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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.
 
Art Side of Life is a podcast and YouTube show dedicated to inspiring artists to pursue their passion in life and take action to make money as an artist. It is the perfect companion for your commute to school, work, or while you are creating. The artists share how to make money as an artist, how to get first art jobs, how to get freelance artist jobs, commissions, and clients, how to improve your art skills, how to find your style and grow your Instagram and social media following. Get inspi ...
 
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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…
 
Hey, guys! This is another special episode with the winners of the Art Side of Life YouTube 20k giveaway. I chat with Donovan (Fantasy & Mythology illustrator from Texas), Visi (Freelance illustrator from Colorado) and Keshna (Illustrator from New Jersey) about their artistic journey and tips for the artistic community. Enjoy!! Special offer for Ar…
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! This is another special episode with the winners of the Art Side of Life YouTube 20k giveaway. I chat with Alex (graphic designer from Poland) and Petar (3D artist from North Macedonia) about their artistic journey and tips for the artistic community. Enjoy!! Special offer for Art Side of Life listeners ⭐️ Free 14 Days of Skillshare Prem…
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! This is a special episode with the winners of the Art Side of Life YouTube 20k giveaway. I chat with Manuel (concept designer from Argentina) and Maria (comics designer from Mexico) about their artistic journey and tips for the artistic community. Enjoy!! Special offer for Art Side of Life listeners ⭐️ Free 14 Days of Skillshare Premium …
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Greg Gunn. He is a creative director, illustrator, and animator from Los Angeles. He helps passionate people communicate their big ideas. We talk about his path as an artist and about teaching online. Enjoy!! Show notes: https://artsideoflife.com/greg-gunn Special offer for Art Side of Life listeners ⭐…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am catching up with Beatrice "Bea" Blue. We chat about what she has been up to since we talked last time - her time in Montreal, her new books and much more. Enjoy!! Show notes: https://artsideoflife.com/beatrice-blue-2 Special offer for Art Side of Life listeners ⭐️ Free 14 Days of Skillshare Premium - thousands of cr…
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Bonnie Christine, an artist and pattern & textile designer living in North Carolina. She is most known for her rich, flowery designs, making artworks for companies & products around the world. She also run a program called Flourish, where she shares tools, resources and trade secrets for designers to l…
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Sarah Beth Morgan, a freelance art director, motion designer & illustrator based in Portland, Oregon. She is most known for her work with studios such as Gentleman Scholar and Oddfellows. Enjoy!! Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Jarom Vogel, who is an illustrator and programmer. He is wel…
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Jarom Vogel, who is an illustrator and programmer. He is well known for his colorful illustrations and has worked with clients such as Apple, Disney, Procreate, Spotify, Pepsi, Adobe, Nobrow, HarperCollins, Skillshare, and others. Enjoy!! Show notes: https://artsideoflife.com Special offer for Art Side…
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Daniel Folta, the student of classical oil painting at The Art Academy and Evolve Artist program. He apprenticed under master portrait-painter Kevin Murphy, our guest in episode 197. He talks about his experiences of choosing the right art education, being an apprentice under Kevin, and becoming a full…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Peggy Dean, the best-selling author of The Ultimate Brush Lettering Guide, Botanical Line Drawing and Peggy Dean’s Guide to Nature Drawing & Watercolor. Enjoy!! Special offer for Art Side of Life listeners ⭐️ Free 14 Days of Skillshare Premium - thousands of creative classes - illustration, painting, p…
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Lord Gris about what's new with her! Show notes: https://artsideoflife.com Special offer for Art Side of Life listeners ⭐️ Free 14 Days of Skillshare Premium - thousands of creative classes - illustration, painting, photography, well-being and many others 🔈 KNOWABLE Audio Courses - try for free - growi…
 
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…
 
Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Donna Adi, a creative director, illustrator and photographer from Los Angeles. We talk about how her hobby of magical realism turned into a full-time career, working with well-known fashion brands all around the world! Enjoy!! Show notes: https://artsideoflife.com Special offer for Art Side of Life lis…
 
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