Bret Haaland

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Bret Haaland is a seven-time Emmy Award Winning American animation director and producer. He is currently executive producer for the Emmy Award-winning All Hail King Julien.

Awards:

Won Daytime Emmy Outstanding Children's Animated Program All Hail King Julien (2014)

Won Daytime Emmy Outstanding Children's Animated Program Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2013)

Won Daytime Emmy Outstanding Children's Animated Program The Penguins of Madagascar (2011)

Won Daytime Emmy Outstanding Children's Animated Program Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011)

Won Daytime Emmy Outstanding Special Class Animated Program The Penguins of Madagascar (2010)

Haaland worked on The Simpsons during the first season as a layout artist. He has directed episodes of The Critic, Futurama and Father of the Pride. He served as supervising director for Futurama during the second season and as a director for the rest of the show.

Haaland also directed the bonus Looney Tunes short "The Whizzard of Ow" on the Looney Tunes: Back In Action DVD.

Back as a student at CalArts Bret worked on Jim Reardon's student animation film Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown.


Directing credits[edit]

The Critic episodes[edit]

  • "Dial 'M' for Mother"
  • "L.A. Jay"
  • "A Pig Boy and His Dog"
  • "Dukerella"

Futurama episodes[edit]

Father of the Pride episodes[edit]

  • "Donkey"
  • "Catnip and Trust"

All Hail King Julien episodes[edit]

  • "He Blinded Me with Science"

External links[edit]