show episodes
 
Twin animators Tom and Tony Bancroft get together and talk about their Disney Animation past, the present animation business, and the future of animation. Interviews with talented artists, inspirational words, and wild speculation will help you grow as a person - or not. Sponsored by TaughtByAPro.com - your destination for the art instruction you need. See http://taughtbyapro.com for online animation, character design, illustration, comic arts, cartoon creation and more.
 
Teenagers Peggy Prescott and her brother Roy share a love of aviation that they inherited from their late father. Mr. Prescott had always dreamed of building an aeroplane that would be free of the defects of planes already invented. Peggy and Roy manage to build a plane starting with the framework their father had begun. Peggy christens it ‘The Golden Buttefly’ and she and Roy are determined to enter it in a young aviator’s contest for a prize of $5000. The Prescotts need the money desperate ...
 
Loading …
show series
 
In this special episode, Tom and Tony talk to Pete Docter! Pete is the #Director the films Monsters Inc, UP, Inside Out and the newest: SOUL! Also, he is the new CCO of @pixar ! This one has it all: a version of UP you won’t recognize, Pete picks his fav Bancroft Bro, and we dig deep on the story behind #Soul! Spoilers ahead but you don’t want to m…
 
Imagine working hard at your craft, getting to the best studio in the world, working on some of the best films of the decade and then deciding to quit to make a radical life pivot. Why would you do that? Both brothers did- and in this podcast they tell their stories. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is sponsored by CTN Animation Expo, Stuart…
 
The Bancroft Brothers zoom-call all the way to Kilkenny, Ireland to interview WolfWalkers co-directors Ross Stewart and Tomm Moore. Their studio, Cartoon Saloon is one of the most exciting independent animation studios producing some of the most personal and artistically challenging films since Walt made Fantasia. Yes, I said it! As Stewart and Moo…
 
In this episode, the Bancroft Twins are thankful (post Thanksgiving) to have spoken with the extremely talented artist Max Ulichney. This podcast quickly became three artist having fun and doing "art geek" deep dives and artist name drops. Max is the creator of the Max Packs brushes for Procreate while also doing freelance illustration and characte…
 
After over 160 podcasts the Bancroft twins finally sit down to ask those questions our listeners have been dying to hear the answers to about their portfolios! So they started at the top- meet Robin Linn, Manager at Netflix Animation for Outreach & Engagement: Art! This is the one you’ve been waiting for! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is …
 
In our third interview with the legendary Disney animator Glen Keane, the Bancroft Bros get him to open up about directing the Netflix film “Over The Moon”! Listen and be inspired by the eternally humble and talented Mr. Glen Keane! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is sponsored by CTN Animation Expo, StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com…
 
A BONUS episode LIVE from Lightbox Expo! Tom and Tony discuss the Future of 2D Animation with legendary artists Tomm Moore (co-founder of Cartoon Saloon known for their award winning films Secret of Kells, Song of the Sea, The Breadwinner, and their newest film Wolfwalkers), Tracy Butler (2D and 3D artist who created the webcomic Lackadaisy) and Sa…
 
What do Crunchyroll, Anime, and the rise of #womeninanimation have in common? Marge Dean! In this #podcast we discuss her huge #animation career, her involvement with the organization Women In Animation and being Head Of Production for Crunchyroll originals! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is sponsored by CTN Animation Expo, StuartNgBooks.c…
 
Rise Up Animation Interview! Animator twins Tom and Tony interview the three founders of the POC promoting “Rise Up Animation”: Bobby Pontillas, Frank Abney, and Trent Correy! In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, these three industry giants jumped into action and organized professionals to review portfolios and help people of color “rise…
 
The Bancroft Brothers Podcast #158- A "Mulan" RE-do Reunion" with director of the OG "Mulan" Barry Cook and song composer Matthew Wilder. The brother's come back to the film they loved working on the most at Disney, "Mulan" to discuss behind the scenes events and stories from the original film and (spoiler free) discussion of their excitement for t…
 
In 2004 The Walt Disney company decided to shut the doors to its second animation studio in 50 years- the Disney Feature Animation Florida studio. In this episode Tom and Tony talk with old friends and former Disney Florida alumni Aaron Blaise and Jim Jackson about what made that studio so special and how it quickly became the hidden jewel in Disne…
 
Learn about the fantastically, impossible, unbelievable story of the animated film “Animal Crackers” with producer/writer/co- director Scott Sava and our own Tony Bancroft (co- director) in this episode! How do you make an animated film outside the Hollywood system? Not easily and not without a roller coaster ride! Listen and learn! The Bancroft Br…
 
