EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Director Mark Andrews and Producer Catherine Sarafian Talk 'Brave'

Friday, 22 June 2012 10:50
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Opening in theaters on June 22nd is a new 3D computer-animated fantasy adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures called Brave. The movie was directed by Mark Andrews (John Carter) and Brenda Chapman (The Prince of Egypt), and features the voice-acting of Kelly Macdonald (No Country for Old Men), Julie Walters (Gnomeo and Juliet), Billy Connolly (The X-Files: I Want to Believe), Emma Thompson (Men in Black 3), Kevin McKidd (Bunraku), Craig Ferguson (How to Train Your Dragon), Robbie Coltrane (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2), and John Ratzenberger (Cars 2).

IAR's managing editor Jami Philbrick recently had a chance to sit down with director Mark Andrews, and producer Catherine Sarafian to talk about their work on Brave. The filmmakers discussed the project's two specific tones, whether it is a Pixar film or a Disney movie, the importance of casting real Scottish actors, and Andrews' own kilt. 

To watch our exclusive interview with director Mark Andrews, and producer Catherine Sarafian about Brave, please click on the video player above. 


Determined to make her own path in life, Princess Merida (Macdonald) defies a custom that brings chaos to her kingdom. Granted one wish, Merida must rely on her bravery ad her archery skills to undo a beastly curse. 

To watch our exclusive video interview with Craig Ferguson about Brave, please click here.

To watch our exclusive video interview with Kelly Macdonald about Brave, please click here.

Brave shoots into theaters everywhere on June 22nd. 

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