Check out Sony Pictures Animation’s HAIR LOVE directed by Matthew Cherry (BlackKklansman) and Executive Produced by Peter Ramsey (Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse).
The 6 minute short debuted in theaters Tuesday playing in front of Angry Birds 2! “Hair Love” is a heartfelt animated short film that centers around the relationship between an African-American father, his daughter Zuri, and the most daunting task a father could ever come across – doing his daughter’s hair. The picture book “Hair Love” was released by Kokila Books/Penguin Random House releasing on May 14, 2019, and became a New York Times Bestseller.
Written & Directed by: Matthew A. Cherry
Co-Directed by: Bruce Smith (Proud Family) and Everett Downing
Produced by: Karen Rupert Toliver (EVP, Creative for Sony Pictures Animation), Stacey Newton, Monica A. Young, Matthew A. Cherry, David Steward II, and Carl Reed (the latter two of Lion Forge Animation)
Executive Producers: Peter Ramsey (Oscar winner for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse), Frank Abney (Pixar)
Co-Executive Producers: Jordan Peele, Andrew Hawkins, Harrison Barnes, Keri and Yara Shahidi