Brad Bird Is Awesome (But We Knew That)

Matt Groening and Eric Goldberg and Brad Bird each picked up a Winsor McCay Lifetime Achievement Award at the ANNIES animation awards this week.

Bird is currently directing his first live-action film, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol and was unable to make it to the show to accept the award, but he sent the following video acceptance speech (watch until the end!)…

Fancy Gentleman.