Brad Bird (* September 24, 1957 in Kalispell, Montana; actually Phillip Bradley Bird) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. He was known primarily for his work as a director for The Incredibles - The Incredibles in 2004.
Brad Bird worked as an animation artist on the animated films The Jungle Olympics (1980 ), Fox and the Hound (1981) and The dogs are on the loose (1982 ) with. Later, he was in an advisory capacity, but also as a director and character development, involved in more than 180 episodes of the television series The Simpsons.
- 2005: Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film for The Incredibles, Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for The Incredibles
- 2008: Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film for Ratatouille, Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Ratatouille
- 2009: Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement of the 66th Venice Film Festival (shared with John Lasseter, Pete Docter, Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich )