Brad Bird Overview

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BRAD BIRD Montana-born Brad Bird first visited the Walt Disney animation studios when he was 11 years old. Although he told the animators he met on the tour that he was going to be an animator one day, they were surprised when he showed up three years later with a 15-minute short. Legendary animators such as Milt Kahl and Eric Larson began mentoring the boy, teaching him the tricks of the trade. Bird's first experience as a professional animator was on Disney Picture's feature film The... See All


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