The Disney animated movie Frozen was directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee. Both directors helped conceive the story and Jennifer Lee went on to write the screenplay. The film won the 2013 Academy Award for Best Animated film.
Both Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee work as animators, directors and writers. Chris Buck previously directed Surf's Up and Disney's Tarzan, and he wrote the story to Disney's Pocahontas. Lee previously wrote the animated movie Wreck-It Ralph. Both animators directed the animated short Frozen Fever and are slated to direct the upcoming sequel to Frozen, Frozen 2.
Frozen is an adaptation of the fairy tale "The Snow Queen."