Brad Case

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Brad Case (June 24, 1912—March 19, 2006) was an animator and sequence director. He has also worked as a layout artist, storyboard artist, and a story director. His collaborative partners in animation include Ub Iwerks, Raphael Wolff, Paul Fennell and Larry Harmon.

He began his career as an animator in Bambi. His first recorded screen credit was for the 1944 Donald Duck short The Plastics Inventor. He subsequently worked on additional feature films for Disney such as Song of the South and Make Mine Music in 1946, but gradually progressed to TV animation.

In the 1960s and 1970s, Case worked as a director for popular TV series such as The Dick Tracy Show, The Pink Panther and Friends, Baggy Pants & the Nitwits, What's New, Mr. Magoo?, and The Fantastic Four. He was also an animator on The Yogi Bear Show. He continued to contribute to television animation through the 1980s as a sequence director in The Transformers, G.I. Joe, The Atom Ant Show and Jem.

Case has worked at a variety of studios including Disney, MGM, Walter Lantz, Tempo, Calvin Co., Academy Studios, ERA Productions, Hanna-Barbera, UPA, Warner Bros., Sanrio, DePatie-Freleng (and its later incarnation, Marvel Productions), Graz Entertainment and New World from 1934 until 1999.

He received the Animation guild Golden Award in 1985.

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