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Spirit Untamed

"Spirit Untamed" – A Conversation with the Filmmakers

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Director Elaine Bogan leads a discussion on the making of Spirit Untamed with her colleagues, producer Karen Foster, co-director Ennio Torresan Jr., and production designer Paul Duncan.

An epic adventure about a headstrong girl longing for a place to belong who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse. Spirit Untamed is the next chapter in the beloved story from DreamWorks Animation, which began with the 2002 Oscar®-nominated film Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron and includes an Emmy-winning TV series.

The screenplay is by Aury Wallington (Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television’s Spirit Riding Free) and Kristin Hahn (Dumplin’).The film is directed by Elaine Bogan (Netflix and DreamWorks Animation Television’s Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia) and is produced by Karen Foster (co-producer, How to Train Your Dragon). The film’s co-director is Ennio Torresan, Jr. (head of story, The Boss Baby), and the film’s score is by composer Amie Doherty (Amazon’s Undone, DreamWorks Animation’s Marooned). Doherty also wrote the original song Fearless (Valiente Duet) for the film.

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