Hair Love | Oscar-Nominated Short Film (Full) | Sony Pictures Animation

by: Sony Pictures Animation     Published on: 05 December 2019

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Hair Love, an Oscar-nominated animated short film from Matthew A. Cherry, tells the heartfelt story of an African American father learning to do his daughter’s hair for the first time. Directors:Matthew A. Cherry (Executive Producer, “BlacKkKlansman”)Everett Downing Jr. (Animator, "Up")Bruce W. Smith (Creator, “The Proud Family,” Animator, “The Princess and the Frog”)Producers:Karen Rupert ToliverStacey NewtonMonica A. YoungMatthew A. CherryDavid Steward IICarl ReedExecutive Producers: Peter Ramsey (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”) Frank Abney (Animator, “Toy Story 4”)Features:Issa Rae (“Insecure”) as Zuri's motherCo-Executive Producers:Jordan PeeleAndrew HawkinsHarrison BarnesYara and Keri ShahidiAssociate Producers:N’Dambi GillespieGabrielle Union-WadeDwayne Wade Jr.Gabourey SidibeStephanie FredricClaude KellyMusic Composers:Paul MounseyDaniel D. CrawfordAdditional Composer:Taylor GravesProduction Partners:Lion Forge AnimationChasing MilesMatthew A. Cherry EntertainmentThe project is a collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation that was launched as a Kickstarter campaign in 2017 with a fundraising goal of $75,000. Strong support led to the campaign amassing nearly $300,000, making it the most highly-funded short film campaign in Kickstarter history.Facebook - - - The picture book “Hair Love” was released by Kokila Books/Penguin Random House on May 14, 2019, and became a New York Times Bestseller.