Brenda Chapman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Brenda Chapman is an American animator and film director. In 1998, she became the first woman to direct an animated feature from a major studio, DreamWorks Animation's The Prince of Egypt. Description above from the Wikipedia article Brenda Chapman, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Up (2009)

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Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jordan Nagai  •  Bob Peterson

Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Docter
CAST:  Ed Asner  •  Christopher Plummer  •  Jordan Nagai  •  Bob Peterson

Brave (2012)

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Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Mark Andrews
CAST:  Kelly Macdonald  •  Julie Walters  •  Billy Connolly  •  Emma Thompson

Brave is set in the mystical Scottish Highlands, where Mérida is the princess of a kingdom ruled by King Fergus and Queen Elinor. An unruly daughter and an accomplished archer, Mérida one day defies a sacred custom of the land and inadvertently brings turmoil to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Mark Andrews
CAST:  Kelly Macdonald  •  Julie Walters  •  Billy Connolly  •  Emma Thompson

The Prince of Egypt (1998)

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This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Simon Wells  •  Steve Hickner
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman  •  Simon Wells  •  Steve Hickner
CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Patrick Stewart  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009)

By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old timers not yet ready to relinquish control. These conditions produced a series of box-office flops and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Hahn
CAST:  Peter Schneider  •  Rob Minkoff  •  Jeffrey Katzenberg  •  Glen Keane

By the mid-1980s, the fabled animation studios of Walt Disney had fallen on hard times. The artists were polarized between newcomers hungry to innovate and old timers not yet ready to relinquish control. These conditions produced a series of box-office flops and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Don Hahn
CAST:  Peter Schneider  •  Rob Minkoff  •  Jeffrey Katzenberg  •  Glen Keane

Half the Picture (2018)

At a pivotal moment for gender equality in Hollywood, successful women directors tell the stories of their art, lives and careers. Having endured a long history of systemic discrimination, women filmmakers may be getting the first glimpse of a future that values ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Adrion
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  Lena Dunham  •  Sam Taylor-Johnson  •  Ava DuVernay

At a pivotal moment for gender equality in Hollywood, successful women directors tell the stories of their art, lives and careers. Having endured a long history of systemic discrimination, women filmmakers may be getting the first glimpse of a future that values ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Amy Adrion
CAST:  Rosanna Arquette  •  Lena Dunham  •  Sam Taylor-Johnson  •  Ava DuVernay

This Changes Everything (2019)

An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the Industry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Donahue
CAST:  Geena Davis  •  Meryl Streep  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Yara Shahidi

An investigative look and analysis of gender disparity in Hollywood, featuring accounts from well-known actors, executives and artists in the Industry.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Donahue
CAST:  Geena Davis  •  Meryl Streep  •  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Yara Shahidi

The Animagic World of Rankin/Bass (2018)

An all-new documentary celebrating the legacy of the holiday specials created by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass including interviews with filmmakers and historians.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Graham Annable  •  Jerry Beck  •  Chris Butler  •  Mark Caballero

An all-new documentary celebrating the legacy of the holiday specials created by Arthur Rankin, Jr. and Jules Bass including interviews with filmmakers and historians.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Constantine Nasr
CAST:  Graham Annable  •  Jerry Beck  •  Chris Butler  •  Mark Caballero

Come Away (2020)

Before Alice went to Wonderland, and before Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their eldest brother dies in a tragic accident, they each seek to save their parents from their downward spirals of despair until finally they are forced to choose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  David Oyelowo  •  Jordan A. Nash  •  Keira Chansa

Before Alice went to Wonderland, and before Peter became Pan, they were brother and sister. When their eldest brother dies in a tragic accident, they each seek to save their parents from their downward spirals of despair until finally they are forced to choose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  David Oyelowo  •  Jordan A. Nash  •  Keira Chansa

A Birthday (1987)

Emma, a lonely old woman, reminisces of one of her childhood birthday parties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman
CAST:  Sue C. Nichols  •  Lisa Doyle

Emma, a lonely old woman, reminisces of one of her childhood birthday parties.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman
CAST:  Sue C. Nichols  •  Lisa Doyle

The Prince of Egypt: From Dream to Screen (1999)

The making of The Prince of Egypt (1998).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Day
CAST:  Simon Wells  •  Kelly Asbury  •  Steve Hickner  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

The making of The Prince of Egypt (1998).  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Day
CAST:  Simon Wells  •  Kelly Asbury  •  Steve Hickner  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

The Making of The Prince of Egypt (1998)

The "making of" documentary of Dreamworks' Biblical musical epic.  (more)

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CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sandra Bullock

The "making of" documentary of Dreamworks' Biblical musical epic.  (more)

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CAST:  Val Kilmer  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Sandra Bullock

Ghost Squad

Lucely and her best friend, Syd, two outcast kids living in the famously old St. Augustine, Florida. In efforts to right a past wrong-doing, the pair casts a spell that accidentally awakens malicious spirits right before Halloween. Together, they must join forces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman
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Lucely and her best friend, Syd, two outcast kids living in the famously old St. Augustine, Florida. In efforts to right a past wrong-doing, the pair casts a spell that accidentally awakens malicious spirits right before Halloween. Together, they must join forces ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brenda Chapman
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