BRADFORD SIMONSEN (Associate Producer) first joined Walt Disney Animation Studios in 2012, and has served as associate producer on two Oscar®-winning features, “Big Hero 6” and “Zootopia,” as well as the 2018 Oscar®-nominated film, “Ralph Breaks the Internet.” He also produced the animated short films, “Us Again” and “Weeds.”
Among his notable live-action film credits are “Jack the Giant Slayer” (digital producer), “Alice in Wonderland,” “Real Steel,” and “Beowulf” (digital production manager), animated films, “Open Season,” “Polar Express” and the 2003 Oscar®-winning short “The ChubbChubbs!”.

Simonsen attended the University of Washington School of Business and moved to Los Angeles to launch his industry career as an assistant director. This was followed by a stint as director of production at Robert Redford’s film banner, where he worked on such titles as “The Legend of Bagger Vance,” “Spy Game,” “The Motorcycle Diaries,” and “The Haunting of Hill House”.
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