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Stevie Wermers-Skelton is a Disney story artist and director.[1] Together with Kevin Deters she co-directed the traditionally animated shorts How To Hook Up Your Home Theater (2007) and The Ballad of Nessie (2011), and the computer-animated television specials Prep & Landing (2009), Prep & Landing: Operation: Secret Santa (2010), and Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011) for ABC. In 2011 it was reported that Wermers-Skelton is preparing a new Prep & Landing holiday special. However, as of 2015, it has not materialized.[2]

Stevie Wermers-Skelton
Born
Stephanie Robin Wermers

January 28, 1966
Ventura County, California, USA
NationalityAmerican
Alma materCalifornia Institute of the Arts
OccupationFilm director, writer, story artist
Years active1995 - present
EmployerWalt Disney Animation Studios
Notable work
Prep & Landing, Olaf's Frozen Adventure

In February 2016, it was announced that she and Deters would co-direct a Frozen holiday special, which was scheduled to air in 2017 on ABC.[3] In June 2017 it was announced that the short, titled Olaf's Frozen Adventure, would instead receive a limited time[4] theatrical release. It was released in theaters with Disney·Pixar's Coco on November 22, 2017,[5] and made its television debut on ABC on December 14, 2017.[6]

How to Hook Up Your Home Theater is the first Walt Disney Animation Studios release to have a female director credit. The Prep & Landing series garnered several Annie and Emmy awards.

Wermers-Skelton is a member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.[7][8]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Solomon, Charles (December 3, 2006). "For Disney, Something Old (and Short) Is New Again". The New York Times. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Yuletide Adventure Continues". Disney. Retrieved December 3, 2011.
  3. ^ "ABC to Air FROZEN Holiday Special in 2017; Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell & Josh Gad to Return!". Broadway world. February 9, 2016. Retrieved February 10, 2016.
  4. ^ Booth, Kaitlyn (June 13, 2017). "Olaf's Frozen Adventure Trailer For The 21-Minute Featurette In Front Of Coco". Bleeding Cool. Retrieved December 3, 2017.
  5. ^ Snetiker, Marc (June 13, 2017). "John Lasseter talks Olaf's Frozen Adventure, debuts first look". 'Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 13, 2017. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ "OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE Makes Broadcast Television Debut on ABC, 12/14". broadwayworld.com. December 8, 2017. Retrieved June 30, 2019.
  7. ^ "Stevie Wermers". Television Academy. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
  8. ^ Pond, Steve (June 25, 2018). "Academy Invites Colossal List of 928 New Members". The Wrap. Retrieved December 17, 2018.

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