Disney’s Encanto, which has opened to strong reviews and box office, enters awards seasons as a favorite. Any success at the Oscars or elsewhere will place the limelight on the directors and producers; less so on the many artists who made the film the visual spectacle it is.
Their talent is on full display on Instagram, where many have been posting exquisite designs and other concept artwork from the production. Below is some of the best work we’ve seen by the film’s art directors, visual development artists, and story artists.
Camille Andre, art director of environments. An early piece of concept artwork for the film: