The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

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

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast 34 - "The Jerry Maguire Moment"

In a follow up to the popular "Failures" podcast, the Bancroft Brother's discuss those moments in your life where you make a life changing decision- often times right after you've taken  a fall. 

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

Direct download: JerryMaguireMoment.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 8:42pm CST

Bancroft Brothers discuss the “End of 2D Animation”.  Is it dead or just sleeping?  What brought its slumber on?  Will it come back?  They invite Disney animator, Nik Ranieri, one of the last 2D animators to be laid off from Disney, to discuss some of the behind the scenes of the silent death of 2D Animation!

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

Direct download: The_Nik_Ranieri_Interview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 6:55pm CST

Podcast #32 - Brian Kesinger Interview  

Tom and Tony sit down to gab with the very busy Brian Kesinger, Disney Story artist, Marvel comic book artist, internet art god and all around nice guy.  We interrupt his dinner during overtime on “Zootopia” to talk about how he handles it all.

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

 

 

Direct download: TheBrianKesingerInterview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 11:13pm CST

Podcast #32- Bringing Back 2D Animation with Don Bluth and Gary Goldman

In this Bancroft Brothers Animation podcast, the twins talk with animation legends Don Bluth and Gary Goldman about their exciting new Kickstarter to make a "Dragon’s Lair" Movie!  Can crowd-funding “Dragon” them back into animation? 

Find out more and back this great project!  Help bring back traditional 2D animation! 
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/donbluth/dragons-lair-the-movie

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

 

Direct download: DragonsLairTheDonBluthGaryGoldmanInterview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:31pm CST

Bancroft Brothers Podcast #31- The 9 Old Men and Andreas Deja

In this Special episode, the B Boys talk with legendary Disney Animator Andreas Deja about his new book about “The 9 Old Men” of Disney Animation yesteryear.  Find out why he was passionate about making this book, what drove the 9 Old Men, and any animator worth their muster should know who they are!

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com and sponsored by Stuart Ng Books
Direct download: AndreasDeja-9OldMenBook.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 7:42pm CST

The brothers Bancroft have the honor of hosting Story Artist and Director of “Prince of Egypt” and “Brave”, Brenda Chapman.  Tom and Tony get her to tell great stories of working on early versions of Beauty and the Beast and Little Mermaid, her legacy with women in animation, and where she’s headed now.

Brenda Chapman is the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.  She is a writer, animation story artist and director. In 1998, she became the first woman to direct an animated feature from a major studio, DreamWorks Animation's The Prince of Egypt. She co-directed the Disney·Pixar film Brave, becoming the first woman to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.

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

 

Direct download: TheBrendaChapmanInterview.mp3
Category:animation -- posted at: 10:18pm CST

Podcast #29 - Claire Keane Interview -  The Bancroft Bros sit down with the lovely Claire Keane to pick her brain about family, her career at Disney in Visual Development, and leaving Disney to write and illustrate her own children’s books.  Good times ahead in this episode! 

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

Claire Keane is an illustrator and visual-development artist who worked for many years at Walt Disney Animation Studios. While there, she designed on movies such as Tangled, Enchanted, and Frozen. She studied at the Ecole Superieure D’Arts Graphiques in Paris, where she met her husband and part-time collaborator, Vincent Rogozyk. Claire is the daughter of legendary animator Glen Keane and granddaughter of Bil Keane, creator of the comic strip “The Family Circus”.

 

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