The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT