence
Doug Walker .... color and design artist: Tiana's fantasy sequence
Doug Walker .... layout artist
Eric Walls .... animator: "Tiana"
Elizabeth S. Watasin .... assistant animator: "Ray"
Dean Wellins .... animator: "Dr. Facilier"
Andreas Wessel-Therhorn .... animator: "Mama Odie" and "Juju"
Matt Williames .... animator: "Lawrence"
Claire Williams .... color stylist
Mary Ann Williams .... animation research library
Jaison Duell Wilson .... color stylist
Destiny Wood .... rough inbetweener
Jennifer Yuan .... layout artist
Wei M. Zhao .... background artist (as Wei Zhao)
Yong-Hong Zhong .... layout artist (as Yong Zhong)
Amanda Zima .... clean-up inbetween artist
Matt Williames .... animator: "Ray" (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Terri Douglas .... adr voice casting
Mark Fincannon .... additional casting: New Orleans
Curtis A. Koller .... additional casting
Michael Warwick .... casting associate (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Robert Bagley .... digital imaging specialist (as Robert H. Bagley)
Paul Bronkar .... digital intermediate colorist
Chris DeLaGuardia .... color timer: international
David J. Duff .... scanner (as David John Duff)
Darrian M. James .... second assistant editor
Margaret Johnson-Holzendorf .... first assistant editor
Michael A. McFerren .... scanner (as Michael Alan McFerren)
Brian Millman .... post-production coordinator
Jim Passon .... color timer: domestic
Hermann H. Schmidt .... dialogue reader
Mathieu Reid .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Bryan D. Arata .... music copyist
Terence Blanchard .... musician: Louis' trumpet playing
David Boucher .... music mixer
David Boucher .... music recordist
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Ashley Chafin .... music production coordinator
Donna Cole-Brule .... music business affairs
Bruno Coon .... music editor: score
Sandy DeCrescent .... music contractor
George Doering .... musician
Bruce Dukov .... concertmaster
Mitchell Froom .... songs producer
Earl Ghaffari .... music editor: songs
Mark Graham .... head of music preparation
Eugene Gwozdz .... vocal coach
Tom Hardisty .... music scoring engineer
Jill Heffley .... executive music assistant
Lyle Emanuel Henderson .... vocal coach
Dan Higgins .... composer: source music
Scott Hosfeld .... musician
Sam Kriger .... vocal coach
Frank Macchia .... music preparation
Tom MacDougall .... music supervisor
Chris Montan .... executive music producer
Randy Newman .... conductor
Randy Newman .... orchestrator
Randy Newman .... score producer
Andrew Page .... music production director
Victor Pesavento .... music preparation
Michael Roth .... additional music director
Michael Roth .... additional musical direction
Peter Rotter .... music contractor
Jonathan Sacks .... orchestrator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Patrick Spain .... assistant scoring mixer
Siobhan Sullivan .... music production assistant
Booker White .... music preparation: songs
Reggie Wilson .... additional music contractor
Frank Wolf .... additional score recordist
Derek Zhao .... technical assistant to composer
 
