Andreas Deja and Tom Bancroft Talk Character Design

Tom Bancroft recently interviewed Andreas Deja for the Forty Day Introduction to Character Mentorship course.  In this course, Tom interviewed other character design professionals and taught a small group students the basic of character design.  In this clip, Andreas Deja talks about the design of Scar from Lion King and Lilo from Lilo & Stitch. [...]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #62 – Breakfast with Cory Loftis and William Joyce

With glasses tinkling, the Bancrofts host a breakfast podcast with book author, illustrator, Moonbot studios founder William Joyce and – hey, who’s trying to take some jam and toast – it’s Cory Loftis, character designer of Disney’s Zootopia!  Join in on the fun with these two artistic icons! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented [...]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #61 – Google VR with Jan Pinkava and Karen Dufilho-Rosen

The Bancroft’s explore Google Spotlight Stories division with director Jan Pinkava and Executive Producer, Karen Dufilho-Rosen. These creative storytellers have produced 9 shorts in less than 4 years and they’re just getting started! Their newest VR short, “Rain or Shine” has hit mobile phones in a big way! JUST ANNOUNCED: Their short PEARL has been [...]