A Touch of Princess and the Frog in Disney History featuring Rob Edwards

Rob Edwards is an African-American television and feature film screenwriter and producer. His writing includes the Disney animated feature films Academy Award nominated Treasure Planet and Academy Award and Golden Globe nominated The Princess and the Frog.  In 2009, along with Ron Clements and John Musker, Mr. Edwards was awarded the Best Screenplay award from the African-American Film Critics Association for The Princess and the Frog. Mr. Edwards also gained success as a television writer. After writing for the long-running ABC-TV series Full House, Edwards went on to become a writer, story editor, and consultant for several prime-time series including A Different World and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. He was also credited with creating the NBC sitcom Out All Night which starred Patti LaBelle, Morris Chestnut and Vivica A. Fox. In the 1990s, Edwards wrote and produced for television networks and on series including Roc, The Parent ‘Hood, and In the House. He was also consulted on Tangled, Wreck-it Ralph, and Frozen.

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