Dream Quest signs Chris Bailey
Animation director CHRIS BAILEY has joined the full-time staff of DREAM QUEST IMAGES, the effects studio owned by Disney. He has been working with the company on a freelance basis during the past year, as an animation supervisor on "Mighty Joe Young" and as a creature animation consultant on "Deep Rising." He will now focus on being animation director for the live-action feature film, "Inspector Gadget." Bailey's long list of credits includes directing the Oscar-nominated short "Runaway Brain," and animating on the Disney Animal Kingdom attraction "It's Tough to be a Bug," music videos "Opposites Attract" (Paula Abdul) and "Hard Woman" (Rolling Stones), as well as Disney features "Hercules," "The Lion King," "The Little Mermaid," and others.