Everyone knows that he likes warm hugs, but few know the whole story about Olaf’s first moments — until now! Beginning today, the charming CG short Once Upon a Snowman is available to stream exclusively on Disney+.
The film follows Olaf’s first steps as he comes to life and searches for his identity in the snowy mountains outside Arendelle. The previously untold origins of the innocent and insightful, summer-loving snowman who melted hearts in Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 2013 Academy Award-winning Frozen and its acclaimed 2019 follow-up, Frozen II, are revealed in the all-new animated short.
To celebrate the launch, Disney+ revealed a brand new clip featuring our super-cool little hero and everyone’s favorite ice queen, Elsa.
Once Upon a Snowman is directed by Trent Correy (animation supervisor, “Olaf” in Frozen II) and Dan Abraham (veteran story artist who boarded Olaf’s “When I Am Older” musical sequence in Frozen II) and produced by Nicole Hearon (associate producer Frozen II and Moana) with Peter Del Vecho (producer, Frozen II, Frozen and the upcoming Raya and the Last Dragon). Olaf is voiced by award-winning actor Josh Gad.