tianabalcony1.jpgHidden inside the Walt Disney Company’s annual investors report lies the first “real” image of the studios’ 2009 animated feature, The Princess and the Frog, showcasing the film’s main character, Tiana. Meanwhile, David Gilson’s blog presents us with a high resolution, cleaned up version of the image.

The Princess and the Frog
will be the first traditionally animated feature in Disney’s animated features canon since 2004’s Home on the Range. Directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, the film will also mark the return of the animated musical with songs composed by seventeen-time Oscar nominee Randy Newman. The animated fairytale is currently scheduled for a US release on December 18th, 2009.