The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

In this episode, the Bancroft Brothers hear how a group of entrepreneurs from all over the country came together to create an animated short based on the award-winning and best-selling Wingfeather Saga novels. From their wildly successful Kickstarter campaign to details on their creative process, get an inside look at this indie film!  See more at http://wingfeathersaga.com/

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

 

 

Direct download: Wingfeather_Saga.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 5:46pm CST

Tom and Tony chat with award-winning character designer, writer, and director Shannon Tindle! They discuss everything from how he got into animation, Kubo, Google Spotlight, to what he’s doing now. All of that, and a whole lot more, in this jam-packed episode!

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

 

Direct download: The_Shannon_Tindle_Interview_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:28pm CST

Fresh off a whirlwind tour in southern California, Tom and Tony Bancroft hash out animation studios! Hear about the culture in different animation studios, how to get a job at one, and, of course, a whole lot of name dropping! All of that, and more, on this special hash it out episode!

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

Direct download: Hash_It_Out_Studios.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 11:05pm CST

Join Tom and Tony Bancroft as they interview the very first female head of animation for a Disney movie, Amy Smeed! They talk about her career, women in animation, and her role directing an army of animators for Moana!  

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

Direct download: The_Amy_Smeed_Interview_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:39pm CST

You’ve never seen anything like this before! In this episode, Tom and Tony talk with Loving Vincent directors Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman about how they created this new animated film about Vincent Van Gogh. Learn how they blended oil paintings, live action, and animation into one unique experience.

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

Direct download: Loving_Vincent.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:05pm CST

The past, present, and future are all discussed on this special 3-year anniversary episode of the podcast! Hear the Brothers tell their favorite moments from the last 3 years, get mellow as they ponder turning 50, and talk about current and upcoming projects!

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

Direct download: Three_Year_Anniversary.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:29pm CST

In this follow up to the BBros Hash It Out where they claimed to “fix art schools”, Tom and Tony invite a group of artist friends to discuss their reasoning, disappointments and successes in their art school choices.  This podcast should be a mandatory primer of any artist considering going to art school!  AND - watch the video version of this podcast on YouTube!

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

Direct download: Talking_Art_School.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:14pm CST

Maybe you love animation but your drawing and animation chops just aren’t where they need to be?  Have you considered writing for animation?  In this episode, the Bancroft’s discuss screenwriting for film and TV with Tangled TV series screenwriter Ricky Roxburgh!  Find out how he went from walking the Disney parks to writing for Rapunzel and the Tangled gang in this episode!  

Direct download: Writing_for_Animation_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:13pm CST

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #77 - Portfolio Tips to Get You Hired! Featuring Armand Serrano

Tom and Tony Bancroft dive into a podcast a long time coming: how to create a killer portfolio that will get you a job!  They invite Disney and Sony visual development pro, Armand Serrano, to help sort thru the mysteries of what the studios want to see!

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

Direct download: Job_Winning_Portfolio.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:15pm CST

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #76- “Fall”-ing for Alex Hirsch 

The Bancroft Brothers finally snag some time with the outspoken creator of “Gravity Falls”, Alex Hirsch!  Alex opens up about what its like to be the show runner of a hit animated TV show based on your own quirky upbringing between you and your twin sister - plus the importance of connecting with your audience! 

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

Direct download: Gravity_Falls_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 6:43pm CST