Brenda Chapman

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Brenda Chapman started her career at Walt Disney Feature Animation working on films that include the Oscar nominated Beauty and the Beast, and The Lion King, for which she won the Annie Award. Chapman then helped launch DreamWorks Animation Studios, co-directing the Oscar winning, Prince of Egypt. She later joined Pixar Animation Studios where she created, wrote and directed Brave for which she won an Oscar, BAFTA and Golden Globe.

Currently, Chapman is directing her first live-action film, Come Away, and has started a new production company, ‘Twas Entertainment, with her husband, director Kevin Lima.