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East Providence's Jennifer Lee Wins Golden Globe for 'Frozen'

EP native accepted award with co-director Chris Buck

EP's Jennifer Lee won a Golden Globe for her work co-directing "Frozen" Jan 12. CREDIT: Walt Disney Studios
EP's Jennifer Lee won a Golden Globe for her work co-directing "Frozen" Jan 12. CREDIT: Walt Disney Studios
Disney's "Frozen" won a Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Sunday, accepted by co-directors Chris Buck and East Providence native Jennifer Lee.

Cartoonbrew.com has a photo of the two accepting the award yesterday. 

Lee, a Hollywood screen writer and director from East Providence, was recognized last year for her screen writing work on “Wreck It Ralph,” when she was nominated for an Oscar. The video game adventure opened to a record $49.1 million in sales.

An article in the LA Times credits Lee and "Get a Horse!" director Lauren MacMullan as firsts – women in leadership positions on Disney films

Frozen, according to the LA Times, was the fourth-highest grossing movie of 2013 at about $318 million. According to Hollywoodreporter.com, Frozen opened with 15.2 million at the box office Nov. 27

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