Disney hosts exclusive event for Olaf Shorts ahead of Disney + Day
Disney hosted an exclusive celebrity and influencer event to showcase the all-new original short film series, Olaf Presents, from Walt Disney Animation Studios, ahead of the series launch on Disney + for Disney + Day (November 12).
Celebrities such as Kimberly Wyatt, Alex Jones and Russell Kane took out with their families to join in the winter festivities, as well as for the chance to explore Disney’s all-new Frozen product line.
Olaf Presents is a brand new animated short film series, which sees one of Disney’s most beloved characters – Frozen’s snowman, Olaf – telling several classic Disney tales. Josh Gad returns to lend his voice to Olaf, alongside Disney host Hyrum Osmond who directs and Jennifer Newfield produces.
As part of an immersive winter wonderland, Disney showcased products from major licensees such as LEGO, Hasbro, Just Play as well as retailers including shopDisney.
Guests were also invited to try out Disney Frozen’s all-new immersive AR shopping experience, via their cellphones, which sees fans transported to Oaken’s Frozen-inspired trading post.
Customers can try this AR experience by clicking to https://disney-frozen.camonapp.com/trading-post/uk
Disney + Day will be a global celebration that will come to life in all dimensions of the business. Disney + subscribers will benefit from new releases of content across the service’s brands, Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and Star, and will have access to promotions and experiences across the company. Additionally, the service will continue to attract new audiences around the world, as Disney + expands into new Asia-Pacific markets on November 12.
TV presenter Alex Jones who attended the event said, âIt’s really fantastic to be here today because my kids love Frozen. It is the film that we watch the most at home.
Singer and TV presenter Kimberly Wyatt in attendance with her two young daughters and son said, âMy hero is Olaf so I was so excited to meet him – we love Elsa, we love Anna, the whole team, but Olaf has a special place in my heart. “
Comedian Russell Kane, when asked which Frozen character he wanted to say: the coolest … kind of like me in real life.
Actress Dani Harmer said of her daughter: âShe observed all the products in the room, especially all the singing dolls. She dressed as Anna today and spotted some new boots, which I’m sure will be on the Christmas list.