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. Presented 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.

Animation Podcast 140 – Mindy Johnson & The Women of Ink and Paint

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.com The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is […]

Animation Podcast 139 – The Rubén Procopio Interview

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- […]

Animation Podcast 137 – Social Media for Artists from CTN 2019

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 to […]

Brett Bean

Animation Podcast 135 – Brett Bean on Building a Successful Freelancing Business

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 Sponsored by Stuart Ng Books Stuart Ng Books […]

Animation Podcast 134 – Sergio Pablos Director and Creator of Klaus

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 Sponsored by Stuart Ng Books Stuart Ng Books is a favorite […]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #133 – Pencil Test: The 2D Animation Documentary

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. Pencil Test is a feature film documentary focusing on the industries’ best and most inspirational animators, primarily spotlighting their work in the 90s […]

Amanda Jolly Bancroft Interview

Animation Podcast #132 – Character Design with Amanda Jolly

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.com Sponsored by Stuart […]