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.

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

Animation Podcast #113 – Stop Motion with Rachelle Lambden

The Bancroft Brothers speak with fantastic stop motion animator Rachelle Lambden. She opens up about the inner workings of LAIKA studios and working on films like Frankenweenie, Kubo and the Two Strings, The Boxtrolls and the upcoming Missing Link. Sit back as we analyze her life one frame at a time. The Bancroft Brothers Animation […]

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Animation Podcast #112 – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

In this special episode, the Bancrofts (squared) get a chance to talk with two of the directors of the super hot Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse film- just days after opening weekend! Find out what “special sauce” made this film the best SpiderMan movie of the decade – or – ever! The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast […]

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Animation Podcast #111 – James Woods & Mary Poppins Returns

The Bancrofts enjoy talk and enjoy a meal on another a “Breakfast with The Bancrofts” podcast from CTN 2018. This time they are joined by the huge new talent James Woods, character designer for the film “Mary Poppins Returns”. Find out how he rose from student at CalArts to designing characters for Disney on an […]

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Animation Podcast #110 – Robert Kondo & Tonko House

Join Tony and Tom in a “Breakfast with The Bancrofts” podcast at CTN 2018 as they speak with their mouths full with former Pixar art director and now Tonko House co-owner and co-director of “The Dam Keeper”, Robert Kondo. Robert discusses his partnership with Dice Tsutsumi and their decision for them to leave Pixar to […]

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Animation Podcast #108 – The John Pomeroy Interview Part 2

In this episode, the Bancrofts get into part 2 of an interview with legendary Disney and Don Bluth Productions Animator John Pomeroy.  They ask John the challenging questions like how he walked out of his Disney dream job, taking 15 artists with him and his reasons for returning years later to create characters like John […]

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Animation Podcast #107 – The Butch Hartman Interview

In this episode, Tony goes solo and interviews legendary creator Butch Hartman Of “Danny Phantom” and “The Fairly Odd Parents” fame.  Butch opens up to Tony’s animation students at a special event at Azusa Pacific University about his faith, pitching projects, and why he left Nickelodeon after 20 years. The Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast is […]

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Animation Podcast #106 – Hash It Out – Your Tribe

In this episode, the Bancroft twins enjoy a moment to talk all things animation, announce their CTN panels and discuss why you want to build your own “tribe” of online supporters! 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 destination for artists […]

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Animation Podcast #105 – The James Baxter Interview

Finally, the Bancroft Brothers interview one of their top ten wants for the podcast, the legendary animator, James Baxter. Find out what one of the top five animators in the world did at the beginning of his career that set him on a lifelong path of animation success. In addition, learn what movie James wishes […]

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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 […]