Dear Basketball


World Premiere

USA | 6 MINUTES | English |


Kobe Bryant's inspiring poem "Dear Basketball" is stunningly drawn to life by veteran animation director Glen Keane and set to the music of legendary composer John Williams.

Screening with Shorts: Animated Shorts curated by Whoopi G

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Directed by Glen Keane

A 38-year veteran of Walt Disney Feature Animation, Glen Keane trained under Walt Disney’s 9 Old Men. He is the creator of many beloved Disney characters, such as the Little Mermaid, Pocahontas, Aladdin, the Beast, Tarzan, and Rapunzel. In 2012, he left Disney to begin Glen Keane Productions as way to further his artistic explorations in animation, design, and film.
Glen Keane
Kobe Bryant
Production Designer
Max Keane
Executive Producer
Kobe Bryant
Gennie Rim
Co-Executive Producer
Andrea Fairchild, Molly Carter, Dan Goodman, Bill Masterson


US Sales Contact
Molly Carter
Newport Beach, CA 92660
International Sales Contact
Molly Carter
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Print Source
Gennie Rim
Glen Keane Productions
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Phone: 415 310 4932
Press Contact
Molly Carter
Newport Beach, CA 92660