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

Won Emmy Award Outstanding Children's Animated Program Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2014)

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

Won Emmy Award Outstanding Animated Program The Penguins of Madagascar: The Return of The Revenge of Dr. Blowhole (2012)

Won Emmy Award Outstanding Children's Animated Program The Penguins of Madagascar (2012)

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

Won Emmy Award 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]