The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast (animation)

Part hash-it-out, add a lot of nostalgia, and wrap it up in a tribute to their step-dad, and you have this episode! Tom and Tony invite a special guest onto the podcast – their sister Cami! Together they discuss the importance of having a good support network, especially your family. Also, you definitely want to become a Patreon supporter and listen to Extended Edition! Either way, this is one is a blast!

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

 

Direct download: The_Importance_of_a_Good_Support_Network_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:59pm CDT

Tom and Tony have longed to see 2D animation make a comeback, but they never expected this: a hand-drawn video game?! In this episode, the Bancroft Brothers talk to Chad Moldenhauer who, along with his brother, created the game “Cuphead”. Learn the story behind this unique game that has already sold over a million copies in just a couple of months!

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

 

 

Direct download: Cuphead_The_Game_Regular_Edition.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 9:33pm CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT