James "Jim" Reardon (born 1961) is an animation director and storyboard consultant, best known for his work on the animated TV series The Simpsons.
While at Cal Arts in 1986, Jim Reardon first made a student film entitled, Bring Me the Head of Charlie Brown. The film became a cult classic and gained revived interest through YouTube. He was hired by John Kricfalusi as a writer on the 1987-88 cartoon series Mighty Mouse: The New Adventures. Afterwards, he wrote many episodes for the first season of Tiny Toon Adventures. In 1990 he was hired as an animation director on The Simpsons and he has served as supervising director on the series for many years. He left the staff to work on the Pixar film, WALL-E.
- Wreck-It Ralph (2012): (story by / head of story)
- Get A Horse (2013): (special thanks)
- Feast (2014): (head of story)
- Big Hero 6 (2014): (special thanks)
- Frozen Fever (2015): (head of story)
- Zootopia (2016): (story by / co-head of story with Josie Trinidad)
- Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018): (story by / director of story)