Context of Beauty and the beast. | Beauty and the beast., Disney presents ; a Mandeville Films production ; a Bill Condo film ; screenplay by Stephen Chbosky and Evan Spiliotopoulos ; produced by David Hoberman and Todd Lieberman ; directed by Bill Condon ; | Walt Disney presents a Buena Vista production ; directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise ; produced by Don Hahn ; animation screenplay, Linda Wolverton