Other crew
Jesse 'Casper' Brown .... primary dancer (as Jesse Casper Brown)
Matthew Joseph Adams .... production staff
David M. Adler .... production software developer
Johanthan Atkinson .... primary dancer
Melissa Bada .... technology crew
Betsy Baytos .... choreographer of video reference
Eddie Baytos .... additional reference
Dale R. Beck .... production software developer (as Dale Beck)
James Colby Bette .... technical advisor
Jenny Bettis .... production assistant: layout
Rik Bomberger .... systems administrator
Scott L. Burris .... systems engineer
Tracy Bovasso Campbell .... head of training
Dan Candela .... director of technology
David Carmon .... primary dancer
Dominic M. Carola .... head of production: Premise Entertainment
Lawrence Chai .... production software developer
Kevin C. Constantine .... systems engineer
Tom Corrigan .... technology crew
Jeremy Costello .... production assistant: editorial
Jeremy Costello .... production assistant: technical and artistic support
Will Csaklos .... additional story material
Peter Denomme .... Head of Production Yowza Digital
Michael J. Dobson .... technical support engineer
Brendan Duncan .... senior software engineer
Ralph Eggleston .... additional story material
Mallauri Esquibel .... miscellaneous dancer
Carlos C. Estiandan .... production engineer
Norbert Faerstain .... production staff
Yun-Po Paul Fan .... senior software engineer
Kelly Feeg .... production assistant: story
Briana Feehan .... video reference actor
Dionne Figgins .... miscellaneous dancer
Regan Forman .... consumer products
Jermaine Foster Johnson .... miscellaneous dancer (as Jermaine Johnson)
Michael M. Fukumoto .... technical support
Kevin Gambrel .... technology manager
Eric N. Garcia .... production engineer
Jonathan E. Geibel .... technology manager
Evan Goldberg .... senior software engineer
Kent Gordon .... digital art specialist
Thomas Greer .... systems engineer
Aaron J. Greusel .... network engineer
Dawn Halloran .... executive assistant: Charouhas, Dawn Halloran
Lori Hammond .... the academy
Paul Hildebrandt .... senior software engineer
Mike Huang .... production assistant: clean-up animation
Jeremy Hudson .... primary dancer
Jeremy Hudson .... video reference actor
James P. Hurrell .... senior software developer
Rachel Illowsky .... production assistant: clean-up animation
Joe Jiuliano .... film and digital services director
Ronald L. Johnson .... senior systems engineer
Marc Jordan .... systems engineer
Charlotte Jorgensen .... primary dancer
Richard N. Kanno .... senior software engineer
Kimberly W. Keech .... technical supervisor
Dominique Kelley .... primary dancer
Kimo Keoke .... primary dancer
Jennifer Kilger .... production assistant: backgrounds
Jennifer Kilger .... production assistant: visual development
Jennifer Kilger .... video reference actor
Jeff King .... technology manager
Andrew Klaassen .... systems administrator
Frank William Knittel .... assistant production accountant
Michelle Lavigne .... video reference supporter
James Lavrakas .... graphic designer
Meisha Lee .... miscellaneous dancer
Matthew E. Levine .... senior software engineer
Alice S. Lin .... production assistant: layout
Ying Liu .... senior software engineer
Joseph W. Longson .... technology supporter: rendering/lighting tools
Chris Lozano .... technology supporter: technical support
Linda Y. Matsuoka .... finance
Mary Meacham .... title designer: end titles (as Mary Hogg)
Dayna B. Meltzer .... assistant manager: technology
Christopher D. Mihaly .... senior software engineer
Erick Miller .... manager of technology: animation technology
Andy Milne .... senior software engineer: Look/EFX/Dynamics
Nicole Mitchell .... story apprentice
Olivier Mouroux .... international publicity
Jennifer Newfield .... production assistant: color styling and compositing (as Jennifer 'Ted' Newfield)
Uri Okrent .... senior software engineer
Iris Pearson .... head of production finance
Tim Pennoyer .... post production operations
Jennifer Perry .... miscellaneous dancer
John Robert Perry .... production software developer
Katherine Quintero .... human resources
Bardo S. Ramirez .... production finance lead: pre-production
Brooke Randolph .... production assistant
Kimberly M. Rios .... technology crew
Dawn Rivera-Ernster .... talent development
Matthew F. Schnittker .... strike team
John Scott .... miscellaneous dancer
Sean Scott .... miscellaneous dancer
Steven Seed .... senior systems engineer
Erin Senge .... assistant to producer
Lewis Siegel .... additional production support
Jeremy Spears .... story apprentice
Dustin Sterling .... assistant to directors
Jared Stern .... additional story material
Aria Stewart .... production assistant: effects animation (as Aria Evangeline Stewart)
Elissa Sussman .... production assistant: clean-up animation
Thomas V. Thompson II .... technology support: look/ efx/ dynamics
Shari Tiandra Tinker .... primary dancer (as Shari Butler)
Danielle Moné Truitt .... video reference actor
Tara Handy Turner .... pre-production technical supervisor
Chris Ure .... additional story material
Erik Van Horn .... training specialist
Kevin Waldvogel .... human resources
Justin Walker .... software engineer
Dean Wellins .... additional story material
Brian Wherry .... senior software engineer
Josette Wiggan .... miscellaneous dancer
Howard Wilczynski .... pipeline developer
Shanda M. Williamson .... assistant to producer
Shanda M. Williamson .... publicity manager
Mick Wingert .... additional voice
Lisa S. Young .... media engineer
Lisa S. Young .... senior software engineer
Lisa S. Young .... software test engineer
 
Thanks
Jay Carducci .... special thanks
Loretta H. Carpenter .... special thanks
Ian J. Coony .... additional thanks
Hugo Giraud .... special thanks: Premise Entertainment (as Hugo J. Giraud Collazo)
Jay Jett .... special thanks
Ron Klasky .... special thanks
Colin King Miller .... special thanks
Elisa Muffelman .... special thanks
Jim Tannahill .... special thanks
 

