Peter Del Vecho
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Peter Del Vecho
Peter Del Vecho
Frozen premier.jpg
Peter Del Vecho (left), Jennifer Lee (middle), and Chris Buck (right) at the premiere of Disney's Frozen on November 19, 2013.
Born (1958-04-06) April 6, 1958 (age 62)
Alma materBoston University
OccupationFilm producer
EmployerWalt Disney Animation Studios (1995-present)
Known forFrozen, Frozen II, The Princess and the Frog, Treasure Planet
Jane Del Vecho
Children2

Peter Del Vecho (born April 6, 1958) is a film producer at Walt Disney Animation Studios, where he is also senior vice president of production.[1] He is best known for producing Frozen and Frozen II together with directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee; the former won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.[2]

Early life

Del Vecho grew up in the city of Quincy, in the South Shore area just outside Boston, Massachusetts.[3] He graduated from Boston University College of Fine Arts, where he studied theater production, and worked in theatre for many years.[4] After working at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis for about 7 years, he was recruited by Disney Animation.[3] He started out in production management and transitioned into producing.[3]

Career

Besides Frozen and its sequel, Frozen II, Del Vecho produced the Disney Animation films The Princess and the Frog (2009) and Winnie the Pooh (2011), and was an associate producer on Treasure Planet (2002) and Chicken Little (2005).[5]

In Spring 2015, Del Vecho produced Frozen Fever, a short film based on Frozen which was again co-directed by Buck and Lee.[6] Del Vecho next produced the sequel to Frozen, Frozen II, which was released in November 2019 and again co-directed by Buck and Lee.[7]

References

  1. ^ Pearson, Ben. "Walt Disney Animation Isn't Opposed to Hand-Drawn Features, Jennifer Lee Talks About Making Changes After John Lasseter's Exit [Interview]". /Film. Retrieved 2019.
  2. ^ "Oscar Winners 2015: The Complete List - 86th Academy Awards". Oscar.com.
  3. ^ a b c Shanahan, Mark; Meredith Goldstein (6 February 2014). "'Frozen' producer Peter Del Vecho has South Shore roots". Boston Globe. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ Laskowski, Amy (28 February 2014). "Frozen Producer Heads to the Oscars". BU Today. Retrieved 2014.
  5. ^ "Peter Del Vecho". IMDb. Retrieved .
  6. ^ Gettell, O. (September 3, 2014). "Disney short 'Frozen Fever' coming in spring 2015, with new song". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved .
  7. ^ Graser, M. (March 12, 2015). "Disney Announces 'Frozen 2?". Variety. Retrieved .

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