In this episode, the Bancroft Brothers speak with legendary animator and character designer Dan Haskett! They talk about his stellar career and Dan addresses his thoughts on the #BlackLivesMatter movement and how much we still need to see its effects in animation! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWal…
 
It’s the big 1-5-0 episode of the podcast and the Bancroft brothers are Hashing IT Out - they tell some of their favorite Disney Animation stories! Favorite celebrity they’ve met? Hardest scene to animate? Hidden Disney images in the films? Find out in this episode! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchW…
 
In this special episode, the Bancroft bros talk to fellow twin animation artists Sergio and Edgar Martins- both of whom worked on Netflix’ fantastic “Klaus” animated feature film! What’s it like being twin artists? Twin to twin we compare notes. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com…
 
In this episode the brothers interview the talented character designer behind the hit Netflix film “KLAUS” – Torsten Schrank! Find out how to stay fresh when you have to design- literally- hundreds of characters for a feature film and what his day to day was like on KLAUS. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & …
 
Join the Bancroft Brothers as they get to know Kris Pearn, the creative genius behind the “Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs” films as well as the new Netflix original film “The Willoughbys “! Kris talks about the things he’s learned along the way that make him the perfect director for this unique new film! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast i…
 
In this episode, Los Hermanos Bancroft speak with some old Disney friends – Director/ animator Aaron Blaise and Concept artist/ Art Director Armand Serrano – about working from home as an artist. Find out how our new world is making things challenging but also providing opportunities that didn’t exist before! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast…
 
In this episode, twin animators Tom and Tony Hash It Out over how the Covid-19 virus is starting to affect the animation world. Also- They share some positive news, discuss how hard it is to draw Bugs Bunny and Tony lectures Tom again. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchW…
 
In this episode, the Bancroft’s speak with author and animation historian Mindy Johnson about her book “The Women of Ink and Paint” as well as how things have changed and evolved for women in Animation through the years. Enjoy! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.co…
 
This episode the Bancroft's enjoy a conversation with their good friend, Disney and Warner Brothers Animation artist Rubén Procopio! Rubén is a multi-talented artist that sculpted the final maquettes for films like Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin, was the head of clean up in the Florida Disney studio, is a comic book artist and- well, you name it-…
 
For this episode, The Bancroft Brothers discuss the newly released Netflix stop motion film, “A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon” with its two directors Richard Phelan & Will Becher. Straight from England, Will and Richard discuss working at the world famous Aardman Animations on a huge international property as it leaps from TV to feature films!…
 
In this podcast, pre-recorded LIVE from CTN Animation Expo 2019, Los Hermanos Bancroft interview two prominent social networking artists: Laura Brouwers, known as “Cyarine” online with 1.5 Mill followers and Asia Ladowska aka “ladowska” with over a million followers. They deep dive into how they became known online and ways to use social networking…
 
In this episode Tom and Tony dive into the subject of “tradigital” Animation and how it may be the answer to how 2D animation comes back to the big screen! This one is for all of you that want to know what the good 2d animation apps are and how to build a virtual animation studio! Enjoy! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by Taugh…
 
In another CTN Expo “Breakfast with the Bancrofts”, the twins dine with character designer Bret Bean. He discusses the life of a freelancer and the do’s and don’ts that will help you get a job! Enjoy! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com…
 
In this exciting episode the Bancroft Brothers have a one in one talk during CTN Expo 2019 with Sergio Pablos, the Creator and director of Netflix’s “Klaus”! You don’t want to miss this one! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com…
 
In a special episode, Tony interviews director Phil Earnest and his own brother, Tom, the director and producer (respectively) of the in-production live action documentary “Pencil Test” a celebration of 2d animation. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com…
 
In this episode, the Bancroft twins speak with character designer Amanda Jolly! She speaks about how she got the job on the hit “Tangled” TV Series and the day to day lifestyle of being a character designer on a major studio show. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet…
 
After a busy summer of travel, the Bancrofts finally get a chance to sit down and talk a bit. Lots of topics are discussed including; how the Bros feel about all their 2d Disney films (Mulan, Lion King & Aladdin) are being made into live action films! Get the scoop here! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & spon…
 
We have another edition of Breakfast With the Bancrofts recorded from the Sheraton during day three of Lightbox Expo! The brothers interview Disney background artist and YouTube celebrity Laura Price! Enjoy a bagel and listen as they discuss how she got to Disney and her social media conquests! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented b…
 
