Brother Bear


1h 25m 2003

Brief Synopsis

Set against the majestic natural splendor of the Great American Northwest, the film tells the story of a boy named Kenai, whose life takes an unexpected turn when the Great Spirits transform him into a bear--the creature he hates most. Befriended by a bear cub named Koda, Kenai sets out to regain h

Film Details

Also Known As
Bears, The, Björnbröder
MPAA Rating
G
Genre
Family
Historical
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Synopsis

Set against the majestic natural splendor of the Great American Northwest, the film tells the story of a boy named Kenai, whose life takes an unexpected turn when the Great Spirits transform him into a bear--the creature he hates most. Befriended by a bear cub named Koda, Kenai sets out to regain his human form while his brother--who doesn't realize Kenai is now a bear--pursues him on a mission of revenge and family honor. It is a tale of courage, honor and self-discovery.

Crew

Philip J Allora

Animator

Paulo R Alvarado

Inbetweener

Bruce Anderson

Production Manager

Stephen Anderson

Storyboard Artist

Jonathan Annand

Animator

Ruben Azama Aquino

Animation Supervisor

Gregg Azzopardi

Animator

Hans Bacher

Visual Effects

Tom Bancroft

Animator

Matthew Jon Beck

Casting

Steve Bencich

Screenplay

Michael Benet

Animator

Rune Brandt Bennicke

Animator

Rune Brandt Bennicke

Character Designer

Rachel Renee Bibb

Animator

Travis Blaise

Animator

Kirk Bodyfelt

Effects Coordinator

Jason Boose

Animator

Philip S Boyd

Animation Supervisor

David Braden

Animation Supervisor

Todd Bright

Inbetweener

Robert Bryan

Animator

Robert Buske

Compositing Supervisor

Lorne Cameron

Screenplay

Dominic M Carola

Animator

Irma Cartaya

Modelmaker

Nancy Cartwright

Coach

Hortensia M Casagran

Animation Supervisor

Darko Cesar

Animator

Richard P Chavez

Visual Effects

Anthony M Cipriano

Sculptor

Dan Cohen

Animation Supervisor

Phil Collins

Music Composer

Phil Collins

Original Music

Brad Condie

Inbetweener

Robert O Corley

Animator

Don Crum

Animator

John R Cunningham

Digital Effects Supervisor

Ron Defelice

Background Artist

Peter J Deluca

Layout Artist

Rick Dempsey

Coach

Kevin Deters

Storyboard Artist

Jeff Dickson

Layout Artist

Sasha Dorogov

Animator

Tom Dow

Layout Artist

Jeff Draheim

Associate Editor

Amy Drobeck

Animator

Thom Enriquez

Storyboard Artist

William Fadness

Visual Effects

Xin-lin Fan

Background Artist

Paul Felix

Visual Effects

Trey Finney

Animator

Ron J Friedman

Screenplay

Tom Gately

Animator

Cindy Ge Benet

Inbetweener

Bill George

Layout Artist

Craig Grasso

Layout Artist

Christopher F Greco

Background Artist

Nathan Greno

Storyboard Artist

Kevin Harkey

Storyboard Artist

Andrew Edward Harkness

Layout Artist

James A Harris

Animator

Krista Heij

Inbetweener

Doug Henderson

Visual Effects

Andrew Hickson

Layout Artist

Mary Hidalgo

Casting

Bill Hodman

Layout Artist

David Hoselton

Screenplay

Byron Howard

Animation Supervisor

Thomas Humber

Layout Artist

Chris Hummel

3-D Animator

John E Hurst

Animator

James Young Jackson

Animation Supervisor

Broose Johnson

Storyboard Artist

Broose Johnson

Animator

Paul R Kashuk

Effects Coordinator

Igor Khait

Associate Producer

Barry R Kooser

Background Artist

Dean Kovats

Background Artist

Alex Kupershmidt

Animation Supervisor

Ruth Lambert

Casting

Christine Laubach

Background Artist

Christine Lawrence-finney

Animation Supervisor

Jason Leonard

Compositing Supervisor

Richard Carl Livingston

Layout Artist

Sai Ping Lok

Visual Effects

Sean Luo

Animator

Tom Macdougall

Music Supervisor

Mark Mancina

Music Composer

Steve Mason

Animator

Paul N Mcdonald

Inbetweener

Sarah Mercey-boose

Animator

Tim Mertens

Editor

Anthony Wayne Michaels

Animator

Branko Mihanovic

Animator

Maurilio Morales

Animator

Tab Murphy

Screenplay

David Murray

Background Artist

John Norton

Storyboard Artist

Bill Perkins

Visual Effects

Kevin Proctor

Layout Artist

John Puglisi

Storyboard Artist

Teresita Quezada

Animator

Franc Reyes

Visual Effects

Franc Reyes

Layout Artist

Jen Rudin

Casting

Robh Ruppel

Art Director

Kathy Schoeppner

Background Artist

Armand Serrano

Layout Artist

Harald Siepermann

Visual Effects

William T Silvers

Background Artist

Lon Smart

Animator

Bob Spang

Inbetweener

Kenneth Spirduso

Background Artist

Kenneth Spirduso

Layout Artist

Tony Stanley

Animator

Robert E Stanton

Background Artist

Sean Sullivan

Background Artist

Kim Torpey

Animator

Jean-claude Tran-quang-thieu

Animator

Patrick Tuorto

Animator

Theodore Anthony Lee Ty

Animator

Joanne Tzuanos

Concept Artist

Marcelo Vignali

Visual Effects

George Villaflor

Layout Artist

David Wang

Background Artist

John Webber

Animator

Stevie Wermers

Storyboard Artist

Ian White

Animator

Terry Whitlatch

Visual Effects

Chuck Williams

Producer

Ronnie Williford

Inbetweener

Ginger Wolf

Animator

Woody Woodman

Storyboard Artist

Garrett J Wren

Visual Effects Supervisor

David Yorke

Background Artist

David W Zach

Animator

Jane Zhao

Animator

Film Details

Also Known As
Bears, The, Björnbröder
MPAA Rating
G
Genre
Family
Historical
Release Date
2003
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 25m

Award Nominations

Best Animated Feature Film

2003

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video March 30, 2004

Feature directorial debut for Aaron Blasie and Bob Walker.

Released in United States Fall October 24, 2003

Released in United States on Video March 30, 2004

Released in United States Fall October 24, 2003