Rapunzel Gets Second Director


LaughingPlace.com has learned that Walt Disney Pictures’ animated Rapunzel (AKA “Rapunzel Unbraided”) has a second director working as an equal alongside Glen Keane – Annie nominated animator and story artist Dean Wellins.

Dean first came to Disney Feature Animation on Treasure Planet, where he was part of Keane’s team on John Silver, before becoming head of story on American Dog, a post he left to take the helm on Rapunzel alongside Keane.

For more on Wellins’ career, which includes The Iron Giant, click here.