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.

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Podcast #79 – Talking Art School

In this follow up to the BBros Hash It Out where they claimed to “fix art schools”, Tom and Tony Bancroft invite a group of artist friends to discuss their reasoning, disappointments and successes in their art school choices.  This podcast should be a mandatory primer of any artist considering going to art school!  AND [...]

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Podcast #78 – Writing for Animation: Ricky Roxburgh

Maybe you love animation but your drawing and animation chops just aren’t where they need to be?  Have you considered writing for animation?  In this episode, the Bancroft’s discuss screenwriting for film and TV with Tangled TV series screenwriter Ricky Roxburgh!  Find out how he went from walking the Disney parks to writing for Rapunzel [...]

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Podcast #77 – Portfolio Tips to Get You Hired with Armand Serrano

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #77 – Portfolio Tips to Get You Hired! Featuring Armand Serrano Tom and Tony Bancroft dive into a podcast a long time coming: how to create a killer portfolio that will get you a job!  They invite Disney and Sony visual development pro, Armand Serrano, to help sort thru the mysteries of [...]

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Animation Podcast #76- “Fall”-ing for Alex Hirsch

The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast #76- “Fall”-ing for Alex Hirsch The Bancroft Brothers finally snag some time with the outspoken creator of “Gravity Falls“, Alex Hirsch!  Alex opens up about what its like to be the show runner of a hit animated TV show based on your own quirky upbringing between you and your twin [...]

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Animation Podcast #75 – Hash It Out: Story

In this episode of the Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast, Tom and Tony unlock the mysteries of good storytelling for film and animation. Classic books on screenwriting, films, and ways to look at creating stories are all analyzed by the Wonder Twins of animation! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by [...]

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Podcast #74 – The Pernille Ørum Interview

Podcast #74- Pernille Ørum interview The Brothers Bancroft have fun talking with the talented Pernille Ørum all the way from Denmark!  Find out what the day-to-day is like for a huge shinning star of the internet and character designer for the DC Superhero Girls show The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & [...]

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Animation Podcast # 73 – Hash It Out 5: Inspiration

In their 5th “hash it out” episode, Tony and Tom Bancroft talk about their art influences. From comics, to animation, to the digital age of Instagram, get ready for a whole lot of name dropping! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented by TaughtByAPro.com & sponsored by Stuart Ng Books, SketchWallet & TVPaint Animation Software Sponsored [...]

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Animation Podcast #71 – Branding Yourself and Your Art with Jake Parker

The Bancroft Brothers sit down and discuss the topic of Branding Yourself and your Art with master artist/brander Jake Parker.  Jake discusses the secrets of using the Internet to get you and your artwork noticed!  Jake Parker has worked on everything from animated films to comics to picture books.  His clients have included  Blue Sky Studios, [...]

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Animation Podcast #70 – Animated by Faith: Glen Keane

In our second interview with the legendary animator Glen Keane, the Bancroft’s reveal a side of Glen you haven’t heard of before.  What drives Glen to create the passionate characters and performances that have made Ariel, The Beast, Aladdin, Tarzan, and Pocahontas so memorable?  The answer may surprise you TheBancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is presented [...]