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 #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 […]

Bancroft Brothers Animation Podcast

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]