Brad Bird

Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 24, 1957) is an American animator, director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor best known for his animated feature films The Iron Giant (1999), The Incredibles (2004), Ratatouille (2007), and Incredibles 2 (2018).wikipedia
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The Iron Giant

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Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 24, 1957) is an American animator, director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor best known for his animated feature films The Iron Giant (1999), The Incredibles (2004), Ratatouille (2007), and Incredibles 2 (2018).
The Iron Giant is a 1999 American animated science fiction action film produced by Warner Bros. Feature Animation and directed by Brad Bird in his directorial debut.

Incredibles 2

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Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 24, 1957) is an American animator, director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor best known for his animated feature films The Iron Giant (1999), The Incredibles (2004), Ratatouille (2007), and Incredibles 2 (2018).
Written and directed by Brad Bird, it is the sequel to The Incredibles (2004) and the second full-length installment of the franchise.

Ratatouille (film)

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Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 24, 1957) is an American animator, director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor best known for his animated feature films The Iron Giant (1999), The Incredibles (2004), Ratatouille (2007), and Incredibles 2 (2018).
It was the eighth film produced by Pixar, and was co-written and directed by Brad Bird, who took over from Jan Pinkava in 2005, and produced by Brad Lewis, from an original idea from Pinkava.

Milt Kahl

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Bird developed a love for the art of animation at an early age and was mentored by Milt Kahl, one of Disney's reputed Nine Old Men.
He is revered by contemporary masters of the form, such as Andreas Deja, and Brad Bird, who was his protégé at Disney in the early 1970s.

The Simpsons

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Bird served as a creative consultant on The Simpsons during its first eight seasons, where he helped develop the show's animation style.

John Lasseter

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He was part of one of the earliest graduating classes of the California Institute of the Arts alongside John Lasseter and Tim Burton.
Lasseter was taught by three members of Disney's Nine Old Men team of veteran animators—Eric Larson, Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston—and his classmates included future animators and directors like Brad Bird, John Musker, Henry Selick, Tim Burton, and Chris Buck.

Tomorrowland (film)

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His live action films are Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) and Tomorrowland (2015).
Tomorrowland (also known as Project T in some regions and subtitled A World Beyond in some other regions) is a 2015 American science-fiction mystery adventure film directed and co-written by Brad Bird.

Pixar

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He rejoined John Lasseter at Pixar in 2000, where he developed his second animated film, The Incredibles (2004).
On September 6, 2009, Pixar executives John Lasseter, Brad Bird, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton, and Lee Unkrich were presented with the Golden Lion award for Lifetime Achievement by the Venice Film Festival.

Academy Award for Best Animated Feature

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Both films place among Pixar's highest-grossing features and gave Bird two Academy Award for Best Animated Feature wins and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay nominations.

Krusty Gets Busted

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In 1990, he directed the episode "Krusty Gets Busted" (which marked the first speaking role of Sideshow Bob) and co-directed the Season Three episode "Like Father, Like Clown."
The episode was written by Jay Kogen and Wallace Wolodarsky, and directed by Brad Bird.

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol

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His live action films are Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol (2011) and Tomorrowland (2015).
Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol is a 2011 American action spy film directed by Brad Bird and written by Josh Appelbaum and André Nemec.

Edna Mode

In the finished picture, Bird also provides the voice of costume designer Edna Mode.
Edna was created by screenwriter and director Brad Bird to explain how The Incredibles ' superheroes obtain their costumes, a topic he believes is rarely explored in superhero films convincingly.

Like Father, Like Clown

In 1990, he directed the episode "Krusty Gets Busted" (which marked the first speaking role of Sideshow Bob) and co-directed the Season Three episode "Like Father, Like Clown."
It was directed by Jeffrey Lynch and Brad Bird; as it was Lynch's first credit as a director, Bird was assigned to help him.

Batteries Not Included

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Afterward, Bird worked as an animator for Disney in The Fox and the Hound (1981) and The Black Cauldron (1985) and wrote the screenplay for Batteries Not Included (1987).
It was the feature film screenwriting debut of Brad Bird.

Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film

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Ratatouille won the Best Animated Feature award at the 2008 Golden Globes; it was also nominated for 5 Academy Awards, including Best Animated Feature and Best Original Screenplay.

The Fox and the Hound

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Afterward, Bird worked as an animator for Disney in The Fox and the Hound (1981) and The Black Cauldron (1985) and wrote the screenplay for Batteries Not Included (1987).
This project would mark the last film to have the involvement of the Disney's Nine Old Men who had retired early during production, and animation was turned over the next generation of directors and animators, which included John Lasseter, John Musker, Ron Clements, Glen Keane, Tim Burton, Brad Bird, Henry Selick, Chris Buck, and Mark Dindal, all of whom would finalize the animation and complete the film's production.

James Dalessandro

Before he was sidetracked by Ratatouille, Bird began work on a film adaptation of James Dalessandro's novel 1906, which would be his first live-action project.
Screenwriter and director Brad Bird has been developing a project based on the novel.

The Incredibles

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Phillip Bradley Bird (born September 24, 1957) is an American animator, director, screenwriter, producer, and voice actor best known for his animated feature films The Iron Giant (1999), The Incredibles (2004), Ratatouille (2007), and Incredibles 2 (2018). He rejoined John Lasseter at Pixar in 2000, where he developed his second animated film, The Incredibles (2004).
The Incredibles is a 2004 American computer-animated superhero film written and directed by Brad Bird, produced by Pixar Animation Studios, released by Walt Disney Pictures, and starring the voices of Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Sarah Vowell, Spencer Fox, Jason Lee, Samuel L. Jackson, and Elizabeth Peña.

Walt Disney Animation Studios

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On a tour of the Walt Disney Studios at age 11, he met Frank Thomas & Ollie Johnston and announced that someday he would become part of Disney's animation team.
Besides Keane, Musker, and Clements, this new group of artists included other promising animators such as Andreas Deja, Mike Gabriel, John Lasseter, Brad Bird, and Tim Burton.

Corvallis High School (Oregon)

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After graduating from Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Oregon in 1975, Bird took a three-year break from animation.

Kalispell, Montana

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Bird was born in Kalispell, Montana, the youngest of four children of Marjorie A. (née Cross) and Philip Cullen Bird.

California Institute of the Arts

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He was part of one of the earliest graduating classes of the California Institute of the Arts alongside John Lasseter and Tim Burton.
In March 2014, Vanity Fair magazine highlighted the success of CalArts' 1970s animation alumni and briefly profiled several (including Jerry Rees, John Lasseter, Tim Burton, John Musker, Brad Bird, Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise, Henry Selick and Nancy Beiman) in an article illustrated with a group portrait taken by photographer Annie Leibovitz inside classroom A113.

Corvallis, Oregon

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After graduating from Corvallis High School in Corvallis, Oregon in 1975, Bird took a three-year break from animation.

Finding Nemo

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One of his sons, Nicholas, was the voice of Squirt in Finding Nemo.
Crush's son Squirt was voiced by Nicholas Bird, the young son of fellow Pixar director Brad Bird.

Disney's Nine Old Men

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Bird developed a love for the art of animation at an early age and was mentored by Milt Kahl, one of Disney's reputed Nine Old Men.
Thomas, Johnston and Davis retired in 1978, and Thomas and Johnston later enjoyed cameos in the Brad Bird-directed films The Iron Giant (Warner Bros., 1999) and The Incredibles (Pixar, 2004).