This episode is a special “Breakfast with the Bancroft’s” interview at the first annual Lightbox Expo! The brothers clink, clack, and chomp their way through a great discussion with internet superstar illustrator Loish also known as Lois. Find out what she considers her day job and how she reaches people through her social media. This one’s for you…
 
In this podcast the Brothers Bancroft help celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Don Bluth productions - makers of great films like The Secret of Nimh, An American Tale, The Land Before a time and more - with an interview with two of the key founders, John Pomeroy and Gary Goldman. Enjoy! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is prese…
 
In this episode, Tony, sans Tom, sits down in the home office of Simon Otto, the Head of Character Animation on all three of Dreamworks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon movies. Simon shares how he was first “drawn” to animation as a child in Switzerland and made his way to work for Dreamworks, first as a 2d animator and then making the change t…
 
In this episode, Tom spends some time chatting with Tony… but not that Tony! Tom goes solo and interviews layout artist and instructor Tony Tarantini about the Canadian Animation industry and the history of the Sheridan College animation program! Oooo Canada, this is a good one! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.co…
 
In this extended edition, Tom is in Italy so Tony is solo as he digs in with long-time friend Matt Williames about his career (Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Adam and Dog, Mary Poppins Returns, Klaus) and constant love of 2D animation. What are the limits an animator will go for his love of the medium? How about turning down CG animation work and al…
 
In this episode, Tom plays lone wolf while Tony is in Italy! He asks his Instagram followers their burning questions about the business side of being an artist today - how do you charge for your art, should you go to art school, and how do I know if I’m good enough to make it? Tom tells all. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by T…
 
In this episode, Tony goes it alone while in Italy for ETNA Comic Con with special guests Shiyoon Kim and Jihyun Park. This man and wife team literally helped design Sony’s Spiderman: Into the Spider-verse. Shiyoon as the lead character designer and Jihyun as storyboard artist. Besides Spidey action, hear how young love budded in college, how Shiyo…
 
In this episode the twins interview friend Ken Duncan, creator of Disney heroines like Meg from Hercules and Jane from Tarzan. Since then, he’s started Duncan Studio and has worked on many films and projects, including creating the animation sequence for Mary Poppins Returns! Hang on for an animated discussion! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podca…
 
Finally! In this episode, the Bancroft brothers interview the one that started it all - their mother! Cori Crismon tells some embarrassing stories and gives her thoughts on supporting an artist child - or children, in this case! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.c…
 
Tom and Tony have a casual but deep conversation about the pros and cons of being an introvert or an extrovert artist. Also, Bancroft Daughter, Caitlin, is a surprise intro guest! Dig deep with the Bancrofts as they do a Mental Attitude Hash It Out! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks…
 
In this episode, The Bancroft Brothers are recording from Laika Animation studios in Portland to talk with Chris Butler, writer and director of the stop motion film “The Missing Link”, in theaters now! Find out how we would never have had the wonder that is “the Missing Link” without Tarzan 2 and some of the other Disney sequels! The Bancroft Broth…
 
In this episode Tom and Tony talk to their amazing concept artist friend Bobby Chiu. Find out what drives Bobby to be the best he can be in all of his different businesses: online teaching through Schoolism.com, his Imaginism concept studio, publishing and more! Best yet, he tells the brothers all about his newest creation: Lightbox Expo! And - the…
 
The Bancroft’s welcome Goro Fujita to the show as they talk all things virtual reality. Goro co-created the Quill VR animation and drawing software that is now owned by Facebook. Find out why he says that 2d animators are going to be more needed than ever in the world of VR animation. So- Hold tight for another episode of the Bancroft Brothers Anim…
 
With the Academy Awards looming, the Bancroft bros interview Andrew Chesworth, co-director of the animated short "One Small Step". Hear of his love of 2D animation, how he switched to CG animation, and rose to the top as a Disney animator only to leave it to start Taiko animation studio with his partners! What drives a man to leave a dream job? Fin…
 
Hang on as the animation twins get together for a casual talk about the animation shorts and features that are nominated for the 2019 Academy awards, reference Glen Keane and Spiderverse somehow, announce a new animation project for 2019 they are doing together, and generally act childish - all on this special Oscars episode of The Bancroft Brother…
 
In this episode, Tom and Tony talk to friend and viral YouTuber Brian Hull. Brian is a voice performer of many Disney tribute songs sung in the voices of over 50 Disney characters. He discusses his overnight fame and how he is segueing it into real voice acting work for Disney and others! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by Taug…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login