Stevie Wermers-Skelton is a Disney story artist and director. 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.
Stephanie Robin Wermers
January 28, 1966
Ventura County, California, USA
|Alma mater||California Institute of the Arts|
|Occupation||Film director, writer, story artist|
|Years active||1995 - present|
|Employer||Walt Disney Animation Studios|
|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. In June 2017 it was announced that the short, titled Olaf's Frozen Adventure, would instead receive a limited time theatrical release. It was released in theaters with Disney·Pixar's Coco on November 22, 2017, and made its television debut on ABC on December 14, 2017.
- Pocahontas (1995) (in between artist: Grandmother Willow)
- Tarzan (1999) (story)
- Fantasia 2000 (1999) (story artist, story development: Pomp and Circumstance)
- The Emperor's New Groove (2000) (story artist)
- Brother Bear (2003) (story)
- James and the Giant Peach (2006) (story)
- How to Hook Up Your Home Theater (2007) (story, co-director)
- Prep & Landing (2009) (co-director and co-writer, voice of "Rev-Up Elf")
- The Princess and the Frog (2009) (visual development artist)
- Prep & Landing: Operation: Secret Santa (2010) (co-director and co-writer)
- The Ballad of Nessie (2011) (co-director and co-writer)
- Prep & Landing: Naughty vs. Nice (2011) (co-director and co-writer)
- Zootopia (2016) (additional story artist)
- Olaf's Frozen Adventure (2017) (co-director, additional voices)
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- 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.
- 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:
- "OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE Makes Broadcast Television Debut on ABC, 12/14". broadwayworld.com. December 8, 2017. Retrieved June 30, 2019.
- "Stevie Wermers". Television Academy. Retrieved December 17, 2018.
- Pond, Steve (June 25, 2018). "Academy Invites Colossal List of 928 New Members". The Wrap. Retrieved December 17, 2018.