The Art of The Trolls at Forbidden Planet!
Author Jerry Schmitz, Director Mike Mitchell, Co-Director Walt Dohrn and Producer Gina Shay will be signing THE ART OF THE TROLLS at the Forbidden Planet London Megastore on Saturday 8th October from 12:30 – 1:30pm.
Full of playful designs created in the optimistic and fun-loving spirit of the Trolls, The Art of Trolls showcases hundreds of pieces of concept and production art to illustrate how DreamWorks’s team of talented artists created an enchanting reinterpretation of the Trolls phenomenon that has gripped collectors and popular culture for decades.
Jerry Schmitz is the author of The Art and Making of The Peanuts Movie, Surf’s Up: The Art and Making of a True Story, and The Art of Shrek Forever After. He also works as a PR, marketing, brand management and awards consultant. He lives in Los Angeles.
Trolls Director Mike Mitchell is one of the industry’s most talented and sought-after directors, whose films have taken in more than $1 billion worldwide. From directing Shrek Forever After, to writing for The Ren & Stimpy Show and SpongeBob Squarepants, to executive-producing Kung Fu Panda 3, Mitchell is often recognized as having one of the most versatile backgrounds in the business.
Co-Director Walt Dohrn is one of DreamWorks Animations most trusted story experts and previously served as Head of Story on the hits Peabody and Sherman and Shrek Forever After. A multitalented artist, Dohrn has on many occasions lent his voice to various characters in previous DreamWorks Animation films, and in Shrek Forever After made his debut as a voice performer in a leading role, bringing to life the conniving and hilarious villain Rumpelstiltskin.
Trolls Producer, Gina Shay has over 25 years of experience producing animated films, which includes a full decade of films and shorts for DreamWorks Animation. She produced the box-office hit Shrek Forever After, the fourth installment of the wildly successful Shrek franchise. Shay’s list of shorts include Shrek the Halls, Shrek’s first-ever original animated holiday special, which aired to an enthusiastic response in November of 2007 on ABC.
Trolls is in UK cinemas from 21st October.