The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast provides an entertaining and educational look at animation. Tom Bancroft and Tony Bancroft discuss the art and business of animation with some of the industries biggest talents from Glenn Keane to Brad Bird to Don Hahn.

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Animation Podcast #104 – The Sean “Cheeks” Galloway Interview

In this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, the Bros that knows talk to their good friend and artist Sean “Cheeks” Galloway about his unique comic books meet animation style of character design.  They also discuss how he broke into the animation industry almost overnight – creating the character designs for the animated Hellboy [...]

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Animation Podcast #103 – The Patreon Patrons Interview

In this special episode, Tom and Tony are joined by some of their Patreon Patrons who pepper the pair with a plethora of pertinent professional and personal questions! Various subjects include juggling projects, mentorship, 2-D animation, of course, their faith and a whole lot more! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughByAPro.com & sponsored by StuartNgBooks.com & SketchWallet.com [...]

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Animation Podcast #102 – The John Pomeroy Interview

Legendary Disney and Bluth animator John Pomeroy joins Tom and Tony on this episode! Of course, you will hear about his career in animation but John is an amazing painter! He talks about a new children’s book he illustrated called “Walt’s Imagination: The Life of Walt Disney”. Get to know Walt like never before, plus [...]

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Animation Podcast #101 – Hash It Out – Development

Tom and Tony hash out developing projects! They discuss ideation, creation, funding, distribution, and more? Real-world examples of how to turn that dream into reality! Some of their results may not always be what you want, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. Learn from their experiences in this episode! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast [...]

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Animation Podcast #100 – 100th Episode with Mark Henn

It’s the 100th episode!! For this historic occasion, Tom and Tony Bancroft are joined by Disney legend Mark Henn for a live show in front of their animation classes at Lipsomb in Tennessee and Azusa-Pacific in California! The Brothers allow Mark to do the teaching on this episode, and even have a Q & A [...]

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Animation Podcast #98 – Hash It Out – Q & A With Tom and Tony

In this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, Tom and Tony take some time to answer their most frequently asked questions. They tackle subjects that include networking, portfolios, charging for your work, and a lot more!   Also, hear about a special project Tony is working on to celebrate the 20th anniversary of “Mulan”! The [...]

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Animation Podcast #97 – The Natalie Nourigat Interview

In this episode Tom and Tony welcome Natalie Nourigat! Hear her inspiring story of commitment and drive to be the best artist she could be and finally landing her dream job working on story for Disney! And, one more thing! Natalie is offering an exclusive gift to the listeners of this podcast ? a FREE [...]

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Animation Podcast #96 – The Aaron Hartline Interview

You’ve heard these words before: overcoming adversity, perseverance, hard work. Hear how Aaron Hartline conquered all of this to land his dream job at Pixar! From artist, to animator, to author, Tom and Tony dive into Aaron’s story and discuss his new book “Box Meets Circle”! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com [...]