Disney Says Women's Emotions Make Them Look Ugly
Frozen's top animator says keeping female characters pretty and expressive is a challenge
And then we read this, from Lino Desalvo, the head of animation for the project.
"Historically speaking, animating female characters are really, really difficult, 'cause they have to go through these range of emotions, but they're very, very -- you have to keep them pretty and they're very sensitive too -- you can get them off a model very quickly.
Yes, that's right. Women having emotions is just not very pretty now, is it? But go on, Lino, tell us more. Tell us about how women even express emotion differently -- from each other. "So, having a film with two hero female characters was really tough, and having them both in the scene and look very different if they're echoing the same expression; that Elsa looking angry looks different from Anna (Kristen Bell) being angry." We'd get upset about this, but you know, we don't want Lino to worry our emotions are holding us back from being beautiful. [NY Mag]