Animator brings a musical scene that was cut from Frozen to visual life

One of the songs that was ultimately cut from Frozen is "Life's Too Short," a duet that Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel sing when Anna first arrives at Elsa's ice castle. Fan animator Audrey Arini created an animatic that imagines how the scene might have played out onscreen.


Arini (also known as Bambi Killer) studied animation at ISART Digital and Gobelins in Paris, and recently posted her own version of "Life's Too Short," using the music from the soundtrack. There are a handful of other attempts to realize the song through animatics and storyboards online, but this one makes especially good use of the characters' expressions and has some playful choreography.

The song comes from an earlier version of Frozen, which included a prophecy about a ruler with a frozen heart who would plunge the kingdom into unending winter. It also presents a slightly more callous version of Elsa, when the final version of the film focused on her anxiety and fear.


Life's Too Short [Bambi Killer via Scurvie's Disney Blog]

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Oh My Giddy GOD I am SO sick of that "Let It Go" song! Every toddler to pre-teen girl in my general neighborhood has to play that song over and over and OVER and sing to it and Christ on a Cheez Whiz Covered Cracker I have never heard such an inane, contrived and irredeemable song EVER! And giving it an Oscar insures countless fathers chewing their fucking leg off in the corner of the bedroom closet each and every time their little girl has got to play and sing to it!