Brad Bird Receives ShoWest Honors

Variety reports that The Incredibles helmer Brad Bird has been named ShoWest’s animation director of the year.

In addition to directing the Disney/Pixar animated superhero movie, which has now grossed $625 million worldwide, Bird wrote and helmed 1999′s Iron Giant. He has also served as executive consultant on long-running animated TV shows The Simpsons and King of the Hill.

The award will be presented at the closing-night ceremony March 17 in Las Vegas.

Source: Variety