Insight: Brad Bird on #Animation

“You are constantly trying to get the audience into the state of feeling, how things feel, rather than how things are.” — Brad Bird

This excellently animated (illustrated?) five-minute films features Brad Bird, writer and director of animated films The Iron Giant, The Incredibles and Ratatouille, providing insights into his process and why many people fundamentally misunderstand the medium.

P.S. Don’t call animation a “genre.” Brad might punch you in the face.

4 thoughts on “Insight: Brad Bird on #Animation

  1. Very cool. The most difficult thing to impress on others is that art is about emotional connection, that’s what makes it work, it’s what makes it powerful. The medium through which it’s conveyed is just a medium. It should not matter what that is.

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