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The alligator character in the film is named Louis in honor of jazz great Louis Armstrong, who was nicknamed 'Dippermouth', 'Satchelmouth' and 'Satchmo'.See more »
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Continuity: During the song "Friends on the other side" Dr Facilier spreads the cards from right to left. After a cut to Prince Naveen's face the cards have switched directions as if spread from left to right allowing him to flip them over the way he did.See more »
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Eudora:[telling a story to Tiana and Charlotte] "Just at that moment, the ugly little frog looked up with his sad, round eyes and pleaded, 'Oh, please, dear princess! Only a kiss from you can break this terrible spell that was inflicted on me by a wicked witch!'"
Young Charlotte:[to Tiana] Here comes my favorite part.
Eudora:"And the beautiful princess was so moved by his desperate plea that she stooped down, picked up the slippery creature, leaned forward, raised him to her lips, and kissed that little frog."
Young Charlotte:Aww.
[Tiana gags]
[...]
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68 out of 86 people found the following review useful.
2D Animation is Back! Blue Skies and Sunshine Guaranteed!, 8 December 2009
Author: PirateWolfy from United States

The Princess and the Frog is one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. It marks Walt Disney Animation Studio's return to 2D animation, to recapture the era of amazing movies like The Little Mermaid, Aladdin and Beauty and the Beast – timeless tales that have reached audiences across the world. However, unlike these previous movies, The Princess and the Frog does something new. It's an updated take on the classic fairy tale, set in Jazzy New Orleans filled with witch doctors, Maldonian princes, southern lovesick daughters, Jazz playing alligators and even Cajun fireflies! In the midst of all this jazz is Disney's first black princess, Tiana, and her story.

Tiana is a young girl who wants to follow her father's dream and open up her very own restaurant. She works hard, never taking a chance on Prince Charming to sweep her off her feet - she is a realist Disney 'princess' - and that makes her stand apart from the rest. And speaking of breaking from tradition, Prince Naveen is another fresh take on the classic Disney prince. He gets a fair amount of screen time and shows us that princes are more than just stuffy suits. The pair has great chemistry as frogs and their intertwining journey is full of laughs and heart tingling moments sprinkled with some good old Disney magic. Disney Animation Studios has pulled it off again; they have conjured up something fresh and new and have made it entertaining. Perhaps we can expect greater things for the future because this is a pretty good start.

One of the strongest aspects of this musical is, of course, the music! Randy Newman has provided an array of songs, from bouncy piano songs to gospel to Broadway. There is no one single style of music and Newman serves up a diverse platter accompanied by stunning animation. There are several songs in the movie, perhaps more than needed, but all catchy while bringing a yet another flavor to New Orleans. The downside to these songs is that they are many, short and have the task of pushing story. Their presence feels like designated intervals, sometimes jarring up moments which could have been executed wonderfully without any song.

Pacing and story are the main challenges The Princess and the Frog faces. Too much happens and it happens too fast. There is an engaging plot, obstacles are overcome through action and songs also push the story forward. This leaves us very little time for dwelling in scene. I personally think this is why the movie doesn't feel quite up to par with The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Beauty or The Lion King – there are very few moments which rely on deeper truths or engage with characters' inner struggles and relationships. I wish the directors would have slowed down and let us have a bit more interaction rather than relying on action and songs to advance plot. Also, some crucial events relied on coincidence when they could've been worked into the plot more skillfully. Despite these minor drawbacks, the Princess and the Frog still delivers an entertaining story.

Personally, I think the darker a Disney film is, the more interesting it will be. It lends a sense of reality and tells me that despite its catchy songs and humor, the movie takes itself seriously. Princess and the Frog definitely takes itself seriously. One of the main reasons I wanted to see this film was because of Dr. Facilier. He makes the film tastefully dark and shows us that even a Disney story can chill audiences. The voodoo world is intoxicating, full of intrigue and Facilier's theme song tells us he is a villain with style rivaling the likes of Jafar or Scar. However, unlike the previous villains, Facillier doesn't constantly trump the heroes after his first appearance. Villains kind of get a backseat in the movie - some people might not like this so beware!

Despite its darker side, the movie is surprisingly funny and downright hilarious. Like the old classics, the movie is timeless in a way. It doesn't reference any modern pop culture. There are lots of things that made audiences laugh, some more than others. There is no one type of humor strung throughout the whole film. Without giving anything away, I would also like to say the humor gets pretty risqué at times but it's welcoming because it tells us Disney is not excluding anyone from the audience.

There are some very spectacular moments of animation in this film. The characters are drawn in the 90's classic Disney style and don't have extremely stylized or exaggerated features that we've seen in later works like Emperor's New groove or Home on the Range. This blast from the past is a breath of fresh air. 2D animation is here to stay.

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