PODCAST: MIKE MITCHELL & WALT DOHRN ON TROLLS, JAMES CORDEN & BOLLYWOOD

Mike Mitchell & Walt Dohrn

 

Director Mike Mitchell and co-director Walt Dohrn talk about their relentlessly happy film Trolls. Mitchell and Dorn have known each other since their time as students at Cal Institute of Arts and later on in Shrek and other films. Both are big fans of Walt Disney and HayooMiyazaki and talk about them as well as Alfred Hitchcock. How Hitchcock keeps his audience engaged is something they talk about constantly point out Mitchell and Dorn.

The film has songs, dance and hug time and is filled with colors and is a feel good picture. The key to happiness lies within you is the central theme of the film. We sat down to speak with them about the making of Trolls and how they came to work with James Corden in the film. Corden “sings like an angel” in the film says Dorn.

Mitchell and Dohrn share that they want to make a Bollywood film next. There is a bit of Bollywood influence in Trolls both of them find out. Tune in to find out more about Trolls and Bollywood.

LISTEN: MIKE MITCHELL & WALT DOHRN ON TROLLS

Trolls is a 3D animation films and stars Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, Russell Brand, James Corden and Gwen Stefani.

  • Title: TROLLS
  • Running Time: 114 minutes
  • Status: Releases Nov 4, 2015
  • Country: USA
  • Genre: 3D Animation
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VIDEO: MIKE MITCHELL & WALT DROHN ON “TROLLS”

Mike Mitchell and Walt Drohn are the directors of Trolls, a new 3D animation film from Dreamworks. Relentlessly happy is the phrase that comes to mind when I watched the film a few days ago. I wondered if the directors themselves were relentlessly happy folks. Tune into to find out.

Happiness is the central theme of Trolls. The film has Anna Kendricks, Justin Timberlake, James Corden and others. The film has a nice collection of old and original songs.

Stay tuned for a longer video and audio interview with Mitchell and Drohn, where we talk to them about the making of film and their local San Francisco Bay area connection.

Trolls releases on November 4, 2016 in San Francisco Bay area.

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