The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #62 - Breakfast with Cory Loftis and William Joyce

With glasses tinkling, the Bancrofts host a breakfast podcast with book author, illustrator, Moonbot studios founder William Joyce and - hey, who’s trying to take some jam and toast - it’s Cory Loftis, character designer of Disney’s Zootopia!  Join in on the fun with these two artistic icons! 

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

 

Direct download: Breakfast_with_William_Joyce_and_Corey_Loftis.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 3:48pm CST

Podcast #61- Google VR with Jan and Karen 

The Bancroft’s explore Google VR’s Spotlight Stories division with director Jan Pinkava and Executive Producer, Karen Dufilho-Rosen.  Their newest short, “Rain or Shine” has hit mobile phones in a big way!  Discover this new, wild world of animation in this podcast! 

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

Direct download: Google_VR.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:22pm CST

On the heels of their episode about art schools, the twins interview the amazing Chris Oatley who left Disney to found the Oatley Academy. Grab a dictionary and find out his take on diplomas, careers, podcasts, and more!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet

Direct download: TheChrisOatleyInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:29pm CST

In another casual conversation, Tom and TonyBancroft dissect the ins and outs of art education.  Can they fix the art schools?  Special guest, auction winner Jarrod Simpson, adds some personal perspective on the value he gained from going through a structured art program.  Should you go to art school?  This podcast might guide you toward your decision! 

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet!

 

Direct download: Fixing_Art_Schools.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:40pm CST

Tom and Tony have the honor of speaking with the artist that many environmental artists of this era are influenced by: Paul Felix.  The "Bros who knows" uncover a never before reveled truth about this humble artist: without him TWO Disney feature films may never have been made! Find out why and which ones on this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet!

Direct download: The_Paul_Felix_Interview_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:57pm CST

Find out how and why the great CTN Animation Expo came about when the Bancrofts talk with its’ founder Tina Price.  She is a pioneer in so many ways - including being an early adopter of CG animation at Disney Feature Animation. Find out what drives Tina on this episode of BBAP!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet!

Direct download: TheTinaPriceInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:23pm CST

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #56 - The Joe Moshier Interview 

It’s a funky fly fresh podcast when the B-Boys talk character design with the amazing Joe Moshier.  DJ Joe spins some truths about designing characters for Disney and Dreamworks - including finally answering the question: who designed Kronk!    

Direct download: TheJoeMoshierInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:38pm CST

The Bancroft Bros are fortunate to have the lovely Brittney Lee, character/ concept designer at Disney Feature Animation, on the show!  Brittney talks about her love of character creation, what got her into Disney animation when she was young, and her - wait - is she crying again?  Find out what the fuss is about in another great BBros podcast! 

Direct download: TheBrittneyLeeInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:36pm CST

The Bancroft Bros find out how to go from inbetweener on “Hercules” to show creator of a popular Disney TV series - all in this interview with the amazing Sam Levine, creator of Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero.

Direct download: TheSamLevineInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 6:25pm CST

Welcome to the Kubo and the Two Twins discussion with director and Laika CEO Travis Knight!  Travis opens up about the massive amount of work and family connections involved in making Laika’s EPIC stop motion masterpiece, “Kubo and the Two Strings”.   Sit tight and enjoy this podcast - one frame at a time!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books & SketchWallet!

Direct download: TheTravisKnightKuboInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:55pm CST

What’s it like to be one of the top character designers at Disney Feature Animation on films like Tangled, Wreck it Ralph and more?  Tony takes it solo for a trip to Korea and the chance to sit with character designer Jin Kim at his new animation studio.  Find out how he got to Disney, why he left and what he’s doing now!

Direct download: TheJinKimInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:59pm CST

Were you one of the millions of kids that grew up watching “The Proud Family” TV series on the Disney Channel in the 90s?  If so, you’re in for a great show with series creator Bruce Smith.  Find out why Robin Williams called him “the Animator” and why the animation world looks up to Bruce Smith! 

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books!

Direct download: TheBruceSmithInterviewRegularEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:31pm CST

Animation Podcast #50- Anniversary Episode with guest host Shane Sowell   

The Bancroft Brothers have a very special 50th podcast celebration with guest co-host and Patreon winner Shane Sowell!  Shane turns things around and interviews the Bancrofts about the show, their careers, and advice for listeners.

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books!

