Thu, 29 October 2015
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: 5:42pm PDT
Thu, 15 October 2015
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: 8:18pm PDT
Thu, 1 October 2015
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: 7:57pm PDT