Direct download: 50thEpisodeSpeicalShortEdition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:36pm CST

The Bancroft Brothers explore the new documentary Life, Animated, the heartwarming story of how a family used Disney animated films as a basis to communicate with their child who was silenced by autism at an early age.  The Bancroft Brothers are honored to have star Owen Suskind and Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Suskind on this episode.

Direct download: TheLifeAnimatedInterviewShortVersion.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 6:35pm CST

In a surprise visit to the Pixar Animation Studio, the Bancroft twins get the chance to discuss the early days of Pixar and all things Finding Dory with director Andrew Stanton - live from Pixar! 

Direct download: TheAndrewStantonInterviewShortVersion.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:19pm CST

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #47 - Hash it Out 2 - Dream Status

Once again, Tom and Tony “hash it out” by revisiting a previous topic: where are you with your dream? Filled with lots of stories about their early days, their dreams, and, of course, a lot brotherly ribbing, this episode should inspire you to keep chasing your dream - no matter where you are in life!

Direct download: HashitOut2DreamStatus.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:14pm CST

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #46 - Making The Angry Birds Movie with Clay Kaytis and Fergal Reilly

The directors of the new Angry Birds film sit down with the Bancroft Twins to talk about taking a hugely popular video game and turning it into a star-studded animated film.  Listen, learn, get excited, and go see this big budget indy film!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books!

 

Direct download: The_Angry_Birds_Interview_Revised.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:06am CST

Tom and Tony Bancroft get a rare chance to sit down with Music Supervisor of Disney and Pixar Animation, Tom MacDougall and discuss his amazing GRAMMY AWARD winning career overseeing the music for all of your favorite Disney and Pixar films!

Direct download: The_Tom_MacDougall_Interview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:08pm CST

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #44 - Tom and Tony Hash ItOut #1

The Bancroft Bros start a new series where they get together anddiscuss artistic topics, argue, and review films.  In thispodcast, they discuss why Zootopia has done so well and why youshould include social media in your daily routine.

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented byTaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books!

Direct download: HashItOut001.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:32pm CST

Months in the making, we created the ultimate podcast about the importance of having a mentor in your artistic life!  Tom and Tony interview many of their own mentors from their careers to dig deep into what you can learn from an experienced master!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books! 

Direct download: TheImportanceofMentorship.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:44pm CST

It’s a fun podcast when you get the Bancroft Brothers on Skype with actress Ming-Na Wen, the voice of Disney's “Mulan” and star of Marvel’s “Agents of Shield”.  Hold on for some fun behind the scenes stories about creating a Disney Princess!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books!

Direct download: Ming-Na_Wen_Interview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:50pm CST

Animation Podcast #41 - Live from the Walt Disney Family Museum

The Brothers Bancroft get the chance to see the famous Walt Disney Family Museum and record a live podcast where they interview Disney Producer Don Hahn about the life and art of Disney Legend Mel Shaw.

Direct download: Disney_Museum.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:32pm CST

In a slight twist from the usual, the Bancroft’s pick the brain of amazing Marvel comic book artist Skottie Young about his animation influences as well as a candid talk about what it takes to be a comic book artist and why he’s venturing out to create his own project: “I Hate Fairyland”.

Direct download: The_Skottie_Young_Interview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:32pm CST

In this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, the Brothers get a chance to talk with one of their mentors, animator and director Will Finn about his career and what it takes to make your comedic characters get the laugh!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books!

 

Direct download: WillFinnInterview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:09pm CST

Animation Podcast #38 - Indy Animation with Tomm Moore

The Bancrofts talk with their new “bestie”, Tomm Moore, from his Cartoon Saloon studio in Ireland.  They talk about his two Academy Award nominated animated feature films and what it’s like being an indy animation filmmaker.

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Booksoks

Direct download: TheTommMooreInterview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 6:20pm CST

In a BBros first, the twins host a LIVE podcast at The 2015 CTN Animation Expo where they interview actor Patrick Warburton about his career as Puddy, Kronk, Buzz, Brock and more.

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by http://TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books 

Direct download: PatrickWarburtonInterview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 11:38pm CST

The Hermonos Bancroft have the honor of interviewing their mentor and animation legend, Mark Henn (Disney).  They discuss designing such icons as Simba, Jasmine, and Tiana- as well as why he’s known as the "Julia Roberts of Animation"!

More information at http://taughtbyapro.com/category/podcasts/

 

Direct download: MarkHennInterview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:22pm CST

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